RIK LAZENBY - OWNER
Rik Lazenby is the owner and principal artist of Lazenby's Decorative Arts Studio, Inc.
Rik began his decorative arts business in 2000 after serving 32 years as an art teacher and administrator in a local school district.
has a strong art background with both a Bachelor and Master's Degree from the University of Alabama with an emphasis in art education.
However, to excel in his
new business he
had to sharpen his
skills by studying with nationally recognized teachers in the decorative arts industry.
To date, Rik has studied with Martin Alan Hirsch of the Faux Finish School in Louisville and Doyle Self of the School of Italian Plasters in Dallas.
has also traveled to Verona, Italy to obtain his
certification at Safra Colors
, one of the premier manufacturers of authentic Italian Plasters.
is always striving to upgrade his
skill level in many different areas of the decorative arts field.
continually searches for new products and finds teachers skilled in their usage.
brings these products and skills back to his
studio where they are perfected and shared with his
is both an artist and a craftsman and his
goal is to take his
clients' visions and bring them to life with his
loves to create new and exciting finishes for his
clients and is not afraid to step outside of the box and try new and interesting materials to get extraordinary results.
Over the years Rik
has developed a reputation for integrity and excellence.
And that's something he
values as highly as his
own artistic ability.
Lazenby's Decorative Arts Studio
is recognized as one of the top decorative arts studios in the state of Alabama.
Owned and operated by Rik Lazenby
, the studio was established in 2000 and incorporated in 2008.
Specializing in Old World and faux finishes, authentic Italian, Venetian and American plasters, Lazenby's
is known for technically challenging projects and a high level of craftsmanship.
Our mastery of wall glazing, metallics, murals and cabinetry finishes add to the breadth of skill we can bring to your project.
And most importantly, our creativity doesn't come at the expense of timeliness.
always stays on schedule.
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