Artist member since 2020
Teri Donovan is a Toronto-based mixed media artist whose practice spans painting, drawing, and photo/digital imagery. She focuses on issues of perception, memory, and identity, and on patterns that shape thoughts and behaviours. The influence of the past on the present and future is an integral part in her work. By juxtaposing photographs and digital references in combination with other elements, she creates visual dialogues that address these themes.
Employing repeating elements, such as patterns and wallpaper layered over and under figurative and other imagery, she draws attention to the replication over time of ideas and behaviours that continue to shape cultural norms.
Teri Donovan holds a Fine Arts degree from York University and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Toronto. She studied at The Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, the Ontario College of Art and Design, and the Toronto School of Art. Her work has been exhibited in Toronto, southern Ontario, Nova Scotia, Chicago, and New York City. Her paintings are in corporate and private collections and were featured in Carte Blanche Vol.2: Painting, a survey of contemporary painting in Canada.
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It makes me feel alive
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