Artist Steve Tracy

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.stevetracyart.com

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  • Steve Tracy won an Emmy for his work on the HBO film "By Dawn's Early Light"

  • Steve Tracy's artwork has been exhibited in group shows and fine art galleries in the U.S., Canada, Dubai, Hong Kong, and throughout Europe.

  • Steve Tracy's artwork has been published in the New York Times

  • Price Range: NA

  • More info on Steve Tracy's FASO Connect profile

The Artist Says:

My work is a reflection of the self. The mirror image I see every day subliminally finds its way into my practice, resulting in art infused with colour, texture, and figurative forms. Every painting represents a new day, a new diary entry, and a new emotion. While I explore a variety of genres, the common theme in my work is abstract design, through which my personal cosmic experiences and passions are transposed into two or three-dimensional imagery. This abstract element can be found in each painting, just as elements of landscape painting can be found in all my abstract works. My background training in design has translated into a passion for creating visually aesthetic compositions that I can offer to the community.

Collectors Say:

“What I like in painting is colour, texture, and energy. So, when I happened on Steve Tracy’s paintings in San Francisco, I was immediately drawn to them. With many Impressionist paintings, one cannot clearly see the whole impact of the painting unless we stand at a distance. With Steve Tracy’s work, the viewer can enjoy each brushstroke, each of the wide range of vibrant colours used so profusely, both close-up and from afar... [he] has added a wide repertoire of styles. His brilliance is the instinctive use of them in a harmonious, yet distinctive,manner that creates a finely balanced work of art.”

- Shep Brozman, Art Collector, New York


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Canadian artist Steve Tracy was born in California in 1953. After discovering his natural affinity for art with a hand-me-down set of oil paints, Steve began his art at the School of Visual Arts in New York, where he rubbed shoulders with the likes of John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and Andy Warhol in Soho. He went on to graduate from the Colorado Institute of Fine Art furthering his studies in sculpting, design, drawing, illustration and commercial art. Steve also studied printmaking at California’s Kala Art Institute and was a member of the Denver Art Student League for many years, as both a student and an instructor.

Steve Tracy paints a variety of genres but has become particularly well recognized for his Canadian landscapes and for his sports collections including his Extreme Skiers. Steve’s versatile body of work is recognizable by its vibrant palette and specialized technique. This sense of colour came from Steve’s experiences living in California and Hawaii. When asked who influenced him, Steve happily recalls training in New York City with Deborah Remington and Lowell Nesbitt. His infamous landscapes are largely inspired by the Canadian Masters such as Jack Chambers and the “Group of Seven.”

Steve spent several years working as a scenic artist and art director in the film production industry, working with notable companies such as MATTE World and IMAX. He won a number of awards including an Emmy Award for his scenic artist work on the HBO movie, “By Dawn's Early Light,” and an award for Best Art Direction for a TV commercial completed with Tower Records.

Throughout his career, Steve Tracy has had numerous honoured [...]

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