Tracey Tofield

Creative Praxis.

Artist, writer, performer, researcher, tutor.

Teaching Fellow and Associate lecturer in Fine art, Drawing & Architecture at Newcastle University in the School of Arts and Cultures and the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape.

Tracey facilitates creativity workshops in a variety of community and educational contexts.

30 years experience in a wide variety of work contexts including higher and further education, mental health community arts facilitation, well-being group work, collaborative praxis, cultural regeneration, event direction and production.

Founder of the Arthouses Programme within Whitley Bay Film Festival 2010. Arthouses is now a separate arts event within the community.

Currently director and curator of the C-Side program within Whitley Bay Film Festival.

Work is time, site and audience specific working across media boundaries and subject disciplines including drawing, video, painting, installation, book works and performance.

Blaming the Sea for its wildness. 4/10 2012

from current work on 'Ox herding' 1000 drawings series