TRACIE FRACASSO

RESUME

 

EDUCATION             
 
Montclair State University                                                            
College of the Arts.  Master of Fine Arts.   Major: Studio Art.  GPA 3.775.
 
Rutgers the State University of New Jersey                          
Newark College of the Arts and Sciences.  Bachelor of Fine Arts with highest honors.   Major: visual arts, painting and sculpture. Concentration: urban education, teacher certification program. GPA 3.894.
 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 
2014   Hoboken Historical Museum, Hoboken, New Jersey
 
2008   “New Work” Finley Hall Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
 
2007   “New Work” Finley Hall Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2016
"National Arts Program Annual Exhibition" Block Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2014
“Fall Salon 2014 Fine Art Faculty Exhibition” James Howe Art Gallery, Union, New Jersey
 
2013
“LCAA National Juried Exhibition” Kauffman & Steinmetz Galleries, Strasburg, PA
             Juried by Eve Ingalls
 “By the Book” The Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey
 
2012
“Fall Salon 2012 Fine Art Faculty Exhibition” James Howe Art Gallery, Union, NJ
“Mums’s the Word: Mothers, Flowers and Secrets” Mills Pond Gallery, St. James, NY
             Juried by Hillary Harkness.
“Community” The Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey
“Renaissance, Rebirth, Revival” RSI Bank, Rahway, New Jersey.
 
2011
“Nexus” The Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey
           Juried by Rocío Aranda-Alvarado
“One Foot in Both Worlds” Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn, New York
“Crime Story” The Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey
 
2010
“Baby Doll” Broadway Gallery, New York, NY
“Baby Doll” The Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey
 
2009
“Moolah” The Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey
“Essex Exposed 6” Pierro Gallery, South Orange, New Jersey
            Juried by Paterson Sims.
“Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition” Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
“Continuum” George Segal Gallery, Montclair, New Jersey
            Juried by Paterson Sims
 
2008
“Chimaera” The Annex, Chelsea, New York, NY 
 
2007
 “The Faculty Show” Finley Hall Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
“Free Rein” Amos Eno Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY
“Number Two” Finley Hall Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
“The Velvet Show” Finley Hall Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
“First Year MFA Show” Finley Hall Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
 
2004
“CASS Exhibition” Javalanz, Bloomfield, NJ
 
ACADEMIC POSITIONS
 
Kean University, Union, New Jersey:                                          1/10-Present
Adjunct Professor: Introduction to Art.  Drawing I.  Color Theory. Introduction to Painting.  Mentor Sequence I, II and Capstone.
 
Art Institute of Pittsburg – Online Division                                9/11- 5/14
Adjunct Professor: Fundamentals of Design.  Introduction to Visual Art.  Color Theory for Web and Multi-media.
                                                          
Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey.                  9/08-12/12
Adjunct Professor: Introduction to the Visual Arts.  Foundations I: Concept, Process and Application.
 
Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey                    9/07-5/08
Graduate Assistant: Ceramics, clay sculpture, printmaking and papermaking.
 
Arts High School, Newark, New Jersey                                        1/06-5/06
Student Teacher: Teaching grades 9, 10 and 12.  Two and three-dimensional visual art.
 
TALKS AND JURIES
 
2014  Artist Talk, Hoboken Historical Museum
2009 “The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards,” Alliance for Young Artists and Writers             Awards.
 
BIBLIOGRAPHY
 
Abernathy, Melissa, “Artworks by Tracie Fracasso,” Blending Modern Issues with Art                     History, Hoboken Historical Museum.  August 2014
Eisenberg, Amanda, Events from Present, Past Meet, NJ.com.  August 2014
Gorgy, Mary, By the Book-Looking at Words, ArtSlant New York. 
                  February 21, 2013
Nexus NJ at the Arts Guild NJ in Rahway, New Jersey On-Line,
                  September 23, 2011
Crime Story Art Exhibit at the Arts Guild NJ, NJToday.net.  April 29, 2011.
Journeying on the Road from Student to Emerging Artist.  The Montclair Times.                            May 23, 2008
Free Rein, Chelseaartgalleries.com 2007
Koenemund, Linda Bee.  Tracie Fracasso at the MFA Gallery, The Montclarion.                    February 22, 2007 Vol. 86 Issue 18.
 
HONORS & AWARDS
 
2013 Best in Show, Mixed Media, “LCAA Natl Juried Exhibition” Strasburg, PA
2007-2008 Graduate Assistantship, Montclair State University.
NCAS 2005 Senior Award for Creative Achievement in Fine Arts.  
Inductee, Phi Beta Kappa, spring 2005.  
Golden Key International Honour Society.
Recipient of the 2005 Feldmann Scholarship Award.
Dean’s list Rutgers University, 7 semesters.
 
MEMBERSHIP
 
College Art Association
Hoboken Historical Society.