Nita Riccardi, founder of Winning Colors Painting, has specialized in restoration painting since 1994. Her skill set spans all areas of restoration, including color consulting, design work and embellishments. She has personally restored more than 400 Victorians in San Francisco. Nita’s focus is historical preservation of the city’s beautiful architecture. She incorporates spectacular, personalized color palettes that are developed through direct collaboration with the client. Her experience includes specialties such as wood epoxy repairs, spray finishes, waterproofing, gilding, and environmentally safe removal of lead paint. Nita and her team of artisans are known for producing superb, lasting results that will be appreciated for many years to come.
In 2019 Nita became the owner of SF Local Color Painting, a legendary Bay Area painting company known as one the original “Mothers of the Colorist Movement,” and continues the celebration, restoration, and beautification of San Francisco’s breathtaking “Painted Ladies.”