Teresa has exhibited her work nationally including Gallery Korea, NYC and internationally. She received her BFA from Maryland Institute, College of Art where she studied color and created paintings with oils, acrylics, and pastels. She studied under Mark Karnes, Barry Nemmett, and Phyllis Plattner. She later earned her MFA from Indiana University where she studied painting and drawing with Bonnie Sklarski and Barry Gealt. Teresa painted and taught in the IU Florence Summer Program in Florence, Italy with her instructors Eve Mansdorf and Tim Kennedy. She later worked under William Itter in teaching classes in color and design. Teresa currently lives and paints in Maryland. She teaches drawing and design at Delaware College of Art and Design.