Aviary – Terry Turrell


circa 2004
Mixed Media
27″ x 18″ x 17″d

Turrell was born in 1946 in rural Idaho, and traveled to San Francisco and then Seattle to find his niche in the art world, first whittling, then writing songs, and creating T-Shirts with unique designs. He put together quirky assemblages from a scrap yard of collected wood, tin and metal in his garage and backyard. Much of his painting was done with his fingers, brushes, and tools from his tool box. His art was discovered in Seattle and he continues to produce improvisational artwork, which has acquired a loyal following. His works appear in prominent collections throughout the world.