Tracey Bush

Tracey Bush trained as an illustrator, and successfully freelanced for many years before attaining her MA in Fine Art Printmaking from Camberwell College of Arts and Crafts. She has produced a series of books under the imprint Fathom Five Books, which have been acquired by national and international collections including the Yale Centre for British Art, Tate Britain and the Marvin Sackner Collection of Concrete Poetry. Tracey has a PGCE from the Institute of Education, London and regularly devises and delivers workshops in major institutions. In 2014 Tracey was commissioned to create the large scale 'Ports of the World' butterfly box, which is installed on the P&O cruise ship, Britannia.

Describe your approach to teaching:

I try and act as a catalyst to help each student in their creative practice.

What inspires your own work?

The culture of collecting the natural world, and our interactions with it.

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