JoAnne McFarland is an artist, poet, and curator, and is the Artistic Director of Artpoetica Project Space in Brooklyn which exhibits works that focus on the intersection of language and visual representation. McFarland has artwork in the collections of The Library of Congress, The Columbus Museum of Art, The Department of State, General Electric, Ikon Corporation, and AT&T Corporation among others. Recent shows include: Best & Brightest and The Indivisible Spectrum, both at The Painting Center in New York City. She has also exhibited at June Kelly and A.I.R. Gallery, among other venues. A graduate of Princeton University, McFarland's poetry collections include: Acid Rain, 13 Ways of Looking at a Black Girl, and Identifying the Body. Her latest multimedia collection, Pullman, will be published by Grid Books in 2023. McFarland has had fellowships at The BARD Graduate Center Library, KALA Art Institute, and The National Arts Club. McFarland's traveling project SALLY, a collaboration with artist Sasha Chavchavadze, explores the histories of women whose lives have been marginalized, or forgotten. SALLY will be at The Brickbottom Gallery in Somerville, MA in September 2022.