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 David G.Terry

Columbus Ohio, Restorer, Conservator, Appraiser, Painter.

Constance Terry, Ceramics, Painter, Appraiser.

       Serving the Columbus area and the state of Ohio's art galleries, museums, dealers and collectors since 1984 with fine art restoration and fine art appraisal services, while also offering fine custom, hand crafted frames by Hackman Frames LLC. and frame restoration. 


  • Restored the Admiral Byrd Expedition Collection for The Byrd Polar Research Center at The Ohio State University 

  • Restoration for The John Glenn Library, The Ohio State University-the original maquette (model) for The Marines Raising the Flag at Iwo Jima (John Glenn's personal collection).

  • Completed extensive restoration projects, appraisals, and consultation for various departments at The Ohio State University including:

    • The Library of Archives 

    • The Ohio State Main Library

    • The Ohio State School of Nursing 

    • The Ohio State Faculty Club 

  • Restored the Senate stairwell (rotunda) in 2007, Ohio Statehouse

  • Recognized by governor of West Virginia for complete restoration on portrait of Senator Camden, for The Blennerhassett Museum 

  • Restored historical mural at Granville, Ohio Post Office.

  • Historical Murals in Greenville Ohio H.S.

  • Museum- Historical, Charity and Benefit Work

    • Donated paintings and services as an auctioneer to such organizations as:

    • Acme Art Gallery

    • The Columbus Museum  of Art (Art for Life)

    • Action for Children (with Andrea Cambern)

    • The Columbus Zoo (Partners In Conservation-which benefits the Imbabazi orphanage in Rwanda and the survival of the mountain gorilla)

    • The Ohio State University Faculty Club (2004-present)


  • Spoken on restoration to organizations such as:

    • The Robbins- Hunter Museum, Granville Ohio

    • The Plein Air Society

    • Ohio State Fair

    • The Cincinnati Art League


  • Completed major restoration on the historical Holy Trinity Church-Somerset, Ohio in 2008.

  • Blessed Sacrement in Newark Ohio 2018.

  • The Ohio State University Faculty Club solo shows in 2006 and 2008, 2012, 2016, and 2021. 

  • Paintings are in private and corporate collections in Ohio and across the U.S.​

  • Restored Statuary for Washington Court House High School (Ohio), 2020

  • Restoration on St. Anthony Parish (Stations) 2020

  • Restoration of  St. Mary's Church (altar painting) Lancaster Oh. 2020


  • Estimates and appraises fine art for Garths Auctions Inc.

  • Works with The Ohio Statehouse Collection on the restoration and evaluation of past  governor's portraits and evaluates, restores and appraises for the local and national museums, city, state, and federal government as well as for many private art collections in central Ohio and surrounding states.  


  • David Terry original paintings for sale.

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