Terry began formal training in drawing and oil painting in 1979 when he joined The Julian Ashton Art School for three and a half years as a part time student.
He then attended The East Sydney Technical College for one year as a part time student.
In 1989 he began studying with Graeme Inson, who painted in the “Meldrum” tradition of tonal painting.
Since Graeme Inson’s death in 2000, he now tutors one day per week at the Graeme Inson School
2002, 2003 , 2004, 2010 Camberwell Rotary Art Exhibition in Melbourne.
2003 “Commended” award in The city of Ryde Art Society annual Exhibition
2005 Finalist and “commended” award in the inaugural Berkelouw Portrait Prize
2005 “Highly Commended” award in The Drummoyne Art Society Exhibition
2006 Winner – Maroubra Art Show
2007 Finalist in The Lexus Mortimore for Portaiture and Still Life exhibition.
2008 First Prize – Flower Section Singleton Art Prize
2008 First Prize – Still Life section The Mortimore Art Prize, Finalist Portrait section
2009 Finalist – Still Life Section The Mortimore Art Prize
2010 Finalist Still Life Section The Mortimore Art Prize, Finalist Portrait Section
The Royal Art Society of N.S.W.
Portrait Artists Australia