David Terry, born 1958, received his B.A. from Colorado College in 1981, where he began his formal study of art and photography. David began exhibiting his photographic work in 1977, with a solo show in 1978. He began painting in 1980. His study continues to include: extensive life drawing, anatomy, perspective, color, art history, art theory, as well as copying the work of masters. His portraits and landscapes hang in private and public collections, including Colorado College, in the Gallery of the Supreme Court of Texas.
Though currently a full time artist, David received his J.D. from South Texas College of Law in 1986, and practiced trial law for 15 years primarily focussing on scientific and medical litigation.
David currently lives and works in his studio located in Erie, Colorado, near Boulder. He also owns The Cedars Art Gallery, in the Cedars Arts District near Downtown Dallas. David is represented by Portraits South, a nationwide portrait agent based in North Carolina, and is a member of the Portrait Society of America.