The Undermind of Enchantment
“The Undermind of Enchantment”.
Teresa Young and Penelope Oakley have embarked on their first collaborative artwork together, after they initially connected through the Celeste Prize network, at the beginning of 2011.
Their artworks first appeared together side by side at the Camden Art Gallery, London in a Collective Exhibition in January. From there they both exhibited at the Scoletta di San Giovanni Battista, Venice in concurrent exhibitions in May and June.
Together in another exhibition in Mississippi, USA with The Energy Art Movement sees some of their pieces coincidentally again next to each other on the same wall. Both artists were involved with the UNICEF Arte Maggio 2012 Reconstructing Childhood project.
Strangely enough, both artists were both born in Surrey, Penelope in Surrey England and Teresa in Surrey Canada. Although separated by the Atlantic, they have a lot in common, age group, backgrounds, love of art and artistic approaches. A true product of our electronics age, they have become fast friends although they have yet to meet in person.