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Artist Tracy Lee Stum wows LA with Life of Pi street art (VIDEO)

By April Neale Mar 13, 2013, 21:57 GMT

Artist Tracy Lee Stum wows LA with Life of Pi street art (VIDEO)

Arts alert in Los Angeles: On March 9-12, internationally recognized American chalk/street artist Tracy Lee Stum brought her spectacular interactive 3D street drawing to L.A. LIVE in Downtown Los Angeles as she paid tribute to Life of Pi, in honor of the March 12 home entertainment release.

Arts alert in Los Angeles: On March 9-12, internationally recognized American chalk/street artist Tracy Lee Stum brought her spectacular interactive 3D street drawing to L.A. LIVE in Downtown Los Angeles as she paid tribute to Life of Pi, in honor of the March 12 home entertainment release.

The drawing was inspired by a key scene from the four-time Academy Award-winning film.
 
The final drawing will be on display until Saturday, March 16th but why wait? See the time lapse video below.

 

Tracy Lee Stum is an internationally recognized American chalk artist and streetpainter who specializes in spectacular, interactive 3d chalk art street paintings.  A visionary and master in the chalk art world, Tracy’s mind-blowing 3D images continue to ‘wow’, inspire and amaze viewers around the globe!

Born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Tracy studied privately as a child and completed college at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. She continued her studies in naturalism at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy.

Tracy began street painting in 1998 and is considered by Madonnari peers, festival directors and viewers among the finest street painters today.

 

Tracy has participated as an invited featured artist in many festivals and events in the US and internationally where her paintings have won numerous awards & accolades – she currently holds a Guinness World Record for the largest street painting by an individual, which was set in 2006. Tracy’s work is also featured in the book ‘3D Street Art’, by Birgit Krols, Tectum Publishing, 2010.

Best known for her astounding 3D anamorphic and interactive street paintings, Tracy is actively creating commissioned works in chalk for leaders in the advertising, events, corporate and educational sectors worldwide. In 2011 Tracy presented 3D Street Paimting at TEDX San Diego, discussing her personal journey into the art form as well as showcasing an original street painting.

You can see video of her presentation at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oi6V4SgVAew She also completed the first ever 3D chalk art mural, commemorating past Winter Olympic Hall of Fame members, at the USOC USA House for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C. The level of excellence, quality and mastery in her work distinguish Tracy as an obvious choice for any successful marketing or communications campaign.

Tracy is also a leader in organizing large scale public arts projects worldwide, with extensive knowledge in project management and planning to international team building.

Tracy has consulted in developing street painting festivals in China, Mexico, India, Russia and throughout the US. She completed a streetpainting tour of Tajikistan in 2012, and throughout India in both 2012 & 2009, sponsored by the US State Department / Consulate General, creating exhibition 3D street paintings and teaching workshops at distinguished universities and art colleges in those countries.

 

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