More Than a Cone

Teresa Foley


T. Foley, a conceptual artist, makes videos, works on paper, performances, and socially-engaged art projects. She creates scenarios in which blow up dolls drive cars, newspaper clippings are turned into sculptures, ventriloquist dummies perform material lifted from craigslist, and people make and share regionally based ringtones at

Foley holds a BA in English Literature, and studied sculpture, illustration, and film/video production as an independent student. She’s received fellowships from the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and The Pittsburgh Foundation. She’s been awarded residencies by Pittsburgh FilmmakersDeeplocalThe Banff Centre, and the Atlantic Center for the Arts

She lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.