ART RESTORATION ~ ANTIQUITY RESTORATION

JOHN BANUELOS, MASTER CONSERVATOR and RESTORER  

ART AND ANTIQUITY RESTORATION + PROFESSIONAL ARTIST BASED IN MCKINNEY, TX 

We follow standards and guidelines of AIC and adhere to the Code of Ethics in our conservation and restoration process.  

With over 45 years of experience and completing over 2000 Historic restorations, His art restoration includes works in oil, egg tempura, acrylic, watercolor, gouache,  graphite, charcoal and pastel. 

Additionally, restoration of works on paper and prints include etchings, aqua tints, mezzo tints, steel plate engravings, photo lithographs and antique photographs have been superior. 

 

He worked independently for private collectors and institutions.   Then in 2003, he became the Director of Fine Art and Master Conservator for Norwood Promotional Products in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

Their private collection, comprised of more than 4,000 works of art, was one of the most comprehensive collections of Americana produced during the 20th Century.   The collection was in a dismal state. 

Intervention by Banuelos came just in time or this national treasure would have been lost.

John's  restorations have been evaluated by leading certified senior appraisers and conservators and described as “Excellent, some of the best I have ever seen”.  This has been attributed to his gift

as a restorer and his exceptional ability as an artist to restore what another artist has created.   See his artwork at www.painterofwesternlegends.com

His art restoration and conservation of murals and frescoes enables history to live on.  His compo, gilding and framing has provided extensive museum quality solutions.  His ceramic and porcelain restoration  is unparelled.

Today, John  provides Art Restoration Services from McKinney, TX serving the Dallas- Fort Worth and North Texas Areas.  He also works with customers nationally, who wish to ship their art for restoration and conservation.  

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ART RESTORATION AND CONSERVATION WORKS INCLUDE:

  • Rembrandt’s Angel Departing the House of Tobias

  • Alfonse Mucha originals

  • Alberto Vargas originals

  • Jean-Joseph Xavier Bidauld – Augustan Bridge on the Nera River

  • Frederic Edwin Church landscape

  • Thomas Cole landscapes

  • Salvador Dali’s - Ten Commandments

  • William Robinson Leigh - Bucking Bronco

  • RC Gorman’s - Lilacs

  • Picasso gouaches and paintings

  • Sketches, paintings, and prints by Maxfield Parrish

  • Original Audubons

  • The private collection of the Alfred Hitchcock family

  • Warner Sallman’s – Iconic Christhead -This American Religious Icon has   graced the walls of thousands of homes and churches

  • Peter Bianchi’s – I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Light

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Art Restoration of "Let Freedom Ring" by Frank R Harper

- Iconic oil painting of the Spirit of Abraham Lincoln -

From the Messenger Collection, circa 1932