Teresa Waterman received her BA in Fine Arts from Skidmore College and Masters Degree from Pratt Institute in Interior Architecture. She began a professional career in architecture at Gensler and Associates. Waterman was also a studio assistant in the Lanzrein Studio. She has been a teaching fellow in the Skidmore College's Summer Six Program, and has taught art history with the Learning to Look Programs. She is an art educator with the Whitney Museum of American Art. She has also been a portfolio reviewer for New York State Council of the Arts Grants Awards. She is currently a full time practicing artist with a studio in Port Chester, NY.