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Ted Zourntos

Ted Zourntos

Faculty, Bachelor of Illustration

Email: ted.zourntos@sheridancollege.ca

Contact Info: Ext. 2581

Ted Zourntos has been a full-time faculty member in the Bachelor of Illustration program at Sheridan College since 2003. His peer-reviewed articles, Dialogue with Form (2007) and Drawing from Experience in search of a personal artistic vision (2013), are published in the Journal of the National Art Education Association. In addition to developing a curriculum in drawing and painting, Ted has engaged in several collaborative research projects with students. In 2018, he coordinated a public art installation designed and executed by Sheridan Illustration students at the Brampton Gateway Terminal in Brampton, ON. In 2019, Zourntos co-led a projection mapping and concept development research workshop involving collaboration between Interaction Design and Illustration faculty and students at Sheridan College. Ted is currently working on private commissions and various artistic projects.

Ted is a practicing artist and arts educator living and working in Toronto. He graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design in 1995 after being awarded the Eric Friefeld Scholarship for excellence in drawing. He completed his MFA studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, PA, where he received the Gilroy Roberts tuition scholarship. He has exhibited his work internationally, including solo exhibitions in New York and Toronto, and has participated in notable group exhibitions in Canada and the US. In 2016, Zourntos received the Herb and Ivy Paris endowment to join in the Still Alive artist residency at the Banff Center for Arts and Creativity in Banff.