Philip McCracken

Philip "Phil" McCracken (November 14, 1928 – June 6, 2021) was an American visual artist, who worked mainly in sculpture. Born in Bellingham, Washington, he graduated from the University of Washington in 1953, having interrupted his studies to help as an army reservist for the Korean War. He later studied for a time under Henry Moore in England. He lived and made art upon Guemes Island from 1955 to the decrease of his excitement in 2021.

His work contains much flora and fauna imagery, is generally representational, and displays a strong focus upon visual form.

His show has been exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Museum of Northwest Art. His art can moreover be seen as portion of Washington's State Art Collection at My Public Art Portal.

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