Welcome to Starchild Enterprise!
I am Traci Bartlow.
Starchild Enterprise is the umbrella company for my many creative endeavors. There are 3 enterprises Starchild houses.
1. Dance I am a Praise dancer, conduit of the African diaspora. From Lindy Hop to Hip Hop I speak black dance. My passion is documenting and preserving black dance and culture.
2. Guest House Founded in 2008 B-Love's Guest House is boutique hotel in West Oakland, California with an art gallery and urban garden. As the owner and operator, this guest house is based on my holistic lifestyle of wellness and creativity.
3. Photography Premiering in 2022, Oakland Picture Lady: Tales of a 90's Girl is an exhibition of photographs, collages, and short stories from my days as a Hip Hop photojournalist from 1992 - 1999. For gallery hours please message here. In 2018 there were a few images of my photography collection on display at the Oakland Museums Hip-Hop exhibition RESPECT: Hip Hop Style & Wisdom.