Victor DeMasi

Victor DeMasiVictor DeMasi is a long practicing Connecticut artist and craftsman. In addition to being a decorative painting contractor, he provides design services, teaches workshops, writes, and lectures. His articles appear regularly in Faux Finisher Magazine and American Painting Contractor. He was recently made a lifelong member of the International Salon of Decorative Painters.

Victor DeMasi's recent book, Designer Faux Finishing: Ideas and Inspiration for Sophisticated Surfaces, features over 250 pictures of painted decorations from around the world. Autographed copies are available for purchase by contacting Monarch Painting.

"Some Call It Progress" by Victor DeMasi appeared in the January/February 2010 issue of American Painting Contractor.

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Irene Gindera

Irene GinderaIrene Gindera's expertise travels her from stencil design to French wood finishes. Her patience working up color schemes for clients needs mentioning. Irene managed four large projects for Richard Gere in recent years. Historic restoration credentials include extensive replication of motifs in the earth quake damaged Montesano courthouse in Washington state.