A member of Southwestern Watercolor Society (signature status), Society of Watercolor Artists (signature status), and Star Harbor Watercolor Society, Celene Terry paints in watercolor, soft pastel, & acrylics. Known for her vivid use of color and varied subject matter, her work has received multiple awards including:

  • Best of Show, Henderson County Art Show, 2006/2016

  • Ribbons every year at the State Fair of Texas 2007-present including 5 blues

  • Best of Show, Mineola League of the Arts annual show 2010

  • Juried competitions—Southwestern Watercolor Society (SWS), Gallery Main Street (Tyler, TX) three exhibits, Irving Art Assoc. 2010 and 2011 Wildlife Show, Richardson Civic Art Society Regional Juried Art Exhibition 2011 & 2012, Society of Watercolor Artists (SWA) Membership Shows and SWA International Juried Exhibition.

The artist’s work has also been exhibited in Tri-County Library (Mabank, TX), the Library at Cedar Creek Lake (Seven Points, TX), Artist’s Showplace (Plano, TX), Navarro Council of the Arts (Corsicana, TX), Museum of East Texas Culture (Palestine, TX), 211 Studio and Gallery (Athens, TX), Malakoff Historical Society & Museum (Malakoff, TX), as well as in private collections in Texas, New Mexico, California, Colorado, Virginia, North Dakota, and Oklahoma.


  • watercolor
  • soft pastels
  • acrylic