Canning Liturgical Art’s reputation for fine workmanship, high standards, and professionalism has allowed the historic restoration company to choose projects with owners, architects, and other trades interested in doing quality collaborative work.
This team approach has been successful for all involved. CLA continues to grow, and the workforce of talented artisans expands to meet the demand for the company’s unique combination of extraordinary skill, respect for historic integrity, and sound business management.
Our privately owned, family company is continues to be lead by family members with the assistance of accomplished professionals who are committed to upholding the quality, integrity, and accuracy that Canning Liturgical Arts is known for.
We believe in education and hire highly skilled and curious artists, artisans, and scholars and teach them how we do things – and why.
It is extremely gratifying to be a part of preserving historic buildings using our expertise in, and passion for architectural arts restoration
It is always humbling to be recognized by our peers and publications for the work we love so much.
Professional Development Panels & Presentations
John Canning and David Riccio are committed to sharing their knowledge and experience with peers and are regularly selected to provide professional education presentations at preservation organization meetings
Active members, both Dave and John volunteer to serve on boards, as trustees, and in general invest their time to help organizations maintain the professional leadership and guidance that the industry relies on.