Steve Tracy was born in Santa Clara, California in 1953 and grew up in San Francisco Bay.
Then in his twenties, he moved to New York, in the district of SOHO where he plunged literally into the cultural revolution of the 70s. He began his artistic training at the School of Visual Arts he then continues at the American Art Institute, Colorado. He studied advertising, and in 1981, just graduated, Steve became a cartoonist in the world of the press and then works for the advertising agency Doyle Dane Bernbach, as a junior art director.
Steve Tracy moved to Palo Alto, California where he joined the Kala Institute in Berkeley. While exhibiting in several galleries, Steve works in the film industry as a stage artist and stage director for IMAX and HBO. He won an Emmy Award in 1991 for his work in the HBO film ‘Dawns Early Light’.
At an art exhibition in Florida, Steve meets the love of his life that he decides to follow in Ontario and soon succumbs to the vastness of Canadian landscapes: “The more I travel and discover the beauty of Canada, and the more I want to capture the beauty of painting. He says. He has developed several series on landscapes and wildlife in western Canada.
“My artistic work is really a reflection of myself, but I often approach scenes that are not necessarily real, because I need to escape, to sometimes project myself into totally different geographical places. seven days a week, and when I’m not painting and creating, I feel very disconnected, a bit empty … I wish there were more days in the week to be able to paint more! ”
Today, Steve still lives in Ontario, Canada.
One can find exclusively its new collection “Extreme Skiers” in Canada (Quebec and British Columbia), in the USA (Colorado) and in France (Megève and Courchevel).
You can see his work in numerous galleries in Canada, the United States and abroad.
Awards and Honors include:
– Best art direction commercial TV, Tower Records
– Emmy, HBO scenic artist for the movie “Dawn’s Early Light”
– New York Friars Club, permanent placement: painting
– Empire State Building, permanent placement: painting