Terry is the first Wisconsin artist to win the Waterfowl, Pheasant and Turkey Stamp Designs in the same year (2005). He is a three time winner of the Wisconsin Waterfowl Stamp Design and has won the Pheasant Stamp Twice. Terry has placed second twice in the Federal Duck Stamp Design–1999 with Black Scoter and 2002 with Wood Ducks. Terry, a nationally known wildlife artist, has received more than thirty awards attesting to the quality of his work. Terry, a self-taught artist who entered the wildlife art field 16 years ago after a hiatus from art for 18 years, finds his work an endless inspiration. Every once in a while, you put out a really spectacular piece where everything comes together.