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Christopher T. Terry is a painter whose work explores the altars and icons of secular
interior spaces in our everyday lives. He is the recipient of a WESTAF/NEA Regional
Fellowship in Painting as well as a Visual Artist Fellowship from the Utah Arts Council.
He has been a Visiting Artist at the American Academy of Rome as well as at the Millay
Colony in New York. His exhibitions include numerous solo shows at galleries such
as Hackett/Freedman Gallery in San Francisco, CA, Julie Nestor Gallery in Park City,
UT; Marshall Arts Gallery in Scottsdale, AZ and Diane Nelson Fine Arts in Laguna Beach,
CA. Other solo exhibitions include "Stillleben" at Galerie Aviva in Essen, Germany;
"Artifacts and Interiors" at Hidell/Brooks Gallery in Charlotte, NC; "Enigmatic Ritual"
at Nicolaysen Museum in Casper, WY and "Paintings" at the Plains Museum of American
Art in Fargo, ND. He has also exhibited his work in well over 100 juried and invitational
group exhibitions at venues such as the George Billis Gallery in New York, NY; Jule’s
Gallery in Boston, MA and the Are-Künstlergilde in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.
Terry is also committed to excellence in teaching with interests in the Bauhaus history and theory, Color Interaction, and in Perception as it relates to strong a Foundations program. He has twice received Fulbright Scholar Fellowships for Teaching and Research in Germany where he was a guest professor at the Universität Essen. Based on this experience, he leads an annual Study Abroad Program to Germany for Utah State University. Terry is currently a Professor of Art in Painting and Drawing at Utah State University in Logan, UT where he believes in fostering a painting and drawing program rooted in process and craft tradition that emphasizes communication and concept as its ultimate goal.