Terri B. Webb, and seeing eye guide, Evon, (currently retired) pose after installing orginal artwork at Chicken Salad Chick in Dothan Alabama
Combining her love for art with the challenge of owning her own business, Terri B. Webb, formed Something Original, Inc. in 1996. She has been painting professionally for more thirty years. In her early career, Terri created decorative environments with techniques such as faux finishes, and hand painted murals. Her larger commercial projects include South Georgia Medical Center, where Terri is the Featured Artist of the Parking Bridge Gallery, Out Patient Surgery Waiting Room, Dasher Heart Tower, and, Perilman Cancer Center.
She has painted in many professional offices, banks, restaurants, including Chicken Salad Chick, and retail stores. Terri painted the large three story mural in the student center of North Georgia Military College, in Dahlonega, GA. She , also has painted backgrounds for museums, including Tyson Steel Wildlife Museum, located in Dorun, GA.
Terri has an impressive portfolio of residential projects including, baby nurseries, children's rooms, bathrooms and dining rooms.
Terri is adjusting to progressive visual loss from a rare disease diagnosed in 2004. she works hard to be pro-active, positive, and productive. Terri currently attends The Hadley School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, she has participated in Vocational Rehabilitation, through the state of Georgia's Department of Labor. She completes years of Orientation and Mobility training, and is always learning new life skills and assistive technology.
To maintain a sense of independence, Terri attended and graduated from The Seeing Eye, Morristown, NJ, where she was awarded a German Shepherd Seeing Eye Guide in 2012. In 2014, Terri returned to The Seeing Eye for a second Seeing Eye Guide, Edy, a spunky chocolate lab. Edy and Evon Co-work with Terri to make a great and efficient team.
Terri has learned the difference between sight and vision. She continues to paint with her current residual sight, and is constantly developing assistive techniques to guide her through the mechanics of art. Terri enjoys a vision within; a vision that will never grow dim.
Terri and Edy in Central Park, New York, NY, during training at The Seeing Eye, May 2014