Tracy Hartley

Bio:

TRACY HARTLEY WAS BORN IN THE DEEP SOUTH IN THE VERY EARLY 60’S. HE WAS BRITHED IN THE BACK OF A MIRCO BUS WHILE THE FAMILY WAS TRAVELING / WORKING WITH THE GREAT GIZMO IZMARADO CIRCUS. HE WAS RAISED WITH THE TRAVELING SHOW AND WAS TAUGHT THE ART OF THE HUMAN CANNONBALL.

AFTER HARTLEY GRADUATED FROM C. O. JONES SCHOOL OF SONG AND DANCE HE RELOCATED TO NEW ORLEANS AND WORKED WITH THE LOST CAUSE MINSTRIAL SHOW. AFTER A RUN IN WITH THE LAW AND A LITTLE TIME IN JAIL DUE TO A MISUNDERSTANDING OVER MEXICAN JUMPING BEANS, HARTLEY WAS RELEASED AND RELOCATED TO ATLANTA.

HARTLEY HAS SPENT THE LAST 15 YEARS ON HIS COMPOUND IN EAST POINT, GEORGIA, BUILDING FURNITURE FROM SALVAGED MATERIALS AND PAINTING PICTURES IN HIS UNIQUE MIXED MEDIA STYLE WHICH CELEBRATES ALL THINGS SOUTHERN. HIS WORK CAN BE SEEN IN SPOTS SUCH AS ALONS BAKERY, MUSS AND TURNERS, HOLEMAN FINCH PUBLIC HOUSE, WOODFIRE GRILL, WASHINGTON SEAFOOD MARKET, URBAN PET SUPPLIES, JIM AND NICKS BBQ AMONG OTHER HOTSPOTS IN THE ATLANTA AREA.

Samples of Tracy’s work:

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This program is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. GCA also receives support from its partner agency - the National Endowment for the Arts. Funding for this program is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners.