Terumi grew up in Tokyo, Japan, surrounded by the
natural beauty of her native land and stimulated by the craft work of the local artisans. While still a young child, Terumi was encouraged by her parents to pursue her interests in music, dance, and the visual arts. Later moving to the San Francisco, California to continue her education.
The busy artist today, can also be found around Atlanta, singing jazz & gospels music in English and Japanese. She has participated in many art exhibitions, juried shows, and the National Black Art Festival.
The artist resides in Atlanta, Georgia.