Welcome to the Members Directory of the Society of Gilders!
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Painting & wood finishing contractor specializing in architectural wood finishing, architectural gilding, faux finishing, furniture finishing, furniture gilding and decorative painting.
Bachelor from the Academy of Fine Art in Rome and Conservation Technician degree in Veneto, Italy. I’ve been working solo and in collaboration with professionals, artists, Conservators, Architects and Designers for 15 years, in Italy and abroad. My specialization fields are in Interior decoration, set painting, gilding, easel paintings, murals, conservation of wood artworks and furnishing, paintings, lime tempera murals, frescos. I currently work with Peter Shelton Sculptor in Los Angeles, California.
Elizabeth Holt is a freelance gilder and restorer of gilded objects located in New Orleans, Louisiana. She specializes in restoring antique picture frames. As recipient of the 2007 Watin Gilding Prize, an exchange sponsored by the French-American Cultural Foundation and the Society of Gilders, Elizabeth enjoyed a three-month internship learning centuries-old water gilding recipes and techniques with Atelier Maury in Paris, France.
While employed by a local art restoration company, she accrued over 10 years training and experience in both water and oil gilding restoration. During the past two years as a freelance gilder, Elizabeth has worked with antique dealers, historical collections, museums, galleries, and private collectors.
Elizabeth Holt joined the Society of Gilders in 2005, and is currently transitioning to be the Education Chair. She can be contacted via email at LaDoreuse@gmail.com, or visit her “La Doreuse” Facebook page.
The Art World Source for antique and custom-made artist frames. We have devoted more than twenty years to collecting, studying, restoring, selling and curating period frames. Our gallery has a current inventory of over two thousand period frames, American and European, which span over 400 years. We provide custom framing services and curatorial expertise to museums and private collectors, architects, interior designers, and interested individuals. The Gill & Lagodich wood and gilding restoration studios produce the highest quality frame restoration and sizing services; custom-made frame replicas and custom fabrication of frames designed by artists, architects, and designers. Located in lower Manhattan (TriBeCa). We are currently seeking gilders to join our team.