Founded and operated by Eldridge Rawls, MA. Employing Asheville residents, Abstract has been beautifying Asheville neighborhoods for over 10 years. Now his son Wells Rawls continues the Family business in Sarasota Florida.
All of our employees are craftsman, community residents and have a wealth of experience. We do not employ temp workers or exploit our labor. We excel at painting and the services directly related to painting.
Our Painting Services
Interior and Exterior House Painting
Fast and Easy. Our Airless/Air Assisted spray equipment allow us to complete projects quickly and efficiently. Our process allows us to be competitively priced and on budget.
Removes dirt, mildew and mold from residential and commercial buildings, decks, sidewalks and driveways.
High End Architectural Finishing
Complete and in-depth. For discriminating clients we offer a lifetime of color and painting experience. Eldridge Rawls has worked for some of the most talanted furniture manufactures and builders. His techiques can produce quality and history in every project.
Color Selection and Matching
Guidance and help. Choosing the colors is difficult. Let The Abstract Painting Company help with color selction and matching.
Minor Home Repair
Some projects require a little extra work before the color can be applied. We can help with small repairs like water damage and finish carpentry.
Plaster & Lath Repair
Many homes have wood lath with plaster. When needed, we can apply new plaster to match the existing wall.
Eldridge has had a brush in his hands since childhood. His mother was an artist and encouraged Eldridge to take up painting at an early age. Eldridge went on to study at VCU and UC Davis where he earned a Bachelor & Masters of Fine Arts. He founded an antique restoration company which he ran for several years. In the 80s, Eldridge moved to New York City to pursue an art career where he was featured in several gallery shows in New York and Europe, while also working as a high end finisher and master colorist for Juan Paul Viollet.
Now Eldridge offers his service to Asheville, North Carolina, and expanding into Sarasota with his son Wells Rawls. Services range from interior and exterior house painting using eco friendly products and state of the art spray equipment, to interior color matching and finishing of wood, plaster, or new construction.