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Artist Highlight: Tracy Kobus

Tracy Kobus

Email: [email protected]
Facebook: Tracy Kobus, Painter
Instagram: @kobusart

Art related questions:

  1. At what age did you know you were going to become an artist?
  2. How long have you been selling your art?
    20 years
  3. What is your favourite medium to practice in?
    Acrylic painting
  4. How would you describe your studio/workspace?
    North facing windows, 12’ x 16’ (fairly small), close to the kitchen
  5. Where can people purchase your art?
    At art events and exhibitions  as well as various gift shops on Vancouver Island. For the latest check out: I also write a monthly newsletter where I include that information which you may sign up for on my website:

Fun Questions:

  1. What was your favourite place to travel to?
  2. What was the best and worst purchases you’ve ever made?  
    Best: my latest mountainbike  
    Worst: really try not to make dumb purchases….non-fair trade/organic chocolate?
  3. What’s the dumbest way you’ve been injured?
    Perseverance Run, my toe will never be the same again
  4. Do you listen to podcasts and if so, what’s your favourite?
    CBC Ideas
  5. What’s one of your nicknames?
    The Kobra (don’t tell anyone)
  6. What’s your favorite cookie?
    Chocolate, chocolate chip
  7. If someone asked to be your apprentice and learn all that you know, what would you teach them first?
    I would teach them the importance of learning how to draw, which is actually “learning to see” differently.