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Tracey Adams is an American abstract painter and engraver. She currently lives and works in Carmel, California. She got a Barchelor's Degree from the Mount St. Mary College in Los Angeles in 1978. She studied engraving and painting at the School of Fine Arts in Boston from 1979 to 1981 and obtained a Master's Degree at the Conservatory of Music of New England in 1980. Tracey Adams has received several scholarships for her studies (including a scholarship by the Pollock-Krasner Foundation in 2015).

Tracey Adam's pieces rely on the musical structure, rhythm and composition. Her choice of colors speaks to her personal environment... the light of the water, the suffocating power of fog, the colors of the setting sun and the palette of lush local flora are found in her work. While she was still a student, Tracey Adams often had the opportunity of working with composer and artist John Cage, who has strongly influence her work. She says her work tries to capture the calm and beauty of an environment that she will like to be part of.

Her work reflects a strong interest on musical motifs, rhythms, elements of lyrical composition and what she calls a sense of performance. Tracey Adams works on paper and boards, using a combination of paint, encaustic and graphite as well as elements of monotype and collage. Her creative process requires a lot of planning and intuition. She often starts a piece or a collection like an exact mathematical formula, by planning the details of the composition in advance. Other times, she starts by making a grid structure and then works on this structure, adding organic gestures, performative and very expressive brush strokes. The final result is often, a mixture of her original idea and her instinct, creating a composition that captures the essense of the harmony of mind and emotion.

Tracey Adams has exhibited her work a lot in solo and group exhibitions in the United States. Adams' work is part of permanent collections of several museums, such as those at the Bakersfield Museum of Art, the Monterey Museum of Art, the Fresno Art Museum, the Tucson Museum of Art and Santa Barbara the Museum of Art. Her work is also part of several corporate collections, including those in Adobe Systems, AT&T, Hallmark, Sony Corporation and Intel.


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Fine Art Drawings, Balancing Act 2, Tracey Adams

Balancing Act 2

Tracey Adams

Fine Art Drawings - 66 x 50.8 cm Fine Art Drawings - 26 x 20 inch

$1,756

Painting, Lumenis 43, Tracey Adams

Lumenis 43

Tracey Adams

Painting - 61 x 61 cm Painting - 24 x 24 inch

$3,647

Painting, Anything you lose comes round in a different form, Tracey Adams

Anything you lose comes round in a different form

Tracey Adams

Painting - 122 x 91.4 x 0.1 cm Painting - 48 x 36 x 0 inch

$9,185

Fine Art Drawings, Balancing Act 4, Tracey Adams

Balancing Act 4

Tracey Adams

Fine Art Drawings - 66 x 51 cm Fine Art Drawings - 26 x 20.1 inch

$1,756

Painting, 0118.4, Tracey Adams

0118.4

Tracey Adams

Painting - 48 x 32 cm Painting - 18.9 x 12.6 inch

$1,756

Painting, 0118.14, Tracey Adams

0118.14

Tracey Adams

Painting - 48 x 32 cm Painting - 18.9 x 12.6 inch

$1,756

Painting, Balancing Act 3, Tracey Adams

Balancing Act 3

Tracey Adams

Painting - 66 x 50.8 cm Painting - 26 x 20 inch

$1,756

Fine Art Drawings, Balancing Act 1, Tracey Adams

Balancing Act 1

Tracey Adams

Fine Art Drawings - 62 x 51 cm Fine Art Drawings - 24.4 x 20.1 inch

$1,756

Painting, 0118.3, Tracey Adams

0118.3

Tracey Adams

Painting - 48 x 32 cm Painting - 18.9 x 12.6 inch

$1,756

Painting, 0118.2, Tracey Adams

0118.2

Tracey Adams

Painting - 48 x 32 cm Painting - 18.9 x 12.6 inch

$1,756

Painting, 0118.15, Tracey Adams

0118.15

Tracey Adams

Painting - 48 x 32 cm Painting - 18.9 x 12.6 inch

$1,756

Painting, 0118.13, Tracey Adams

0118.13

Tracey Adams

Painting - 48 x 32 x 0.1 cm Painting - 18.9 x 12.6 x 0 inch

$1,756

Painting, 0218-11, Tracey Adams

0218-11

Tracey Adams

Painting - 48 x 32 cm Painting - 18.9 x 12.6 inch

$1,756

Painting, 0218-10, Tracey Adams

0218-10

Tracey Adams

Painting - 48 x 32 cm Painting - 18.9 x 12.6 inch

$1,756

Painting, 0118.6, Tracey Adams

0118.6

Tracey Adams

Painting - 48 x 32 cm Painting - 18.9 x 12.6 inch

$1,756

Painting, 0118.5, Tracey Adams

0118.5

Tracey Adams

Painting - 48 x 32 cm Painting - 18.9 x 12.6 inch

$1,756

Painting, Tangle 17, Tracey Adams

Tangle 17

Tracey Adams

Painting - 76.2 x 56 cm Painting - 30 x 22 inch

$4,322

Painting, Sattva 39, Tracey Adams

Sattva 39

Tracey Adams

Painting - 86.36 x 66.04 cm Painting - 34 x 26 inch

$3,512

Painting, Sattva 40, Tracey Adams

Sattva 40

Tracey Adams

Painting - 86.36 x 66.04 cm Painting - 34 x 26 inch

$3,512

Painting, Guna TT, Tracey Adams

Guna TT

Tracey Adams

Painting - 98 x 66 cm Painting - 38.6 x 26 inch

$3,715

Painting, Lumenis 44, Tracey Adams

Lumenis 44

Tracey Adams

Painting - 61 x 61 cm Painting - 24 x 24 inch

$3,647

Painting, (r) evolution 31, Tracey Adams

(r) evolution 31

Tracey Adams

Painting - 76.2 x 152.4 cm Painting - 30 x 60 inch

$9,590

Painting, (r) evolution 28, Tracey Adams

(r) evolution 28

Tracey Adams

Painting - 121.9 x 101.6 cm Painting - 48 x 40 inch

$9,253

Painting, Why I wake early, Tracey Adams

Why I wake early

Tracey Adams

Painting - 101.6 x 101.6 cm Painting - 40 x 40 inch

$8,442

Fine Art Drawings, Linear Momentum, Tracey Adams

Linear Momentum

Tracey Adams

Fine Art Drawings - 91.5 x 91.5 cm Fine Art Drawings - 36 x 36 inch

$6,078

Painting, Guna II, Tracey Adams

Guna II

Tracey Adams

Painting - 91.4 x 66 cm Painting - 36 x 26 inch

$3,715

Painting, 0218-12, Tracey Adams

0218-12

Tracey Adams

Painting - 48 x 32 cm Painting - 18.9 x 12.6 inch

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Painting, Utopia for practical purposes, Tracey Adams

Utopia for practical purposes

Tracey Adams

Painting - 81.2 x 76.2 cm Painting - 32 x 30 inch

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Painting, Guna RR, Tracey Adams

Guna RR

Tracey Adams

Painting - 98 x 66 cm Painting - 38.6 x 26 inch

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Painting, Guna QQ, Tracey Adams

Guna QQ

Tracey Adams

Painting - 98 x 66 cm Painting - 38.6 x 26 inch

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Painting, Guna HH, Tracey Adams

Guna HH

Tracey Adams

Painting - 98 x 66 cm Painting - 38.6 x 26 inch

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Painting, Guna JJ, Tracey Adams

Guna JJ

Tracey Adams

Painting - 98 x 66 cm Painting - 38.6 x 26 inch

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Fine Art Drawings, Music is a Means of Rapid Transportation, Tracey Adams

Music is a Means of Rapid Transportation

Tracey Adams

Fine Art Drawings - 76 x 56 cm Fine Art Drawings - 29.9 x 22 inch

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Painting, Revolution 51 (Abstract Painting), Tracey Adams

Revolution 51 (Abstract Painting)

Tracey Adams

Painting - 101.6 x 101.6 cm Painting - 40 x 40 inch

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Painting, (R)evolution 39, Tracey Adams

(R)evolution 39

Tracey Adams

Painting - 101.6 x 101.6 cm Painting - 40 x 40 inch

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Fine Art Drawings, (R) evolution 34, Tracey Adams

(R) evolution 34

Tracey Adams

Fine Art Drawings - 102 x 102 cm Fine Art Drawings - 40.2 x 40.2 inch

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Painting, (R)evolution 20, Tracey Adams

(R)evolution 20

Tracey Adams

Painting - 101.6 x 76.2 cm Painting - 40 x 30 inch

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Painting, (R)evolution 14, Tracey Adams

(R)evolution 14

Tracey Adams

Painting - 101.6 x 101.6 cm Painting - 40 x 40 inch

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Fine Art Drawings, (R) evolution 2, Tracey Adams

(R) evolution 2

Tracey Adams

Fine Art Drawings - 101.6 x 101.6 cm Fine Art Drawings - 40 x 40 inch

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Painting, (R)evolution 22, Tracey Adams

(R)evolution 22

Tracey Adams

Painting - 76.2 x 152.4 cm Painting - 30 x 60 inch

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What is Tracey Adams’s artistic movement?
The artistic movements of the artists are: Gestural abstraction
When was Tracey Adams born?
The year of birth of the artist is: 1954