Tracey McConnell-Wood has an Honours degree in Fine Art, worked for seven years in television design and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Electronic Imaging.
For several years she taught in the School of Media Arts and Imaging at the University of Dundee across undergraduate and post graduate programmes. From 2002 to 2008 she was member and latterly chair of Fife Arts Cooperative, responsible for working with WASPS to bring the Steeple in Newburgh, Fife, to fruition.
Since moving to Scotland in 1993, she has undertaken numerous artist’s commissions and residencies, as well as curatorial and administrative roles that have involved social engagement in art and design.,
She joined Jeanette Sendler and Alison Mountain at Hat in the Cat to assist with the launch and development Big Cat Textiles, centre for international teaching and learning, in Newburgh, and also works with The Red Field.