SOURCE: Masterpiece Investments

July 02, 2012 08:45 ET

Masterpiece Investments Corp. Acquires Masterpiece Models

Expands Precision Model-Making and Technological Capabilities

WILSONVILLE, OR--(Marketwire - Jul 2, 2012) - Masterpiece Investments Corp. (www.masterpieceinvestments.com), a producer and seller of fine art, has acquired the assets of Masterpiece Models, a company that fabricates full-scale replicas and models used in art exhibits, public spaces and businesses. Terms of the acquisition were not announced.

Mark Ghiglieri, CEO of Masterpiece Investments, said, "As we continue to execute our growth strategy, we are pleased to announce the acquisition of Masterpiece Models. With expertise in precision model-making, full-scale replicas, design engineering and production casting, along with a marquee list of clients, Masterpiece Models complements the offerings of our Additive Workshop division." 

The Company's Additive Workshop division is a full-service studio and 3D workshop that combines traditional sculpting methods with cutting-edge technology to reduce or enlarge artwork with perfect accuracy to any conceivable scale. 

"The sharing of technology, production methods, and client base is expected to expand each division's offerings and create the most comprehensive services available in our industry. We look forward to having John Giegle, founder of Masterpiece Models, and its talented staff, join our company," concluded Mr. Ghiglieri.

Masterpiece Models has become a separate division of Masterpiece Investments Corporation, and will continue to operate from its current location in Vancouver, Washington.

About Masterpiece Models
Masterpiece Models is a nationally known fabricator of models for business and exhibit purposes. Whether it is miniature diorama work or full scale replicas, Masterpiece Models is a leading supplier for many of the nation's museums, governmental agencies, municipalities and educational institutions. 

About Masterpiece Investments Corporation
Masterpiece Investments Corporation specializes in producing fine art for sale to the public through charity auctions, gallery sales, trade shows and online auctions. Masterpiece Investments centers on the artwork of renowned artist Lorenzo Ghiglieri, creating bronze and silver reproductions of his sculptures, as well as those of his son, Laran Ghiglieri, and his daughter, Rebecca Clark. Masterpiece Investments has three distinct divisions including the Bullion Division, which produces silver bullion bars and fine art medallions featuring Ghiglieri's famous sculptures; the Charitable Division, which provides limited-edition bronze masterpieces for charity auctions; and the Additive Division, whose CAD and 3D imaging and modeling technologies scan and rescale an object to any size with perfect accuracy. Masterpiece Investments also owns 50% of Chiurazzi International LTD., whose collection hold more than 1,650 artistic bronze moulds from the likes of classic artists such as Michelangelo, Bernini, Cellini and Giambologna. For additional information about Masterpiece Investments please visit the Company's website at www.masterpieceinvestments.com.

Contact Information

  • Company Contact
    Gretchen Matthey
    Business Development Director
    Masterpiece Investments Corp.
    503-685-9878

    Public Relations Contact
    Michael Porter
    Porter, LeVay & Rose, Inc.
    212-564-4700