Terry Strickland knows she is doing what she was meant to do. Since devoting herself to painting full time in 2005, her work has won numerous awards and been widely collected and published. Terry’s work, classified as Post-Contemporary Realism, is a combination of technical mastery and depth of content, in which skill and concept are held in equal regard.
Her work has received recognition from, appeared in or been written about by: The Huffington Post, The Artist’s Magazine, Drawing Magazine, American Art Collector, The Art Renewal Center, The Portrait Society of America, International Artist Magazine, and others.
Terry’s highly realistic and refined figurative paintings in oil have been shown extensively in galleries and museums in solo, group, and juried shows throughout the United States. Venues have included Principle Gallery Alexandria, VA and Charleston, SC; Richard J. Demato Fine Art, Sag Harbor, NY; Haynes Galleries in Nashville, TN and Thomaston ME; Peterson-Cody, and Sugarman-Peterson, NM; Miller Gallery, OH; Gadsden Museum of Art, AL; Huntsville Museum of Art, AL; Meridian Museum of Art, MS; Mobile Museum of Art, AL; Masur Museum of Art, LA; and MUW’s Eugenia Summers Gallery, MS.
Cover image by Terry Strickland
A book about her award-winning portrait series, The Incognito Project, was published by Matter Deep Publishing in 2012.
Terry teaches on-going oil painting classes at Forstall Art Center in Homewood, AL. Email for info firstname.lastname@example.org
Terry was born in FL and raised on the Space Coast. After graduating from the University of Central FL with a BFA in Graphic Design, she had an interesting and varied art career, working in the imprinted sportswear, gaming and publishing industries, as well as courtroom sketch artist.
“Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler” by Terry Strickland
30 x 24 Oil on Canvas
Terry lives in Birmingham, AL with her husband, Daniel. They enjoy a close relationship with their two adult children and their spouses. The six of them, along with their pets may be found at weekly family dinners, brainstorming and collaborating on a myriad of art projects.