Wall Options
The following story appeared in American Painting Contractor, January 2007

Who's Who in the Painting Industry

Decorative Painting

Gary Lord is recognized as an international artist, teacher, author and television personality. He owns and operates Gary Lord Wall Options and Associates Inc., which executes all his commercial and residential decorative finishing contracts. Wall Options has won first place in the last seven national PDCA competitions for Best Faux Finisher in the nation. Lord also operates Prismatic Painting Studio, which allows him to teach his skills to other nationally and internationally. Prismatic sells paint products, tools of the trade and educational materials.

Lord has appeared hundreds of times as a demonstrator for decorative painting on HGTV's "Decorating With Style," "The Carol Duvall Show," the PBS show "Paint! Paint! Paint!" and the Discovery Channel's "Christopher Lowell Show." He can also be seen on "Home Matters" and the regional cable programs "Around the House" and "Home Works."

Lord is a respected author with three best selling books, Great Paint Finishes for a Gorgeous Home, Marvelous Murals You Can Paint and It's Faux Easy. He is currently writing his fourth book, which will showcase 20 different mural artists. Lord also writes articles on decorative painting for Decorative Artist Workbook, The Artist Magazine, The Faux Finisher, Artistic Stenciler, The Decorative Painter, Profiles in Faux, PWC, American Painting Contractor and Architectural Living, among others.