Craig McMonigal has been a photographer for over twenty-five years. He received his BFA from Ohio University in 1983, and his MFA from the University of Illinois in 1987. Craig began teaching at Parkland College in 1994. He has participated in several national exhibitions, such as “Figure, Face and Form” in West Virginia and “Woman in the Broader Sense” in St. Louis, Missouri and “The Nude” in Lexington, Kentucky. His work has been included in the collections of the Mulvane Museum, Krannert Art Museum and the Museo de la Fotografia in Argentina. Craig has lectured on photography and his own work at Washburn University in Kansas, at Central Michigan University, and for the National Society of Arts and Letters, and curated or juried more than a dozen photography and art exhibitions for institutions such as Krannert Art Museum and Parkland Art Gallery. Craig is an avid and eclectic collector, often using his flea market finds as props in his photographs, which feature the nude figure.