Terry a native Californian has had had a long time love for classical art. She started drawing and painting at an early age and has continued to do so throughout her life. Terry's style is unique to her but she has been especially influenced by the Masters of the 18 and 19th century. Terry has studied life drawing and painting with several living master painters in workshops and classes over the years including Dan Gerhartz, Jove Wang, Nelson Shanks, Rose Frantzen, David Lefel, Yugi Wang, and many, many others. Early in her art education, Terry attended the School of Representational Art, an atelier in Chicago Il. founded by Bruno Surdo, SORA is a school totally dedicated to training artists in the methods of the old masters.