Terri is the kind of versatile person we appreciate at MYA. She has a rare combination of arts training, administrative skills and hands-on creative talent.
She graduated from Leeds Metropolitan (now Leeds Beckett) with a BA in Fine Art. Terri is a skilled painter in oil and acrylic; the course also covered video, literature and psychology, plus interior architecture and design. After that she took an different track, joining the NHS, where she gained a qualification in business administration, won an award and rapidly moved into management. From there she has built up a freelance career as an artist and designer, creating interiors and producing furniture, jewellery and paintings.
- Business administration, including team leadership, project planning, and quality control
- Interior design, graphic design, illustration
- Software: Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) plus Sketchup and AutoCAD
- Carpentry, tiling, resin work, and painting on wood and canvas.
Terri is a rock’n’roll girl: at Leeds she was the social secretary of the Rock Society (the university’s biggest society). She organised gigs and events, ensuring safety and security. She and her partner have a passion for travel. They’re about to build themselves a travelling van, so they can get on the road and attend the odd festival…