῀ Art Conservation, Cleaning, and Restoration

Shuptrine’s Cleaning and Restoration services nationwide, and has 25 years of experience in the Disaster Restoration Industry with water and smoke restoration, specializing in furniture, frames, and artwork. We also partner with larger full service restoration global companies in being their choice when it comes to fine art and frame restoration. Recreating an antique frame or painting beyond damage is also another service our artisan staff can provide. When it comes to damage of any kind to fine art and frames- we are the ones to hire for the most competent and quality restoration.

For painting restorations, we offer numerous methods of conservation, including cleaning, relining, restretching, in-filling, removal of smoke and nicotine damage, as well as repair of paint loss areas and tears in canvases. Following the guidelines set forth in the Code of Ethics of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, we practice minimal intervention whenever possible. To discuss any of your art restoration needs, please call us at the gallery 423.266.4453 or email us at :thegallery@shuptrines.com


  Restored Gilded Hand Chair by artist, Pedro Friedeburg . Restoration of gold leaf and lost ornamentation by Alan Shuptrine, in 22KT Gold Leaf .


“Standing Indian” , by Bert Phillips, oil painting cleaned and protected by Alan Shuptrine, handmade gilded frame with Native American motifs, 22kt gold leaf.


Application of 22KT  gold leaf on restored antique Frame, New Orleans, LA.  Shuptrine’s Gold Leaf Designs restored and stabilized over 400 works at New Orleans museum of Art and Throughout neighborhoods of New Orleans. These pieces suffered from water, moisture and fire damage
A restored frame, burnished  and distressed with an agate burnisher to complement its proper period.  Shuptrine’s uses all AIC methods,



fully restored, clean and protected artwork after smoke and water damage.

Upper right-hand corner of this William Posey Silva landscape has been cleaned and is in stark comparison to the un-cleaned left-hand side of the image.