Artist Biography — Teyjah McAren

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Artist Teyjah McAren is a full-time professional artist, teacher, lecturer, curator and owner of her own gallery in Salmon Arm, British Columbia, called Teyjah’s Art Den. The gallery is recognized for its museum-quality original works of art in acrylics, watercolor, and mixed media.

Modern Cave Art. A Search for Meaning Through Symbols

Teyjah’s newest work is based on symbols and petroglyphs from existing cave walls and rock art.  She is inspired by the mythology behind these ancient pictograms and cave drawings.

Through this exploration of cave art in acrylic gels, collage, and mixed media she tries to answer the question of what the ancients were trying to tell us. Learn more about the artist and the story behind her modern cave paintings.

A Canadian Artist, Art Lecturer and Advisor

Teyjah is a guest lecturer and advisor to art clubs and associations and is an Active Member of the Federation of Canadian Artists. Teyjah has been working for Golden Artist Colors in the Working Artist Program since 1999 and specializes in acrylics. Her work has been featured in a variety of exhibitions and is represented in private collections and offices in Quebec, British Columbia and South Africa. Her paintings sell through private galleries, exhibitions and commissions.

She has been published in four books: “Rethinking Acrylics: Radical Solutions for Exploiting the World’s most versatile Medium”“Modern Acrylics: Innovative tools, mediums, and techniques for today’s artist”, “Acrylic Innovation: Styles and Techniques” and, “Magazine’ d’Art 2006-2007.