Tracey Snelling
Born in USA, 1970
Lives and works in Oakland, USA 

Solo Exhibitions & Installations

AC Institute, New York, NY
Everything is Everything, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Nothing short film, TinT Gallery, in conjunction with the Thessaloniki International Film Festival,
Thessaloniki, Greece
Nothing short film, Oakland Underground Film Festival, Oakland, CA
Nothing short film, Naperville Independent Film Festival, Naperville, IL
Woman on the Run, Virginia MOCA, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Another Day in Paradise, Nothing short film, Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Nothing short film, San Francisco International Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
Woman on the Run, SECCA, Winston Salem, North Carolina

Woman on the Run, Frist Museum, Nashville, Tennessee
Ragng Lotus, Exploratorium, San Francisco, California
A Sort of Homecoming, L.H.Horton Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA

Ten-Year Survey, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Woman on the Run, 21C Museum, Louisville, Kentucky
Shanghai Zendai MOMA, Zhujiajiao, China
Bordertown, New Frontier on Main, Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah
Bordertown, Oakland Underground Film Festival, Oakland, CA

Woman on the Run, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York
Greta Garbo Slept Here, Tache-Levy, Brussels, Belgium
Dirty Pretty Things, Cokkie Snoei, Amsterdam and Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Where Mr. Wong Sent Me, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing, China

Pan American Art Projects, Miami, Florida
Another Town, Wedel, London
Woman on the Run, Selfridges, London

Another Shocking Psychological Thriller, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas
Monsters, Tache-Levy, Martin Margiela Building, Brussels, Belgium
Dulces, Wedel, London

Dark Detour, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, California.

The Comfort, the Beauty, the Shame, Lokaal 01, Breda, Netherlands
Convenient, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, California
South Side, Mission 17 Gallery, San Francisco, California
Last Picture Show, Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Sculpture/Structure, Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, California
Sculpture and Photographs, Sala Diaz, San Antonio, Texas
…A Room for the Night (Dwellings), Night Moves, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California

Dwellings, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, California

Group Exhibitions (selection)

Circuito Off, Teatrino Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
drinnen binnen buiten draussen, Galerie Roy, Zülpich, Germany
drinnen binnen buiten draussen, Kers Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Making Space: Art and Place, Euphrat Museum, Cupertino, CA
Home: Shelter and Habitat in Contemporary Art, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
The Storytellers, El Museo de Arte de Banco de la Republica, Bogota, Colombia
Once More, Lokaal 01, Breda, the Netherlands
As Tears Goes By* (who cries with me?)
Parallax Views, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Theatrical Gestures, Herzliya Museum for Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel
Raw Expo 2013 China, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Art Brussels 2013, Aeroplastics contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
Pulse NY, Pan American Art Projects, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, USA
ArtMRKT San Francisco, Rena Bransten Gallery, Fort Mason, San Francisco (CA), USA

Not Another End of the World Exhibition, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
Nervous Women, Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent, Belgium
Otherworldly: Artist Dioramas and Small Spectacles, Lille 3000, Lille, France
Signature , Schriftuur, Bruges Cultural Centre, De Bond , Bruges, Belgium.
The Storytellers, Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway
The End of Everything/A New Beginning, LARMgalleri, Copenhagen, Denmark
Brought to Light: Masterworks of Photography from the Crocker Art Museum, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
America Rules, West Collection, Oaks, Pennsylvania
Streetopia, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Chico and Chang, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
The Bridge, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
Fireflies,Aeroplastics, Brussels, Belgium
Urbanitas, Pan American Art, Miami, Florida

Otherworldly: Artist Dioramas and Small Spectacles, Museum of Art and Design New York, New
Reconstructed World, Gatehouse Gallery, Di Rosa, Napa, California
Chico and Chang, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, California
Staging Space, Y2Y Gallery, San Francisco, California
Anonyme Skulpturen, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria

Anonyme Skulpturen, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany
Accrochage,Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing, China
Cokkie Snoei, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Don’t Call Me Pretty, Pan American Art Projects, Miami, Florida
The House in My Head, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark
Pop-Up Magazine, Herbst Theater, San Francisco, California

Narratives, Pan American Art Projects, Miami, Florida
Achtung Baby, Gemeentemuseum Helmond, Helmond, the Netherlands
Low Blow,Stux Gallery, New York, New York

Road Trip, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
The Art of Diorama, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
Places in Between, Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, California

There’s No Place Like Here, University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California
XXS-Size Does Matter, Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Paulo Post Futurum, Lokaal 01, Museum of Breda, Breda, the Netherlands
Emergent Behavior, Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Brown Bag Contemporary, New York
Emergency Room, P.S.1 MOMA, Long Island City, New York
Regeneration, Kentler International Drawing Space; Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York
Greetings from the American Dream, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California

Searchers, White Box, New York, New York
Fellowship Exhibition, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California.
New Code, Studio La Citta, Verona, Italy.
Looking Through Walls, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
Photosynkyria, Tint Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece
Headlands Institute, Marin Headlands, California

Cohen Amador Gallery, New York, New York
Regeneration, Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Blueprints, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, California

Epic, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California
Domicile, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington

Landing, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California
Introductions, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California
Cut, Copy, and Paste, The Art of Contemporary Collage, De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, California.

New Acquisitions 2002, Microsoft Art Collection, Microsoft, Redmond, Washington


Roldán Rueda, Natalia, “Los Habladores, la literatura interpretada por el arte,” June 6, 2013
Stark, Clinton, “Famous Horror Film Houses,” Stark Insider, 03.08.2013
Leyva-Perez, Irina, “Tracey Snelling: An Urban Narrative,” Artpulse Magazine, no.4, volume 4, 2013
Annas, Teresa, “Film noir drives ‘Woman on the Run’ walk-in art exhibit,” Virginian-Pilot, September 18, 2012
Wendt, Selene, “The Storytellers” catalog, with texts including Gerardo Mosquera and Mario Vargas Llosa, published by the Stenersen Museum, Oslo, 2012
Harman, Ken, “Studio Visit with Tracey Snelling,” Hi Fructose, August 8, 2012
Auer, Theo Konrad, “DocumentO at Krowswork,”, August 2012
Tani, Ellen, “Chico and Chang,” Art Practical, Issue 3.18, May the Force be with You.
Green, Jordan, Multimedia Exhibit Explores Representations of Tough and Sexy Women,” Yes! Weekly, March 21, 2012

Cochran, Rebecca, “Picks: Tracey Snelling, Frist Center for Visual Art,”, December 2011
Jones, Kristin M., “A Small World After All,” Wall Street Journal, June 9, 2011
editior, “Tracey Snelling at Rena Bransten Gallery,” Juxtapoz, January 17, 2011
Sussman, Matt, “La Frontera,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, January 18, 2011
Incorvaia, Kirsten, “An Interview with Tracey Snelling,” Hi Fructose Magazine, January 2011

Op de Beeck, Hans, “Five Questions,” Tracey Snelling: Ten Years catalog, Rena Bransten Gallery, 2010
Lord, Chip, “A conversation Between Chip Lord and Traccey Snelling,” Tracey Snelling: Ten Years catalog, Rena Bransten Gallery, 2010
Nagele, Christina, “Tracey Snelling,” Anonyme Skulpturen catalog, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, 2010
Mattingly, Jane, “Motel Mystery,” Leo Weekly, November 3, 2010
Green, Tyler, “Not Your Typical Fall Arts Preview,”, September 7, 2010
Incorvaia, Kirsten, “Peeking in the Windows of Tracey Snelling,” My Love for You is a Stampede of Horses, July 20, 2010
Clarke, Erin, “Tracey Snelling,” Artworks Magazine, Spring 2010
Dufresne, Marie, “Tracey Snelling,” The House in My Head catalog, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark, 2010
Armstrong, Stephen, “Revolutionary Gaming with Infinite Possibilities,” Sunday Times UK, Feb 28, 2010
Wensink, Herien, “arm/rijk en mens/natuur domineren art rotterdam,” NRC Handelsblad, Feb 4, 2010
Kendricks, Neil, “Art World Makes a Run at Sundance Film Festival,” San Diego Union Tribune, Feb 7, 2010
Molina, Genaro, “Sundance TwentyTen,” Los Angeles Times, January 23, 2010

Smallenburg, Sandra, “Miniatuurporno in vervallen Amerika,” NRC Handelsblad, April 18, 2009
van Lier, Thomas, “Kunstenaar en fotografe Tracey Snelling over Dirty Pretty Things,” HP / De Tijd, April 24, 2009
van Put, Roos, “Cokkie Snoei opent galerie in Amsterdam,” Kunstbeeld Nr 4, 2009
Kóvskaya, Maya, “Hitting Dogs with Meat Buns—Tracey Snelling at Urs Meile,” Art Review, April 2009
Cong Yun, “Tracey Snelling: Continuous Transformation of Time and Space,” Photo World, April 2009
Welton, Carissa , “Blending Inspiration,” China Daily, March 7, 2009
Wong Tai Sin, “Tracey Snelling exhibition, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing”, video, Art&, March 2009

Ryan, Christine, “14 Bay Area Artists We Love Right Now – And Where to See Them,” 7 x 7, November 2008

Goldfine, Gil, “A State of Soulful Introspection,” The Jerusalem Post, December 6, 2007.
Sheffi, Smadar, Haaretz, November 30, 2007
Yahav, Galia, Time Out Tel-Aviv, November 29, 2007
Mobley, Chuck, “Behind Closed Doors: an Interview with Tracey Snelling by Chuck Mobley,” SPOT, Fall 2007
Gehman, Geoff, “Handmade Objects Emerge into a Visual Playground,” The Morning Call, April 19, 2007
Bürklin, Heidi, “Tracey Snelling bei Amelie v. Wedel in London,” Die Welt, April 14, 2007
Finel Honigman, Ana, “Tracey Snelling Talks to Ana Finel Honigman,” Saatchi Gallery website, March 27, 2007

Suarez de Jesus, Carlos, “All Politics is Loco,” Miami New Times, December 28, 2006
Dykstra, Jean, “Indeterminate Yearning,” Art on Paper, March/April 2006

Tramposch, Emma, “San Francisco,” Art Papers, November/December 2005
Nelemans, Rebecca, “Beelden van schoonheid en schaamte,” BN de Stem, September 2005
Whiteside, Amber, “Blueprints at Intersection for the Arts,” Artweek, September 2005
Moon, Amy, “Tracey Snelling’s Diorama Dramas,” SFGate Culture Blog, July 7, 2005
Ketenjian, Tania, radio interview for “Sight Unseen,” KALX Berkeley, May 2005
Helfand, Glen, “Critics’ Picks,”, April 2005
Mizota, Sharon, “Diorama Life,” SF Weekly, April 27, 2005
Nakamura, Marie-Pierre, Art Actuel, March/April 2005
Bibeau, Petra, “Long Story Short: Bay Area Exposes Roots,” NY Arts Magazine, March/April 2005
Du Tan, S.A.,“New!!! Fresh!!! Hot!!!,” Coagula Art Journal, #73, March 2005
Ayers, Rhonda, “Getting the Big Picture,” Rave!, January 21-27, 2005

Buckner, Clark, “Epic,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, December 8, 2004
Whiteside, Amber, “Tracey Snelling Mixes it Up,” Venice Magazine, October 2004
Ollman, Leah, “Tracey Snelling: Last Picture Show,” Los Angeles Times, September 17, 2004
“Art Star,”Fugue Magazine, Issue #2, 2004

Gupta, Anjali, “Lilliputian Liaisons,” San Antonio Current, August 28, 2003
Elzy, Joshua, “Tracey Snelling at Sala Diaz,” VOA Magazine, Volume 11, Issue 3, 2003
Atwell, Wendy Weil, “Tracey Snelling: Sculpture and Photographs,” Art Lies, Issue 40, Fall 2003


Marguiles Collection, Miami, Florida
Gemeentemuseum Helmond, the Netherlands
Himalayas Museum (formerly Shanghai Zendai MOMA), Shanghai, China
David Roberts Collection, London, UK
Selfridges, London, UK
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, California
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
West Collection, Oaks, Pennsylvania
21c Museum, Louisville, Kentucky
Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, Washington
Angel Collection of Contemporary Art, Israel
Alain Servais Collection, Brussels, Belgium
Antonio Dalle Nogare Collection, Italy