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Ann Tracy Curates UMVA November Show

Portland, ME - October 22nd, 2017

The Union of Maine Visual Artists (UMVA) Gallery at Portland Media Center (PMC), 516 Congress St., Portland Maine presents "Memories", a group show by members of UMVA, curated by Ann Tracy, opening First Friday, November 3rd with an artists' reception from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. In addition to being available for showing during PMC office hours, UMVA volunteers will be at the Gallery from 1 to 4 pm on November 11, 12, 18 & 19, 2017. Memory is invoked by many of our senses and for Proust it was the smell of a madeleine. In an NPR interview with Alain de Botton, author of How Proust Can Change Your Life, he tells the interviewer: "I think the odd thing about memory is that not all memories are as clear as one another, just as not all moments of the present are that clear. So it's very possible to remember with incredible clarity a moment that occurred to us, you know, in early childhood, ...

Maine Artist Shows Work In Big Apple

Portland, ME - September 20th, 2013

[Portland ME] – When the New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) opens its fall show on September 24th at the Soho Gallery for Digital Art, 138 Sullivan St, New York, NY 10012 (September 24 through October 6, 2013), one of the photographs is by Portland Maine photographer and artist Ann Tracy. Her image entitled " Behind the Water: Mystery" was a Juror's Choice in the NYC4PA show "Water". The image was created during a workshop with award-winning photographer Elizabeth Opalenik last year in Georgetown Maine. "Summer's Glory" an exhibit featuring floral digital woodcuts along with Maine woodcuts are currently on exhibit at Ann Tracy's small gallery space within Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St, Portland Mondays through Sundays from noon to 4 pm until October 10th. The New England native is a member of the Maine Artists Collective which curates shows at Constellat...

Lights, Camera, Art Coming To Sacramento Lumens Store Gallery In November

Portland, ME - October 24th, 2011

Although former Sacramento resident Ann Tracy moved back to her childhood stomping grounds in Portland Maine this past May, local folks will see some of her latest work at Lumens, 2028 K Street beginning 2nd Saturday, November 12th, from 6 to 9 pm and continuing throughout the month. Tracy was invited to show work in light boxes at the upscale lighting store and gallery by the Center for Contemporary Art. The work will show how Tracy began using light boxes for a specific invitational show and then expanded her thinking about how to showcase her work. She will be at the 2nd Saturday reception for the show. “We feel that it’s important for the business community to work with the arts community”, said Lisa Huntzinger, gallery coordinator at Lumens. “We have been big supporters of the Center for Contemporary Art and feel that support for the arts is just best practice as a business t...

Swan Song To Be Heard At Lunas Cafe

Sacramento, ca - March 9th, 2011

“Never Can Say: Goodbye” is an exhibit of new paintings, photographs, transfers and digital paintings by Ann Tracy that will grace the walls of Luna’s Café, 1414 16th Street (Between N & O Streets) from April 12th to May 28th . An artist’s reception is set for Tuesday, April 12th from 5 to 8 pm. While Tracy has been involved in both the theatrical and visual arts communities in the Sacramento area for 20 years, this will be her “swan song show” as she is moving back to her roots in New England – specifically Portland Maine. The new work featured will be from many of the series that she works on in tandem. There will be some new transfer work from the “Potency of Memory” series which deals with identity and familial memory. There will also be a new piece from the “Power Series” based on her photography in Romania as a judge for a theatre solo show competition...

Tracy Time At NadaDada Motel

Sacramento, ca - June 14th, 2010

Sacramento artist Ann Tracy will exhibit new work at Reno's NadaDada Motel, an artist-created arts festival June 17th to the 20th at the The El Ray Motel (330 Arlington @ 4th) in room 15 from 4 to 9 pm on Thursday & Friday, June 17th and 18th and from 2 to 8 pm on Saturday, June 19th. Her exhibit closes with a special “Don’t Make me Take it Down the Hill” sale on Sunday at 10:30 am. Tracy joins almost 100 other artists (including Woodland photographer George Streng) who will be showing their work at the other motels along Arlington in downtown Reno: the Town House Motorlodge, Star of Reno, Keno 1 and 2, Lido, In Town, Super 8, Strega Bar, Oxbow Press. Entertainment will be at 9:30 pm at the El Cortez hotel’s Trocadero Lounge, 239 West 2nd Street on Friday night. Saturday night entertainment will be at the Strega Bar, 310 South Arlington Avenue at 9:30 where several prom...

Post Modern Portraits Of Women Who Have Healed Through Art At Sacramento Gallery In June

Sacramento, ca - May 26th, 2010

Portraits of ordinary women, which include the healing art that helped them through difficult changes in their lives, will open at Tangent Gallery, 2900 Franklin Blvd. (at 4th Ave.) in Sacramento, 2nd Saturday, June 12th from 6 to 10 pm. The gallery is also open on Saturdays from 10 am to 3 pm or by appointment ( The women are all students at the Women’s Wisdom Art, a program of Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services. Sacramento digital artist and photographer Ann Tracy recruited Woodland photographer George Streng to work on this project with her. Tracy and Streng wanted to go beyond the standard editorial portrait to create a post modern type of portraiture that includes art work created by the women to celebrate their journeys to increase their self-esteem and give them a sense of pride in themselves and what they have accomplished. Tangent is an...

Digital Diva To Display New Work In October

Sacramento, ca - October 1st, 2009

Art work that has only been exhibited at the Barrick Museum in Las Vegas and at the NadaDada Motel Show in Reno, will finally be seen by Sacramento art lovers. Ann Tracy will show work from her Motel Variations series in light boxes, as well as new work, at the Enotria Annex, 1439 Del Paso Boulevard (at Arden Way), Sacramento, CA 95815. A 2nd Saturday reception will be held on October 10, from 6 to 9 pm during the Uptown Arts Walk. For more information call 916-804-6095. Tracy has been active in Sacramento arts circles for over 15 years, beginning with her work (theatre and installation art) at the now defunct IDEA gallery in the old Oak Park Fire Station. In 1994 she founded Beyond the Proscenium Productions and in 2005 she started the artist-run cooperative Asylum Gallery. The jump back into visual art came in 1994 when the death of a artist and friend in 1994 that spurred...

Digital Diva Comes To Woodland

Sacramento, ca - October 27th, 2008

For one evening only, First Friday, November 7th, the work of Ann Tracy, a self-proclaimed digital alchemist, will be featured at Photogenics, 415 First St., Woodland from 6 to 9 pm. The exhibit will feature work from the new Motel Variations series as well as the Power: Grids and Shapes series. Ann’s fine art has been exhibited from Japan to Maui to New York City. In 2003 her work, “Stop” was included in the catalog of the “Violence Against Women” exhibition, Group 78 Amnesty International, Tokyo, Japan. Her digital painting “Message 3” has been juried into the 2008 edition of American Art Collector. She has also presented a creativity workshop to feature writers at the Sacramento Bee, a daily newspaper. She has had solo shows during 2008 at Asylum Gallery and Luna’s Café, both in Sacramento. Her work has recently been juried into the Digital Art Guild’s sh...

Digital Art Comes To Lunas Cafe

Sacramento, ca - May 26th, 2008

If you missed the chance to see “Power: Lines & Shapes”, a news series of digital fine art by Ann Tracy earlier this year at Asylum Gallery, you’ll get a second chance soon at Luna’s Café, 1414 16th St., (between O & N Streets). The exhibit will be up from June 9th to July 19th . There is a Second Saturday reception on June 14th from 5 to 7 pm. Luna’s is open Monday to Saturday, for exact hours, please call the café at 916-441-3931 or check the website at The work is based on photographs of power stations, transformers and old factories on both coasts. Many different literary quotes ranging from South African novelist Nadine Gordimer to Paulo Freire (Brazilian educator & educational theorist) are included in the work. Tracy calls herself a digital alchemist with a streak of Dada sensibility and overtones of conceptual playfulness mixed with...