Tracy Helgeson
In creating a painting, my intent is to capture an evocative feeling and an essence of a landscape, structure or person that I feel a connection to. The images that I choose usually have a basis in reality, but I often alter composition, color and light to more accurately express my feelings about how and what I see.

I truly appreciate the process of painting; the texture of the surfaces that I prepare, the richness of the colors and glazes that I choose, the softness of a brush, the smell of the paint, medium and solvent and the excitement of creating an image.

Current and Upcoming Events

March 5-25th 2016 Solo Exhibition Filsinger Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

September 2 - October 29th 2016 Group Exhibition, 30th Anniversary The Arts Center Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY

April 1 – December 31, 2017 Solo Exhibition, East Gallery, The Fenimore Museum, Cooperstown, NY