Oliver Westermeier, is an artisan and specialist in the decorative arts bringing 30 years of experience to dynamic collaborations with interior designers, decorators, connoisseurs and dealers.
He grew up in Munich in a family of Bavarian craftsmen and artists. He is a graduate of the Blocherer School of Art and Design in Munich where he studied Interior Architecture, painting and sculpture, ultimately earning a dual degree in Graphic Design and Painting.
In 1989 Westermeier moved to Manhattan, to work with restorers of turn of the century Austrian and secessionist furniture.
His studio, Fine Furniture Restoration LLC, located in The New York Artisan Center Building in Long Island City, is a destination for high-end clients.
With his extensive knowledge of historical construction and finishes on 18th, 19th and 20th century furniture, Westermeier and his team also undertake wood finishing, gilding and decorative painting for large scale paneled rooms.
Dealers, Collectors, Conservators and Celebrities
Sole Conservator and Restorer for R & Company Design Gallery in NYC since 2017
Yves Macaux / Lawton Mull Inc / Liz O’Brien
Eric Appel / David Duncan / Dobrinka Salzman Gallery / Victoria and Son
James Infante / Amy Zook / B4
Robert Longo / Cindy Sherman / David Hockney / Andreas Hofer / Julian Opie
Tony Cragg / Andres Serrano / Mel Bochner / Anish Kapoor / Anthony Gormley / Arman
Alex Katz / Mel Bochner / Richard Artschwager / Stephan Balkenhol
Peter Marino Architect / David Kleinberg / Frank DeBiasi / Michael Graves
Huniford Design / Glenn Gissler Design / James Andrews Interiors / Nad Projects Inc
Ferrer / Todd Klein Inc. / Sandra Weingort / Erik Smith Inc / David Biscaye / Matt Mckay
Studio Mellone / Ashley Darryl Interiors
Art Institutions and Historical Buildings
Sotheby’s / Christie’s / Dietl Int’l Art Services / Swiss Mission / Empire State Bldg.
Flat Iron Bldg. / German Embassy / Fourth Universalist Society in NY
William Lescaze House NYC / NY Tennis & Raquet Club / Seagram Building NYC / Lever House NYC
Pace Gallery / Neue Gallerie / Michael Werner Gallery / Tanya Bonakdar Gallery / L & M Arts
Leon Tovar Gallery
Ronald Lauder / Aerin Lauder / Leon Black / Jay Z and Beyonce / Yoko Ono / Madonna
Michael Douglas / Paul McCartney / Chris Botti