Terri was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, graduating from Lewis and Clark college with a degree in art education. After a long career in law enforcement and safety, she spent the last few years concentrating on her love of painting.
Terri was and instructor in her own private studio as well as at the North east Community center in the Hollywood district of Portland for eight years. Many of her paintings have been turned into greeting cards, calendars, and fine art prints. She has been featured in the tabletop hardbound book “Pacific Northwest Artists”.
Terri is currently a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon, the Oregon Society of Artists, Dry Canyon Artists of Central Oregon, the Sisters Art Association, and the Lake Area Artists. She is a former member of Buffalo Grass Society of Artists and Color fusion. She has exhibited her work at the Belinki Gallery, W”East Book and Gallery (Welches), the gift shop at the Oregon Zoo and numerous shows in various Oregon locales.