‘Confetti Circus’ by Teri Dryden

We all love being an insider, getting that scoop from behind the scenes that most people aren’t privy to. On that note, this is mixed-media artist Teri Dryden talking about her creative process: “It is terrifying not knowing what a piece will look like until it ‘feels right,’ but being aware and open, taking risks, as well as struggling in the studio allows me to have a more meaningful painting experience and often reveals moments of true self discovery.” Want to know more about how an artist works? Her new colorful series “Confetti Circus” is a direct result of having to deal with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) depression. Dryden will be at Swanson Contemporary during the June 5 First Friday Trolley Hop.

THROUGH JUNE 15

Swanson Contemporary
638 E. Market St.
589-5466
http://www.swansoncontemporary.com

About the Author

‘Confetti Circus’ by Teri Dryden

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

 

 

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