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TRACY HARRIS

 BORN: 1958      Lawton, Oklahoma

 EDUCATION:

 1983       M.F.A., Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, Summa Cum Laude

1980       B.F.A., Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

2003              First Place, Smithtown Arts Council Juried Fine Arts Exhibition 

1989               National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant

                        Best in Show, Longview Museum Invitational

1988               Hugo Neuhaus Award, Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston

1987               National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant

1986               Paris-Maclean Foundation Grant

1980 - 83       Dean's Honor Fellowship, Southern Methodist University

1982               Artistic Achievement Award, Meadows Museum, Dallas, Texas

1978               Robert Zelle  Award for Achievement in Art, Southern Methodist University

1976               Highland Park Art Purchase, Dallas, Texas

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

 1993           Artist in Residence, Brookhaven College, Farmers Branch, Texas

1992           Visiting Artist in Printmaking, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

1991           Guest Lecturer, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

1990           Guest Lecturer, University of Dallas, Dallas, Texas

                    Guest Lecturer, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

1988-92     Associate Museum Educator, Outreach Program, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas

1987-88     Painting Instructor, Richland College, Dallas, Texas

1986-87     Painting Instructor, Mountain View College, Dallas, Texas

 

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

 2000       McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, Texas

1997       McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, Texas

1993       Benton Gallery, Southampton, New York

                McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, Texas

1991       Graham Gallery, Houston, Texas

1990       Graham Gallery, Houston, Texas

1989       Longview Museum, Longview, Texas

1987       DW Gallery, Dallas, Texas

1985       Lakeside Gallery, Richland College, Dallas, Texas

1984       Eastfield College, Mesquite, Texas

1983       Action/Influence Gallery, Dallas, Texas

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2003       Smithtown Arts Council Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Mills Pond House Gallery, Smithtown, New York

                 Flight and Architecture; East Hampton Airport, Main Terminal, August 2003- July 2004

                  East Meets West; Studio Gallery, Patchouge, New York

2002      "Digital Printmaking", Main Street Gallery, Southampton New York

                 Juried Exhibition, Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York

                 "The Insane Lords of Love" Alex Echo Gallery, East Hampton, New York

                  "The Other Texas" 57N Fine Arts Gallery, Washington DC

2001       Juried exhibition, Guild Hall Museum, E ast Hampton New York

2000       “Crossing State Lines: Texas Art from the Museum of Fine Arts,” Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

                “Departure/Return,” Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

1999       McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, Texas

                “American Airlines Permanent Collection: New Acquisitions,” Houston International Airport, Houston, Texas

                “Union,” Azimuth Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1998       “Surfaces”, (3 person show) Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas, Texas

                American Airlines Permanent Collection Exhibit, D.F.W. Airport, Dallas, Texas

1994       McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, Texas

                “Texas Axis”, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas (catalogue)

                “Surface Pleasures”, Tracy Harris/Otis Jones, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, Texas

1993       “Texas Contemporary: Acquisitions of the ‘90s”, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, Texas

                “Summer Stock,” Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, Texas

                Exhibition of Visiting Artists, Brookhaven College, Farmers Branch, Texas

                “Drawings,” McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, Texas

1992       “Presence”, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

                “Ten Years of Printmaking,” Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

                “Profiles II: On Paper”, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas

                “20th Anniversary Exhibition”, Waco Art Center, Waco, Texas

1991       “New Work”, Hickory Street Annex, Dallas, Texas

                “10th Anniversary Faculty Show”, MountainView College, Dallas, Texas

                “Works From The Collection of Edward Albee”, Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas

                “On Line: Drawings by Texas Artists”, Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, Texas

1990       “The Vessel”, Hickory Street Annex, Dallas, Texas, Catalogue with text by Richard Brettell,

                Director, Dallas Museum of Art

                “Direct References: Drawings by Texas Artists”, Alfred Glassell, Jr. School of Art, The Museum of

                                Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

                “Octagon - Eight Houston Artists”, University of West Florida Art Gallery, Pensacola, Florida, catalogue

                “Brookhaven Forum Gallery Painting Invitational”, Brookhaven College, Farmer’s Branch, Texas

                “Art 1990”, Graham Gallery, Houston, Texas

1989       “Opera Nova”, N.No. O. Gallery, Houston, Texas

                “At the Edge”, Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin,Texas

                “Invitational Show”, Longview Museum, Longview, Texas

                “Group Show”, Graham Gallery, Houston, Texas

1988       “The First Texas Triennial”, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas

                “Last Show”, DW Gallery, Dallas, Texas

                “Affinities”, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

                “Texas Artists”, Waco Art Center, Waco, Texas

                “Working Papers”, Brookhaven College, Farmer’s Branch, Texas

1987       “Group Show”, DW Gallery, Dallas, Texas

                “19 Dallas Artists,” The Adolphus Hotel

1985       “Still Life”, DW Gallery, Dallas, Texas

                “10th Anniversary Exhibition”, DW Gallery, Dallas, Texas

1984       “Prints”, Brookhaven College, Dallas, Texas

                “Group Show”, DW Gallery, Dallas, Texas

1983       “Paintings”, DW Gallery, Dallas, Texas

  

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Greene, Alison de Lima, “150 Works from the Museum of Fine Arts, “ Houston, Texas, 2000.

Rothschild, Inez, “Welcome Additions,” House and Garden , November, 1996.

Daugherty, Tracy, “The Paintings of Tracy Harris,” The Gulf Coast Review , Winter 1994-1995.

Roberts, Rachel. “Fusion,” Veranda , Summer 1995.

Johnson, Patricia. “Texas art: Museum of Fine Arts fills gaps with 47 works”, Houston Chronicle , Friday, Sept. 24, 1994.

Adams, Lorraine. “Tracy Harris”, Circa , Winter 1994.

Scherer, Debra, “Hamptons Il Refugio,” Vogue Italiano , June, 1994.

Slivka, Rose K. “Benton Gallery: Tracy Harris,” New York Times , August 22, 1993.

Chadwick, Susan. “Twin shows different in design, close in spirit”, The Houston Post, April, 1993.

Wood, Nicholas. Presence , essay accompanying exhibition “Presence”, University of Texas at Arlington.

Arlington, Texas, Jan. 29 - Feb. 19, 1992.

Chadwick, Susan. “Stunningly Moody Work of Tracy Harris on Exhibit at Graham,” The Houston Post , December 22, 1992.

Wood, Nicholas. “Prescence,” catalog essay accompanying exhibition catalog, University of Texas at Arlington, 1992.

Williams, Tre. “Tracy Harris,” Art Breath ,1991.

McBride, Elizabeth. “Tracy Harris”, ART NEWS, December, 1991.

Johnson, Patricia. “Galleries...”, Houston Chronicle, June, 1991.

Chadwick, Susan. “Young artists works offer thoughtful twists and turns”, The Houston Post, Sat., June 22, 1991.

Ranta, Rachel and Wade Chandler. “Octagon,” catalog essay accompanying exhibition, Pensacola, Florida.

Brettel, Richard. “The Vessel,” catalog essay accompanying Hickory Street Annex exhibition, Dallas, Texas, 1990.

Ranta, Rachel. From “Octagon: Eight Houston Artists”, catalogue with essays accompanying exhibition.

University of West Florida, Sept. 10 - Oct. 6, 1990.

Moody, Tom. “A small core of Dallas artists push to the limits”, Dallas Morning News, Aug. 8, 1990.

Johnson, Patricia. “Galleries display art worth fighting for” , Houston Chronicle, Fri., April 6, 1990.

Chadwick, Susan. “Stunningly moody work of Tracy Harris on exhibit at Graham”, The Houston Post, April, 1990.

Ennis, Michael. “Beneath the Surface”, Texas Monthly ,Feb., 1990.

Davidow, Joan. “Tracy Harris”, Detour Magazine , June, 1989.

Chadwick, Susan. “Critic’s Choice,” The Houston Pos t, December 16, 1988.

Jarmusch, Ann. “Dallas Artist Honored in ‘Texas Triennial,’” Dallas Times Herald , April 6, 1988

McKay, Gary. “The New Wave of Texas Artists”, Ultra , Feb., 1988.

Marvel, Bill. “Interview with Tracy Harris and Joseph Havel.” Public Access Cable, January 1987.

 

COLLECTIONS:

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, Texas

American Airlines, Houston, Texas

Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Longview Museum, Longview, Texas

Amarillo Museum of Art, Texas

Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi

 


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