Craig Screven is a professional artist from Dayton, Ohio. His main art genres are oil painting and digital art, Craig is a graduate of Dunbar High School in Dayton, and a graduate of The Ohio State University. While in attendance he was very active in the art community, serving as curator of the Silent Presence Gallery, and organizing and curating the Art Expressions and the Life Around Me art exhibits. He was also the judge for the African American Student Service of Ohio State University's Art Contest. The signature mediums of Screven include both oil painting and digital prints.
Drawing inspiration from political, historical and social events, Screven creates emotional and expressional impressions of life. His artwork shows a strong use of line and the primary colors and places emphasis on space, the figure, and movement. Screven uses a variety of media to create including computer, pastels, watercolor, oil paint, and wood. However, his favorite mediums are oil paint and the computer. In March of 2000, Screven received the honor of being the Digital Consciousness Artist of the Month.