Terry Thirion: Painter, Mixed Media Artist

Corporate Collections:
Wachovia Bank, Corporate Headquarters, Charlotte, North Carolina
London Litho Corporation, Chicago, Illinois
Enpro Partners, Charlotte, North Carolina
Tyvoli Partners Advertising, Charlotte, North Carolina
Latta Condominiums, Charlotte, North Carolina
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Permanent Collection, Salisbury, North Carolina
Food Lion, Corporate Headquarters, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Charlotte Mecklenburg Mahlen Adams Pavilion, Charlotte, North Carolina
Duke Energy North Carolina

Gallery Representation:
2015-2016 The Little Art Gallery Raleigh NC
2013-2014 Atelier Gallery in Charleston SC
2014-2015 Andre Christine Gallery, Mooresville NC(closed 2015)
2004-2013 Red Sky Gallery, Charlotte NC(2 locations) (closed 2014)

Solo and Group Exhibitions:
2016 February-April Installations at NCSU Crafts Center, Museum of Life and Sciences, Durham,
Weymouth Woods and Raven Rock Parks in the Sandhills area of NC
2015 Charlotte Art League Juried exhibition Second Prize.
2015 Community Performance Center Rock Hill Disappearing Frogs Project
2014 Charlotte Art League Gallery Disappearing Frogs Project
2014 Andre Christine Gallery, Mooresville North Carolina
2012 Waterworks Art Center invitational Salisbury North Carolina
2004-2013 Red Sky Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina
2008 Benefit Show for Foundation of Pineville NC Cultural Center, North Carolina
2007 The Bus Stop Gallery, Columbia, South Carolina
2007 Spring Show, Charlotte Art League
2004 WFAE Public Radio, Charlotte, NC
2004 Red Sky Gallery Opening Exhibit, Charlotte, North Carolina
2004 Create for the Cure Benefit, Charlotte, North Carolina
2004 Queens Gallery, Braitman Studios, Charlotte, North Carolina
2003 Hart Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina
2002 Encounters: a Four Woman Show, Charlotte, North Carolina
2002 Applewood Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina
2002 Queens Gallery, Braitman Studios, Charlotte, North Carolina
2001 Gallery 237, Charlotte NC International Artists Show, Charlotte, North Carolina
2001 Hart Witzen Gallery: Exhibition of Abstract Works Charlotte North Carolina
1999 A Two Woman Show: Carol Mueller and Terry Thirion, Charlotte, North Carolina
1998 Bank Of America Silent Auction and Show, Charlotte, North Carolina
1996 The Abyss – Two Women Show: Ia Nikola Gallery, Lake Worth, Florida

Juried Shows:
2005 Spartanburg Museum, South Carolina
2003 A Natural View, Schielle Museum, Gastonia, North Carolina
2003 Radio Vision, WFAE, Charlotte, North Carolina
2002 Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury, North Carolina
2001 Spring Into Art, Smith Helms Mullis & Moore Juried Show, Charlotte, North Carolina
2001 A Visual Harvest: The Gaston County Museum, North Carolina

Awards and Residencies:
2015 Fall Juried Show Charlotte Art League Edward J. Burnam Jr.Ju (Second place)
2015 Arts Council of York County grant for Disappearing Frogs Project
2011 Regionals Artists Project Grant from Arts And Science Council Charlotte NC
2008 Penland School of Crafts, three-month Fall Concentration, North Carolina
2007 WFAE Public Radio, Charlotte, North Carolina (Merit Award)
2006 Charlotte Art League Fall Show, Kurt Warnke Juror “Life’s Patterns” ( 2nd Place)
2004 People’s Choice Award, Charlotte Art League (1st Place)
2004 Spring Juried Show, Charlotte Art League, Mint Museum, C. Hanzel, Juror (2nd Place)
2004 WFAE Public Radio, Charlotte, North Carolina (Honorable Mention)
2003 Charlotte Art League Fall Juried Show (3rd Place)
2003 A Natural View, Schielle Museum, Gastonia, NC (Merit Award)
2003 Guild of Charlotte Artists, North Carolina (Second Place)
2002 WFAE 90.7FM RadioVision, Charlotte, North Carolina (2nd Place Award)
2001 Art I Gallery, I Am Woman Juried Exhibition, Gastonia, North Carolina (Merit Award)
2001 Ride Your Bike Week, Charlotte, North Carolina (Merit Award)
2000 Spring Juried Show, Smith Helms & Moore, Charlotte, North Carolina (Merit Award)
2000 Festival in the Park, Charlotte, North Carolina (2nd Place)
1998 Charlotte Art League/Smith Helms and Moore Juried Exhibition (Merit Award)
1998 Festival in the Park, Charlotte, North Carolina (2nd Place)
1997 Festival in the Park, Charlotte, North Carolina (3rd Place, Abstract)
1997 Mooresville North Carolina Art League, (Honorable Mention)

Special Events:
2014-2017 Disappearing Frogs
The Disappearing Frogs Project: Terry organized several exhibitions, pairing scientists and artists to highlight the worldwide extinction of amphibians. Over 200 works of art donated by 100 artists.
More information available on website.
2005 Sarasota Florida, The Players Theatre. Commission to create images, projected onto the stage and used as backdrop for the theatrical production of, “Neighbors”. The theme; the Palestinian/Israeli conflict and it’s human cost. This commission was accompanied by an exhibit in the Theatre Gallery.

2008 More Than Painting – Getting from Ideas to Action – currently offered in private groups
2006-2017 Group and private sessions at Studio

Personal Information:
Born in Belgium, Terry Thirion studied and graduated from the Parmentier School of Design in Brussels Belgium. She attended the Arts Academie in Leuven Belgium, Broward College in S. Florida and Braitman Studios in Charlotte NC.
Terry has served as curator and as professional juror in several exhibits in Charlotte North Carolina
Terry has worked for over a decade to promote fine art in the greater Charlotte area. She has held many leadership responsibilities including, Program Development, Exhibition Management and President of the Board of the Charlotte Art League.
She also serves as curator for the art work exhibited in local establishments.

Feature Articles:
2013 Charlotte Observer coverage of Disappearing Frogs Project 2014
Charlotte Observer April 2010 feature article
Today’s Charlotte Woman February 2006 feature article
South Charlotte Weekly July 2002 feature article

For videos and most information about what has been accomplished in the triangle area, below is the link to the coverage of the Disappearing Frogs Project events

Terry Thirion
2808 Park Road   Charlotte NC 28209

Download a Print Version of Terry’s Resume