When Terry was 4
he came down the stairs with an encyclopedia opened to a page with music notes on them and asked his mother what they sounded like.  His parents went out and bought him a piano and piano lessons.
     And then drumming lessons for band.
   And then voice lessons for choir
  and then speech
and then paint...

Eventually Terry bought his own stuff and ended up with a degree in Theatre (go figure).

In May 2003, Terry opened up "Identity Fashions" a custom-designed clothing store in Minneapolis with then partner and designer Yani Santos.  They needed a website and photos to show off all the original work.  The cost of photographers, film and developing was too much and Terry said "Fuck It, I can do this myself."  He went out and bought a Sony Cyber Shot and "did it himself".

He's upgraded his camera a few times since then.


Hastings discovered photography after years in the theater and performing arts. Wherein he may have previously directed performers onstage in to great configurations and stage pictures, he now collaborates with many natural elements Wind, Water, Sun, Sky and Sand at play and frames them in to his photographic work to create Drama, Beauty and Wonder.

Articles, photos and Interviews:

Palm Springs Art Patron Magazine    Desert Sun May 2015

Desert Outlook November 2012        Desert Star August 30 2012
Design Design                                        Desert Outlook Summer 2012          

InStyle Magazine                                   Revolve Atlanta
Huffington Post                                      LIVE Magazine

Hastings has shown with:

Palm Springs Art Museum

Riverside Art Museum

Santa Paula Art Museum

San Diego Art Institute: Baja Biennial

Gallery 140, Portland OR

Colliding Worlds Gallery, Cathedral City CA

ARTCore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles CA

Studios Channel Island, Camarillo, CA

Woodman/Shimko Gallery, Palm Springs CA

Joseph Wise Gallery, Laguna Beach CA

Art Resources Gallery, Minneapolis MN

Woodman/Shimko Gallery, Provincetown MA

Have a question?  Need a quote?
Please send a quick note to Terry and he will get right back to you!

©2012 MrTerryHastings

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