More About the Author
Tracie Lyn Huskamp holds a degree in graphic design and fine art. Her passion for painting, mixed-media, and collage fuels the fires of her creative spirit, and continues to lead her on a wondrous journey of artistic self-discovery.
It wasn't until Tracie participated in a plein-air painting class during art school that she discovered Nature as an unending source of inspiration. Even after ten years of creating Nature works, she feels no desire to stop using natural subjects to convey her visual messages. Her dream of sharing this love continues through teaching workshops, nationally and internationally, along with the release of a new book, Nature Inspired.
Tracie's art has received world-wide recognition and is part of many public and private collections. Her artworks have been published on the cover of the July/August 2007 issue of Somerset Studio, accompanied by a feature article She has also appeared in the premier issues of Somerset Memories, Artful Blogger, Quilting Arts Gifts, Life Images, and Fiber & Stitch, as well as in Somerset Wedding, Somerset Galley, Somerset Home, Altered Couture, and Cloth, Paper, Scissors.
Tracie has contributed to a number of artist's books, such a "1000 Artist Journal Pages" by Dawn Sokol, "True Vision" by L.K. Ludwig, "The Creative Entrepreneur" by Lisa Sonora Beam, "1000 Artisan Textiles" by Sandra Salamony, and "Creative Wildfire" by L.K. Ludwig. She also participates in various galleries and exhibits.