Tom Bilisoly

Tom Bilisoly – Supervisor/Senior Artisan


Tom Bilisoly has been immersed in the field of conservation for over 25 years. His expertise includes murals, faux finishing, fine hand lettering and gilding, mosaic tile and sculpture. Tom brings experience and innovation to the delicate art of the application of new technology to historic surfaces. Mural work is his forte – including cleaning, varnish removal and re-application, re-touching and restoring damaged canvases, panels and substrates. Although Mr. Bilisoly has worked in other parts of the Country, as well as outside the United States, his work in California includes The Ahmanson Family Beach Front House in Newport Beach, Casa De Peregrinos, Villa del Sol in downtown Fullerton, Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, One Colorado in Old Town Pasadena, the Blake and National Wall Mural in downtown Orange, and Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. His passion for art and restoration has led him to restore various historic elements at Mt. Saint Mary’s College, St. Paul’s Cathedral in Santa Monica, Marion Davies Guest House in Santa Monica, the Historic Checkers Hilton in Los Angeles and the El Dorado Lofts in Los Angeles. Tom is a graduate of Herdman College in Cornerbrooke, Newfoundland, Canada.