Tracy A. Marciano Photography   


Tracy A. Marciano
Buffalo & Manhattan, New York
United States

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General information
Contact can be made directly through this website or via email at: TracyMarciano@nyu.edu

BLOG:
http://preservationworld.blogspot.com/

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"Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgment."

"Computers have enabled people to make more mistakes faster than almost any invention in history, with the possible exception of tequila and hand guns. ~ Mitch Ratcliffe


Experience
Level of Experience: Very Experienced


EDUCATION:
Columbia University
Master of Science Candidate, 2013
Landscape Design
Interested in Therapeutic Landscapes, wellness gardens in urban environments


Pratt Institute School of Architecture
Master of Science, 2011
Historical Preservation
Program for Sustainable Planning & Development


New York University
Bachelor of Arts, 2009
Art History & Cultural Anthropology
Graduated Cum Laude

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PUBLISHING PROJECTS:
Photography book #1
Portraits taken from around the world Expected date: July 2011

Photography book #2
"Vietnam in 1963"
Slides are from the collection of my stepfather, who served in the Vietnam War. Although he never discussed that time, the slides offer a poignant view into the life of one soldier during one of the most turbulent times in American history.
Expected date: July 2011

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COMMUNITY PROJECTS:

2011: Bloomfield Avenue Public Space Improvement Project
The intersection of Midland Avenue and Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, NJ is being used as a case study to improve community engagement with green practices such as adding vertical gardens and public seating as a catalyst for economic stimulation.
[In conjunction with "Placemaking: Making it Happen" training workshop sponsored by Project for Public Spaces in NYC]


2008: Portraits for the Marc Academy in the South Bronx which is a school dedicated to helping children and families at or below poverty levels strive to break the cycle of poverty through education.

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PUBLISHED IMAGES:
"Historic Preservation and the Livable City"
by Eric W. Allison & Lauren Peters
Hardcover book, Published - Dec 2010
Contributing photographer (NYC)

New York University, Gallatin Photo Club Spring show,participating artist 2009

New York University, Ghana Literacy Project, participating artist 2009

New York University, Journal of Global Affairs, 2009

Serbin Publications, Nikon Best of College photography, Finalist 2009

Publication information prior to 2009 available upon request

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ACADEMIC INTERNSHIPS:
The Woolworth Building
Research Intern, Terra Cotta facade restoration
Summer 2010


New York Preservation Archive Project
Research Intern, Writer
Summer 2010

Marla Mossman, Photographer: Peace Caravan Project"
Research Intern
Spring 2009

A cultural exploration of the ancient cities along the Silk Road. Research focused on Kashgar which is experiencing extensive political turmoil around the Uighur population.

The Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation
Research Intern 2008-2009

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Special Interests:
~ Colour Theory
~ Community art programs
~ Main street revitalization
~ Vertical gardens
~ Greening of urban environments
~ Therapeutic landscapes
~ Adaptive reuse for public space
~ Using creative expression to enhance communities and calm traffic patterns
~ Encouraging artists to be catalysts for positive change and economic stimulation

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