Born in Johannesburg, South Africa February 11th South African and British citizen.
1993 – 1999
Junior education, attended St. Davids Marist Brothers, Johannesburg.
2000 – 2005
Senior education, attended Hilton College, a boarding school in the
Natal Midlands, his teachers considered him an enigma and an extremely disruptive student.
During his high school years, he won the 1st prize in The Natal University Fine Arts Competition while still a student in high school.
He Won the Kenneth Beghin Memorial Prize for Art.
Awarded a full golf scholarship to university in North Carolina Dropped out of college after 6 months.
Officially moved to NYC.
Enrolled at the Pratt Institute of Art and Design in Manhattan During this time he began selling his art on the street and was an inspiration for other artists who sought his help.
Dropped out of the Pratt Institute and become the youngest artist in history to be invited to hold a solo exhibition at the National Arts Club, a private members club for the arts in New York City, this show was titled “Outliers”.
Solo exhibition “Portraits”, at David Brown Fine Art Gallery, Johannesburg.
Created his own colour “Mccreedyblue”, a combination of five unique blue pigments that he uses exclusively for all of his pain- tings. “Mccreedyblue is not only a colour; it is a philosophy and a way of life”.
Commissioned by Time Warner to create their logo in his signature Mccreedyblue style.
Solo Exhibition “African Ocean” Charles Bank Elizabeth Street gallery, NYC. The painting titled “Secret Movements” was sold to a private NYC collection for a record-breaking price for an artist under the age of 30.
He founded a nonprofit organisation with celebrities and friends in order to help protect the African lions, bracelets are made in the Mccreedyblue colour – PAL (Protecting African Lions).
Moves to Switzerland and sets up his atelier in the heart of Zürich.
Created the glow Mccreedyblue pigment, called “Illuminatus”.
Bloomberg Markets TV interviews Mccreedy at Galerie Proarta in Zürich.
Galerie Proarta displays Mccreedy solo at 20th International Contemporary Art Fair Kunst14 Zürich, booth C7, from October 30th to November 2nd.
First solo Exhibition in Switzerland, titled “Mccreedyblue“ at Galerie Proarta, Zürich.
Record auction sales achieved in South African through Stephan Welz Auction house.
Solo exhibition sold out in Hong Kong at the Cat Street Gallery.
Bloomberg Markets TV conduct an interview on Mccreedy- Describing him as the next Luxury Art Brand.
Represented by HG contemporary Guggenheim gallery in NYC.
Mccreedy opens his own global HQ atelier and private gallery space based in Zurich old town.
UBS commission Mccreedy to create the world‘s most exclusive “Art Candle” for UBS high net worth clients. The candles are modelled off his original paintings.
Solo Exhibition June, HG contemporary Guggenheim, New York.
Solo Exhibition, September, Gallery Askeri, Moscow.
Solo COSMOSCOW Art Fair exhibition, Moscow.
Sotheby’s debut auction “Indian Ocean” splash painting sells for $34,000 USD Contemporary curated NYC day sale. Ed Cohen Collection.
Forbes Russia and Forbes Life feature Mccreedy.
Koller Auction house, Switzerland auctions small splash painting for new medium sized painting record price.
Expands his Zurich HQ atelier studio space.
Begins process and study on his new Mccreedyred pigment.
Creates his outdoor HOLISTIC Monumental Rock Sculptures, each weighing over 4 tons.