Michael McCraw

Michael Christopher McCraw is a self taught photographer from the Panhandle of Florida currently living in Atlanta, GA. His work deals with place and family. He has shown at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and been featured on numerous online publications. He has a book out with Deadbeat Club Press. Today we take a look at his series You’ll Never Be Well No More.

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You’ll Never Be Well No More

You’ll Never Be Well No More is about change mostly. In 2011, I moved to Chattanooga, TN with my then girlfriend, now wife. We left most things and people we knew for a new beginning. It was hard. Work was awful. A month after moving, we found out she was pregnant. We only spent a year there but in that time we lived through numerous tornado outbreaks, saw real snow for the first time, lived next door to a meth lab, and had our daughter. Everything changed fast. This body of work was a way to process everything around me, and to show my daughter about the time she was born.

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To view more of Michael’s work, please visit his website.



Issue No.13 – Call For Entry!


Robert Lyons
International Limited Residency MFA Photography Program Hartford Art School
University of Hartford
Portland, Oregon


Aint–Bad No. 13 Call For Entry is officially open! We are teaming up with a new group of guest curators and editors from all over to collaborate on a publication that seeks the best contemporary photography being made today! Learn more about each of these talented curators and submit today!

Robert Lyons lives in Portland,Oregon. He has taught extensively in the USA and Europe at various institutions including: Emily Carr College of Art & Design, Photographic Center Northwest, International Center of Photography, and the Ostkreuzschule in Berlin. He received an M.F.A. from Yale University in 1979. Lyons has received numerous awards for his work including: NEA Survey Grant, Ford Foundation Grants, and a MacDowell Residency. His work has been widely exhibited in the United States and Europe and is represented in numerous permanent collections including: The Metropolitan Museum, Seattle Art Museum, the Henry Art Gallery, Portland Art Museum, Hallmark Collection of Photography, Nelson–Atkins Museum, and Beth Hatefutsoth Museum of the Diaspora, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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