Books and Catalogues

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Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene, ed. Alexandra Toland, Jay Stratton Noller, Gerd Wessolek
pub. by CRC Press
2019
--"Artisanal Soil," pp. 35-50 (41)
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GREEN ACRES: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses & Abandoned Lots, by Sue Spaid
pub. by the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
2012
--"Empower Farms," pp. 135-7
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100 ARTISTS OF WASHINGTON, D.C., by F. Lennox Campello
pub. by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
2011
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HUNGER, PHILADELPHIA exhibition catalog
pub. by The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
2010
--60 pages with 4 essays, including
“Let Them Eat Clay,” by John Perreault; pp. 4-15
--To order complete catalog ($25), contact j.j.mcCracken@gmail.com
Articles and Reviews

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"GU's ZagLab updates 'Godot' with environmental statement," staff report
The Spokesman-Review
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
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"Photo: Waiting for Godot," by Tom Tjomsland
The Spokesman-Review
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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Image featured in "Exposure" section of Ceramics Monthly magazine
April 2016, p. 16
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"Plot Re-Considered: Thinking About Performance One Year On," by Mandy Lineweber
Peri0d, digital journal of Aether Art Projects
March 10, 2014
peri0d.com
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"1+1 Equals More Than 2 Artistic Viewpoints," by Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post Weekend, p. 18-19
Friday, February 28, 2014
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"Performance Art"
The Arlington Connection, cover + p. 2
June 12-18, 2013
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"Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses & Abandoned Lots--Cincinnati," by Jennie Klein
Art Papers
March/April 2013, p. 53
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"(e)merge: Performance Art," by Eames Armstrong
Performa Magazine
October 16, 2012
performamagazine.tumblr.com
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"J.J. McCracken: Thirst," by Danielle O'Steen
Art Papers
May/June 2012, pp. 40-1
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"'Thirst' Comes to Brentwood Gallery," by Wanda Jackson
The Sentinel
January 26, 2012
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"Letter from Washington, DC," by F. Lennox Campello
American Contemporary Art Magazine
March 2011, pp. 28-9
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"Hunger Project: Philadelphia"
YoYoMagazine, Issue 1: AT ZERO
Winter 2011, pp. 12-15
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"J.J. McCracken, taking the long view with ceramics," by Kriston Capps
The Washington Post, Style section, p. C2
Monday, January 31, 2011
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"Teach Them to Fish," by J.J. McCracken
The Studio Potter, Vol. 39, No. 1
Winter/Spring 2010-2011
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"Art Installation Features Hope Garden at Stenton Farm," by Rachel Milenbach
The Shuttle, Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 1-2
February 2010
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"J.J. McCracken: Living Sculpture," by R. Stevie Jones
Ceramics: Art & Perception, No. 75, pp. 62-8
March-June 2009
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“J.J. McCracken: Living Sculpture,” by Kriston Capps
Art Voices, Issue 8, p. 42
October 2008
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"J.J. McCracken, Living Sculpture"
Grammar.Police
August 29, 2008
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"The Malleable Present: J.J. McCracken," by Chris Combs
The Washington Post Express
August 28, 2008
“Red Dirt Studio,” by Margaret Boozer
The Studio Potter, Volume 36, Number 1, pp. 24-30
Winter 2007-2008
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“There’s A Party Over Here?” by Kriston Capps
The Washington City Paper, Galleries in Review 2007, p. 48
December 28, 2007
"Specimen," by Jeffry Cudlin
The Washington City Paper, p. 49
March 23, 2007
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“Stasis,” by Kriston Capps
The Washington City Paper, Volume 27, Number 6
February 2007
“White Meat Only, Please,” by Nina Beckhardt
The Hatchet (The George Washington University newspaper)
February 15, 2007
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"Chris Williams, J.J. McCracken at Meat Market Gallery; Part II, Stasis, by J.J. McCracken," by Brian Barr
ARTifice: Fear and Loathing in DC
February 12, 2007
(http://artificeau.blogspot.com)
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"Working in a Clay Mine"
Grammar.Police
February 9, 2007
“New Sensations,” by Michael O’Sullivan
The Washington Post Weekend, On Exhibit, p. 31
August 19, 2005
"Ways of the Artist," by Shelley Widhalm
The Washington Times, p. B1, B4
May 12, 2005
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