TRACY LEE BLACK
2015 MFA Jewelry and Metals, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
2008 BFA Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
1992 PhD Microbiology and Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
1988 MS Microbiology and Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
1986 BS Biochemistry, Honors, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
Awards, Honors and Scholarships
2015 SDSU Student Success Fee Funding Award for :AKA Wear It Exhibition
2013 SDSU Art Council Scholarship
2012 Windgate Foundation Endowment Scholarship
2008 Hutton Honors College/School of Fine Arts Capstone Award
2007 The Alma R. Eikerman Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design
Honorable Mention 2007 SNAG Educational Endowment Scholarship
Juror’s Award-Topeka Competition 28-Juror Robert Ebendorf
2006 The Alma R. Eikerman Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design
2004 Ruth N. Halls Award-Outstanding Artistic Achievement in Fundamental Studio
2015 Annual Marzee International Graduate Show 2015. Juried by Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
:AKA Wear It: An Experience of Contemporary Art Jewelry, A Pop-up Exhibition by the SDSU Jewelry and Metalwork Graduate Students, Boston, MA.
Solace, MFA Thesis Exhibition, University Gallery, San Diego, CA.
Momentum, SNAG Student Exhibition, Jurors Afharis Alepedis and Loring Taoka, Boston, MA.
Student Award Exhibition XVII, Juried by SDSU Art Faculty, SDSU, San Diego, CA.
2014 ODC Best of 2014, Jurors Namita Gupta Wiggers and Nicole Nathan, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH.; Wassenberg Art Center, Van Wert, OH.; French
Art Colony, Gallipolis, OH.
Student Award Exhibition XVI, Juried by SDSU Art Faculty, SDSU, San Diego, CA.
Open Field Running, SNAG student exhibition, Jurors Brooke Marks-Swanson and Gary Schott, Minneapolis, MN.
2013 Headless, Exhibition of SDSU Graduate Student Artwork, SDSU, San Diego, CA.
11th Annual SDSU Art Council Scholarship Exhibition, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA.
ODC Best of 2013, Juror Michael W. Monroe, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH., Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, OH., Springfield Museum of
Art, Springfield, OH.
In/tangible, SDSU Furniture and Metalwork exhibition, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA.
2013 Student Award Exhibition XV, Juried by SDSU Art Faculty, SDSU, San Diego, CA.
2012 Burn Notice, Exhibition of SDSU Graduate Student Artwork, SDSU, San Diego, CA.
ODC Best of 2012, Juror Lloyd E. Herman, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH., Wayne Center for the Arts, Wooster, OH., and Fitton Center for
Creative Arts, Hamilton, OH.
2010 Neo rococo, Rocks and Shells Interpreted in Contemporary Jewelry Design, Curator Carolyn Springer, Indianapolis, IN.
2009 Topeka Competition 29, Juror Joyce Jablonski , Topeka, KS.
Reclaim, Reuse, Renew, Juried, Muncie, IN.
2008 Local Links, Seven Jewelry Artists with Connections to Bloomington, Prima Gallery, Curator Lorraine Farrell, Bloomington, IN.
Petal Pushers, Craftwork Related to the Natural World, Worcester Center for Craft, Juried, Worcester, MA.
The Nature of Connection, BFA Thesis Exhibit, SOFA Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Reflections in Metal, MFA and BFA Student Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design Exhibition,Group Show, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
The Ring Shows: Then and Now and Putting the Band Back Together, Contemporary Rings, Juried, Savannah, Georgia and Athens, GA.
2007 Driven, SNAG (Society of North American Goldsmiths) Student Slide Show, Juried, Memphis, TN.
Topeka Competition 28, Juror Robert Ebendorf, Topeka KS.