Andrew Testa is an artist,collector, writer and educator who’s practice is concerned with thenature of images—images which at once inscribe a historical continuity betweenthe past and present, as well as index an inevitable sense of loss and drift.Through collecting, storytelling, folding and arranging, his prints begin toreframe and represent fragments of objects into assembled entities, evokingnuanced observations and narratives of an object’s past and its collector’spresent. Testa is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in printmaking atGrenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland, and has additionallytaught at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia, and AlgomaUniversity in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. He achieved his MFA and BFA from YorkUniversity in Toronto, Ontario, and is the recipient of SSHRC and the ElizabethGreenshields Foundation grants along with numerous awards including the SamuelSarick Purchase Prize. He currently resides and works in Corner Brook,Newfoundland.