Jennifer Pochinski @ NUMU

Jennifer Pochinski and Terry St. John at NUMU Los Gatos

Abstracts From Life: Bay Area Figurative Past and Present

March 2017

DCG Artists Jennifer Pochinski and Terry St. John are both featured in Abstracts From Life: Bay Area Figurative Past and Present, running through September 10, 2017 at the New Museum Los Gatos.… read more

Terry St. John's "Thai Woman With Cup" (2012)

Kenneth Baker states "Intensity the key in Terry St. John paintings" in San Francisco Chronicle

August 2014

St. John divined: In the past couple of years, as he approaches 80, Terry St. John has wrung from his painting a gravity and intensity long implicit in it, but long tempered, perhaps, by the sense that plenty of time to go for broke creatively might yet remain.… read more

Terry St. John, Woman / Landscape, 2013

Terry St. John’s new abstracts reveal painter’s figuartive roots in the San Francisco Examiner

August 2014

A survivor of the mid-20th-century figurative-art sphere, Bay Area painter Terry St. John demonstrates his roots in that significant circle, and also explores fresh, abstract terrain, in an exhibition of recent work. Titled, with a fitting lack of frill, “Terry St. John,” the show continues at the Dolby Chadwick Gallery through Aug. 30.… read more

Terry St. John, “Berkeley Marina,” 2011

Matt Gonzalez Reviews Terry St. John, “New Work” at Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco in SFAQ

August 2014

Terry St. John has been painting for over 50 years. Now an elder statesman of both landscape and figurative painting it can be said unequivocally that he is part of the canon of West Coast painting. But it hasn’t always been this way. As a young man St. John thought he was suited for a life of business administration. Later he ventured into sociology, earning a BA in the subject from UC Berkeley. But it was an encounter during his last semester in college in 1958 with high school friend Henry Brandon, who was studying with Richard Diebenkorn at the California College of Arts and Crafts, that compelled him to pursue painting seriously.… read more

Relaxed Woman, 2013

San Francisco Chronicle features St. John's Exhibition

July 2014

Bay Area artist Terry St. John, who is 79 and paints out of his Oakland studio, has a new solo show at the Dolby Chadwick Gallery in San Francisco that brings together his decades of work and influences, from the Bay Area Figurative painters to his plein air studies, his female nudes and his move toward abstraction.… read more

Looking Out, 2010

Peter Selz reviews Terry St. John’s exhibition at Dolby Chadwick for Art in America

October 2011

Terry St. John’s nudes are bodies of substance and weight, the result of his spontaneous response to a live model and his profound understanding of physical structure. St. John studied with James Weeks at the California College of Arts and Crafts in the 1960s, and he carries on the tradition of Bay Area Figuration. Like Diebenkorn before him, he casts the figure as the empathetic protagonist of a relationship of color and space.… read more