Jamie Crooke Powell is an artist, educator, and administrator based in southern California. She graduated from the Otis Public Practice MFA program in 2011, and is the founder of the nonprofit Drawing Together. She has worked at a number of nonprofits in Los Angeles county, Boston, and Miami. Her art practice is comprised of project-based artworks utilizing a service-based model focused on address a variety of different public health concerns. The artwork is often participatory in nature, which utilizes performance, installation art, video, drawing, and social sculpture as formats for her artwork. Throughout her projects and professional practice she aims to create moments of reflection using pedagogical models, poetics, and a public practice.
Jamie is a lifelong learner and health advocate, which informs her art practice.