Avery matured in Dallas and went to North Dallas High School, where he drew cartoons for the school paper and yearbook. He finished from high school in 1926 and then studied at the Chicago Art Institute.Thinking his ambition to be a newspaper cartoonist would be simpler to recognize in California, Avery relocated to Los Angeles by 1929. Avery first job was with Walter Lantz, best-known as the creator of Woody Woodpecker, at Universal Studios. While employed at Universal, where he was given the nickname " Tex " Avery worked on the popular Oswald the Lucky Rabbit series.
Although he was only forty-five years of ages, Avery finest years lagged him. After Universal, he worked for Waterfall Studios, a Hollywood attire that produced television commercials for blue chip advertising companies that represented a variety of familiar trademark name. One of Avery better-known productions was, for Dallas-based Frito-lay, the Frito Bandito, which was greatly slammed for its stereotyped representation of Mexican Americans and eventually pulled from marketing. Avery likewise created the animated cockroaches for Raid insect repellent commercials. After Waterfall folded in 1978, Avery completed out his profession at Hanna-Barbera as an author and gag guy.