Charles Criner

"Angel in the Potato Field" Abstract Figurative Artist Proof, 2005



Lithograph Artist Proof


Artist proof print by Houston, Texas artist Charles Criner. His work speaks numbers about the African American community and the history of oppression and slavery. The piece is titled "Angel in the Potato Field" and is signed and dated by the artist. The print is framed in a black frame with a white matte.

Artist Biography

Charles Criner was born in the small East Texas town of Athens in 1945. He studied art at Texas Southern University under the guidance of the late Dr. John Biggers. Criner worked for NASA producing drawings for Apollo 11, as Advertising Director at the Houston Post and in advertising art at the Houston Chronicle. He is the Artist-in-Residence at the Museum of Printing History where he operates a studio and leads stone lithography workshops using the museum's 1830's starwheel oak press. Criner's work is included in numerous public and private collections and is displayed in galleries across the country.


H 34 in. x W 26 in. x D .75 in.

Dimensions without Frame

H 30 in x W 21 in.