New Termesphere depicts story of early Deadwood

The city of Deadwood and the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission will unveil the Deadwood Termesphere on Monday, April 1. The ceremony will be at 7 p.m. at the Deadwood History and Information Center, 3 Seiver St. Refreshments will be served after the presentation. A Termesphere is a spherical representation that tells a story from many angles. Deadwood commissioned the work …

Termesphere goes to St. Luke's Hospital

SPEARFISH – In celebration of Avera St. Luke’s Hospital 100th anniversary in Aberdeen, artist Dick Termes was commissioned to create a Termesphere dedicated to the cycle of life. He has been working on this project for the past three months. Termespheres are hanging, rotating spherical paintings that show up, down and all around environments. Forward to the Beginning is a …

Dick Termes : Termespheres

Termespheres are three dimensional “inside out” views of the physical world around us. Dick Termes has been painting spheres for 37 years. His work has been recognized in America, France and Japan and has featured in many articles over the years. For those of us who want to attempt this style of painting he has a booklet on the 6 …

The Geometry of Art

A conversation with artist Dick Termes, creator of the Termesphere, quickly becomes part geometry lesson, part art lesson. There’s talk of six-point perspectives, dodecahedron three-dimensional puzzles and total visual space. He admits that one student at a Termesphere workshop suffered a “Termesphere headache” trying to understand the dimensional challenges of the spheres. Most people, however, don’t study the geometry of …