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Member since Dec 15, 2004
Last modification date : Nov 30, 2018
Guy Terrier, figures as an original character in the art world. A self-made man, he showed at an early age great skill in drawing and at 10 won a first prize awarded by a jury. His background is originally scientific, being an aircraft engineer and also specializing in industrial I.T. His creative spirit however is boundless and dreamlike, and has enabled him to win many a prize in humorous drawing ( Grand Prize of the Jury 1982-1985 and first prize given to him by the public at the Perpignan International Cartoon Festival). He has also excelled in technical illustrations (Corel World Design Contest Grand Prize technical drawing 1992 and 1994) as well as in I.T. animation (Best Animation of the Year CWDC 1994). He rapidly became known as an expert in graphic art and worked for various magazines as a journalist and illustrator. His original outlook makes him the depositary of any given style. For him there is creation only . Words and style come into the scene only when colours and comp... Read More
" Just as words sound empty to me when wishing to interpret a creation, I will not be yoked into any given style or academic rules which could limit and hamper my ways of expressing myself ". The artist does not waste time and his acrylic creations bear testimony to that. " The idea, the movement, the matter must be fixed by the sheer violence of the expression to make one feel spontaneity and dynamism ". Private American and Japanese collections prominently display a number of his works.
1997 Corel Corp Center -Toronto - Canada
1998 National Arts Center - Ottawa - Canada
2000 Crystal Award - Ottawa - Canada
2002 Adams Morton Gallery - Carmel - USA
2003 Dewolf Gallery - North Hollywood - USA
2004 Gallery 20 - Carmel - USA
2005 FujiCorp MediaCenter - Tokyo - Japon
J.Silverman Studio - Hollywood - USA
2006 Galerie Imprevu - Paris - France
Galerie Art&Miss - Paris - France