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David Riccio

John Canning Studios
150 Commerce Court Cheshire, CT 06410

Yale's and New Haven's Architectural and Urban Legacy: Form, Ideals, Preservation and Change over Four Centuries

David Riccio is a principal of John Canning Studios. For the past 22 years, David has managed and led the Studios’ most ambitious restoration and conservation projects. He is a Professional Associate of AIC, and has extensive experience as a decorative painter and ornamental plasterer. David consults on both decorative painting and plastering finishes. His consultation services includes, plaster surveys, historic paint studies, material recommendations, and preparation of full scale mockups. David’s ability to evaluate existing conditions, understanding of traditional installation methods, craftsmanship, and his proficiency as a project manager places him in a unique position within the preservation field.
David has received many awards for decorative painting, plasterer, and for his project management capabilities.