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.
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.