Meet Luis Fernando

Master Venetian Plasterer Luis Fernando is the heart and soul of Luis Fernando Fine Decorative Applications. As the applicator and owner, Luis Fernando applies fine decorative wall applications and brings the traditions of old-world master artisans into your home or business. His dedicated work ethic, unsurpassed reliability and impeccable skills have earned him a wide range of creative Venetian Plaster residential and commercial projects.

A well-educated American craftsman, with European roots.

  • Luis Fernando was born and raised in San Miguel Azores, Portugal.
  • Worked with American renowned Master historical plasterer Larry Limon.
  • He earned a BFA in Ceramics (Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts) from the prestigious Kansas City Art Institute where he studied with world-renown ceramic artist Ken Ferguson.
  • Luis received an MFA  in Ceramics (Master Degree in Fine Arts) from the University of Washington.
  • He received Venetian Plaster training from master craftsmen at the School of Italian Plasters.

Committed to quality and tradition in decorative applications.

After graduate school, Luis taught ceramics at AR-CO in Lisbon, Portugal to college students. He was also a visiting artist at The National Art School in Limoges, France. While in Europe, he traveled extensively and was inspired by the surfaces and patinas of historical architecture. He developed a strong commitment to carrying on the traditions of old-world artisans and the craft of decorative wall applications.

Corporate & Residential Clients

Corporate clients range from Carrabbas Italian Grill, Sugarfish NYC, KazuNori NYC, Starbucks, NYC Corporate and commercial, Royal Blues Hotel Relais & Chateaux, Boston’s Newbury and Boylston store front foyers, to consulting DCK worldwide Four Seasons resort Calistoga, California.
 
Residential projects include, small modest homes, upscale residences of builders, designers, and famous athletes. I also have had the privilege to work on most distinguished mansion in Boston 306 Darmouth renovated by International Architect Kahlil Hamady, The Ames Gate Lodge North Easton Massachusetts by celebrated architect H.H. Richardson. While many of his

Projects have been in Boston, RI., CT., NYC, NJ., and Philadelphia, Luis will travel anywhere in the US for an assignment.
Venetian Historical Lime Plaster, Industrial Studio Concrete Plaster, Italian Lime Marmarino Plasters, Boston Brookline Massachusetts, Providence Newport Ri, Pop Focal Walls, Tadelakt Shower Plasters, Natural Lime Finishes, New Cabinet Refinishing, Renew Cabinet Painting, Painting Decorative Applications, High Quality Interior Painting

LUIS FERNANDO RAPOSO

Owner, Applicator

A European- and American-trained master craftsman, Luis Fernando is known for integrity, passion and hard work. His has unparalleled education and training, as well as an outstanding reputation of reliability.

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Venetian Historical Lime Plaster, Industrial Studio Concrete Plaster, Italian Lime Marmarino Plasters, Boston Brookline Massachusetts, Providence Newport RI, Pop Focal Walls, Tadelakt Shower Plasters, Natural Lime Finishes, New Cabinet Refinishing, Renew Cabinet Painting, Painting Decorative Applications, High Quality Interior Painting
Serving Boston MA, RI, CT, NYC, NJ, and Philadelphia PA, and all other U.S. Destinations
Venetian Historical Lime Plaster, Industrial Studio Concrete Plaster, Italian Lime Marmarino Plasters, Boston Brookline Massachusetts, Providence Newport Ri, Pop Focal Walls, Tadelakt Shower Plasters, Natural Lime Finishes, New Cabinet Refinishing, Renew Cabinet Painting, Painting Decorative Applications, High Quality Interior Painting