Tacie uses hybrid creative technologies and multisensory investigations to engage in socially driven explorations into the relationship between embodied memory and the present moment. Her most recent bodies of work combines new media art, gender theory, trauma-informed recovery, social practice, and consciousness studies in the completion of immersive large-scale multimedia installations and an artist’s books. Tacie holds a B.F.A. in Studio Art from George Mason University, an M.Res (Master of Research) in Creative Practices from the Glasgow School of Art, an M.F.A. in Creative Technologies and a practice-based interdisciplinary Ph.D. with an affiliation in Human-Centered Design from Virginia Tech.
Tacie has exhibited nationally and internationally. She has received grants for creative and community-based projects, served on the board of the Creativity and Innovation District Stakeholders at Virginia Tech, and received the ICAT Creativity and Innovation Day, Process Award for the collaborative project Memory Bank. Tacie was a 2021-22 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellow. She is now serving as Assistant Professor of New Media art at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.