American artist Terry KLAAREN is a professional artist living and working in the Tampa Bay area and Central Florida for over 40 years. Born in Iowa in 1951, he lived in the Midwest and attended college in New York before moving to Tampa in 1972 with his wife, Dori. Continually painting, his numerous commissioned paintings and murals span from Canada and the US to Europe and the Caribbean.
TECO Plaza, Tampa; Kotler Gallery, Tampa; Tampa District offices of Southwest Florida Water Management, MOSI’s Imax Dome ‘Arc Gallery’, Old Hyde Park Art Center, Tampa; The Carrollwood Cultural Center, Tampa; The Bok Tower Visitor Center, Lake Wales, FL, Alric T Pottberg Gallery, Pasco-Hernando Community College.
Current Exhibitions: Tampa offices of Florida’s Department of Transportation, MOSI Imax 4th floor Gallery, The Audubon Resource Center, Tampa at Lettuce Lake Park and the Tampa Offices of Keep Tampa bay Beautiful.
Fine Art Collections
- Southwest Florida Water Management District Brooksville Office
- Nature’s Classroom TECO Environmental Resource Center
- Aaron Fodiman & Margaret Word-Burnside Collection, Dunedin, FL
- Florida Dept of Transportation
- Personal Collection of Maestro Gustavo Dudamel
- Personal Collection of Gov. Zell Miller Family
Affiliations and Memberships
- DecoArt, Inc., Stanford, KY
- AOE Art Supplies, Tampa, FL
Charitable Organization Affiliations for Fundraising Events
Past & Present:
Hillsborough County Friends of the Parks, Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, Mayor’s Beautification Program, Tampa Garden Club, Temple Terrace Garden Club, Temple Terrace Preservation Society, Tampa Chapter of the National Audubon Society, Tampa Chapter of the Sierra Club, Florida Air Museum Education Fund, Florida Aviators Assoc., Lion’s Club, Tampa, Tampa Bay Dragon Boat Institute Education Fund, Gasparilla International Film Festival, WEDU-PBS, MacDonald Training Center, Pediatric Cancer Foundation, Tampa. University of Tampa Chiseler's Preservation Association, Roswell Park Cancer Research Institute, Buffalo, NY; The MOSI Foundation, Tampa; SWAMP (SouthWestFlorida Assn. of Mountainbike Peddlers), Nature's Classroom and Learning Gate Schools of Hillsborough County, Florida.