Ouija Board, Would you Work for Me? 2022
* 1974 in Kasama, Zambia
Oil paint on linen. 50 x 70 cm.
Signed and dated verso.
McCrickard is a painter, printmaker and writer who grew up in Kasama, Zambia and studied an MA in Fine Art at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland where she was awarded both the John Kinross Scholarship and MacLean Watters Medal and the Sir John Ford Travel Scholarship to Spain. She is now based in Paris, France.
Her work can be found in numerous major collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The New York Public Library, The British Museum, Los Angeles County Museum, The Davison Art Centre, Wesleyan University, Connecticut, and The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh. As a writer, she was a regular contributor to the American global journal ideas, Art in Print and has also written for Print Quarterly, Art South Africa and exhibition catalogues for Hayward Touring, London, Thames and Hudson and the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh. She wrote a monograph on the South African artist William Kentridge for Tate Publishing in 2010.