Terry received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Tufts University and her Associates Degree of Art from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where she majored in Print Making.

After a 30-year career in the San Francisco Bay Area in for nonprofit fundraising and corporate meeting and event planning, Terry returned to New England and to the arts and has been a student of watercolor and oil painting, pottery and ceramic portrait sculpture since 2002. She has studied watercolor with such artists as Sue Callihan, Kevin Dadoly and Dustan Knight.  Terry has exhibited and sold her work through the New Hampshire Institute of Art, the Sharon Arts Gallery, the Kimball-Jenkins School of Art and the Audubon Center among other venues.

Terry is a recently retired member of the NHIA Board of Trustees and the NHPR Community Advisory Board. She is currently serving as a Co-Vice Chair of the Currier Museum’s Advisory Council.

Terry resides in Manchester with her husband, John David.