Terry Boddie’s work as a photographer and multi-disciplinary artist explores the historical and contemporary aspects of memory, migration, and globalization. The images often blur the distinctions between photography, drawing, and painting.
He received his BFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts in 1989 and an MFA from Hunter College in 1997. Recently his work was exhibited in KREYOL Factory at the Parc La Villette in Paris, France and in the show Infinite Island, Contemporary Caribbean Art at the Brooklyn Museum. His work has also been exhibited at he Smithsonian, The Studio Museum in Harlem, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, and the Philadelphia Museum among other venues.
Awards and honors include the Studio Museum of Harlem Artist In Residence, Center for Photography at Woodstock Fellowship, the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, The Center for Book Arts Artist in Residence, and Marie Sharpe Walsh Artist in Residence. He is on the Artist Advisory Committee of the New York Foundation of the Arts and the Artist Advisory Board of En Foco. Terry Boddie received a 2009 NJ print fellowship from the Brodsky Center and a 2009 Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. He lives and works in West Orange, NJ.