Creative Team - Art Matters
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Creative Team

Stacy Profile

Stacy SklaverPresident

Stacy founded ArtMatters in 2003 after more than ten years of art consulting for major firms throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area. She has earned rave reviews from clients for her innovative and sophisticated sense of design. Her creativity, persistence, passion and belief that customer service deserves as much attention as the art she places on the walls brings immeasurable value and experience to each project. Her experience in the local art community is extensive, serving as President of Rockville Arts Place and later VisArts in Montgomery County. She is an active member of CREW DC.


Jeffrey SklaverPrincipal

Jeff leads ArtMatters’ sales and marketing efforts. His ability to effectively translate the client’s vision through the art and his dedication to superior customer service characterizes every project he does. He is an active member of both IFMA and CoreNet Global in the Capital region.

Read Jeff’s article in Work Design Magazine: The Value of Art in the Workplace


Debbie SotzskyArt Consultant & Fine Art Appraiser

Debbie joined ArtMatters in 2011 bringing over 15 years of experience in art sales, consulting, marketing, and custom framing. Her knowledge of fine art, space planning and best practices for framing and installation is what her clients most appreciate. Debbie believes art is an essential part of our everyday life, and she is dedicated to ensuring this vision is realized in every project she completes. She has worked in fine art galleries as well as the Smithsonian. Debbie holds a degree in Art History from the University of Maryland and completed appraisal and valuation coursework through the University of Chicago. All of her appraisals are compliant with USPAP (the Uniform Standards for Professional Appraisal Practice).

Katie CowsertArt Consultant & Business Development

Katie brings extensive art consulting experience to ArtMatters both in corporate and hospitality environments. Her excellent curatorial eye and rich understanding of design is a great asset to the ArtMatters team. Katie’s passion lies in making the art purchasing process seamless by identifying a client’s needs and developing innovative art solutions for each project.

Margot HendersonGraphic Designer

Margot is ArtMatters’ graphic designer extraordinaire. She works on proposal development using her Photoshop skills to show clients exactly what the pieces proposed are going to look like in their space.


Josh RiceArt Handler and Installer

Josh is ArtMatters’ lead art handler and installer responsible for ensuring the artwork we place is handled with the utmost care and professionally installed. In addition to being a skilled installer, Josh is also an experienced framer.