a backpack carrying precious
books stationery dreams lunch maps
clothing your photo homework water bottle
a backpack that doubles as a shell
with my eyes closed
i’m a turtle
Tessar Lo is a Toronto-based artist and instructor.
Beginning his formal visual arts education at Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, Toronto (2003), he continued into and graduated from the Illustration Program at Sheridan College, Oakville (BAA 2007).
Lo has participated in exhibitions in Paris, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Barcelona, Tokyo, and in the United States in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, New York, Seattle, and Philadelphia. He has participated in museum exhibitions and programs at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles as well as the Gardiner Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, and The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery.
He has had prolonged stints working in New York, Los Angeles, and various parts of Asia.