Award-winning architect Gil Schafer is consistently recognized as a leading practitioner of contemporary classical architecture. A member of Architectural Digest’s AD 100 and a winner of Veranda’s “Art of Design Award,” Gil holds a Masters Degree from the Yale School of Architecture and worked at a number of noted classical architectural firms before opening his own firm, G.P. Schafer Architect, in 2002. The author of the bestselling book The Great American House and a new book scheduled to be published by Rizzoli in the fall of 2017, Gil’s work has been featured in numerous publications, including Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, Veranda, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Additionally, Gil serves on several nonprofit advisory and trustee boards, including the Yale School of Architecture Dean’s Council and the board of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation. He also served as president and then chairman of The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, the nation’s leading resource for the classical tradition in architecture and the allied arts, for over a decade. Gil regularly lectures around the country on the continued relevance of classical residential design and when he’s not traveling for work, he divides his time between New York City, upstate New York, and Maine.
Join us Thursday, February 2nd 6:30-9 pm at the Preview Party as we celebrate Gil and his years of service and contribution to the Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville.