Tricia Treacy

|Associate Professor
Academic Appointments
  • Chair, Department of Studio Art

  • Associate Professor of Studio Art

Tricia Treacy is an artist, designer, and collaborator working at the intersection of print media, installation, artist books, often weaving research into participatory and interdisciplinary projects. In the studio, she attempts to blur the boundaries between art and design, craft and technology, human and machine, memory and tradition, structures and chaos, while extending the notion of a book.

Tricia is a recipient of a Project Grant from the Center for Craft Creativity and Design, a Rome Prize in Design from the American Academy in Rome, and Women in Design Biennial Award in the Researchers Category for Association Italian Design of Visual Communication. Her work has been exhibited widely and is in over fifty collections including the National Library of the Netherlands in the Hague, the Virginia Commonwealth University Special Collections in Doha Qatar, the Watson Library at the MET in New York, and SF MOMA in California.

She is an Associate Professor and as a recent board member for DesignInquiry, She continues to engage with DI as an external framer for international and unconventional residencies.


Visual Arts Center, Room 312
HB 6081


  • B.A. West Virginia University
  • M.F.A. The University of the Arts