Career opportunities

Specialists in gilding and polychromy may work as freelance artists or in association (to varying degrees) with a company or workshop. Activities may relate to:

  • Decoration of free-standing sculptures and sculptural pieces using conventional materials, such as wood, plaster and stone, or alternative media

  • Wall and architectural decoration

  • Furniture finishes

  • Production of art objects

  • Reproduction of historic artworks

  • Restoration of gilt and polychrome pieces

  • Statues, figures, religious ornamentation