Tracy, Steve

Technique : Acrylic

Steve Tracy, painter

Steve Tracy was born in California in 1953 and currently resides in Canada. After discovering his artistic passion through a set of used oil paints, the artist began his studies at the School of Visual Arts in New York. During this period, Tracy attended many parties in the Soho district with guests like John Lennon, Yoko Ono and Warhol. He later developed his sculpture, design and drawing skills at the Institute of Fine Art in Colorado. The artist is also a member of the Denver Art Student League as a student and instructor.

Steve Tracy's varied production includes a multitude of styles but is best known for his Canadian landscapes and sports figures, especially his skiers. His work is easily recognizable by his palette of vibrant colors and this interest in colour comes from his time spent in California and Hawaii. His artistic influences are artists like Deborah Remington and Lowel Nesbitt, who remind him of his studies in New York. His landscapes are inspired by Canadian Masters like Jack Chambers and the Group of Seven.

Steve Tracy is the recipient of several awards in a variety of artistic fields including an Emmy Award for his role as Artistic Director in the film Dawns Early Light. The artist has also worked for several reputable companies such as MATTE World and IMAX. Steve Tracy's work is exhibited around the world and his artworks have been sought after by many corporations such as Atari, Apple, The Bank of America, The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, Cirque du Soleil, Farhi Holdings Corporation, Kaiser Permanente, London Hunt and Country Club and MAC World.