Angela Teng

Angela Teng’s paintings emerge from an interest in craft traditions and unconventional studio practices. The artist produces lines of dried acrylic paint that she uses as “yarn” to crochet abstract paintings and experiments with wool flocking on thick, wet paint, resulting in works that generate an optical sensation as well as a tactile presence. Drawing on the history of women’s labour and produced at a small scale that counters the grand gestures of modernist painting, Teng’s works reconsider the history of abstract painting from a female perspective. Teng was born in Victoria in 1979 and currently lives in Vancouver.

Last updated: May 5, 2024