Tracy Brown was born and raised outside of Detroit, Michigan and obtained a BFA with a major in education from Michigan State University. She is an artist and educator residing in Tucson, Arizona. Her work incorporates traditional mixed and new media art methods and is a push against mass media’s exploitation of the female psyche. She is interested in the dark and sometimes humorous side of desire and beauty and the destructive nature of marketing and advertising on women.
Tracy has had her work on display in galleries and museums across the nation as well as internationally. Venues in which she has exhibited include the SOMARTS Cultural Center in San Francisco, Denise Bibro Gallery in New York, Gallery 825 in Los Angeles, the National Steinbeck Center, the Women’s Museum of California, and the Czong Institute of Contemporary Art in Gimpo, South Korea. Her work on male bonding is included in the private collection of the Gwangju Cultural Foundation in South Korea, which is host to one of Asia’s major biennials.Her work was selected by Maria Medua, the director of the Artists Gallery at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, for the “Contemporary Women Artists” exhibition at the Chico Art Center in northern California. She has had work published and referenced in Elle Italia, Marie Claire Brazil, Ze.tt Germany, Dazed Digital, Bullet Magazine the Huffington Post and more.