Evelyn Patricia Terry

Year inducted: 2012
1946-

Evelyn Patricia Terry, a full-time professional visual artist, actively participates in the art community as a highly respected mentor, educator, writer, lecturer, curator, and visual arts advocate.  With work in over 400 private and public collections - nationally and internationally.  Locally, the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Haggerty Museum at Marquette University, the Museum of Wisconsin Art, and the Racine Art Museum have each acquired her work. Having exhibited throughout the United States and in Spain, Germany, Japan, and Russia, she continually receives fellowships, grants, commissions, and exhibition awards for artwork in printmaking, pastels, mixed media, and installations. Her public art projects include Giving Gifts, at the Milwaukee County General Mitchell Airport parking structure and Kindred Ties installed on Fond du Lac and North Avenues in Milwaukee. Contracted with University of Wisconsin Press, publication and distribution of her manuscript “Permission to Paint, Please! African American Artists Connected to Wisconsin” dominates her present goals.

Works by Evelyn Patricia Terry