Terry Flaxton created his first sound, film and video art works and began exhibiting internationally in the 1970’s – since then he has exhibited in many festivals, galleries and museums and had retrospectives in events such as the Rome Film Festival. In the 80’s and 90’s he was a writer, director, cinematographer and editor on projects such as Soviet Foreign Policy in the Third World for terrestrial broadcast.
He was Professor of Cinematography at University of the West of England and Director of the UWE research centre that helped shepherd in contemporary HDR. He became a lifetime academician of the Royal West of England Academy in 2014, obtained his PhD by publication in 2018 and became a lifetime Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society in 2021. His current research centres on price and value in the immaterial arts.