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fine arts consultant

James Hicklin Craig, American fine arts consultant. Board directors Sparta (North Carolina) Museum Project.


Craig, James Hicklin was born on July 23, 1937 in Chester, South Carolina, United States. Son of John Edward and Una Bee (Martin) Craig.


Student, University South Carolina., 1955-1956;student, Cincinnati College Conservatory Music, 1956-1959;student, Juilliard School Music, 1960;student, Paris, 1960.


Curator decorative arts North Carolina Department Archives & History, Raleigh, 1962-1964. Grantee writing book on North Carolina decorative arts Museum Southern Decorative Arts, 1964-1965. Principal James Craig Fine & Decorative Arts, 1965-1969.

President Craig & Tarlton, Inc., Raleigh, 1969-1985. Fine arts consultant Independence, Virginia, since 1985. Board directors Sparta Museum Project, Raleigh Chamber Music Society, New York City Chamber Opera Theater, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, trustee since 2000.

Consultant North Carolina Governor's Mansion board. Member acquisitions committee.


Board directors Sparta (North Carolina) Museum Project.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting American art and antiques, violins and related material, gardening.


John Edward Craig

Una Bee (Martin) Craig