A native of Kenosha, Wisconsin, Lagodich is an American realist painter and frame designer who completed post-graduate studies at the Brooklyn Museum School of Art, New York City. Lagodich oil paintings, watercolors, prints and frames hang in major corporate and private collections; and his artwork has been reproduced in a number of books featuring American realist painters.
Lagodich is an expert in period frame styles, gilding and restoration techniques. He lectures on the subject of period frame history, fabrication and restoration; gives gallery talks and conducts hands-on period frame clinics for selected museum, institutional, and private groups.
One of few real authorities in his field, Lagodich has served annually (since its inception, January 2000) on the Frame Vetting Committee for the world-renowned East Side Settlement Winter Antiques Show, New York City.
About Gill & Lagodich
Fine Period Frames & Restoration
Tracy Gill and Simeon Lagodich are co-owners of Gill & Lagodich Fine Period Frames & Restoration, New York City. They have each devoted more than twenty years to collecting, studying, restoring, selling and curating period frames. Their gallery has a current inventory of over two thousand period frames, American and European, which span over 400 years. They provide custom framing services and curatorial expertise to museums and private ¬collectors, architects, interior designers, and interested individuals. The Gill & Lagodich wood and gilding restoration studios produce the highest quality frame restoration and sizing services; custom-made frame replicas and custom fabrication of frames designed by artists, architects, and designers. As recognized as experts in their field, the Gill & Lagodich curriculum vitae includes reframing projects and consultation to nationally recognized art museums like the Art Institute of Chicago, Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.