McDONALD Customs the studio of Teddy McDonald contemporary fine art guitars for Ed Sheeran

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    THE STUDIO OF TEDDY McDONALD

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  • "I love your work!"

    Lapo Elkann

    "I think you are very talented"

    Tommy Hilfiger

    "The Artist to Watch"

    GQ magazine

    "I will expose your painting in the Ferrari design centre"

    Flavio Manzoni

    "We always appreciate your genuine approach

    and your work speaks for itself"

    Michael & Lindsay Lohan

  • Over the past decade Teddy McDonald has been profiled by GQ magazine as the 'Artist to Watch,' his customised guitars have been played by Ed Sheeran on the Multiply and Divide world tours and he is the first artist to create a painting with members of the British royal family, notably HRH Princess Eugenie and HRH Princess Beatrice, raising funds for a childrens charity.

     

    Visually identifiable through a process of flattening the three dimensional world, Teddy McDonald's work is focused on the female form, positive quotation, universally recognised iconography and a palette of uplifting 'sunshine' colours. Whilst his practice principles are eco-design led, employing eco-friendly water-based paints not tested on animals and re-purposed canvas and other sustainable mediums. 

     

    Teddy McDonald has attained a cult following with works acquired by global icons including long term supporter and FIAT heir Lapo Elkann, Ed Sheeran, Flavio Manzoni for Ferrari S.p.A, the Lohan family, royalty and a number of private art collectors.

     

    Teddy McDonald has shown his work independently in London, New York and Los Angeles. In addition and in collaboration with GQ magazine he has exhibited a painting at Vogue House, London and exhibited Ferrari-themed works for a VIP event at an official Ferrari dealership. Commercial commissions include projects for an official Ferrari dealership, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars London and the Royal Agricultural University.

     

    Teddy McDonald's artistic influences primarily include Matisse, David Hockney, Alexander Calder, Ashley Bickerton, Alex Katz, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

     

    McDONALD Customs joined Instagram in November 2021.

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    Teddy McDonald has appeared on television with Sky News providing live debate on contemporary art and commentary alongside David Emanuel for the live broadcast of the Royal Wedding of HRH Princess Eugenie at Windsor Castle.

     

    In print and online, Teddy McDonald has been featured/mentioned in the following selected publications from the UK, USA & Australia

     

    People magazine  |  GQ  |  E! News  |  Tatler  |  Blouin Art Info  |  Hello!  |  BBC Radio  |  The Daily Mail

    South Florida Luxury Times  |  news.com.au   |   EricClapton.com   |   The Daily Express

     

     

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