tracy casagrande clancy

encaustic + mixed media

And The Earth Swung

Mixed Media, Canvas, Figurative


“And the Earth Swung” was inspired by song lyrics of “Impossibility” by Remy Zero. The movement and fluidity of this piece with its muted aqua, charcoal, silver and gold tones intonates the feeling of a relationship lost, possibly forever and the earth literally feels like it has shifted from its axis. The calming tones represent hope and possibility.



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Influenced by her experience as a Master’s-level pediatric grief counselor and social worker, Tracy Casagrande Clancy’s work examines the influence of life and death among us, as evidenced in the tiniest details of our daily interactions.
Tracy also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts, which inspired the integration of her love of photography with the encaustic process, an ancient painting form that utilizes both hot and cold wax application. Her work includes sculptural studies on the human form which combine her love of layering materials and the human body in all its presentations.
Layered foundational photographic and written images are communicated in Tracy’s encaustic work by employing a combination of techniques. Tracy’s process can require months of incorporating materials including wax, chalk, collage, acrylic, crushed glass, metal, pastel and oil paints in order to achieve depth, texture and pattern in her finished pieces. Casagrande Clancy’s work evokes an ethereal sensibility, encouraging the viewer to look deeper than the surface might initially suggest.


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