Annapolis artist, Terri Fowler, paints the historic buildings and scenery of Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay area of Maryland. Her life-long interest in history and art is reflected in her peaceful, story-book images of a previous era.
Terri Fowler’s watercolor style is a stylized realism. She paints scenes of horse and buggy days along with the beauty of Georgian colonial brick homes, churches and historic buildings rich in architectural detail evoking nostalgic memories of times gone by.
While most of her paintings record our past, many of Terri's latest works include scenes of today that will in time, be the history of tomorrow. With her love of architecture, Terri's subjects are often depicted in snowy wintry weather allowing the beauty of the architecture to be seen in striking contrast against the snow and without summer’s lush foliage.
In 1987, Terri became a Juried Artist Member of the prestigious Baltimore Watercolor Society. Since her first exhibit in 1971 she has received many awards. She was awarded First Place in Watercolor from the Director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and an award from the Art Director of National Geographic Magazine to name a few.
She was selected by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts to exhibit her work in the Colonial Williamsburg Occasion for the Arts. She has exhibited in solo exhibits in Hampden-Sydney College and Longwood College. Solo exhibits also include Banks in Virginia, South Carolina and California. Since moving to Annapolis in 1981, Terri has exhibited in juried shows at the Maryland Federation of Art, and in many galleries and special shows including Benfield Gallery. Her paintings have hung in the Maryland State House, Senate and House Buildings during the General Assembly. The U.S. Naval Academy commissioned her to do a painting of Buchanan House as a gift from the faculty and staff.
Terri has had an active painting career and regularly shares her talent in the community. She volunteers as a guest speaker to students and art groups on her methods of painting and art as a career. She was interviewed for "Profiles: Women of Achievement" on the Annapolis television program "Crab Town USA". Her work was selected for the American Heart Association's Holiday Cards and has graced three of the US Naval Academy's official holiday cards and has been used for the cover of "What's Up Annapolis" magazine. Over 30 of Terri Fowler’s paintings have been published as limited edition prints.
Terri Fowler’s paintings and prints are popular as gifts of remembrance of a time in Annapolis for many Naval Academy and Annapolis families. Her paintings and prints are in numerous corporate and private collections locally and internationally.
Benfield Gallery is please to represent the work of artist Terri Fowler.