Professional Memberships and Activities

Washington Sculptors Group

International Sculpture Center

The Alexandria Art League

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center

Leads the Morrison House Lecture Series on Art, Literature and Science

Tatyana Schremko Schriempf was born in Harbin, China in 1934 of Russian-Ukrainian parents. Having lived in Ukraine, Eastern Europe, and Germany she now resides in the USA.  Her early education was in the Ukraine and Germany.  Ms. Schremko finished higher education in the US where her initial studies were in chemistry, and her early work was in a research laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh. At the same time, she began to study and work in sculpture. After graduation, she decided to continue her training at George Washington University. This is where she studied with Heinz Warneke, the primary sculptor for the National Cathedral in Washington DC.

 

Tatyana exhibits and sells in various galleries in the Washington, DC area. Additionally, she has received commissions for works in private homes as well as for portraitures. The University of Maryland has acquired three of her sculptures for their permanent collection. Kaiser Permanente also purchased a large sculpture for the lobby of their headquarters in Mclean. Virginia.

 

Her work is in private collections in the United States, England, Scotland, Norway, Denmark, and China. Among her commissioned work is the Anniversary Sculpture presented to Dundee, Scotland by the City of Alexandria on the 30th Anniversary of the Sister Cities. In addition, she has been the art representative to Sister Cities Committee of Alexandria, VA. This role included assembling the traveling photography exhibit created by various alexandria photographers. This exhibit toured all four Eurpoean Sister Cities. Tatyana served as the Art Liaison for the International Exchange and Exhibit of Art. Presently, she has a private studio in the Torpedo Factory Art Center, which has eight-two (82) studios and six galleries.

 

Additionally, Tatyana has been a regular participant in the international ice and snow sculpture competitions in Harbin, China. Twice she was awarded honorable mention, for her snow sculptures. In 2013 she represented the United States as a judge. 

Artist Bio

Education

University of Pittsburgh (Studied sculpture with Virgil Contino, Head of Sculpture Department)

Bachelor of Arts, George Washington University, cum laude, 1996

Majored in Sculpture with Heinz Warneke, H. I. Gates

Selected Juried Exhibitions

Jane Haslem Gallery

The New Masters Gallery

The Tiffany Tree

Dimock Gallery, GWU

Vienna Art Society (First place in sculpture)

Art on the Seventh Floor, Washington Design Center

Alexandria Art League

The Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy (Was included in the slide projection of worldwide Modern Art exhibit)

Wilson Center Gallery Installation Exhibit

Washington Square Sculpture Show (three times, including first prize in 2002)

Alexandria Symphony (the first venture with the Art League to produce art set to music, Fall 2003; included in the videotaping by ComCast Cable Station)

Alexandria Symphony (February 7th, 2004)

Solo artist exhibit Alexandria Art League, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

Courthouse Galleries Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Portsmouth, VA 

Art in City Hall, Alexandria, VA: Best in Show 

Solo Exhibition sponsored by Alexandria Commission on the Arts in Public Places