Tracy is a children's book and greeting card illustrator, previously a staff artist at Hallmark Cards under experienced art direction of many gifted artists. Tracy's specialized studies in Zoology and Natural History lent her art and graphic talents to supporting wilderness and conservation for national parks with screen print and and embroidered soft goods, keepsakes, hard goods, gifts and collectibles.
Tracy brings her signature soft, gentle styling to her current work. In 2014, Look for upcoming Children's book illustrated by Tracy, 'Dabbling Doezee' by Seattle author Kim Kennedy. Also in the works, 'On A Colorado Day' by Colorado author Kim Kennedy
Tracy was an active member of The Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (GNSI) and won awards for her art at various state and local juried competitions, including Award of Excellence from the California State Fair.
'I enjoy exploring, spending whole afternoons observing and sketching animals for new concepts, and just watching the families and kids. Kids love to watch an artist sketch and paint. They are natural artists and keen observers.'
'Sharing the richness of our natural world through my art brings me great joy and satisfaction. Connecting with others who share that joy just makes my whole year!' For Tracy's art in cross stitch/needlepoint, see Celtic Rose Needlecraft online at http://www.celticroseneedlecraft.com/product/3954-den-father-wolf-by-tracy-herrmann. More of Tracy's art available in 'Artist's collection' on this website.
A percentage of sales is donated to animal welfare. Look for the bumblebee in her art featuring spring and summer wildflowers.