Steve Tracy was born in Santa Clara, California, in 1953. His childhood was spent growing up in Colorado and California. He was given his first set of oil paints at the age of 10 and quickly discovered that art could free him from the chaos of everyday life.
Inspired by the cultural revolution of the late 60’s and early 70’s Steve relocated to New York City, where he enrolled in the School of Visual Arts in 1972. Steve continued his studies at many respected art schools and is a graduate of the American Art Institute. He perfected his talents through work with various studios in San Francisco, New York and
After graduation Steve began work as a scenic artist with film companies. He found work on HBO’s ‘Dawns Early Light” and in 1991 won an Emmy Award for this work. His work as a visual art instructor has seen him work in art institutes in Colorado and Hawaii as well as conducting several workshops throughout the United States and Scotland.
Today, Steve lives in Southwest Ontario where he donates his time to public art endeavors in the area. He continues to exhibit and teach throughout the United States and Canada. Steve is represented by Koyman Galleries in Ottawa, Ontario.