Photographs by Terrell Gates
Text by John Biscello
Paperback ISBN 978-1-937487-88-1
Terry Gates sings the body electric in his poetic, erotic, and transformational nudes. This is galaxies away from live studio drawing, yet very rooted in that tradition, halfway between our home in this body and the way we are made of stars. Gates is a bit of a dreamer, and his craft in the art forms of both painting and photography are amply represented in this very evocative showing.
Joan Logghe, Santa Fe Poet Laureate
Terrell Gates, a Renaissance Man, former publisher, inventor, screenwriter, movie producer, painter, set designer, and scenic artist for the San Francisco
Opera, San Diego Opera, Pasadena Civic Light Opera, TV and movies. His work is represented in the collections of Orson Welles, Rudolf Nureyev, Joseph Cotten, Salvador Dali, Lila Kedrova, and many
His accomplishments are too many to list. Originally from Los Angeles and San Francisco. He now lives and works in New Mexico.
John Biscello, has called Taos, New Mexico home for the past eleven years. He was the co-founder and editor of Venus Envy, a now-defunct art and literary
He has staged four of his full-length plays and a trio of one-acts in Taos, the latest (October 2011) being an urban vaudeville tragedy titled: THE BEST MEDICINE.
His fiction and poetry have appeared in: Art Times, nthposition, The Wanderlust Review, Ophelia Street, Caper, Polyphony, Dilate, Militant Roger, Chokecherries, Farmhouse, BENT, The 555 Collective, Instigator, Brass Sopaipilla, and The Iconoclast.
He is the author of Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale and Freeze Tag (CSF Publishing).