Copyright © Tracy Poindexter-Canton. All rights reserved.

 Artist

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS:

    "Reimagined," Liberty Gallery, Spokane, Washington. 2021

    "30-Day Quarantine Art Challenge" and "To Shalimar," Liberty Gallery, Spokane, Washington. 2020

    "To Shalimar," Spokane Public Library Indian Trail & East Side Branches, Spokane, Washington. 2019-2020

    "A Mixed Media Melange," Spokane Public Library Indian Trail Branch, Spokane, Washington. 2018  

    “African Americans in All Shades,” Liquid Life Espresso, Spokane, Washington. 2005

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

​    "Voices, Vibrance, Vision,"Liberty Gallery, Spokane, Washington. 2022

    "Riverfront," Liberty Gallery, Spokane, Washington. 2022

    "Spokane Sol," Adjust, Spokane, Washington. 2022

    "In the Neighborhood," Liberty Gallery, Spokane, Washington. 2022

    "Assorted Works,"Inside, Seattle, Washington. 2022

    "Home: Imagining the Irrevocable, Gonzaga University Urban Arts Center, Spokane, Washington. 2022

    "Her Words to Life," Terrain Gallery, Spokane, Washington. 2021

     "Black Lives Matter Artist Grant Exhibition," Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Pullman, Washington. 2021

     "37 Accomplished & Emerging Artists,"Onyx Fine Arts Collective, Gallery Onyx, Seattle, Washington. 2021

     "Where the Heart Is," Liberty Gallery, Spokane, Washington. 2020-21

     "25 Accomplished & Emerging Artists," Onyx Fine Arts Collective, Gallery Onyx, Seattle, Washington. 2020-21

     "Express Yourself,"Terrain Gallery, Spokane, Washington. 2020

     First Friday Artwalk -  March and April, Rio Wellness, Spokane, Washington. 2019

     “Truth B Told Ltd., Onyx Fine Arts Collective," Magnuson Park Gallery, Seattle, Washington. 2017

     “Through Our Eyes, Onyx Fine Arts Collective,” Gallery Onyx, Seattle, Washington. 2016-2017

     “Through Our Eyes, Onyx Fine Arts Collective,” Richland Public Library, Richland, Washington. 2016

     “Spokane County Interstate Fair,” Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, Spokane, Washington. 2015-17

      “Inland Northwest Drawing School Annual Art Show,” River Park Square, Spokane, Washington. 2010

SELECTED JURIED EXHIBITIONS:
    Truth B Told", Onyx Fine Arts Collective,”King Street Station, Seattle, Washington. 2017

          Ekphrastic Poetry performed by the African American Writers Alliance of Seattle, Washington.

               Poetry based on my work, "Grow Where You're Planted" featured at minute 11:30 and 39:21. 


COLLECTIONS/PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

      Signal Box Art Wrap, 2022, "Lilac City 2: Riverfront Park Clock Tower," N. Hamilton Street & E. Indiana Avenue, 

            Spokane, Washington, Spokane Arts & Spokane Teachers Credit Union. 

       "To Shalimar" and "Carrying,"2021, Spokane Public Library Liberty Park Branch Portable Works Collection,

             Spokane Public Library. 

      "My Rose of the World,"2020, Maple Park Collection at Capitol Campus Child Care Center, Olympia, Washington, 

              Washington State Arts Commission. 


COMMISSIONS

     Billboard design, "Show Your Community Love," Terrain Spokane and Better Health Together, Spokane, 

            Washington. 2022


GRANTS & AWARDS:

     Black Lives Matter Artist Grant, Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, Washington State University, Pullman,

         Washington. 2021

     Four 1st Place Blue Ribbons in Mixed Media Category, Spokane County Interstate Fair, Spokane County Fair

         & Expo Center, Spokane, Washington. 2016-17

     Two 2nd Place Red Ribbons in Mixed Media Category, Spokane County Interstate Fair, Spokane County Fair & Expo            Center, Spokane, Washington. 2015 & 2017
     Two 1st Place Ribbons in Drawing Category, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated Far Western Regional   

           Conference. 2015 & 2016
     1st Place Ribbon in Painting Category, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Far Western Regional        

            Conference. 2015

PUBLICATIONS:
     "Grow Where You're Planted," Onyx Fine Arts Collective "Truth B Told" book, March 2018, p. 6.

     “Parental Throwback,” Gonzaga University Reflection Art and Literary Magazine, Fall 2014, p. 30.      
     “Listen,” Gonzaga University Reflection Art and Literary Magazine, Spring 2007, p. 11.
     “Maya Angelou,” Gonzaga University Reflection Art and Literary Magazine, Fall 2006, p. 27.
     “Nina,” Gonzaga University Reflection Art and Literary Magazine, Winter 2004, p. 31.


PRESS/MEDIA:

New on the Scene, p. 172-173

          The Inlander Annual Manual, by Carrie Scozarro; Fall 2022

 My Rose of the World, p. 50

         Gonzaga University Magazine; Fall 2021

  'Arts and activism kind of go hand in hand': Black History Month, a conversation with Ginger Ewing

          KXLY, by Destiny Richards; February 28, 2022

  Ideas of home: Black Spokane artists are featured in Gonzaga's Urban Arts Center exhibit 'Home: Imagining the    

  Irrevocable'

          The Spokesman-Review, by Amber Dodd; February 11, 2022

  Two exhibits at WSU's art museum share Black artists' experiences with our often messy democracy

         The Inlander, by Carrie Scozzaro; November 18, 2021

   Art tells tales of Black womanhood

          The Spokesman-Review, by Amber Dodd; October 8, 2021

    Sundaes Outside: A Celebration of Black Women

           Golden Bricks Events and Washington State Parks; September 2021, featured at minutes 41:45 to 48:00. 

    Meet the Makers, p. 11

           Washington State Visitors' Guide, by Emily Alhadeff; July 2021

     Black Lives Matter Artist Grant winners announced

          The Spokesman-Review, by Azaria Podplesky; December 3, 2020

     Cultural Connections, Northwest Art Alliance, July 24, 2020 

     Art by Tracy Poindexter-Canton, The Inlander; July to August 2020 

     Artist Poindexter-Canton takes 30-day quarantine art challenge to self-discovery,
          The Spokesman-Review,  by Nina Culver; July 16, 2020

     Quarantine art challenge on display at Spokane's Liberty Gallery, KREM 2, by Brandon Jones; July 6, 2020

     Artist Celebrates author Toni Morrison's work with film "The Foreigner's Home' and exhibit,"
          The Spokesman-Review,  by Nina Culver; January 30, 2020

     Saturate: Citywide effort aims to raise the profile of artists of color,The Spokesman-Review,               

          by Audrey Overstreet; February 1, 2018
     The Resident Artist, Northeast Washington Educational Service District 101
          Focus on Education Newsletter, by Steve Witter, Fall 2016
     Emerging Artist: Tracy Poindexter,The Spokesman-Review, by Julianne Crane; April 22, 2005

OTHER: 

       Co-Curator for group exhibit, "Home: Imagining the Irrevocable." February 2022. Gonzaga University Urban Arts

             Center, Spokane, Washington. 

       Award co-designer for Culinary Dope/Food Champs culinary battle October 2021 trophy. Spokane, Washington. 

       Instructor for Art Therapy Lesson. Theme: “Growing Where You’re Planted.” March 2017. Longfellow Elementary 

             School, Spokane, Washington.

       Judge for 2017 and 2018 Regional High School Art Show, Northeast Washington Educational Service District 101, 

             Spokane, Washington. 

      Committee Member for 2020 Spokane Arts Awards. Spokane, Washington. 

      Facilitator of "Integrating Art & Literacy in a Blended Classroom" workshop series for primary and secondary

              educators. Fall 2020. Northeast Washington Educational Service District 101, Spokane, Washington. 

     Featured Artist for Spokane Public Library's "Meet an Artist" program. February 2021. Spokane, Washington.  

     Guest Artist at Spokane Juneteenth Coalition Block Party. June 2021. Spokane, Washington.

     Instructor for "Awaken Your Intuition and Amplify Your Creativity Through Mixed Media and Collage" Workshop.

                 August 2021. Spokane Art Supply & June 2022. Art Salvage, Spokane, Washington.