Teresa has a BFA from the State University of New York at Genesco. She studied at the Art Students League of Denver with Ramon Kelly, Quang Ho, Doug Dawson, and Bruce Cody. Teresa also painted with Richard Schmidt for five years at the Loveland Academy of Fine Arts. Teresa also tuned her skills by taking workshops under such renowned painters as Clyde Aspevig, Ray Vinella, Greg McHuron, and Laura Robb. Teresa is also known for her own extremely popular workshops – her enthusiasm and knowledge are truly unique.