Teagan White

About Teagan

Teagan White is an artist and illustrator specializing in intricate paintings of flora and fauna.

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About teagan

Teagan White is an artist and illustrator depicting flora and fauna at the threshold of life and death. Their delicate gouache and watercolor paintings and intricate line drawings use poetic allegory to lament the tragic relationship between humans and the rest of the Earth, and to explore the tender reciprocity and carnal discord that coexist seamlessly in all of Nature. Through muted colors, ornamental layouts, and meticulous detail, the work challenges viewers to delve beyond aesthetic allure or scientific dogma, and allow empathy and mysticism to guide their interpretation.

Teagan lives in the bleak Midwest with a cat named Bug, and spends free time riding bikes, trying to be friends with seagulls, holding unexpected animal funerals, volunteering at a wildlife rehabilitation center, reading tarot cards, and vanishing into the woods.

In addition to creating gallery pieces, Teagan is a member of The VACVVM illustration collective, and makes picture books and other works for children under the name Tiny Moth Studios.

 

 
 

CLIENTS

American Greetings
Black Dragon Press
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Hyperion Books
MacMillan
Mondo
Nature Conservancy Magazine
Nike
Old Bust Head Brewing
PangeaSeed Foundation
Patagonia
Penguin Random House
Reebok
Simon & Schuster
Smithsonian Magazine
Target
The Washington Post
Wired Magazine
Workman Publishing

 
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current & upcoming EXHIBITIONS

December 15th, 2018 - January 19th, 2019
Little Big IV  |  Haven Gallery  |  Northport NY

December 2018
The Cull  |  Talon Gallery  |  Portland OR

 

PAST EXHIBITIONS

2018
The Silent Aviary II  |  Mondo Gallery  |  Austin TX
Flora & Fauna 3: Into the Woods  |  Nucleus  |  Los Angeles CA
Moleskine Project VII  |  Spoke NYC  |  New York City NY
Livestock  |  Nucleus Portland  |  Portland OR
Invasive  |  Archimedes Gallery  |  Cannon Beach OR
Enormous Tiny Art Show  |  Nahcotta Gallery  |  Portsmouth NH
House Party 3  |  Mondo Gallery  |  Austin TX
POW! WOW! Hawaii 2018  |  Thinkspace  |  Honolulu HI
BRINK 2018  |  Antler Gallery  |  Portland OR

2017
Calamity  |  Light Grey Art Lab | Mpls MN (Curator)
V1  |  The VACVVM  |  Mpls MN
Zenith & Nadir  |  Antler Gallery  |  Portland OR
Apparition  |  Nucleus Portland  |  Portland OR
House Party 2  |  Mondo Gallery  |  Austin TX
Shrines  |  Nucleus  |  Los Angeles CA
BRINK 2017  |  Antler Gallery  |  Portland OR

2016
The Silent Aviary  |  The VACVVM  |  Mpls MN
House Party  |  Mondo Gallery  |  Austin TX

2015
11 Year Anniversary Show | Nucleus | Los Angeles CA
Creatures of Myth & Nature | Nucleus | Los Angeles CA
Originals  |  Mondo Gallery  |  Austin TX
Cosmos  |  Light Grey Art Lab  |  Mpls MN
Patches & Stitches  |  Light Grey Art Lab  |  Mpls MN
Iceland Residency Exhibition | Light Grey Art Lab | Mpls MN
Guts  |  Light Grey Art Lab  |  Mpls MN

2014
Terra  |  Nucleus  |  Los Angeles CA
Animystics  |  Light Grey Art Lab  |  Mpls MN

2013
The Animal Kingdom | Nucleus | Los Angeles CA