Born in the Bronx, New York, official Coast Guard Artist Terrence Maley is known for his paintings which depict "moments in time." Retired seaman, Terrence spent 6 years in the Navy. Afterward, he attended the New York School of Visual Arts and New York Institute of Technology.

Terrence returned to sea for 25 years as a Merchant Marine; during his tenure, he sailed on 22 ships and was involved in many major events, including the Vietnam War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, Operation Praying Mantis, Operation Seuss, Military Sea Lift Command (MSC), Operation Desert Storm. He retired from the sea in 1991.

With several pieces commissioned by the Kentucky Derby, military organizations and various private institutions, Terrence has several paintings available in prints. Please visit our Art section for more information.

While Mr. Maley renders most of his artwork in a mixed media, he also does watercolors, as well as pen and ink pieces. His works are available in prints and canvas.


  1. Bullet   Gene Magazzini Award for Traditional Oil, Salmagundi Club in NYC, 2001

  2. Bullet   George Gray Award* for Best of Show, 1999

              *The George Gray Award is recognized by both COGAP and the Salmagundi Club

  1. Bullet    Brown-Forman Purchase Award, Kentucky State Fair, 1995


  1. Bullet   COGAP (Coast Guard Art Program)

  2. Bullet   ASMA (American Society of Marine Artists)

  3. Bullet   The Salmagundi Club, New York City For more info, visit

Past Exhibitions:

  1. Bullet   2005 - The Salmagundi Club - "Two Men and the Sea"

  2. Bullet    2005 - Kentucky State Capitol - US Navy League Art Exhibit - One Man Show

  3. Bullet   2002 - Exhibit in Toronto, Canada to be announced

  4. Bullet   2001 - Traveling exhibit throughout the Greater Louisville Area

  5. Bullet   2000 - COGAP exhibit at the Customs House in New York City

  6. Bullet   1999 - 2000 National Gallery in Washington D.C.

  7. Bullet   1999 - COGAP exhibit on the Intrepid in New York City

  8. Bullet   1998 - COGAP exhibit on the Intrepid in New York City

  9. Bullet   1993 - Brownsboro Gallery in Louisville, Kentucky

  10. Bullet   1992 - LVAA (Louisville Visual Arts Association) in Louisville, Kentucky