Recipes of Desires by Tracy Lewis. The International and MeMe (ex Titos).
8 – 19 October 2008
Tracy creates amazingly intricate metre square collages made from found natural materials.
Tracy uses lots of dried red roses and other flowers in her work to create circular compositions that she calls “Life Cycles”. She also creates drift wood framed mirrors using materials found on the Crosby coastline near her home. See website for portfolio images.
Tracy Lewis is an ex-para Olympic athlete (silver medal winner). Tracy is a high achiever. She is able to work beyond the expected limits of a wheel chair restricted person.
Tracy believes that her disability offers opportunities as well as disadvantages. She focuses on the positive and uses this message in her workshop seminars with groups of teenagers and young artists.
She has developed an excellent body of work over the last 18 months and is now recognised as a capital of culture “Legacy Artist”.
Her achievement has been recognised and supported by arts management organisation – The Brigade Situationiste – who are currently co-ordinating and promoting nominations for the “Liverpool Legacy Artists Programme” in association with the Tao Arts – both based in Liverpool city centre.
Ands Chambers of Brigade Situationiste – “Tracy is a fabulous person, whose commitment and imagination shine through her work. She is an excellent example for anyone who wants proof that you can do what your dreams tell you to.”
Gregory Scott-Gurner of Tao Arts – “We are all very pleased that Tracy has decided to show her recent work with us. She is a respected international artist and as such is a great representative for the city’s creative talent.”