Lee Tracy

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Stuffed with discard. Learning how to dye. Staying organized with the order. All lined up. White period. Wax tears for 100 Tears part 2 Carving words into the wax. Soon to be molds and then bronze. IMG_1672 IMG_1671 IMG_1670 Horizon line. Rocks, cliffs, and flowers. Brain screen. World River Project Ashley works on the curtain. The curtain slids on a rail. Planning the 100 Tears shelf. IMG_0183 workinprogress12 IMG_1854 IMG_1683 IMG_1682 Joel built the shelf for me. untitled folder Working on moveable paintings. Paint by night. Fire or crown. IMG_5859 Starled. The sun and sweat. The universe. Gold nuggets. Holes and ditches. IMG_0143 IMG_0141 Another white period. Sticks and poles Gessoed canvas and drawing with paint. Early start. Fumes. Yellow and dark. Talbes for smaller work. Darkness. Charcoal drawing as a break. Moving the tear shelf. Near some light. Painting brightly. Painting water. Mixing color. IMG_1673 A claw. IMG_0296 A hand. Rolled up drawings. Taking inventory. A stack of figure drawings. My garage door open. Ping pong tables are the best. Using acrylic. Display tables! Cutting out hope to my make my film. A custom blood cell stamp and my blood. Dried petals. A dress made from Red Trees. Torn stripes. It is what it is. Surprises. A bag from Red Trees and Rivers. Leaves I sought out in Florida. My custom stereograph cards. Aging my stereograph cards. My custom bronze stumps for my inventive game. Red Tree strips for others. Sewing my manscripts. Homemade rice paper. World Rivers Project World Rivers curtain Sewing on the machine and by hand. Sewing on the floor. Pin first. IMG_0155 IMG_0154 IMG_0153 Collage dress patterns. Figures resting. A border of purposeful fabric. Gesso on raw canvas. Now what? Permafrost. Golden eyes. 12 feet tall. I wanted 10,000 of them. Working on velumn. Overlap. In the light. Cutouts. Taking forever. It works. Yes. Finished. Stencils and newspaper from the early 1880s. I used old advertisments. Finished. Yes. Almost. All three sets. How each goes together. Yes. Ok, now done. Not quite. Joel makes a box. I must be patient. Pressed flowers. Travel. A linen book. Organs. Delicate. Pillow cases. Dyed canvas remnants. Text. More words. Finished (but needs a crate.) Printing on rice paper. A book of leaves. A portfolio. A hankichief that IDs the leaves. IMG_0130 IMG_0131 IMG_0132 IMG_0133 IMG_0134 Symbols for another book. A birch box. IMG_4061 IMG_0124 IMG_0126 IMG_0127 IMG_0128 IMG_0125 Another book. A soft book with a pouch. Collaging. Times three. A scroll. Tearing the straight edges. Sanding and stomping on it. Worn is the best. IMG_0137 IMG_0140 Small frames from Joel. Landscapes. Over and over. Multiples. Over one hundred of them. Loving them all together. Monoprints. Hung up to dry. Not finished. I go back into them. IMG_9245 IMG_9246 IMG_9248 IMG_9247 IMG_6672 IMG_6646 IMG_6677 IMG_6675 IMG_6656 IMG_6645 IMG_6678 IMG_6680 IMG_6679 My ladder. The otherside of the room. The demandments. Reaching beyond poetry. Wanting the imperative. Still a secret. Yes. Use stop. Three at once. Then double high. An overview. Rocking a bit. Peeling tape off. Taking a photo. The other side of my brain screen. Goldleaf. Kate! Over red. In progress. I ran over hope. Having tea. Staying calm. Taking my time. Assembling and living. I wanted 10,000 of them. Keeping count. Counting again. Lining with gold. Spinning the tale. What a story. A little at a time. Trying to visualize. Each must hang. I will only reach 300. Trying to figure out the text. Pen? Scrap? Typing on tags. Reading tea leaves. Each need felt. Cutting assorted size circles. Each needs protection. Counting again. Six trunks. Mending a broken teacup. My great great grandmothers cup. Painting. hummm. What is happening? Animals appear and then flee. A tree house. Always enough paint. A break through. Yes. Starting. I think I know what I am doing. IMG_1206 New feelings. Getting a grip. Can't have another gravy boats. YES. I understand. I think I do. I am changing. I am floating. Over there and over here. Stacked for the night. Starting another. Working on many. I'm happy? I am experiencing joy? More boats. Like explosion. A party. A circus. A waltz. A miracle. It can be anything. Never stopping. Away for the night. Painting everything. It doesn't matter what it is. Land and heaven. It doesn't need much. Singing. Past and present. The future is ok. The act of painting. Nature. The climb. The plateau. The animals. collage Another round. Many at once. Double high again. Comparing color. Comparing composition. Comparing text. Comparing message. Tackling issues. Black period. Exploring genres. Old letters. Read them first. A great background. I need a ballpoint pen. Products from magazines. My charcoal. My hands. Pink. IMG_0363 IMG_0120 The camp. Flora from the grounds. My big paper. On the lawn. Luncheon in the grass. Crushing and stomping. Tossing some handmade books in the creek. Hope in the stream. Washed over. Drawing outside on boards. In winter I have fun. Folding and crushing. Softening the paper. 1 IMG_8843 IMG_9363 IMG_9358 IMG_9372 IMG_9374 IMG_9376 IMG_9375 IMG_1128 IMG_9370 photo 1 photo 4 photo 5 IMG_0026 IMG_0027 IMG_0029 IMG_0031 IMG_0033 IMG_0034 IMG_0595 IMG_2565 img_2564 img_2564 IMG_7372 copy IMG_7373 copy IMG_7374 copy IMG_7386 copy IMG_7387 copy IMG_5883 1inprogressbook workinprogress7 workinprogress8 IMG_0963 IMG_0966 IMG_0969 IMG_0971 exhibita28 inproj workinprogress1 workinprogress2 workinprogress3 workinprogress4 workinprogress5 workinprogress6 workinprogress10 workinprogress11 IMG_1412 1progressstorge jquery lightbox wordpress by VisualLightBox.com v5.7m

  Paintings, drawings, series, books, objects, installations, and projects in progress circa 1986-present.


1990 Peppers, Seeds, and Rotting Vegetables
1996 What I painted when I could not paint
2005 For the Birds
2007 Butterflies are free
2011 The Year The Permafrost Softened

1988-1989 Chairs
1989-1990 Umbrellas
1997 The Chase
1998 Dismantled Sketchbooks
1999 Ragdale Series
2000-2004 Collage Art
2002 Charcoal
2000-2004 Figure Drawing
2000-2005 Project Art
2000 Spinning Plates
2002 Fan Collages
2001 Screaming In Places Where I Can't Be heard
2004 Wonderscapes
2005-2006 The Story of the Universe
2008 Buddha Was Here
2009 Life On Hold (NFS)
2010-2016 The Demandments (NFS)

1995-1998 Sectioned panels
1997-1998 White Paintings and Furry Work
1998 Red Dot Series
2001-2009 Wax, Wire, Gold, Globe, and Glass
2001 How Things Pile Up
2002 Retablos, oil on metal

2002-present Project Items
Historic-present Fane Items
1550-1560 Ancestral Figure Drawings

2002-2016 Paradise
2006 Negative to Positive
2007-present Four walls*
2008 Found
2010-present Teacups for Reading Tea Leaves
2011-present Waterworks*
2000-present My Crates

2004 White Sands
2006 Blue Clouds

LIBRARY OF BOOKS 2000-present
Painting Inventory
Book of Days
The Ragdale Book
Brain Book
Ransom Magazine
Box of Tears
Pocket Full of Cries
Flower Book
Retablos: How I Got From Here to Here
The Fane Pamphlet
Scroll of Influence
The Story of Red Trees
Red Trees History
Red Trees Chronicle
Red Trees Prayerbook
Red Trees Kakemono
Book of Leaves
Elemental Communion
Found: Journals from the future
Symbol Book
Books of Sense
Organ Origin
The Wedding Program
The Wedding Book
I Must Go
Ladder Book*
Book of Stairs*
The Studio Visit Playbill*
Flower Book 2*

Studio 1: Dayton and Blackhawk
Studio 2: Hubbard and House
Project scouting and on location
Works in progress
Exhibits, happenings, homes
Studio clippings and announcements

World Rivers: Curtain
World Rivers: Participants
World Rivers: Rivers
World Rivers: Cloth
Visit the River Log


* documentation is forthcoming
This archive is a creative history spanning two decades.
The documentation is comprised of many technological
formats ranging from slides, 4x5s, photographs, and
straddles the introduction of digital formatting of the time.
The goal was to preserve images, whether high or low resolution.

Lee Tracy