Tracy Satchwill is a multi-media artist with an interest in history, identity, societal behaviours and socially engaged projects. Her main area of study is historical and contemporary perspectives on women. She works on artist, heritage and commercial projects, offering moving image and sound, performance, graphic art and illustration.
Her recent commissions include Water Marks heritage film by Wells Maltings Trust and The War is Over heritage film and community project by Colchester + Ipswich Museums. 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 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 across 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 develops creative projects by generating ideas, scripts and storyboards. She project manages conception, delivery and evaluation. She write reports for funding bids, proposals and evaluation and researches extensively around history and contemporary issues. She works with collections, archival imagery, recordings and footage and
develops workshop and community outreach programmes. She offers moving image using green screen, stop-motion and collage animation techniques. She also offers voice overs, sound effects and music.
She is currently a Visiting Lecturer at Norwich University of the Arts and has been involved in many community projects and arts festivals.
I love to tell a story.
A new thinking & fresh approach to history
Sound Designer, Editor & Advisor
30 years of experience in sound and music, ranging from audio restoration & editing to sound sourcing & musical composition. Background in French horn, guitar & music technology. He particularly loves genres that are innovative and evolving.
Voice Over Artist, Writer & Actor
Started treading the boards when he began his ghost walk business in 2006. He has been involved in plays, pantomimes & musicals. His favourite role is playing the baddie King Rat in Dick Whittington. He is also great at creative writing.