Dryocampo Rubicunda, for Remedios Varo, 2021
By Traci Wright Martin
24 × 18 in. (61 × 45.7 cm)
Charcoal and pastel on Stonehenge paper
Available through 33 Contemporary at Artsy

Traci Wright Martin is a contemporary portrait and figurative artist known for combining charcoal realism with mixed media. The use of colorful pastels, patterned papers, and paint techniques in the finished product creates a unique identity for her body of work. Design elements are carefully chosen to represent larger themes within each series. The overall narrative in Martin’s work weaves in and out of a conversation on identity and representation, explored through the visual symbolism of mixed media.