Lucas Artists Fellow

Amy Trachtenberg was born in 1955 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She currently resides and works in San Francisco, California. Trachtenberg received a BA in French and Liberal Studies from California State University-Sonoma, California, and the Diplôme d'Art Plastique with honors from L'école Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

Trachtenberg’s solo shows include those most recently at: 555 California Street Plaza Gallery, San Francisco, California in 2014; Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, California in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2013;  and the LAB, San Francisco, California in 2003. Her works have been included in group exhibitions at the following venues: the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley, California in 2014; and the San José Museum of Art, San Jose, California in 2012-2013.

Trachtenberg’s works are included in collections at the Achenbach Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts San Francisco, California; the San José Museum of Art, San Jose, California and the Haitian Embassy in Paris. Her commissioned works and theater collaborations have been shown and installed at Pixar, Emeryville, California, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and in and on numerous public buildings.