My mixed media piece I am Where I am From was chosen for the juried exhibition A Sense of Place, the 39th Annual National Juried Competition. Juror: Anne Marchand. Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, Georgia.
“Tracie embroiders nature stories and symbols. She crafted the quilt pictured above (called “crazy quilt”) with hand-dyed fabrics repurposed materials, hand-me-down threads and inherited toolkits.”
My piece “Do Unto Those Downstream” won First Prize in the Water of Alabama juried exhibition at PaperWorkers Local!
Water of Alabama: A Response to ‘Waterline’ is sponsored by Paperworkers Local, a 501(c)(3) non-profit artists’ co-operative based around a printmaking facility in Birmingham, Alabama, in partnership with the Birmingham Museum of Art and the Cahaba River Society, and with generous grant support from the Alabama Council on the Arts (www.arts.state.al.us/)
The members of PaperWorkers Local have pooled their resources to establish Birmingham’s first printmaking studio. The co-operative also exhibits the work of local artists and emerging artist from around the country, as well as offering workshops in various media. More information can be found at PaperWorkersLocal.com or visit us at 2717 Seventh Avenue South, Suite 203 Birmingham, Al 35233.
Graham C. Boettcher, PhD, the R. Hugh Daniel Director of the Birmingham Museum of Art
PaperWorkers Local at 2717 Seventh Avenue South, suites 203 Birmingham, AL 35233
Exhibition Opening and Award Presentation August 23, 2018 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Exhibition Dates August 23 – October 11, 2018
“Do Unto Those Downstream”
My sculpture, The Lichen Sisters, made it into this year’s Wiregrass Biennial!!
Exciting news! I am now a member of the Ground Floor Contemporary collective and in addition to my Brambly Thicket studio in the woods behind my home, I am now keeping a small studio downtown!
I have a piece in the portrait show at Ground Floor Contemporary this month. Stop by any Sunday from 1-4 to see my work and the work of 32 other Alabama artists!!
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One of my experimental print and encaustic cocoon pieces was chosen for the Paperworks Local juried exhibition Ink Only!
CECROPIA COCOON monotype and encaustic on board 5×7 inches
You can read more about Paperworks Local on their webpage paperworkslocal.com
I was chosen to be this year’s Moss Rock Festival Featured Artist! Read more about it on the Moss Rock Festival Blog!!
In celebration of National Moth Week, Ruffner Mountain Presents: Night Festival – A Nocturnal Celebration of the Natural World
Featuring…Classical and Ambient Live Music Inspired by Nocturnal Wildlife
-Guided Night Hikes
-Nocturnal-themed Visual Art
-Science at Night, in which our panel of experts will discuss their latest research
-Moth Sheets & Mothing Station
-Lanterns in the Garden
Participating Artists Include:
Nina Rose Willis