Teresa O’Connor is an installation artist that incorporates video, sound, and found objects in a gesture to stimulate the duality of presence and absence, body and landscape. For the Lawndale Studio Artist Program, O’Connor worked with musicians Sharks and Sailors to create a music video, and from the music video she extrapolates sound and collected imagery for her installation The Sound of You Passing Through presented at Lawndale in May 2008.
O’Connor lives and works in Houston, TX. She received her MFA in Sculpture from the University of Houston in 2002. Her solo exhibitions include (G)host, Three Walls, 2007, San Antonio, TX; A Ghost Story, Part I, Deborah Colton Gallery, 2006, Houston TX; and Character Introduction: The Forty Something Male Singer, 2005, Cactus Bra, San Antonio. O’Connor has also curated exhibitions for Polvo, Chicago, IL; Vine Street Studio, Houston, TX; Commerce Street Artist Warehouse, Houston, TX; and Plush Gallery, Houston, TX. O’Connor is proprietor of Hello-Lucky, a boutique specializing in artist designed/produced merchandise.