Thank you Auckland Art Gallery! Carolina had the opportunity to give a presentation at the Corsini Exhibition, Auckland Art Gallery on Sunday (5 November). Her presentation discussed the intriguing events surrounding some of the works in The Corsini Collection and the extraordinary methods used by the Renaissance and Baroque artists to make their paint. Carolina also had the chance to […]
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Virginia King’s beautiful Fishbone – Tree of Life was restored and re-gilded. Now re-installed at the Auckland University of Technology
Studio Carolina Izzo undertook the restoration of the Organ Pipes from St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church at Rangi Ruru Girls’ School, Merivale, Christchurch. Last Sunday, the Pipe Organ was played in a day of celebration to mark John Dodgshun’s outstanding 30 years of service as organist at the Church. Carolina attended the service and reported that […]
Studio Carolina Izzo is working with a team of demolition experts to safely remove the 1960s Jim Allen Mural from 61 Molesworth Street in Wellington. The building was demolished but the mural was skilfully left in situ. Carolina has been on site this week to supervise the removal and storage. For more information, go to: http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/nz-earthquake/88572715/jim-allen-mural-survives-the-demolition-of-61-molesworth-st
The newly Decorated Pipes of the Organ at St Mary’s in Parnell are in place. 107 years after it was designed, the George Croft pipe organ in St Mary’s-in-Holy Trinity has finally received the pipe decoration that was always intended! George Croft left no indication of design for the pipe decoration so, in consultation with […]
It’s that time of year again when we prepare our contribution to the annual Charity Auction run by Parnell Inc. Last year it was gilded monkeys. 2017 is the year of the Rooster. Soon you will get to see Donatello and Leonard. We can’t show them finished, however we can assure you that they are […]
The Opening of the Bishop Selwyn Chapel Holy Trinity Cathedral 21 August 2016 The Bishop Selwyn Chapel is located behind the apse of the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Parnell. Our task was to gild the ceiling in three colours of gold randomly to emphasize the movement inherent in the undulating ceiling design by Fearon Hay […]
Studio Carolina Izzo Finalist – Interior Awards 2016 We have finished gilding the ceiling at the new Bishop Selwyn Chapel at Holy Trinity Cathedral. It looks beautiful and we are very happy to report that we were finalists again, for the Interior Awards 2016. The Craftsmanship Award went to Andrew Barrie Lab & Tezuka Architects for […]
Cavaliere Carolina! Some very celebratory news. Carolina was recently awarded the “Star of Italy” by His Excellency Carmelo Barbarello, the Italian Ambassador of Italy in NZ. She is now a Cavaliere (Knight) of the Republic of Italy, for services to Art and Heritage Conservation both in Italy and NZ.
AN INVITATION WE HAVE THE PLEASURE TO ANNOUNCE TWO SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS. EDWARD MARTEN OF THE GOLD LEAF FACTORY – Giusto Manetti Battiloro – Florence is visiting Studio Carolina and will talk about the history, manufacture, and use of gold leaf and the process of gilding. AUCKLAND – WEDNESDAY 30 MARCH at […]