Tracey Sernack-Chee Quee is the Higher Education Project Coordinator at TAFE NSW Ultimo campus, and a doctoral candidate at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building.
She has more than thirty years industry experience as a professional in the fashion and management sectors of the design industry, as well as over twenty five years experience as a design and digital media educator and curriculum developer at TAFE NSW and the University of NSW.
Tracey’s teaching practices centre around the history of art, design and culture, and helping art and design practitioners develop business acumen through development of a professional practice.
Tracey holds a Masters in Art and Design Education and a Bachelor of Art Education from UNSW Art + Design [formerly the College of Fine Arts (COFA), Sydney], as well as a number of vocational qualifications in a variety of design, digital media and educational disciplines. Tracey was the recipient of the Award for Excellent Service to Public Education and Training in 2004.
Tracey is one of the founding members of the Sydney ACM Siggraph Chapter, and has served as the chapter’s Treasurer for over fifteen years. She is also a member of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA) and held the position of Education and Membership Councillor for the NSW chapter between 2007 and mid-2010. She is a member of the National Association for Visual Arts (NAVA); the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ), the Design Management Institute (DMI) and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
Tracey is passionate about creating and maintaining excellence in vocational and higher education, and creating employment opportunities for graduates in Australia and overseas.