About Us


John Davis is the owner and conservator of Poster Mountain. John has more than 20 years in art conservation and restoration, beginning with his early career as an airbrush artist to his founding of Poster Mountain in 1998 and later our subsidiary company LA Paper Group. John is a certified paper conservator and has personally developed a handful of proprietary conservation techniques unique to Poster Mountain and LA Paper Group, as well as being versed in other practices established by the American Institute for Conservation. Together with his wife Robin Davis, John heads up our conservation department and works closely with our restoration artists to achieve the results that our clients have come to expect.

Madalyn Rokisky-Ring is a paper conservator at Poster Mountain and LA Paper Group, primarily focusing on fine art. She participates in conservation treatments alongside John. Madalyn holds a master's degree in paper conservation from Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne UK and a BFA in Fine Art and Theatrical Set Design from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). Her research interests are commercially available adhesives and their use in artists books.


Crystal Fahmie is the office manager and handles the majority of the administrative duties. She has a degree in art history from the University of Florida and a background in arts management. She moved to Los Angeles after several years working in art and antique galleries in New York City.






Derry Jameson manages art preparation and stabilization, which includes techniques such as paper patching, tape/adhesive removal and dry cleaning. She is also in charge of social media. She has a BA in Art History from Southwestern University and a Masters in Art History from the University of Oregon. Her areas of research are Asian and Buddhist art.





Gabe Carlson heads our restoration department. With a background in fine art, he oversees our team of skilled restoration artists who work together to achieve the highest quality of restoration. Gabe is our resident jack-of-all-trades and is there to lend a hand with just about any aspect of a project.






Ravi Wilkie is our second restoration artist. Ravi moved to California from New York a few years ago. Prior to working in restoration, Ravi worked as a scenic painter, illustrator, tattoo artist and in fine art framing. He also finds the time to create beautiful works of art in mixed media and oil paint, recently painting large scale pieces.







Aaron Hollingsworth is our airbrush artist. He has over 20 years experience in airbrushing. He has worked at Poster Mountain since John founded the company. Aaron is a master at color matching, a difficult skill to learn.

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