Work by artist Tracy Featherstone to be on view on campus and virtually

Work by Tracy Featherstone, professor of art at Miami University, will be displayed Feb. 5 through March 5 at Ripon College. The on-site exhibit is open only to members of the campus community.

A virtual exhibit of the works can be viewed by the public at ripon.edu/Featherstone.

An opening artist’s talk will be held via Zoom at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5. The talk can be accessed at ripon.edu/art.

Featherstone is a professor of art and head of printmaking at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She earned a bachelor of fine arts from the University of Cincinnati and a master of fine arts from the University of Arizona.

Her creative practice spans multiple media including sculpture, printmaking, textile and clay to explore the wonders of the natural environment. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and she has taught art in three continents including North America, Asia and Europe.

In 2006 and 2013, she was awarded an Ohio Arts Council Award for Creative Excellence. She also was supported by the U.S. Embassy for a three-month residency in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

Featherstone has an interactive sculpture featured at Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center’s UnMuseum, a gallery of interactive art, and is currently working on transitioning Miami University’s print shop into a non-toxic, environmentally friendly shop.

More information about the artist is available at tracyfeatherstone.com.

(Photo cutline: “Street Trash Drawing: A-Spot,” by Tracy Featherstone)


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