Tracy Negrete

Long Beach, CA

Artist Bio

Tracy Negrete, an Artist, with an extensive background in Mural painting and Fine Art. Her passion is creating Public Art, and working and collaborating with communities while inspiring them through art, the key reason to why she creates.

Tracy became enamored with the world of art, studying Graphic Design, Fine Art, and Mural Painting. As an apprentice working along Professional Artist’s she has been able to hone in her craft, and eventually graduated to working on her own Art and Mural Projects. Tracy expresses her art through vibrant colors, awakening your creativity and imagination.  Tracy has been  commissioned by clients such as the The Arts Council for Long Beach, Covered California Health Care, Bixby Knolls Business Association, Crowne Plaza Hotel Costa Mesa, Bixby Knolls Business Association and Branded Arts.  Tracy has also exhibited and Curated Art Shows in Long Beach, Los Angeles, and New York. A believer in the Arts as a form of transformative healing and a cultural worker for Social Issues. She enjoys practicing art, as a labor of love with others.

She has experience working with Communities and Public Schools. Art Literacy practices with youth and community based projects. Her personal work explores individual narrative and vital as well as the significance of collective healing. Tracy has currently received recognition from City Council, Vice Mayor Rex Richardson 9th District, for her contribution Art Project to the Creative Corridor Challenge Mural. “Together We Soar” as well as Council Member Al Austin for her work on to the Bixby Knolls Mural, – Tribute to Don Gibbs. Never Forgetting her past and those who have played a major role in her Art Career, Tracy actively looks to work with youth and Community volunteers in creating art and to give them exposure.

It’s her hope that bringing a sense of communal pride to her projects will cement them as Community Landmarks.

What kind of public art project do I want to work on?

I have painted several large scale murals for the City of Long Beach.  Public art is the main reason why I love to create.  Art works and turning a space into a place is a positive powerful act that I can contribute to the community.