tracey snelling 

b. 1970, Oakland, CA; lives and works in Oakland, CA and Berlin, Germany

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Working with both miniature and life-size sculptural works, Tracey Snelling creates non-linear narrative pieces influenced by films, camp aesthetics, and pop culture that also form social commentaries. She has exhibited at the Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY; Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Germany; El Museo de Arte de Banco de la Republica, Bogota, Columbia; and Stenersen Museet, Oslo. Snelling was awarded Joan Mitchell Foundation grant in 2016.

Installation views of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, 2017. Photos by JKA Photography.

Works of art in the exhibition:

Lilith’s Night Out, 2017
Lightbox with backlit print
30 x 60 x 3 in.

She-Evil, 2013
Neon and transformers
10 x 36 x 1 in.

Lilith’s Cave, 2017
Wood, paint, lights, cold dathode tubes, fabric, LCD screens, media players, speakers, and transformer
17 x 39 x 19 in.

Tracey Snelling was inspired by the folktale “Lilith’s Cave.”