2020   BFA in Photography, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, BC
2016   BA in Mathematics, McGill University, Montreal, QC


2023    [upcoming] Ornamental Cookery, Audain Art Museum, Whistler, BC
2022   Looking for Representation, Macaulay & Co. Fine Art, Vancouver, BC
2022   Garnished Sundries, Telephone Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2022   Photorama 36, Gallery TPW, Toronto, ON
2022   VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation Art Collection, Trapp Projects, Vancouver, BC
2022   The Big Camera Show, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2022    Open Studios Group Show, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, AB
2021   To Stay Related, Nextdoor Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2021   Discovery, Seymour Art Gallery, North Vancouver, BC
2020   I Spy..., UNIT/PITT, Vancouver, BC
2020   Reading and Being Read, Michael O’Brien Exhibition Commons, Vancouver, BC
2020   The Lind Prize, The Polygon Gallery, North Vancouver, BC
2020   We Are a Lighthouse, Michael O’Brien Exhibition Commons, Vancouver, BC
2018   Living Image, The Halide Project, Philidelphia, PA
2017   Camille Lamy & Svava Tergesen, Atelier Circulaire, Montreal, QC

2022   NADA Miami, with Macaulay & Co. Fine Art, Miami, USA

2022   Works from the Crudités series, Marine Drive Canada Line Station, Burrard Arts Foundation x Capture
2022   Platforms, We Are Here, Live, City of Vancouver, Public art commission
2020   TV Dinner, Main Street Prime Time, Vancouver, BC

2022  Aural Fixation. Void of the Voice: XINEMA Program 2, VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre, Vancouver, BC
2021   Aural Fixation. Left With Dreams, Cineworks, Vancouver, BC
2020   Rider. Antimatter [Media Art], Victoria, BC
2020   Aural Fixation. Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Hawick, Scotland
2020   Aural Fixation. Artifact Small Format Film Festival, Calgary, AB
2019   Aural Fixation. Antimatter [Media Art], Victoria, BC
2019   Aural Fixation. WNDX Festival of Moving Image, Winnipeg, MB
2019   Rider. When Colour Bursts Through, Cineworks, Vancouver, BC
2015   Second Sight. One Take Super 8 Event, La Sala Rossa, Montréal, QC

2021   Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Visual Art Residency, Banff, AB
2019   Duplex Artist Society, Local Residency, Vancouver, BC
2019   posAbilities Film Pair Commission, Vancouver, BC

2022   PENN Idea Art Award, Shortlist
2021   Critical Mass Finalist, Longlist
2021   New Generation Photography Award, Longlist
2020   Lenscratch Top 25 to Watch
2020   Philip B. Lind Emerging Artist Prize, Shortlist
2020   BMO 1st Art Award, nomination
2019   Alvin Balkind Memorial Award
2019   Angie Apostolides Award

2021   Canada Council for the Arts, Research & Creation Grant
2020   BC Arts Council, Early Career Development Grant
2020   BC Arts Council, Scholarship
2020   Tricera Printing Grant

2018   BC Arts Council, Scholarship
2015   McGill Fine Arts Council, Grant

2022   Studio Saudari, Fruta
2020   The Analog Cookbook, Issue 2
2019   WOO Publication, “Leak”
2019   Latent Image, Issue 15
2018   Analogue Forever Magazine, “Historic Processes in the Modern World”
2016   Scrivener Creative Review, Number 41
2016   Folio Magazine, Number 16

2021   Metal Magazine "Shifting the Perception of Food Photography"
2021   Musée Magazine "Weekend Portfolio: Svava Tergesen"
2020   Booooooom! “Crudités by photographer Svava Tergesen” 
2020   L’emergere del Possibile “Aural Fixation