ABOUT      

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ABOUT

DONALD TOPP IS A SILKSCREEN ARTIST FROM MADISON, WISCONSIN. HE TAKES A PLAYFUL YET CRITICAL VIEW OF OUR POP CULTURE BY EXPOSING THE UNDERLYING MESSAGES THAT OUR ENTERTAINMENT PUSHES ON THE POPULATION. 

I PLAY OFF THE NOSTALGIA OF A RECOGNIZABLE IMAGE OR TOY, BUT MAKE IT IN AN AVATAR OF A MUCH DEEPER CYNICAL MESSAGE OF SOCIETY."

TOPP GRADUATED WITH A BS FROM CARROLL UNIVERSITY AND A MASTERS IN VISUAL STUDIES FROM CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY. 

METHODS


TOPP USES MIXED MEDIA WITH SCREEN PRINTING IN OVERLAPPING LAYERS ON PAPER AND BOARD. IN HIS WORK, HE DECONSTRUCT TOYS, CARTOONS AND ICONIC FIGURES FROM CHILDHOOD AND ADULT POP CULTURE. ALL IMAGES ARE HAND PULLED WITH MIXED MEDIA APPLICATION IN EACH PRINT. SMALL EDITIONS 10X20, 18X24 OR 16X20 WORKING SIZE.​

 

TOPP USES MIXED MEDIA WITH SCREEN PRINTING IN OVERLAPPING LAYERS ON PAPER AND BOARD. IN HIS WORK, HE DECONSTRUCT TOYS, CARTOONS AND ICONIC FIGURES FROM CHILDHOOD AND ADULT POP CULTURE. ALL IMAGES ARE HAND PULLED WITH MIXED MEDIA APPLICATION IN EACH PRINT. SMALL EDITIONS 10X20, 18X24 OR 16X20 WORKING SIZE.​

GALLERIES


WORK CAN BE FOUND AT THUMBPRINT GALLERY, SAN DIEGO, HASHTAG GALLERY, TORONTO, RICHARD GOODALL GALLERY, MANCHESTER UK AND DAVID LEONARDIS GALLERY IN CHICAGO. TO PURCHASE, CLICK THE GALLERY ICON TO VISIT THEIR WEBPAGE.​ 

TO CONTACT DONALD DIRECTLY:

donaldtopp@gmail.com

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DAVID LEONARDIS GALLERIES

1346 N Paulina St, Chicago, IL 

312-863-9045

RICHARD GOODALL GALLERY

59 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1NA, UK

+44 161 832 3435

THUMBPRINT

920 Kline Street, La Jolla, CA 
858-354-6294
info@thumbprintgallerysd.com

BRASSWORKS GALLERY

1127 SE 10th Ave • Suite 220

Portland OR

https://www.brassworksgallery.com

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DONALDTOPP@GMAIL.COM

(c) Donald Topp 2019