2007 Ongoing Community Project – New Orleans, LA
During the 2007 Society of Gilders Conference, we undertook two venues where we worked on gilding and restoration. At St. Alphonsus Catholic Church we initially worked on the elaborately carved communion rail. A professional paint analysis was completed and all lead paint was removed and all losses and damage repaired. We then returned over several years to perform architectural gilding and conservation of sculpture.
We also worked with the Louisiana State Museum on their frame collection.
Thanks to all who donated time and resources!