Craig Coulthard

Craig Coulthard’s wider practice incorporates an array of different media including painting, textiles, video, ceramics and printed matter. His work manipulates existing recognisable formats including religious and political banners, fanzines, cross-stitch embroidery to explore social and cultural phenomena as well as real and imagined history.

Craig Coulthard was born in Rinteln, West Germany in 1981 and completed his BA (Hons) (2002) and MFA (2006) at Edinburgh College of Art. He took part in Bloomberg  New Contemporaries in 2005 and the Athens Biennale in 2006. His major public work Forest Pitch was the Scottish commission for Artists Taking The Lead, part of the London 2012 Festival & Cultural Olympiad. Recent shows include ‘The Drummer & the Drone’ a 2014 Edinburgh Art Festival commission and solo shows include Know Yr Grammar, Billboard for Edinburgh, at the Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh in 2012, Selected Works 2004–2010, Outbye Gallery, Pittenweem (2010) and Der Die Das, Atelier Hoherweg, Düsseldorf, Germany. He was a founder member of The Embassy Gallery in 2003. He also performs and records music as Randan Discotheque. He is currently based in London.

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exploring Lorne through art processes: The Well at the World’s End:

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Sur le Herbe (homage a Dominico and Vincenzo Mancini), 2011

Sur le Herbe (homage a Dominico and Vincenzo Mancini), 2011

Postcard and seed package made for the Garden Marathon, Serpentine Gallery London 2011; seeds from the towns of Picinisco and … more

Third Culture Kid

The term Third Culture Kid is becoming an increasingly important focus for developing Cultural Documents. This term was first identified … more