Experience and Skills
Self Employed Freelance Gilder 1991-Present
Since starting my own business I have been fortunate to work with Artists, Galleries,
Museums, Private Clients and Collectors focusing on gilded finishes.
Artist in Residence, de Young Museum, San Francisco, Ca. 2000
Apprentice Alliance, San Francisco, Ca. 1991-1995
The Apprentice Alliance was started to follow traditional European apprenticeship programs.
During the years that I participated as a Master Gilder, I had the pleasure of training 2 people in traditional water gilding.
Society of Gilders, Member of the Board of Trustees, 1999- Present,
Society of Gilders, Education Chair, 2000-Present
Society of Gilders, Alternate to the Board of Trustees, 1998-1999
Formal Water Gilding Apprenticeship with Robert Kulicke, 1986-1993
This experience with Robert Kulicke, Master Gilder, Painter, Frame and Jewelry Designer
has allowed me to work on various objects and picture frames and go through a traditional Apprenticeship. During this period, I had the opportunity to develop technical skills in picture frame reproduction, modern water gilding, reproduction and restoration work.