In the early eighties he was asked to exhibit several paintings of Phar Lap for a major exhibition to coincide with the release of the movie Phar Lap. He shared the exhibition with Sir Patrick Kilvington at the George Styles Gallery in Sydney.
Australian artist specialising in paintings of female nudes and magnificent horses
Craig Taylor began painting professionally in 1980 after being commissioned to paint five race horses for the limited edition publication titled: Notable Australian Thoroughbreds.
Soon after he sold a painting of a famous Australian racehorse
The horse was Dulcify and it was sold to Baron Peter Von Kapp Herr, who was the president of the Baden Baden Racing Club in Germany.
30 Years ago
Over thirty years ago he began painting and drawing figure work, specialising in the female nude
His preferred mediums are oils or pastels
He also paints landscapes, heavy horse teams, cattle mustering scenes, ballet dancers, birds and flowers
Might and Power
More recently he was asked to paint the Melbourne Cup winner, Might and Power, which was also made into a limited edition print.