The intrepid hunter-gatherer metaphor used on the home page is a play on my name – Jager means “hunter,” and Tracy alternately means “harvester” or “bold warrior.”


I’m an artist with a BFA in Visual Art (Emily Carr University, 2005).  While going to school and earning my degree, I worked in communications, including as a freelance writer and consultant, specializing in health sciences/research and health care.  Writing was one of my first loves, and I have more than 12 years’ experience as a professional communicator.  I’ve managed a number of large-scale projects, both print and web-based, from conception to completion. Clients included the Child & Family Research Institute (contracted for five years, including one-year as Interim Communications Director), Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Providence Health, and many other large health organizations.


I took a hiatus from the communications work for several years to focus on my art practice   I’ve always maintained a passion for learning about the latest research, and for awhile utilized my skills by helping moderate online groups focused on specific health conditions.  Recently I have rediscovered a strong desire to write and to help organizations communicate.


In addition to my keen interest in health care and health research, I’m enthusiastic about working with groups that help and engage with community.  I also have a special place in my heart for issues relating to the environment and animals.


As a visual artist, I sell my work – prints, originals, and commissioned pieces – online to buyers around the world.  I work primarily with collage, drawing, and textiles/sewing.  I’ve recently expanded into selling my art other ways, including through retail stores, and I have a small side business selling collectibles and vintage goods. You can see a selection of my work on my portfolio website at, where you can also find links to my online shops