Terry Slade

Department ChairTerry Slade
Professor of Art and Sculptor in Residence
E-mail: sladet@hartwick.edu

Terry's teaching responsibilities include 3-D design, foundry, stone carving and all levels of sculpture. His recent works of cast bronze, cast glass and blown glass and wood, dealing with social/political issues, have been exhibited nationally and internationally. Exhibitions in 1997-98 include at the Rice Gallery, Albany, NY; NYC; Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Bock Rath Gallery, Cleveland, OH; and Goldmark Gallery in Uppingham, England.

In 2008, “Germ” a 14 foot tall painted steel sculpture of Terry's was installed in Wallenberg Park on Clinton St., next to Federal Plaza in downtown Albany as a part of the 2008 Downtown Albany, Sculpture in the Streets Exhibition. This second annual competitive sculpture exhibition was organized by The Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) which states “BID views public art as integral to our community’s fabric by improving quality of life, enhancing neighborhood identity, strengthening economic development and tourism, and enriching the spirit and pride of our citizens.” Terry's work “Germ” is part of an on-going series of works exploring the natural world and the human relationship to their environment. The selected works will be on view until April 2009. A map of the exhibition can be obtained at www.downtownalbany.org .

Terry has received many awards, in 1997 he was an "Artist in Residence" in France at LaCoste School of Art and at Demontfort University in Leicester, England. Terry's work is part of numerous collections in the United States, Britain, Switzerland, Italy and Japan. He is currently represented by the Cast Iron Gallery, NYC and Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. For more images and information on Terry's art work, link to his personal web page.