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Tracy Piper at SELECT Miami 2014 with her show ‘Your Love is Wild’

Born from the seedy underbelly of the Bay Area circus scene as a hand balancing contortionist and established within the video game industry this multi-disciplinary artist brings not only years of experience working in the creative field but also a unique perspective on all things empirical and contemporary. A true 21st century artist, Tracy spans the gap between nerdom and nightlife with a colorful cast of paintings that invite the viewer to join in on the fun. She has shown at both SCOPE Miami and SCOPE New York, is represented by ArtNowNY and shows on both coasts often. She graduated from the Illustration program at California College of the Arts with distinction in 2012.

‘As an ex-circus performer turned figurative painter my interests commonly land my paintbrush smack dab within the culture I was raised in. A kaleidoscope of vibrant color, strong movement and stronger personalities; these keys to my work are an homage to my magical and sometimes strange life as a nightlife performer. All these years of performing have given me a privileged look into some of the best and brightest of the notoriously playful and strange cast of San Francisco’s late night. My goal is to shine a spotlight on the true potential of the un-ashamed and bring in the un-initiated to this circus we call life.’