Full Artist's statement
Dona Teare is a painter & printmaker that works in acrylics on wood panels and in drypoint. Her work expresses being a woman in our era of social media and internet culture and social injustice. She uses bright colors and cartoons juxtaposed with darkness to convey a feeling of angst and anxiety in many of her works. Artist influences are Frida Kahlo, Philip Guston and Odilon Redon. She is a wife and mother in Rockville, Maryland.