Michael Gilbert



1985 - present        independent artist

1985 - 2002            assistant  to Robert Jackson

1983 - 1985            apprentice to Robert Jackson

Experience and accomplishments:

Both independently and under the direction of Robert Jackson and Franklin Tartaglione , I have worked with world-class decorators such as  Mario Buatta, Mark Hampton, Bunny Williams David Whitcomb, John Saladino, Scott Salvator, Daniel Dempsey, and David Huckabee.

Historical Sites and important homes I have worked include:

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Stanhope Hotel, New York City

Owens Thomas Museum, Savannah, GA

Telfair Mansion, Savannah, GA

State Dept., Washington, DC

State Capitol, Nashville, TN

Garth Brooks, Nashville,TN

Mariah Carey, New York City

Rupert Murdoch, Carmel, CA

Ismail Merchant/James Ivory, New York state

Carolands Estate, Hillsborough, CA

Prada, Beverly Hills, CA

Prada, New York City

Hotchkiss school, Sharon ,CT.

Roni Horn, upstate New York

Renaissance Condo Lobby Chas, SC Buildings 1 & 2

Private residences of Richard Hampton Jenrette:

Roper House, Charleston SC

Edgewater, Barrytown NY

Baker House, Manhattan

Milford Plantation, Pinewood SC

Ayr Mount 


In addition to the above named sites, I have worked extensively in the following cities :

Atlanta, Alexandria, Bal Harbour, Bedminster, Boston, Carmel, Center Island,  Charleston, Charlotte, Dallas, Fisher island Greenwich, the Hamptons, Hobe Sound, Houston, Jupiter Island, Nantucket, Naples, Manhattan, Miami, Palm Beach, San Francisco Seattle, Toronto, Tulsa, Westchester and Valdez.

Techniques and Styles include but are not limited to:

Faux marble, faux bois, trompe l’oeill, landscape murals, cloud ceilings, Venetian plaster, gold/silver leaf, numerous glazes, lettering, wall mural maps.