Terry Guyer Artist Biography

Terry in the Edison Way, Menlo Park, California studio around 2009 during the Silicon Valley Inventor Portrait project

Terry in the Edison Way, Menlo Park, California studio around 2009 during the Silicon Valley Inventor Portrait project

Education

BFA from Minneapolis College of Art and Design which included a year at Brighton Polytechnic Art Facility in Sussex England. Postgraduate training in the Bay Area at San Francisco Academy of Art, San Francisco School of Art and the Pacific Art League.

Special Projects

"A Statue of Nikola Tesla in the Silicon Valley" Commission

Contract signed in 2013 with Northern Imagination for a 7-foot cast bronze statue of Nikola Tesla to be funded through a KickStarter campaign. Statue was unveiled in Palo Alto, CA on December 7, 2013.

Major Multi-Year Portrait Commission

Contract signed in 2008 with the Silicon Valley Luminary Society to do six 6 foot x 9 foot museum-quality group portraits, by time period or industry, portraying Silicon Valley inventors and their inventions. All the paintings are on permanent display in the historic Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco.

Selected Exhibitions

2015 Allied Artists of America 102nd Annual Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club,47 Fifth Avenue, NYC
2015 "Point Lobos and Beyond" at Carmel Visual Arts, Carmel, California
2015 Art Monaco '15, Chapiteau Fontvieille, Monaco
2014 National Sculpture Society 81st Annual Awards Exhibition, Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina
2014 The Art Renewal Center International Salon
2014 Group Exhibition, Sanchez and Market Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2013 Triton Museum of Art's Statewide Painting Competition & Exhibition, Santa Clara, CA
2013 Body of Work: Figurative Works from the California Art Club at STUDIO Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011 2nd Annual International "Commitment to Excellence in Art and Sport: 
A Fine Art Competition" National Art Museum of Sport, Indianapolis, ID
2011 Century of Landscapes: Selections from the California Art Club California Historical Society San Francisco, CA
2011 Group Exhibition, Intel Headquarters, San Jose, CA
2011 Solo Exhibition, Allegro Framing and Art, Portola Valley, CA
2010 Golden State Treasures (Juried), Historic Blinn House, Pasadena, CA
2007, 2008, 2009 Marin Art Festival (Juried), San Rafael, CA
2006 Silicon Valley Local Artists Juried Exhibition at Art 21 Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
2006 Group Exhibition, Nektar Therapeutics, San Carlos, CA
2006 Silver Mountain Winery (Juried), Los Gatos, CA
2003-2006 Group Shows and Representation, The Studio, Burlingame, CA
2003 Portrait Society Juried Exhibition, 688 Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Selected Awards

2015 Art Monaco '15, Chapiteau Fontvieille, Monaco, Certificate of Merit
2014 The Art Renewal Center International Salon, Finalist
2011 Fur, Fins and Feathers, Palo Alto Art League, First Place Award
2011 The Artist's Magazine, Finalist, Animals Competition, 
2008 Society of Local Artists Annual Peer Jury, First Place Award
2007 Invited Artist for 2008 Marin Art Festival
2006 The Artist's Magazine, Finalist, Portrait and Figure Competition
2003 Portrait Society Juried Exhibition, Honors Award