David McCracken (1963-.) New Zealand

Biographical Information

David McCracken was born in 1963 in Auckland. IN his teens, he began sculpting figurative work carved in wood and in his early twenties he worked in a variety of jobs including boat building and construction and gained skills using fibre and later steel fabrication and welding.

He became involved in performing arts and producing sets and props and at this time began making sculpture using a wide variety of materials river rocks, synthetic hair and found objects.

He saw the potential for producing art from readily available and inexpensive steel scrap and furthered his metal fabrication skills to include aluminium, stainless steel and corten stee. Later he bgan casting in bronze and stainless steel.

In 2000 he had his first solo exhibition Fabrications at the McPherson Gallery, Auckland, and exhibited at the Beecroft outdoor sculpture show, marking the beginning of a series of floating works.

In 2001 he was short listed for the New Zealand Wallace Art Awards and had a second show at McPherson Galleryas well as some private commissions.

McCracken has exhibited in a variety of outdoor exhibitions. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Untitled
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Stainless steel, 243.5 x 40.5 x 40 cm
Important Paintings and Contemporary Art, Mossgreen-Webb's (formerly Webb's), Auckland.
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Other works sold by this artist

Silver Ball
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Silver Ball
Stainless steel, 120 cm diameter
A2 Art, Mossgreen-Webb's (formerly Webb's), Auckland.
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Untitled
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Welded stainless steel, 123 x 63 x 11 cm
A2 Art, Mossgreen-Webb's (formerly Webb's), Auckland.
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