Over the past 9 years, Jeff Monsein and his team of artists have cultivated an impressive following and a distinctive portfolio that showcases work for private, business and non-profit clients in Florida, Maryland, California, and Mexico (Cabo San Lucas).
Over the past 9 years, Jeff and his team of artists have cultivated an impressive following and a distinctive portfolio that showcases work for private, business and non-profit clients in Florida, Maryland, California, and Mexico (Cabo San Lucas). Their work has been purchased for private collections and has been auctioned at fund raisers for organizations that include the Boys and Girls' Clubs, The Ophelia Project, Tampa Museum of Art, Holocaust Museum, M.A.D. Theater of Tampa, St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa Aids Network (Art for Life), Beach Park Day School, JCC, Food Bank's Kids Café Programs (Empty Bowls), Outdoor Arts Foundation ,Manatee Menagerie and Butterflies of Hope.
His work has appeared in Dream Homes of Florida, The House that Faux Built, The Tampa Tribune, The St. Petersburg Times, Tampa Bay Illustrated, The Artistic Stenciler, Tampa Bay Magazine, Tampa Bay Metro, HouseTrends (two clients’ homes were featured in recent editions), Designer Faux Finishing: Ideas and Inspiration for Sophisticated Surfaces, Florida Design Register, American Painting Contractor, Flair Magazine, and other publications. Previous Background: Managed 3 locations of Diesel Institute of America in Maryland, a trade school teaching students to drive and repair tractor trailers, from 1980 - 1986. Owned and operated Diesel Institute of America in Tampa from 1986 - 1999. Owned and managed Reliability Staffing employment agencies from 1996 - 2001. Opened Splat Paint 2000.
Mostly self trained but have attended a few classes and seminars around the country. Also has taught classes for other artists and was guest speaker at St. Pete Times Home shows for the past 2 years. Splat Paint is a reliable source for high-end, custom artistic finishes serving the Tampa Bay area and beyond. Clients are delighted with the quality of work, and just as importantly, with the professionalism they experience. A commitment to start and completion dates, clear communications, protection of client property and privacy, and thorough follow-through are top priority in every Splat Paint job.
*2009 Selected to provide artistic finishes for new Cinebistro Movie Theater in Old Hyde Park *2009 Selected to provide artistic finishes and murals for Boss and Mennie Showcase Home on Davis Islands *2009 Selected to provide artistic finishes for guest bedroom at Florida Orchestra Showhouse. * 2009 One of our paintings was selected to be included in the Westshore Expose Banner Program sponsored by the Westshore Alliance Public Art committee * 2008 Splat Paint was selected for the Best of Tampa Award in the Murals category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA) * 2008 Selected to provide murals, finishes and paintings for 3 rooms in Mayfair Designer Showhouse to benefit The Bolesta Center and The Spring * 2008 Two of our paintings were selected to be included in the Westshore Expose Banner Program sponsored by the Westshore Alliance Public Art committee * 2008 Six our paintings were selected for The Pathway Exhibit of Florida Artists at the Florida Aquarium * 2008 Selected to provide murals and finishes throughout grand home featured in 2008 Hyde Park Kitchen Tour * 2008 examples of our work were published in Designer Faux Finishing: Ideas and Inspiration for Sophisticated Surfaces * 2008 lead a team of artists to restore the ornate theater in the historic Cuban Club in Ybor City * 2007 Selected to provide artistic finishes for ABC’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition’s Davis Islands project * 2006 Awarded competitive contract by Bank of America to decoratively paint the dome and vestibule for Centro Apartments, at the former historic Centro Astoriano Hospital. This project won Outstanding Contribution to the Community in the area of Adaptive Reuse at the 24th annual Community Design Awards. * 2006 Elected to national board of directors of Stencil Artisans’ League, Inc. * 2006 Earned Award of Merit for artwork donated to Art for Life fund raiser * 2006 Painted Spanish inspired, cigar box style murals at Woodrow Wilson Middle School * 2005 Awarded competitive contract to decoratively paint seaside mansion in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico * 2005 Awarded competitive contract to create and paint 12,000sf of tropical murals for Florida State Fair Authority at the Florida State Fairgrounds * 2005 Painted 360° Tuscan-themed murals at Woodrow Wilson Middle School