Regina Garay, Creative Director and Owner, pens the Fauxology blog. Her firm, Regina Garay, Inc., was launched in New York City with one person in 1998 and has since grown into the Orlando, Florida-based Garay Artisans, one of the most respected and creative team of faux finishing and Venetian Plaster artists. Their fresh approach brings a client’s vision to life, marrying masterful techniques with beautiful color combinations. The experienced artists are distinguished by their excellent reputation and superior service.
Using the tiniest of liner brushes to the astonishing heights of aerial work platforms, the firm’s team of artisans use the right tools and equipment for any size commission, whether interior or exterior. In addition to private residences, their decorative painting and antique mirrors have found their way into the following beautiful locations:
Orlando International Airport
Hilton at Walt Disney World Resort (Orlando, FL)
Grand Bohemian Hotel (Orlando, FL)
Grand Bohemian Hotel (Asheville, NC)
Bohemian Hotel at Savannah Riverfront (Savannah, GA)
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel (Universal Studios Orlando, FL)
Sundy House Hotel (Delray Beach, FL)
Marie Livingston’s Steakhouse (Tallahassee, FL)
Inn on the Lakes (Sebring, FL)
Celebration Hotel (Kissimmee, FL)
The firm has also received the following accolades:
2010-2011 year – Top Job Awards First Place honors in the Commercial category for their antique mirrors and decorative painting work in the Grand Bohemian Hotel (Asheville, NC). National award given by American Painting Contractor magazine.
2009-2010 - Top Job Awards Grand Prize for decorative painting in a private residence. National Award given by American Painting Contractor magazine.
2009 - National First Place Winner, Remodeling Design over $250,000 for the Master Design Awards by Qualified Remodeler magazine. Provided earth-friendly interior and exterior finishes to winning national project.
2007 – WFTV, the Orlando-based ABC affiliate and Central Florida’s most watched television station, announces Garay Artisans as their Local Expert for Faux Finishing.