A Patchogue, NY native. Tracy Todd Hunter’s creative endeavors include writing, photography, event planning and interior design and he considers astrology one of his favored interests. He is conjointly a Community Organizer and the Founder/Curator for “Of Colors ~ A Creative Collective” which was established in Artspace. Tracy has been the curator of numerous engaging and well received exhibitions and events that bring people together in friendship, encourage diversity, inclusion, understanding, volunteer spirit and create opportunities for artists. His wish is to include all and offer a platform for emerging artists, youth and those with special needs to showcase their artwork or talents in mainstream exhibits as well as provide networking connections. The “Of Colors Black History Exhibition & Diversity Celebration” is held annually and conceived by Tracy.
Though Patchogue has a small African American population, The exhibition attracts hundreds and is acknowledged as a premier community affair. Tracy is the curator for three Black History and two Hispanic Heritage Month exhibits throughout Long Island including the annual “Of Colors Latin Exhibition” that extols the contributions of the Latino Community.
In 2011 Tracy was selected to live in Artspace, was a member of the first Patchogue Artspace Liaisons Committee (PAL) and has been active since the inception of Artspace Patchogue. He was elected as the Gallery Manager & Exhibition Committee Chair for the 2014–2015 season. Artspace Patchogue earned “The Bethpage Best Art Gallery on Long Island Award” in 2015 due to the efforts of Tracy and Artspace Patchogue artists. He was awarded a proclamation from Patchogue Village Mayor Paul Pontieri “for his dedication to the Arts and his tireless efforts to make Artspace a place for the Arts to be seen, developed and enjoyed.”
Tracy is a 2015 Artspace Artist Award recipient.