Meet Clinton McCracken
from Howard Middle School Orlando, Florida
Clinton has taught at Howard since 2001 and is currently teaching Beginning Art as well as serving as the Magnet Coordinator and Elective Department Chair. Clinton received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art from Truman State University in 1996. He also received a Master of Arts degree in Art Education from the University of Central Florida and completed "Views on Understanding" at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2003. He is a National Board Certified Teacher in Early Adolescence and Young Adulthood Art and a former Teacher of the Year. Clinton is also an active member of the Florida Art Education Association and the National Art Education Association. He has presented at statewide and national education conferences and was a contributor to the Southeastern College Art Conference policy for Visual Arts Education. Clinton's own art interests encompass both sculpture and textile arts where he explores the relationship between utility and aesthetics. He has exhibited work in Chicago and Orlando and was a guest artist at the American School of Den Haag, The Netherlands. In his spare time Clinton also enjoys spinning fibers on his spinning wheel and drop spindle and quilting. He lives in Orlando with his husband, Mike.
Howard Middle School
800 East Robinson St., Orlando, FL 32801
Personal Art Gallery