Instructor Biography

Terry Stanley

After a career in law enforcement was cut short by an injury almost 20 years ago, Terry Stanley's hobby of drawing and painting became her vocation. Her artwork has garnered awards and honors throughout the U.S. Terry became one of the Internet's best-selling pet portrait artists thanks to her work being shared on on-line social networks. Since 2009, Terry has completed over 500 commissioned pet portraits for clients as far away as South Africa, Great Britain, and Australia. Terry is the Director of Richeson School of Art and the Richeson75 International Art Competitions in addition to painting full-time in her Green Bay, WI studio. She has studied with Everett Raymond Kinstler, Dawn Whitelaw, Stephen Quiller, Wende Caporale, and others, and enjoys passing along her knowledge to her own students.