​​Tracy blends a combination of traditional and non-traditional study, including an undergraduate degree in English/Creative Writing from Seattle University, a master’s degree in Communications and Leadership studies from Gonzaga University, and enrollment in myriad art classes in mixed media, acrylic, graphite pencil, to name a few. She has exhibited her work in Spokane and through Onyx Fine Arts Collective exhibits in Richland and Seattle.

Tracy Poindexter-Canton is a mixed media artist in Spokane, Washington. Incorporating an eclectic assortment of media and materials into her work – often including acrylics, oil pastels, ink, feathers, beads, magazine clippings, bubble wrap, scrapbook paper and nylon cord – she explores ways to meld literary imagery with visual art. Her recent series entitled, “To Shalimar,” celebrates the literary greatness of Nobel Prize-winning author,

Toni Morrison and Morrison’s famous novels,

“The Bluest Eye,” “Sula,” “Song of Solomon,” and “Beloved” while examining identity, trauma, self-love, sisterhood and beauty in relation to the African American experience.


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