BA 1985

Craig Dunham, a native of the San Francisco area, studied Art and Architectural History at UCSB from 1979-85. After graduation Craig moved to New York where he made  some art and mostly worked. Craig was a skilled contractor/carpenter, cabinet maker and furniture maker and built unique New York bars, night clubs, homes galleries and restaurants. Craig returned to California and received an March from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-ARC) in 1991.  After working in architectural firms in New York for several years Craig changed his career direction back to construction and later development. Craig is a seasoned project manager now with over 20 years of experience in complex urban projects in New York, San Francisco and Pittsburgh, PA where he moved in 1998. Craig formed Dunham reGroup LLC in Pittsburgh in 2011.  Among his many achievements is overseeing the planning, design and construction of PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Club, upgrades to the Carnegie Museum and Carnegie Library system, residential projects like the Summerset at Frick Park, campus master plans for local universities and colleges. Craig is an active member of local boards and organizations and regularly participates in seminars and panels on the subject of design, planning and development in urban settings.