SARAH GUPPY'S UK GILDING PROJECTS (1987-1999)

The Sultan of Brunei – architectural gilding on both the interior and exterior gates of his Osterley Park Mansion, plus roof finials and railing detail (1987).
The Earl and Countess Spencer – interior and exterior architectural gilding for their Mayfair home, including cornicing, door architraves, ceiling roses and railing arrowheads (1990).
Mark Thatcher – gilding the stairway to their Kensington home (1991).
Frau Schumacher, Frankfurt, Germany – gilding an entrance hall and ballroom (1993).
Claridges Hotel, London – gilding the hotel's French and English salons for Veere Grenney Interior Design (1999).

Since returning to New Zealand I have continued to gild for a variety of projects ranging from architectural, to antique trade items, furniture and fine art.

 

SARAH GUPPY'S NEW ZEALAND GILDING PROJECTS

Hopetoun Alpha restoration – the church formerly known as St James, Beresford Street, Auckland, now Hopetoun Alpha, was extensively gilded on both the interior and exterior (1997).
Ponsonby Post Office – exterior gilding for floral detail, lettering and symbols (2004).
Gilded wheelchair for Auckland sculptor Denis O'Connor (2004) – exhibited at Two Rooms Gallery and Wellington City Art Gallery 2007-2008
Symond Street, Auckland, former post office – exterior gilding to the crest and architectural detail (2005)
Braemar Building, Ponsonby Rd, Auckland – exterior silver gilt to capitals and floral detail (2007)
Helleby Bulding, Jervois Road, Auckland – Exterior gilt to name and pattern (2008)
Gilded violin for artist Mary-Louise Browne for Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra
Private commission from artist Peter Lange, 'The gilded brick' (2008)
'Gilded Blessing', Objectspace, gilded cello collaboration with musician & composer Eve de Castro-Robinson (2009)
'The Gilded Isle' – Artist in Residence, Waiheke Island (2010)
Private commission from ceramicist Bronwynne Cornish – gilding on ceramic figurine(2011)
Private commission from architect Philip Jones, 'Woodside House', Waiheke Island (2011)
Finalist in Walker and Hall Art Awards: gilded work 'Optimystic' (2012)