My paintings explore the intersection between abstraction and the landscape, inspired by organic forms, the kaleidoscope of colors in nature, and the wonder I feel at the beauty and vastness of the natural world. I work intuitively with a variety of materials, arranging and mark-making, sometimes including imagery or colors from a real or remembered landscape. I often use expressive line as a key element, suggesting natural forms, roads or connections. My vantage point is usually a zoomed-out map view, like looking down from an airplane window. Some paintings are a celebration of joy and adventure while others are quieter, more serene. I know a painting is complete when it comes together as a whole and also invites a closer look at the details contained within the layers. In all of the work my aim is to uplift and provide a fresh perspective, as well as share the joy, wonder and appreciation I feel for the natural world. 

Tracey Luckner is a lifelong artist living in Summit, NJ. She has degrees from Pomona College in Los Angeles and Columbia University in New York. She studied Art History at the Sorbonne in Paris and painting at the School of Visual Arts in New York, the Woodstock School of Art in Woodstock, NY and the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey. Tracey had her first solo show of abstract landscapes titled “A Sense of Place” in 2012 in Port Washington, NY, and has exhibited widely in New Jersey. In 2021, Tracey left her corporate job to pursue art full time. She had a duo show at Reeves-Reed Arboretum in spring 2022 with photographer Leonard McDonald titled “Nature In and Out of Focus." She had a solo show at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey titled "Abstract Landscapes - Wayfinding" December 10, 2022 - February 5, 2023. Her studio is at Manufacturers Village in East Orange, NJ and her work is in collections throughout the US.

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"Abstract Landscapes: Wayfinding," Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ. Presented by VACNJ members' committee. Dec. 10, 2022 - Feb. 5, 2023

"A Sense of Place," Port Washington Library, Port Washington, NY. March 1 - 31, 2012

Art Fair 14C Juried Fine Art Fair Exhibitor, Jersey City, NJ. October 12-15 2023

Art Fair 14C Juried Fine Art Fair Exhibitor, Jersey City, NJ. November 10-13, 2022

"Nature In and Out of Focus," Reeves-Reed Arboretum Wisner House Gallery, Summit, NJ. Duo show with photographer Leonard McDonald. February 1 - May 8, 2022

"Flags for the New Land," invited artist, Contemporary Arts Center, Bedminster, NJ. Group show shown with "New Land" solo show by artist Bascha Mon. September 16 - October 26, 2019

Contemporary Art Group Show at Cafe Mondo, Summit, NJ, Oct. 2014

Contemporary Art Group Juried Members' Show, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung NJ. 2nd Place Award. May 2014

Contemporary Art Group Show at Farmstead Arts, Farmstead Arts Center, Basking Ridge, NJ. October 12 - November 17, 2013

Abstract Painting, South Avenue Arts, Garwood, NJ, 2023

Abstract Collage, Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit, NJ, 2022

Creative Visionary Program, Art2Life, Sausalito, CA (online 12-week program), 2021, 2022, 2023

Individual Study / Mentorship with contemporary artist Bascha Mon, 2011+

Abstract and Advanced Abstract Painting, Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, NY, 2014, 2016, 2018

School of Visual Arts painting courses, New York, NY, 2012 - 2013

Art Courses in Figure Drawing, Oil Painting, and Abstract Painting at the Visual Arts Center of NJ, 2002+

Bachelor of Arts in Art History, Pomona College, Claremont, CA 1993. Included a semester at the Sorbonne in Paris, France, 1992

Studio at Manufacturers' Village, East Orange, NJ. Participant in Manufacturers' Village Open Studios, 2021, 2022 and 2023

Member of Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ. Members' Committee 2022+

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