J.J. McCracken, 2017.
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J.J. McCracken

J.J. McCracken is a professional artist working at Red Dirt Studio in Maryland. Intensive research and the task-based activity of live bodies shape the details of her installations. McCracken worked as a potter while completing a BA in Anthropology (1995) from The College of William and Mary and later returned to academe to study art at The George Washington University where she received an MFA (2005). See more of her work at Artaxis.org.

Articles

Hunger, Philadelphia - Banquet, 2010. Detail. Photograph by Janine Parziale.
I recently met a girl who, at seven, was wise beyond her years. On the topic of hunger, she noted first that she herself had gone to bed with a full belly last night.