Terry Redlin, a renowned South Dakota artist, died on Sunday night at age 78. Redlin retired from painting nine years ago. He died in a Watertown care center after a long-term battle with dementia.
Redlin is known for his oil paintings of wildlife and outdoor scenes. The Redlin Art Center in Watertown features his original work.
Julie Ranum is the Executive Director of the Redlin Art Center. She says Redlin became an artist thanks to a college scholarship.