2019 is Here!

Welcome to my site and thanks for visiting.

For any of you who visit my site regularly, please accept my apologies for the lack of posts, both written and of pictured new works. My goal is to do a much better job in 2019. Of course, I would rather be painting than typing, but I have been reminded that keeping my website up to date has more importance than I have been giving it.

To go back in time, I will say that my show in August at Mattie King Davis Gallery was a huge success and very very fun! Currently I have work hanging in The Spouter’s Inn Restaurant & Bakery (thespouterinn.com) in Beaufort, Picasso Gallery in Graham, NC (alamancearts.org) and of course in Mattie King Davis Gallery (beauforthistoricsite.org) in Beaufort. My studio inventory is low at the moment, but that is actually good news.

I hope to be updating my site a bit soon. Until then, Happy New Year!

Featured Artist: Mattie King Davis Art Gallery at the Beaufort NC Historic Site

I am happy to announce (a bit late!) that I am the featured artist for August & September 2018 at Mattie King Davis Art Gallery located within the Beaufort NC Historic Site on Tuner Street in downtown Beaufort. Information about the gallery can be found at https://beauforthistoricsite.org/gallery/

This is my second solo exhibit at Mattie King Davis – the first being 10 years ago as featured artist for the 2008 Beaufort Olde Homes Tour. It is such a pleasure to be there again and be able to share my new works. I have posted a few examples on the New Work page.

In June, I had an Open Studio in conjunction with the Beaufort Olde Homes Tour. Those who came to my studio saw 2 works in progress that are now part of the display at the gallery. It was fun to meet many new people during the tour.

TONIGHT, August 3, from 5-7 pm is the official Opening of the new show. All are invited to see my work and enjoy the complimentary (and always delicious) hors d’oeuvres and wine provided by the incredible BHA food committee. Many thanks to all at BHA who have helped to make this event happen.

The exhibit will be up for all of August and September 2018. 



Featured Artist Black Sheep Restaurant


I am excited to announce that I will be the featured artist at the awesome Black Sheep Restaurant in Beaufort NC for the month of December 2017. During that time owner, Jeff Adams, is planning another ticketed Pizza, Wine & Art event with proceeds benefiting elementary school art teachers’ supply needs. Stay tuned to Black Sheep Restaurant website https://www.blacksheepbeaufort.com or follow on Facebook for more information on that event.

On December 9, 2017 come enjoy a festive day in Historic Downtown Beaufort. The Beaufort Art Walk (1-5pm) is FREE and provides a wide variety of art for sale from regional artists showcased in different galleries and restaurants around town. I will be at Black Sheep Restaurant from 1-5. If I were to name my exhibit it would have to have the word ‘eclectic’ in it as the paintings vary from horses and other animals to people to places,  painted with acrylics, and/or oils, some framed and many gallery wrapped. Come see me – I’ve been working hard and loving it!

FYI – Later that evening there will be a ticketed event – The Christmas Candlelight Tour. There is ALWAYS something going on in Beaufort, so come visit with us!. https://beaufort.insiderinfo.us/beaufort-nc-events/december/


Back in the Saddle Again

Shackleford Pony
Shackleford Pony 30×30
Shackleford Pony recently won first place July 15, 2017 at Carolina Artist Gallery show “Wild Horses of Shackleford Banks”. The show is up until a week after Labor Day.
Pat & Miss-Ty

Pat and Miss-Ty Sold

I have been painting horses of late. Of course they were my first love and time in front of the easel has been good.  “Pat and Miss-Ty (36 x 24) was a commission.


Well, its been a long time since I have updated. There have been many constraints to my getting into the studio, but I am thankful and  happy to say that I have managed quite a bit despite them. Now we are starting into the Holiday Season. I’m asking Santa for more Studio Time for the rest of this year and all of 2017. As Leonard Cohen said,

“Ring the bells that still can ring…Forget your perfect thing…There’s a crack in everything…That’s how the light gets in.”

My thankful list is awesomely long.

Wishing peace and joy to all.


Spring is here!

I have been painting pirates and landscapes and portraits! I am inspired by everything this time of year and can’t wait to climb the stairs to the studio. My goal is to concentrate on the aspect of “play” with my work. I am accepting no commissions at this time and will be letting my creative spirit re-bloom…painting for MYSELF!  2015 was a difficult year, it is time to have some fun!



Tracy has had a major change in her life!  Most of 2015 was consumed with the moving process from Burlington, NC to her now permanent home in the beautiful coastal town of Beaufort, NC. Months of downsizing with multiple trips back and forth to Beaufort left no quality painting time. The good news is that she has a beautiful space in which to paint now that she is finally “home” in Beaufort. Stay tuned for updates!

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