With his vast knowledge of Victorian design and his worn red bicycle, legendary decorative painter Larry Boyce traveled over two hundred thousand miles through the western regions of the U.S. and inspired a stenciling revolution.
A charter member of Artistic License, Bruce Bradbury is the founder of Bradbury and Bradbury Art Wallpapers, a small hand printing studio with an international reputation for fine reproductions of wallpapers from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Peter Bridgman was a master wallcovering expert, widely known for his intricate and precise installations of period wallpaper systems.
An early and long-time member of Artistic License, Allen Dragge was one of the country’s foremost stained glass experts, and an innovator in leading and restoration techniques.
Long-time guild member Paul Duchscherer distinguished himself through the design of historic interiors, while his lectures, books, and TV appearances made him a luminary in the period design world.
Erik Kramvik’s love of architectural history led him around the world and into a career restoring facades of ruined Victorians in San Francisco.
David Modell’s architectural design business produced work for both period interiors and exteriors, with his strong devotion to historical accuracy and inventive use of period details. As a charter member of Artistic License, David helped the guild find its identity and establish its goals.
Peter Morenstein is the founder of Cirecast, Inc., his metal casting foundry and fabrication shop in San Francisco, which was nationally respected for the restoration and custom reproduction of hardware and other architectural products for historic buildings.
A founding member of Artistic License, Bruce Nelson was a driving force in the restoration and revival of our important Victorian buildings through his company San Francisco Local Color Painting.
“The Bad Girl of Bungalow Writing” Jane Powell was a restoration consultant, house restorer, lecturer, color consultant and the author of six books and numerous articles about design.
One of the country’s most accomplished woodturners and a charter member of Artistic License, Gail Redman produced many thousands of fine woodturnings that adorn period buildings in the Bay Area and beyond.
A talented sculptor with an encyclopedic knowledge of his craft, Keith Tartler ran the ornamental plaster department at San Francisco Victoriana, which was an important resource for restorers in the Bay Area.
A master craftsman and design/build carpenter, Paul Winans was a long-time and active member of the guild prior to retiring in 2007.