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John Canning


John Canning Studios

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

John, a principal of John Canning Studios, located in Cheshire, CT., is the leading authority in the United States, on traditional decorative painting materials and techniques, as well as historical color palettes. He studied in Glasgow, Scotland, where he attended the Glasgow School of Art, and the Decorative Trades Institute at Stow College of Building. He earned the prestigious London City & Guilds certificate, and served his apprenticeship as a church decorator in the U.K. His extensive knowledge of decorative painting and period interiors and a career with many landmark restoration projects have earned him many national awards.