Terry Fugate-Wilcox was born in 1944 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He moved to New York in late 1968 with his wife, Valerie Monroe Shakespeare, and lived in TriBeCa for five decades. He showed sculpture and painting at 112 Greene Street (1972) and was represented by James Yu Gallery (1972–74) and Louis K. Meisel Gallery (1974–82), both in SoHo. He completed several public artworks in New York and New Jersey in the 1980s and  showed at Fulcrum Gallery in Manhattan from 1993 to 2002.

Fugate-Wilcox has been a resident of Hudson, New York, since 2013. His art can be found in public and private collections around the world. A more detailed biography is forthcoming.