John Terrell was born in Lubbock Texas and moved frequently throughout his youth. In 1993 he made his home in Ruidoso, N.M.
He was introduced to art as a child by his grandfather, he would watch for hours as his grandfather painted landscapes using oil. In John’s late teens he started using pastels to create abstract paintings. His art began to sell, and he had played with the idea of becoming more serious about art. In 2000, he purchased the restaurant where he had been employed for seven years. With very little free time, he stopped painting altogether and he focused his creativity into his business. In 2007 he sold the restaurant to spend more time with his family. This change gave John enough time to take up painting once again, this time using a new medium, oil. He went out and bought his first set of oil paints then commenced, without reservations, learning a new way to create a bold abstract world on canvas. In 2012 he joined his first art class at ENMU wanting to learn more of the art world and to find out what really enticed him to do art. Loving the knowledge and abilities, he studied for one year under the guidance of Bruce Defoor.
Several of Johns’ paintings have been featured in online galleries. John has also been featured by ArtWebRadio for “Artist of the Day”.

John has been chosen as an artist for SoundWall, a company from Boulder, Co. and was commissioned to design a book cover. His works are in collections throughout New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, Arizona and Texas.

For information please contact John at
johnt@artruidoso.com
or call: 575-937-1074
Zia
Oil on Canvas
Size 14 x 11
Gallery Wrap
$69
Peaceful Melancholy
Oil on Canvas
Size 24 x 36
Gallery Wrap
$389
New Horizons
Oil on Canvas
Size 30 x 40
Gallery Wrap
$540
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Cascade
Oil on Canvas
Size 18 x 24
Gallery Wrap
$194
In the Mist
Oil on Canvas
Size 9 x 12
Gallery Wrap
$49
Untitled
Oil on Board
Size 20 x 16
Finished Size 21 x 17
$260
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Alpine Afternoon
Oil on Canvas
Size 36 x 24
Gallery Wrap
$389
Emergance
Acrylic on Canvas
Size 24 x 36
Gallery Wrap
$389
Coincedence
Oil on Canvas
Size 24 x 36
Gallery Wrap
$389
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Flying Colors
Acrylic on Canvas
Size 24 x 30
Gallery Wrap
$295
Untitled
Oil on Canvas
Size 8 x 10
Gallery Wrap
$35
Between Dreams
Oil on Canvas
Size 14 x 18
Gallery Wrap
$100
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Energy
Acrylic on Canvas
Size 30 x 40
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