fact or fiction?

I love to tell a story.


A new thinking & fresh approach to history


Tracy Satchwill is a multi-media artist who is passionate about historic storytelling. She brings history alive through analogue and digital collages, which includes recording, photographing and filming people and locations. She works on heritage and commercial projects, offering still and moving image. Her practice includes researching and collating resources and offers moving image & sound, exhibition artwork, illustration and workshops. 

Her clients include Wells Maltings Trust, Colchester + Ipswich Museums and WI Life magazine. Her video Striving for Perfection was recently shortlisted for the RSA Moving Pictures Award. Her Masters Project Hysterical Females film, based in a surreal patriarchal world was screened at Ilfracombe Film Festival and various exhibitions marking the centenary of women’s suffrage and resulted in an MA in Communication Design with distinction at Norwich University of the Arts. She was also awarded Arts Council funding for her project Magna Carta Women, a four-piece collage on women's rights, which toured England in 2015. 

Her work has been on show in America and England including Somerset House, Guildhall Art Gallery, the Old Truman Brewery, the Science Museum and Empire State Building. She illustrated and co-published A Mermaid's Melody book and her work has been showcased in publications such as Aesthetica Creative Works and AOI Images 35. 

She has been involved in many community projects and arts festivals, working as an arts facilitator for family events, workshop instructor with Create Workshops and visiting lecturer for A level, undergraduates and postgraduates students.