Terry Schoonhoven (1945 - ), born in Freeport, Illinois, received his B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin. From 1969-1974, he collaborated with Victor Henderson under the name of the Fine Arts Squad, and executed some of the earliest and best street murals in Los Angeles. Schoonhoven's work has been exhibited in galleries and museums, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. In addition to "City Above", Schoonhoven has executed murals thoughout the Los Angeles region, including the tile mural "Traveler" for the Redline Metro Station at Union Station, "Cityscape" for the 1984 Olympics along the Harbor Freeway, "Muralists" for the Cal State Metrolink station, "Police and Fire Opera" in Burbank, and "Jewish Contributions to Medicine" at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He has also executed murals in St. Louis, Las Vegas, Des Moines, Minneapolis, Denver and San Antonio.
The text has been provided courtesy of Michael Several, Los Angeles, December 1999.