The Artistic Value of Fiberglass Decor

Ryan Franklin
May 29, 2024

While many people associate fiberglass with industrial applications, they are often surprised to learn that this material has been a powerful artistic medium for decades.

Some of the most iconic and visually striking works of art were made from fiberglass. And the trend remains just as strong as ever.

But what makes fiberglass art so unique? And what is it about this material that allows our company (and clients) to push artistic boundaries and bring even the most ambitious visions to life? You’re about to find out!

The Power of Fiberglass

Fiberglass offers a unique range of characteristics that make it an ideal choice for artistic expression:


Unlike wood, metal, stone, or fabric, fiberglass can be molded into virtually any shape while maintaining strength, durability, and aesthetic beauty. This flexibility allows artists and designers to create stunningly intricate pieces that are impossible with other materials.


When properly manufactured, fiberglass is lightweight and flexible yet pound-for-pound stronger than steel. This durability allows the material to be used in various applications. This material makes it all possible from indoor and outdoor fiberglass art to visually stunning yet functional pieces like desks, couches, and other fiberglass decor.


Despite its strength, fiberglass is incredibly light compared to other materials with similar durability. This unique combination of strength and light weight makes the material ideal for large-scale sculptures and statement pieces.


What else gives fiberglass its artistic value? Its resistance to moisture, UV rays, and extreme temperatures. Whether it's furniture or fiberglass sculptures, these artistic creations can withstand rain, snow, and sun without warping, cracking, or fading.

What We Offer Clients

Our clients typically have a vision. We just bring it to life. Whether it’s a piece of custom fiberglass art, a high-volume production run, a movie prop, or a public art display, we can quickly take you from spec to delivery. Here’s what we offer:

360-degree service

From a loose idea to a fully formed design, we will work with you to take your project to the finish line. Our concept design and engineering team will help you explore what’s possible, refine your ideas, and transform them into a finished product.

Industry-leading techniques

We use a combination of vacuum forming and thermoforming technology to create three-dimensional shapes that would be impossible with other techniques. Our processes ensure that every piece is produced with consistency and precision.


We have been in the fiberglass game for nearly 30 years and specialize in composite materials, fiberglass, FRP, rotocasting, tooling, mold making, and more. That deep specialization allows us to extend services across multiple industries. Whether we’re building RVs, eco-friendly pop-up shelters, film and theme park props, or helping clients bring their fiberglass sculptures to life, we bring unparalleled expertise and dedication to every project.

Your Vision. Our Expertise. It’s a Perfect Match.

Need help bringing your artistic vision to life? We can help. At Painted Rhino, we are dedicated to helping artists, designers, and visionaries like you go from vision to reality. Whether you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind sculpture or a line of custom furniture, we have the experience and expertise to make it happen. Contact us today!