​​​Tracy Anna Bader

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Education
M.F.A. in Artisanry Fibers with concentration in Fine Art Painting, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
B.S. in Design with Departmental Citation for Outstanding Performance in Design, University of California Davis
Studied Fashion Design, Parsons School of Design, New York City 
Certificate, Computer Information Office Systems, with Honors, University of Alaska Anchorage


Selected Awards 
2014  Individual Artist Award, Rasmuson Foundation
2010–12 Teaching and Graduate Assistantship, College of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, MA
2010  Best Painting Award, and Honorable Mention, “Annual Juried Student Exhibition,” University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK               
2001  Top Forty Under Forty Award, Alaska Journal of Commerce
1997  Honorable Mention, City of Flowers, Municipality of Anchorage, Anchorage, AK
1996  11th Annual Heart of the City Award, Downtown Anchorage Partnership 
1995  Honorable Mention, “XX Earth, Fire and Fiber Exhibition,” Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK                  
1987  First Prize, “Beads, Buttons and Buckles” exhibit, Northern California Bead Society, Oakland, CA
1986  Awarded Departmental Citation For Outstanding Performance in Design, University of California Davis
1986   First Prize in Costume Design and Fashion Illustration “Annual Juried Student Show,” Design Gallery, University of California Davis, CA


Selected Exhibition Record
2015  "Face It: The Face in Contemporary Art" Onsight: Brooklyn, NY
2014  "Appearances 2014" Provincetown, MA
           "Ebb and Flow" HGA Convergence, Providence, RI
2013  “Boston Young Contemporaries 2013” 8th Annual Juried Exhibition, Boston University, Boston, MA (Jurors: Camilo Alvarez, owner and

            director, Samson Projects; Meghan Brady, Painter; Fabio Fernandez, Exhibitions Director, Society of Arts and Crafts)
           “Nor’ Easter Juried Exhibition” Artworks! New Bedford, MA
           “Artworks! Members Exhibition” New Bedford, MA (Juror: Perry Allen Price, Director of Education at the American Craft Council, USA) 
            “Pawtucket Foundation Prize and Juried Exhibition” Pawtucket, RI (Jurors: Holly Hughs, painter and Head of the Rhode Island School of  

             Design [RISD] Painting Department, and Jonathan Bonner, sculptor, RI)
            “Providence Art Club All Media Juried Exhibition,” Providence, RI
            “26th Annual Women’s Works” Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock, IL
2012   "Boston Young Contemporaries 2012” 7th Annual Juried Exhibition, Boston University, Boston, MA 

            “3rd All Media Juried Exhibition” Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery, Fall River, MA  (Juror: Sabrina Locks, Curatorial Assistant for

            Contemporary Art at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI)
2011   “Intersection  of the Kenai” Kenai Visitors Center, Kenai Peninsula, Kenai, AK
            “24th Annual Women’s Works” Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock, IL
            “Breath of Spring” Cape Cod Art Association, Barnstable, MA
2010  “33rd All Alaska Juried Exhibition” Anchorage Museum of History and Art, AK (Juror: Michael Darling, the Jon and Mary Shirley Curator of

            Modern and Contemporary Art, the Seattle Art Museum)
2009  “XXVII Earth Fire and Fiber,” Alaska Biennial Juried Craft Exhibition, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK (Juror: Patricia

           Watkinson, former executive director of the Pilchuck Glass School, WA) 
           “Off the Grid—Fusion” Surface Design Association (SDA) Annual Conference, KS
2008  “Rendezvous,” Bernina International Fashion Designer; Touring Exhibition, USA
2001  “XXIII Earth, Fire and Fiber” Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
1997  “XXI Earth, Fire and Fiber” Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
1996  “Art Wear ’96” Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO
1995  “XX Earth, Fire and Fiber” Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
1993  “XIX Earth, Fire and Fiber” Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK          
1992  “Designed to Wear” Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, Portland, OR
           “ArtWear ’92” Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO 
1990   “If The Art Fits, Wear It” Textile Arts Center, Chicago, IL
            “22th Annual Textile Exhibit” Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, CA
1988    “20th Annual Textile Exhibit” Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, CA
1987    “16th Annual 3-D Art Regional” San Jose Art League, San Jose, CA
             “19th Annual Textile Exhibit” Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, CA
             “Beads, Buttons and Buckles” Awarded First Prize Professional, Northern California Bead Society, Oakland, CA
1986   “18th Annual Textile Exhibit” Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, CA
             “A Rich Legacy: Contemporary Textiles by Women Artists” Lawrence, KS
 Selected Invitational and Group Exhibitions
2014  "Eye of the Beholder" AFF Wearable Art Fashion Show, Anchorage, AK
           "UAA Faculty Biennial Exhibition" University of Alaska Anchorage, AK
           "What Are You Thinking?" University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, MA
           "10"x10", Bunnell Street Art Center, Homer, AK
2013   “Show Off,” Wearable Art Runway Show: Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer, AK
            “SDA in.ter.face: Connections,” SaySi Gallery, San Antonio, TX
           “MFA Thesis Exhibition 2013,” Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA
           “MFA Thesis Exhibition 2013,” UMass Dartmouth, Star Store, MA
           “Printed: Students from UMass Dartmouth,” Travessia Winery, New Bedford, MA
2012  “In-Print, ”Graduate Printmaking with Marc St. Pierre, UMass Dartmouth, MA 
            “Fresh Fiber Revisited,” Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
            “Eye of the Beholder,” Wearable Art Show 2012, Anchorage, AK
2010   “Glimpse,” Star Store Gallery, University of Massachusetts, New Bedford, MA
            “SDA Regional Show,” Fiber Works Gallery, British Columbia, Canada
            “Alaska Fiber Festival, Wearable Art Fashion Show, Anchorage, AK
            “Mark This,” Regional Surface Design Show, Anchorage, AK
2009   “Expanded Studio Installation,” International Gallery of Contemporary Art, AK
2004   “Wearable Art Fashion Show,” Alaska Fiber Festival, Anchorage, AK
2000   “Spotlight on Charities: A Fashion Festival,” Anchorage, AK
1996   Invitational Group Exhibition, Decker Morris Gallery, Anchorage, AK
            Invitational Group Shows, Artique Ltd, Anchorage, AK
1995   Invitational Group Shows, Artique Ltd, Anchorage, AK
           Group Exhibitions, Stonington Gallery, Anchorage, AK
1994   “Alaska Jewelry Artist Fair” Nordstrom, Anchorage, AK
           “Chairs: An Exhibit of Functional Forms” Stonington Gallery, Anchorage, AK 
           “Fantasia” Artique Ltd, Anchorage, AK
1993  “Jewelry Invitational” Stonington Gallery, Anchorage, AK
1988  “Holiday Show by Women Artists” Fiberworks, Berkeley, CA
1987 Wearable Art Fashion Show,” Golden Gate Costumes, Napa Valley, CA
1986- 1988 “Holiday Show by Women Artists,” Fiberworks, Berkeley, CA
Invitational Group Exhibitions, Elaine Potter Gallery, San Francisco, CA
           ​Invitational Group Exhibitions, Contemporary Images, Sherman Oaks, CA
1986  “Annual Fall Instructors Exhibit,” UCD Craft Center, Davis, CA              
          “Annual Wearable Art Show,” Picnic Day, University of California Davis, CA
Selected Solos Exhibits and Presentations
2013 “Passages” solo exhibition, Gallery 244, Star Store, UMass Dartmouth, MA
2012 “Sources Presentation” Lecture Hall, CVPA UMass Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA
2011 “Last Flight,” Star Store, UMass Dartmouth, MA 
1995–2009 ongoing solo exhibits, Tracy Anna Bader Design Studio, Alaska Building, 416 G Street, Anchorage, AK
2004  Solo Show Paintings, Alaska Glass Gallery, Anchorage, AK

Selected Awards 
2014  Individual Artist Award, Rasmuson Foundation
2010–12 Teaching and Graduate Assistantship, College of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, MA
2010  Best Painting Award, and Honorable Mention, “Annual Juried Student Exhibition,” University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK               
2001  Top Forty Under Forty Award, Alaska Journal of Commerce
1997  Honorable Mention, City of Flowers, Municipality of Anchorage, Anchorage, AK
1996  11th Annual Heart of the City Award, Downtown Anchorage Partnership 
1995  Honorable Mention, “XX Earth, Fire and Fiber Exhibition,” Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK                  
1987  First Prize, “Beads, Buttons and Buckles” exhibit, Northern California Bead Society, Oakland, CA
1986  Awarded Departmental Citation For Outstanding Performance in Design, University of California Davis
1986   First Prize in Costume Design and Fashion Illustration “Annual Juried Student Show,” Design Gallery, University of California Davis, CA