Entries by Adele

Restoration of the Organ Pipes, St Andrew’s Church, Christchurch

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 […]

Jim Allen Mural Removal, Wellington

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

YEAR OF THE ROOSTER

STARSHIP FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER IN PARNELL Artists and celebrities strut and crow in Parnell!  2017 is the Year of the Rooster and there is a unique exhibition to honour Chinese New Year. Carolina and Adele from Studio Carolina Izzo have entered two beautiful roosters into the Auction.  Donatello  and Leonard  All the roosters will be displayed […]

St Mary’s Pipe Organ Restoration

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 […]

Year of The Rooster 2017

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 Bishop Selwyn Chapel Opens

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 […]

Interior Awards 2016

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 […]

Italian Honour for Carolina Izzo

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.   

ALL ABOUT GOLD LEAF – A SPECIAL PRESENTATION Auckland and Wellington

         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 […]

Studio Talk on Youtube!

Thanks to all those who came to Barbara Strathdee’s Studio Talk last week.  It was a full house and we all appreciated Barbara’s candour and it was a privilege to get an insight into Barbara’s creative world and indeed her life.  The talk is available to watch on Youtube https://youtu.be/geeqiRm5rEg   In this photo, Barbara is […]