Jeffrey M. Poree

Jeffrey M. Poree, Sr, a fifth-generation plasterer and patriarch of the legendary Poree family of plasterers, is owner of Jeff Poree Plastering in New Orleans. The Poree family is legendary for their exceptional skills in ornamental exterior and interior plaster, artistic molds and specialty finishes, including old world Venetian and exotic finishes. Jeff Poree Plastering maintains a full time art department and can restore almost any mold by working from fragments, photographs or drawings. Mr. Poree is the plasterer of record for many of the region’s most important restorations of historic sites, including the historic New Orleans Collection Williams Research Center in the French Quarter and the Peristyle in City Park.

 Jeff Poree Plastering
4437 St. Louis Street, New Orleans
LA 70119



See his work:

Master of Plaster: How Jeff Poree and company maintain city’s historic crown moldings, medallions, columns, walls

Archdiocese of New Orleans – Plastering Apprentice Ryan Moret’s PSA

New Orleans community works together to create mosaic

2016 Louisiana Folklife Award

Jeff Poree Plastering, YouTube

A Paradise of Plaster, New Orleans Times-Picayune

Jeff Poree Plastering, FaceBook

Jeff Poree at Jazz Fest 2013, Instagram