Terry lived in Sarnia, Ontario until he attended university in London at the University of Western Ontario. Here he studied Visual Arts, achieving an honours degree in fine arts.
In his artistic career, Terry has worked through watercolours, oils and acrylics, painting tirelessly over the years. After several years of exhibitions, he was retained by Art Dialogue Gallery in Toronto. Terry has had his work purchased by both corporate and private collectors in Canada, the US, China and Italy.