Renaissance Art, Restoration & Architecture LLC (RARA) is an award-winning firm, founded in 1989 by Dan Tarnoveanu. Our design-built firm specializes in historic preservation and conservation of murals, mosaics, and other decorated architectural surfaces, and architectural elements. We also design and execute interior and exterior artwork; i.e., murals, mosaics, and paintings, for religious and secular buildings - public and private entities. RARA offers personalized services to meet the specific needs of our clients from start to finish, from design to execution. We also provide Historic Structure Reports, preparation of documentation and forms for listing properties in the National Register of Historic Places, and materials and colors investigation. We serve our clients in the United States, in Canada and in Europe.
Renaissance Art, Restoration & Architecture LLC revives a classic legacy of creative, high quality design and workmanship. Historic buildings, their exterior and interior spaces, and all the artwork they incorporate (i.e., decorative and figurative murals, paintings, mosaics, and sculptures), represent the visible and tangible evidence of human history and culture.
We work closely with architectural firms, private homeowners, historical societies, public institutions, and general contractors in charge of historic preservation projects. Our team members are seasoned professionals. Our staff includes a Liturgical Consultant for projects pertaining religious buildings.
RESEARCH & PLANNING: Historic Structure Reports; colors and materials investigation; preparation of documentation and forms for listing properties in the National Register of Historic Places.
DESIGN & EXECUTION: Preliminary design, construction documents and specifications; conservation of interiors of historic buildings, which includes conservation of murals, frescoes, mosaics, and other decorated architectural surfaces; conservation or interior/exterior architectural elements.
ART CONSERVATION: Conservation of paintings on canvas and/or panel; includes actual condition and treatment reports.
ORIGINAL ART: Design and execution of original murals, mosaics, and paintings for religious institutions, public and private entities, as well as, art collectors.