Terrell James Lecture

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Terrell James, artist, and fourth-generation Houstonian has lived and worked internationally including time spent in Berlin, Germany; different regions throughout Mexico; Beijing, China; Soho, Harlem, and Queens in New York; and Marfa, Texas before landing back in Houston, where she is an active member of the city’s rich artist community. In addition to being a prolific painter with exhibitions spanning the globe, James has worked as a researcher, curator, and a longtime professor of painting at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s Glassell School, where she served as chair of the Painting Department. For "Tuesday Evenings at the Modern", James presents her paintings, research, and process in a presentation titled Split the Lark ― and you’ll find the Music. Terrell James, featured in prominent international private and public collections, was awarded the 2016 Texas Artist of the Year Award by Art League Houston. Her work in public collections includes those of the Boston Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Menil Collection, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, the Portland Art Museum, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.


Froelick Gallery has represented Terrell James since 1995.


To watch and listen to Terrell James'  lecture, Split the Lark, CLICK HERE

March 3, 2023