The newly-built MC Hotel in Montclair, NJ, received an artistic addition this week. Local artist Siona Benjamin had invited me to collaborate on a mural for the hotel’s three-story rotunda ceiling. Installation of the mural required two installers with scissor lifts. We created a 20′ diameter sky mural with a border motif. The sky andContinue reading “Montclair MC Hotel Mural”
For the soon to open Oasis Adult Day Center, a state-of-the-art adult day care facility in Brooklyn, YVStudio painted an oasis mural in it’s foyer. In the center is the company’s logo, painted to look like it is part of the dunes.
HIGHBOURNE CAY, a beautiful 250 acre private island in The Exumas, is where Rod Winterrowd designed 6 cottages. YVStudio was commissioned to paint 6 mural canvasses, 1 for each cottage, inspired by the Exumas, an archipelago of 365 cays and islands, southeast of Nassau, the Bahamas. Each room has its own unique scheme, but Winterrowd alsoContinue reading “Highbourne Cay Heaven”
The client and her family recently moved into the Flatiron area of Manhattan. Their apartment was your basic boring white box, with no distinguishing architectural features. How to liven up the space? Solution: paint the accent wall as if it is a large abstract artwork. The colors were custom-mixed in accordance with their fabrics andContinue reading “Flatiron Flair”
The Chelsea Community Mikvah, “A Spa For The Soul”, had a stunning spa interior, but the staircase leading to the lower level was plain white and boring. First I applied plaster with a special trowel from Marmorino Products. I created a surface texture reminiscent of a wave. That wallContinue reading “Mikvah Mural Magic”
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Several years ago I painted two large trompe l’oeil “arches” murals for Linda Horn Antiques at her new location in Carnegie Hill, on Madison Avenue and 93rd Street. She recently redesigned her store, and wrote “the murals still look fabulous”. I designed these wall works to complement the store’s Moroccan arches with pilasters in river-washed stone.Continue reading “Linda Horn’s Arches Murals”