Terry Tripp is a visual artist who works in painting, illustration, and photography. 

Tripp currently resides in Southern California where he makes art freely and teaches high school art. Tripp is also a creative writer. He graduated from California State University, Bakersfield with a BA in English and a BA in Psychology and earned an MA in Education from Point Loma Nazarene University and an MFA in Visual Art from Azusa Pacific University.

Tripp is the author of the book The Late Night Visitor and Other Short Stories, the novel I Believe in Silence, editor of two anthologies: Secrets of the Undiscovered Writers and Here, Our Open Hearts, and creator of many other independent publications, including the comic book Starduck.