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Mural Painting in New York City

Mural studio at Evergreene Architectural Arts in Midtown Manhattan.

This past winter I spent about 10 weeks in NYC working at Evergreen Architectural Arts  Midtown studio. Evergreene is a company that specializes in restoring art in architectural settings. This includes murals, painted decorative schemes, tromp l’oiel decoration, but also plaster, statuary, almost anything you can think off. I’ve been working on and off for them since about 2000.

I wasn’t embalming. This is a plaster cast that was being polychromed in the studio for a New Jersey Church.

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Old South Church Restoration on Nantucket Island

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Interior of the Old South Church showing trompe l’oiel murals._Photo:C. Bonelli

This past spring I spent 6 weeks working on beautiful Nantucket Island helping restore  the Old South Church in Nantucket Island.  Today it is the oldest of the large church buildings still standing in the town. Nantucket is about 30 miles off the coast of Massachusetts  and was the setting for the whalers from Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick”. Off course the whaling economy is long gone, but now Nantucket is a wealthy vacation resort.

View of the Old South Church from the Waterfront

View of the Old South Church from the Waterfront

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