TRACEY COCKRELL
Pacific Northwest College of Art
Chair of Low Residency MFA in Visual Studies at PNCA, Associate Professor and Associate Academic Dean, and Interdisciplinary Artist

Tracey Cockrell completed her MFA with a focus in Sculpture at the University of California at Berkeley in 1991. An interdisciplinary artist, Cockrell has cultivated a studio practice that synthesizes sculpture, experimental music, linguistic theory, and collaborative strategies. She has taught in MFA, BFA, and nonprofit institutions including Maine College of Art and The Crucible. Most notably, her work has been featured at Boston Center for the Arts, Institute for Contemporary Art in Portland, Maine, Oakland Arts Council, and the San Francisco Arts Commission. Reviews of her work can be found in Sculpture Magazine, ArtNewEngland, the Boston Sunday Globe, WGBH tv's 'Greater Boston Arts,' and Maine Public Radio's 'Maine Things Considered.' Her studies include a fellowship to Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture, post-baccalaureate studies at Virginia Commonwealth University's Sculpture Department, and a BA from the College of William and Mary. She is currently an Associate Professor and Associate Academic Dean at Pacific Northwest College of Art and recently completed a Senior Residency in Woodworking at Oregon College of Art and Craft. Her work was most recently seen in the exhibit POEMOPHONE: a cacophonous collaboration and reading series at WorkSound in Portland Oregon, and can be found at www.poemophone.wordpress.com and www.traceycockrell.com