photo Craig Stone

Craig Stone holds an interdisciplinary joint faculty appointment in the American Indian Studies Program and the Department of Art at California State University Long Beach. He has produced 13 permanent public art projects since 1990, including "Casting Shadows on the Shore," a 17 block long artwork on 2nd Street in Belmont Shore, California. Stoneís studio art, the subject of over 150 reviews and articles, has been exhibited in 19 solo exhibitions and over 60 group exhibitions since 1980. He has sung with several Northern Plains Style Drums for over 30 years including, Mentone Drum, Soldier Creek Singers, White Cloud Singers, Wild Horse Singers, CSULB Community Drum, and Red House. In addition, he holds the unique honor of having his M.F.A. thesis awarded the Western Association of Graduate Schools/ University Microfilm International Distinguished Masterís Thesis Award for the U.S, Canada, and Mexico in 1989.