• Terry Marks - Beauty Tortures - 2001 - Oil on Canvas - 50.8 x 40.64cm

    Terry Marks - Beauty Tortures - 2001 - Oil on Canvas - 50.8 x 40.64cm

    Place of birth: New York City

  • Place of current residence: New York City
  • Where did you learn to be an artist? BA Hons in fine art printmaking, and New York Academy of Art (Graduate School of Figurative Art) –MFA in painting
  • Which artists inspire you? Frida Kahlo, Remedios Varo, Pablo Picasso, Max Beckmann, Charles Addams, Stephen Campbell, Adrian Wisniewski.
  • Describe your own art work: My paintings contain a perverse kind of logic usually found in dreams.
  • Why do you make art?  I make art to travel without incurring any expense and to put off death
  • Why do you think art is important? I don’t know if it’s important, but it’s necessary.
  • Hobbies/ areas of interest (other than art): I play a little ukulele.
  • Favourite quote: “Art is a kind of illness.”  –Giacomo Puccini