Emma Wright

The Wright Touch
License #: 896719

Phone & Fax: 619-296-3662
Email: emma@sandeigodecorativepainting.com



The Wright Touch, San Diego, CA      1991-Present
Owner, Principal Artisan, Designer
      The US Grant Hotel
      La Valencia Hotel
      Sand Diego Trust and Savings/ Marriott Courtyard
      Park Manor Hotel
      Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
      Shutters on the Beach
      Doubletree Hotel
      Richley Plaza
      Interior and exterior decorative painting in numerous private residences throughout southern California

David Lown Painting       2006
Partner, Lead Decorative Painter
      The US Grant Hotel

R.B.E. Contracting, San Diego, CA       1998
Wall Glazing Artist
      Coors Amphitheater

Horizon Painting Company, San Diego, CA       1998
Stencil Artist
      Cypress View Mausoleum

Renaissance Art & Restoration, San Diego, CA       1997
Stencil Artist Designer
      House of Hospitality, Balboa Park

Thomas Cicsla & Associates, San Francisco, CA       1993
Stencil Artist, Restorictive Painter
      St Francis of Assisi Church

Design Team, Del Mar, CA       1993
Stencil Artist, Faux Finisher
      Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Executive Offices

Stu Segall Productions, Inc., San Diego, CA       1993
Set Painter, Architectural Painter
      Hallmark Hall of Fame movie for television, A Place for Annie

Larsson & Ornmark A.B., Stockholm, Sweden       1986-1991
Specialty Painter, Designer and Production Painter
      Grand Hotel
      National Museum
      Royal Drama Theatre
      Post Office Museum
      Central Court House
      Central Bath House
      Berns Salonger Restaurant
      Stockholm Circus

Larry Boyce & Associates, San Francisco, CA       1982-1985
Full Partner, Stencil Artist and Designer
      Fay Mansion Inn
      Archbishop’s Mansion
      Zen Center Guest House
      Parlor Car Restaurant


The School of Italian Plasters, San Diego, CA       2006
      Arte Nova & Safra Colors, authentic plasters with Doyle & Linda Self

San Diego School of Decorative Arts, San Diego, CA       1999
      Venetian Plastering Systen with Mike Hoppe, Faux Master Studio, Los Angeles

San Diego School of Decorative Arts, San Diego, CA       1998
      Faux Effects comprehensive II class with Robert Marx, The Finishing School, New York

Pacific School of Decorative Arts, Los Angeles, CA       1996
      Faux Effects comprehensive class with Robert Marx, The Finishing School, New York

The Pardon School of Specialist Decoration, London, England       1990
      Coursework in marbling and wood graining with Leonard Pardon

California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA       1985
      Color Theory


America’s Painted Ladies: The Ultimate Celebration of our Victorians, Elizabeth Pomada and Micahel Larsen.       1992
The Painted Lady Revisted: San Francisco’s Resplendent Victorians Inside and Out, Pomada and Larsen.       1989
Craftsmanship Revival, J. Ronald Reed.       1989
Painting Murals, Patricia Seligman       1987
Architectual Painting, Lawrence Grow       1986


Press/ Magazines:
      The Artistic Stenciler, NM       2007
      San Diego Union Tribune, San Diego, CA       2006
      California Real Estate Journal, CA       2006
      San Diego Magazine, San Diego, CA       2006
      Paint & Decorating Retailer, MO       2006
      The Faux Finisher, MO       2004
      South Coast Style, San Diego, CA       2002
      Interior Design Guide, S.D. Home and Garden, San Diego, CA       2001
      San Diego Décor and Style Magazine, San Diego, CA        2001
      San Diego Home/ Garden, San Diego, CA        1994, 1998, 1999, 2001
      San Diego Decorating, San Diego, CA        1995
      San Diego Union, San Diego, CA       1992
      Malarettan, Stockholm, Sweden        1989
      La Jolla Light, San Diego, CA       1988
      Manads Journalen, Stockholm, Sweden        1987
      Dagens Nyheter Pa Stan, Stockholm, Sweden       1987
      Acuellt Maleri, Stockhom, Sweden       1987
      San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA       1983
      Smithsonian, USA        1982
      Aspen Times, Aspen CO        1982
      Smithsonian, USA       1982
      New York Times, New York, NY       1982

      Sign On San Diego(.com), San Diego, CA       2006
      Small Businesses 2000, PBS Series, Flying Leap Productions, San Diego, CA       1997
      Stockholm News, Stockholm, Sweden        1987
      Evening Magazine, KRON News, San Francisco, CA       1984