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George Terry McDonald has been making images of the more intense realms of human activity his whole life.   As a child, sports, crime, war, history and the specter of politics commanded his aesthetic attention. Informed by these and more fringe elements of popular culture, he embeds stories in his work that circle the ever-widening gyre of investigations into identity.

McDonald's mark-making style and paint application was nurtured during his years in Manhattan's Lower East Side where he became steeped in all that the Neo-Expressionist underground had to offer. While working in the Whitney Museum and as a teacher in Harlem, his paintings began to reveal the nature of the psycho-spiritual dialectic at work in his creative process. He learned to weave his individual experience into a collective historical continuum.

His theater on canvas continues to evolve, employing a recombination of figurative representation and dramatic irony. High and Low culture enjoy equal billing with truth and fiction, news and entertainment, history and poetry.

The majority of McDonald’s creative endeavors are fleshed-out in the field of human play. No matter what truths are discovered, there are always other perspectives to be revealed, and possibilities of consciousness with which to experience the unexpected. When we make art, we can sometimes see how, what and why we are becoming in real time. Whether making visual objects, animated videos, writing and recording songs, performing on a variety of stages, McDonald revels in the opportunity to play a game that never ends.

McDonald received his MFA in Painting from the University of Southern California, and his BA in English from UNC Chapel Hill. He has been exhibiting his paintings since the mid 1980's in New York, Los Angeles, and around North Carolina. He was featured in a solo show at The Ramp Gallery in Asheville in 2016. Most recently, he exhibited his Blue Period painting of the "LA Story -1992-NOW" at the Glenn Dallas Gallery in Santa Barbara, CA.  

 

   

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