OUR MISSION

The Preservation Artisans Guild Mission is to preserve our material culture through a community of artisans. We encourage best practices in traditional building crafts, interior design, architectural design, and the decorative and fine arts.

Allen's Antique Lighting
If you are thinking about breathing life into an old room, or creating a new space, consider how a special light from Allen’s Antique Lighting can enhance your project.
Jack Bookwalter
Jack Bookwalter serves as an Architectural Historian for the Preservation Artisan’s Guild. His depth of knowledge and experience is reflected in his articles in the Guild on-line library and future education program development.
ARTISAN WOODWORKS
Artisan Woodworks has been in business for over 12 years. Mike has been honing his craft with other craftsman in his area, and has worked on many historic buildings and other works, passionate about preserving history for generations.
BOLLING & COMPANY
Bolling & Company is the country’s singular source for rare, surviving, museum-quality original American wallpapers from the 1880s through the 1930s. Click here to take a closer look at Bo and Gwen’s work.
CASCADIA ART CONSERVATION CENTER, LLC
Robert Krueger is an object conservator and the proprietor of Cascadia Art Conservation Center, LLC (CACC). CACC works to ensure the longevity of important objects such as national treasures, fine works of art, public monuments, or objects of family or personal importance. Services also extend to the ongoing management and care of the objects and collections.
COMMISSIONED DECORATIVE PAINTING
RACHEL HIBBARD creates considered designs that enhance architectural features in both private and public settings. She is an artist with an M.F.A from the University of Michigan, and a B.F.A. from PNCA, and over 18 years of experience as a decorative painter.
FRANK MCGINNESS WOOD FINISHING
We deliver art on a consistent basis, on a grand scale, from projects as intimate as a powder room, to the restoration of the walls of a state capitol building and finishing a cabinet that housed the Magna Carta. We produce our fine finishes with a strong scientific and technical a background that no one can exceed.
GKA LIGHTING
GKA Lighting, Inc. works on projects ranging in size from rewiring small table lamps up to custom fabricating large fixtures for commercial buildings. It’s a small company that gives personal attention to clients’ needs.
GOLD LEAF RESTORATION
For over 30 years, Gold Leaf Restoration has been at the forefront of bringing the medieval art of gilding into the modern age. Gilding, which is the painstaking application of a thin metal “leaf” or film to a wide variety of surfaces, is often valued for reasons of historical accuracy, as well as the uniqueness it imparts to modern objects.
GOODMAN APPRAISAL SERVICES
Terra Goodman is an appraiser offering an array of professional appraisal services ranging from fine art insurance appraisals, to probate, divorce, as well as general household furnishings.
HERMAN SILVER RESTORATION & CONSERVATION
Jeffrey has repaired, reconstructed, and hand polished everything from historically important tankards, tureens, and tea services to inexpensive disposal-damaged and dishwasher-dulled flatware.
JOANNE MEHL PAINTINGS
I’m a fine artist specializing in portraiture as well as equine subjects. Much of my work is commissioned portraits of individuals, families and the animals they love; as well as scenes offered for sale by galleries or myself.
JOHN GREER LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE
John Greer Landscape Maintenance has been caring for gardens in the Portland area for over 30 years. Our specialties include the maintenance of a wide variety of garden and landscape types.
JOHN GOODENBERGER
John E. Goodenberger grew up in Astoria where he has spent most of his life documenting the history of its buildings and the people who occupied them. Educated in architecture, he has also guided the restoration of many Astoria buildings.
JUNO ARCHITECTURAL GLASS
Juno Architectural Glass, Inc., specializes in the design and production of custom or replicated architectural glass for both interior and exterior applications in commercial, residential and public settings. The studio was founded in 2001 by Juno Lachman in Portland, Oregon.
LEE’S BETTER LETTERS
Lee’s Better Letters is a result of the fine art of calligraphy hitting the real world of making a living. Started as a one-man shop in the basement in 1972, it has expanded to a one-man shop with a number of colleagues in an elegant warehouse space.
MASTER WOOD CARVER
Piece of the Wind is a wood carving/sculpting shop dedicated to the restoration/preservation of old and historic architectural and decorative items that are in some fashion related to the art of Old World wood carving.
MINI NEAR
Mimi Near was 13 years old when she first saw ancient mosaic art in the great cathedrals of Europe. Her Portland-based studio now produces Architectural and Fine Art Mosaics for residential, commercial and public spaces throughout the country.
MONITOR MILLWORK
With a passion and spirit for preserving the stories of old, Don Harding truly excels in his knowledge of the woodworking and window making craftsmen of the past.
MPF CONSERVATION
MPF Conservation combines decades of hands on practice, specialty training and extensive study with an ongoing commitment to understanding new information and treatment techniques.
OCULUS FINE CARPENTRY
McAuley is the owner of Oculus Fine Carpentry, Inc. Started in 2002, Oculus specializes in the conservation of historic windows and doors. Her emphasis is in working with traditional tools and techniques with historic structures.
OVERBAY HOUSEWORKS
With a rich background in furniture making, residential design, construction, and project management, Ed Overbay and his talented crew have been designing and crafting fine cabinetry and unique interiors in northwest homes since 1974.
PAINTING CONSERVATION STUDIO
Elzbieta is highly skilled in the conservation of easel paintings, polychrome sculpture and wall paintings. She works for private clients, small museums and corporate clients, as well as on historic homes.
PORTLAND FRAMING SPECIALIST

With nearly twenty years of hands on experience in the art and custom framing industry and a lifetime of feeding my passion for design, color and textiles, I am distinctively qualified to create masterpieces of display. Custom framing is a craft with all of the challenging characteristics of any other craft.

KARLA PEARLSTEIN RESTORING HISTORY, LLC
Restoring History, LLC strives to bring back the heart and soul of a building that has been silenced through thoughtless remodels. After all, anyone can remodel, but to restore a historic building to it’s original period is to make it timeless.
ROMAN DESIGN, LLC
Designer of houses, interiors, and landscapes in period styles from antiquity to modern. Matthew Roman gained a profound understanding of the fragile nature of our built environment growing up on an antique sailboat. This experience also gave him a great appreciation for the beauty of thoughtful design.
SCOTT SIDWELL DESIGNS
Scott Sidwell designs, creates and repairs custom lighting and other metal objects from clocks to sculptures. He is a master of metal work. He has been creating light fixtures for more than 30 years.
SORIN GHIEA TILE AND STONE
At the Sorin Ghiea Tile and Stone, our vision is simple: To bring you a world of unsurpassed artistry, craftsmanship and quality in a variety of unique designs, superior materials and timeless styles.
STAINED GLASS STUDIO
David Schlicker Stained Glass Studio has been in business for over 40 years. The studio’s work has covered an endless range of design themes and has produced windows for homes, businesses and churches throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond.