James McCracken Jr is a United States Navy veteran from Richmond, Virginia. He is an award winning and internationally published and exhibited photographer based out of New York City. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts (Photography & Painting) and Communications (Media, Culture, Society), as well as a Master of Arts (Multi-Platform Journalism) from Fordham University. James is currently a Masters of Fine Arts candidate at Columbia University.
James’ main focus is long term projects within his neighborhood and his commissioned work is often personal or family portraits. James’ commercial work varies, but he has worked with clients such as the Tony Awards, Porsche Cars North America, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. He was previously the resident photographer for The Refugee Immigrant Fund NYC, which assists refugees seeking asylum in the United States and is currently a photographer at SoHo Photo Gallery in NYC.
To see more of his works please visit his WEBSITE.