About Terry Svat

D.C. area artist Terry Svat is a successful printmaker who enjoys capturing the elements in life with innovative printmaking. Her work is introspective, her style is contemporary, and her method is hand-pulled prints. Throughout life, art continues to be her vocation and avocation. After graduating with a BFA from Kent State University, she worked in commercial art in Cleveland, Minneapolis, and Washington, D.C. When her family began living and working abroad, she studied, taught, and worked in many art related fields in the former Soviet Union, Chile, Argentina, Panama and Germany. In the mid 90’s she received her MA in Art Therapy from George Washington University.

Come See My Work at Katzen Center

The DC, Maryland, and Virginia region is full of boundaries and borders both physical - like the state line- and imagined- political ideology, economic class, gender identity, religious belief. These boundaries delineate spaces, groups, ideas, and more, but they are easily walked over, pushed through, and broken down. Furthermore, the artists featured in "Crossing Boundaries [...]

By |2019-06-12T16:17:51+00:00June 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Making Our Mark” – Terry’s New Exhibition is Coming

The newest exhibition coming up is called "Making Our Mark". It features Terry Svat along with six other printmakers. This exhibition includes a wide range of printmaking processes and techniques: etching, aquatint, drypoint, engraving, direct gravure, solar plate etching, silicone etching, collagraph and silkscreen. Ms Svat and the others have all exhibited regionally, nationally [...]

By |2018-03-01T18:35:58+00:00March 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

8×8 Project

In 2008, Terry was an instructor at The George Washington University in the Art Therapy department. The department moved from main campus to a new area in Old Town Alexandria and asked its faculty and students to take an 8×8 canvas and create a piece to be hung on the halls of the new [...]

By |2018-03-01T18:37:14+00:00December 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Art Cart: Saving the Legacy

In 2015 Terry Svat was selected as one of ten artists in the District of Columbia to participate in Art Cart: Saving the Legacy. Her life works were organized, labeled and documented. They are now permanently archived at Columbia University’s open source archive, Academic Commons, as “The Art Cart Collection”. The final project was an [...]

By |2018-03-01T18:37:48+00:00December 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

IONA Artist in Residence

Iona Senior Services has provided the community-based services, solutions, and relief that make aging well possible. Their mission is to support older adults and caregivers through the opportunities and challenges of aging. They work throughout the Greater Washington, DC area and beyond to educate, advocate, and provide community-based services to help people age well [...]

By |2018-03-01T18:38:26+00:00December 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments