T. Foley, a conceptual artist, makes videos, performances, and public art projects. She creates scenarios in which blow up dolls drive cars, ventriloquist dummies perform material lifted from craigslist, and people make and share regionally based ringtones at locallytoned.org.
Foley holds a BA in English Literature, and studied film/video production as an independent student. She’s received fellowships from the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and The Pittsburgh Foundation. She’s been awarded residencies by Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Deeplocal, The Banff Centre, and the Atlantic Center for the Arts.