Bringing over four decades of experience in a wide range of media production, from traditional oil painting to video production and social media, noted Appalachian artist, Terry Lively, has now settled in Jersey City, NJ.

In addition to beginning a new series of portrait oil paintings about the immigrant experience, she now looks forward to working with all Jersey City arts organizations in their work with the community and the children. As past president of the Allied Artists of West Virginia and West Virginia Filmmakers Guild, Lively brings solid organizational skills, along with numerous creative awards.