YVStudio’s Press Fall 2020

Yvonne’s mural collaboration with colleague Siona Benjamin at the MC Hotel in Montclair, NJ was mentioned in two publications. Montclair Magazine featured the project in their fine art section in their Holidays 2020 issue. The photo on the left shows the two artists Yvonne Verwer and Siona Benjamin underneath their sky mural in the hotel’sContinue reading “YVStudio’s Press Fall 2020”

NYC Hotel Lounge Ceiling

Manhattan’s Lower East Side will next year be home to a unique, boutique hotel. This 12-story landmark building’s triple-height lounge features soaring ornamental plaster ceilings and large windows. The space retains its historic architecture, moldings, among other decorative elements. YVStudio is creating paint samples for those majestic ceiling and crown molding sections that were recentlyContinue reading “NYC Hotel Lounge Ceiling”

Victoria Balcony Ceiling Restoration

Work in progress: I started painting the recently restored ornamental plaster ceiling at the former Victoria Theater, dating back to 1917. The plaster ceilings were restored by ASR and I started painting one section at a time. To match the original color scheme the entire surface is basecoated medium brown, on top of which theContinue reading “Victoria Balcony Ceiling Restoration”