Dan Terry is a multiple award holding fine artist of national renown, having exhibited in many juried exhibitions including the National Pastel Exhibition at the National Arts Club in NYC, the Witte Museum, Laguna Gloria Museum, and in the Alamo Mission's permanent collection. He took both Best in Show and Aquarena Spring's Purchase Award at SMAL National Juried show judged by the Director of the McNay Museum.
A 365' oil mural remains in the permanent collection of San Antonio's Witte Museum. Recently he's been commissioned for a series of murals in the heart of Austin, Texas's Historic Entertainment District. One of those incorporates his innovation of using programmable mood lighting built in to an architectural arched shadow box to animate the painted surface.
His art (including photography) has been published in hundreds of publications, as cover or editorial illustrations, in books, magazines, on the Internet, in catalogs, annual reports, brochures, posters and feature films. He holds a masters degree in Mass Communication from the University of Texas.
As a professor at Texas State University and then Austin Community College he taught Advertising and Mass Communications. On Youtube for Expert Village in a series of 24 videos viewed over 20,000 times, he teaches pastel and art techniques. http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD421F93BD65BBB36 And he's an officially certified art instructor for Grumbacher, teaching painting and drawing at Michael's Art Supply stores in Austin, TX.
Often, new examples of his mural work will first appear online at austinmuralartist.com.