Exhibitions 2017-12-15T14:47:54+00:00

Born in Birmingham Tracy Hill studied Fine Art at Bournville School of Art, Birmingham, Sheffield Hallam University and The University of Central Lancashire, Preston.

Hill’s cross-disciplinary practice investigates and reconsiders the relationship between our developing digital capabilities and the aesthetics of the traditional hand created mark.

Prizes and Awards:

2017:    Awagami Paper award, Flourish Award exhibition. WYPW.UK

2017:    First prize Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, Warrington

2016:    Printmaking Today prize, RBSA Print Biennial, Birmingham

2016:    Artist Newsletter, Travel Bursary Award.

2013:    Commissioned installation at The Pyramid Arts Centre, for WCAF. Cheshire

2012:    First Prize RBSA Print Biennial, RBSA gallery Birmingham

Work in Public Collections:

China Printmaking Museum. Shenzhen, China

Painting and Sculpture Museum. Istanbul

Fine prints and drawings archive, Houses of Congress, Washington DC USA.

Artist Residencies:

2018:    Commissioned artist in residence Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival

2016:    International artist residency at The Lock up, Newcastle, Australia.

2012:    International artist residency at Pyramid Atlantic Studios, Washington DC, USA

2010:    Artist residency at The Centre for Contemporary Art, UCLan, Preston.

Publications:

Published review in International journal ‘Imprint” 2017 http://imprint.org.au/reviews/navigating-peripheral-spaces-the-intangible-printed-mark/

Published artist focus Printmaking Today Winter edition 2016.

Sensorium https://issuu.com/tracyhill2/docs/final_pdf_sensorium_for_web

Published artist profile with FARO PDF

Published research of Permanent Print in Printmaking Today, Spring edition 2015.

Published research in Printmaking Today September 2011 and online at http://nontoxicintaglio.tumblr.com

Professional practice:

2017:    Speaker First Edition print symposium, Cork Ireland.

2017:    Speaker International print symposium, Wrexham.

2017:    Research Associate, Artlab Contemporary Print Studios UCLan. Preston.

2016:    Invited speaker at International printmaking forum, The Lock Up NWS Australia.

2016:    Speaker at National Geographic Society Annual conference. London. http://conference.rgs.org/AC2016/46

2016:    Associate Lecturer, UCLan, Preston. Research and professional practice Foundation level.

2015:    Speaker at SNAP03 International printmaking symposium Bentlage Germany. http://snap2015.de

2015:    ERASMUS guest tutor at The AKI institute, Enschede, Holland. https://www.artez.nl/en/about/institutes/aki-artez

2015:    Co-curator of Permanent Print symposium, Artlab Contemporary Print studios and Silicate research unit at UCLan. http://www.permanentprint.org

2015:    Speaker on Reimagining Mosslands, The Waste, Nordic Geographers meeting, Tallinn, Estonia. http://igu-online.org/nordic-geographers-meeting-2015/

2015:    Keynote speaker, Wrexham printmaking international symposium. The Walk. https://www.cambria.ac.uk/news/the-regional-print-centre-debates-the-nature-of-printmaking/

2014:    Keynote speaker, Pendle Printmaking symposium, Safer Printmaking.

2013:    Commissioned artist for Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival.

Selected Exhibitions:

2018 International Print Biennial, Łódź, Poland.
2017 Flourish, Prize Exhibition. WYPW UK
  Splitgraphic International Graphic Art Biennial, Croatia​
2016/17 Every Breath, The Lock up, Newcastle NSW. Australia.
  Common Ground, Liverpool UK and NSW Australia.
  Manifold, Pyramid, Warrington, UK
2016 V International Printmaking Exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey
  RBSA Print Prize Exhibition – RBSA Birmingham
2015 Statements, International exhibition kloster Bentlage Germany.
  On Paper, 1st International printmaking award 2015. Sala Romona, Barcelona.
  International Print Triennial, Bunkier Sztuki, Kraków, Poland
  Guanlan International Print Biennial in Shenzhen, China
2014 RBSA Printmaking Biennial, Birmingham.
2013 AntipodeanCUTS, Curve Gallery Liverpool Independents Biennial
  International Print Triennial, Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art. Krakow
  RBSA Print Biennial. RBSA, Birmingham.
  Impressit – Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, UK
  Impressions from USA, Shanghai.
2011/12 Field of Vision, Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington DC and UK
  Penpal – Brieffreundschaft, Kölner Graphikwerkstatt. Koln, Germany
  Common Ground, Liverpool UK and NSW Australia.
  Manifold, Pyramid, Warrington, UK
2011 Global Echo – International touring show of contemporary print
  (Perth, Australia; Utah, USA; Sheffield UK; Canada)
2009 Triple Echo – Artist in Print, shown at University of Central Lancashire, Wirral Metropolitan university, Edition Gallery, Liverpool and University of West England, Bristol, UK
  Palimpsest – PAD, Old Post Office, Preston, UK
2005 In Print – Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, UK
  Wrexham Print International, Wrexham Arts Centre & Yale Memorial Gallery, Wrexham, UK
2004 AJAR/ Group of Printmakers Exhibition, Abbott Hall, Kendal, UK
2003 Wrexham Print International, Wrexham Arts Centre & Yale Memorial Gallery, Wrexham, UK