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The Kunst Painting team

About Kunst Painting

Learn more about the rich history and community-driven spirit of Kunst Painting, a family-owned business with deep roots in Marin, Sonoma, and Napa Counties. From our humble beginnings to becoming a leader in both residential and commercial painting, our commitment to quality, service, and community involvement stands as the foundation of our success.

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Our Dedication to Community

Community is more than just a word at Kunst Painting. To help their neighbors and customers, Kunst Painting contributes countless hours, of labor and financial assistance to a variety of local entities. John, Mike, and Tom serve on non-profit boards such as The Down Syndrome Association North Bay, Miracle League North Bay, Bombers Baseball, and Una-Vida.

From the beginning, Bob Kunst held himself and other local business leaders to high standards by serving as President of the Marin Builders Association (MBA) and Painting and Decoration Contractors of America (PDCA). Like Bob, Grandson John Busick is following in his footsteps, serving as President of the Marin Builders Association and sitting on the National Board for PDCA.

Our Core Values

Core values form the foundation of our company. Adhering to our values will help us build a strong and healthy organization.


We provide the utmost in professional painting services in a prompt, friendly and honest manner.


We own all decisions made and their outcomes and give consent to be held accountable.


We build and maintain strong relationships with our team, our clients, and our community


We strive to be the very best painting company in the North Bay Area.

Our History

For over 5 generations, the Kunst name has been synonymous with exceptional quality and craftsmanship in Marin, Sonoma, and Napa County.

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Henry Kunst immigrated from Germany to New York where he worked as an apprentice painter. He eventually found himself moving West while he painted rail-cars for the Railroad Company.

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In the early 1900's, Bob's father and uncle (John and Charlie Kunst) founded several paint stores throughout the state of California, and eventually opened a paint manufacturing company, "Kunst Brothers Paints." Unfortunately, while Bob and his brothers were serving in the US Army, the paint factory burned down.

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Bob returned from the Korean War and started his painting career

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Bob Kunst Painting Inc. was born

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Bob Kunst serves as Board President at Marin Builders Association

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Mike Busick, Bob's son-in-law, joins the team

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Tom Kunst, Bob's son, joins the team

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Bob Kunst Painting wins Environmental Award for sustainability in the painting trade

Kunst painting is 5 generations in the making


Bob retires. Mike and Tom take over the company.

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Bob receives Marin Citizen of the Year Award

John Busick


John Busick, Bob's grandson, joins BKP full time

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John Busick launches Work Glue app for painting contractors

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John Busick serves as Board President at Marin Builders Association

PDCA award


John Busick serves on PDCA National Board

PDCA award


John Busick wins PDCA Humanitarian of the Year award

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BKP launches painting progression and training program

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Bob Kunst Painting acquires Kunst Bros Painting and forms Kunst Painting

Meet The Team

5 Generations of Quality and Professionalism

John Busick

John oversees all facets of the company. He’s passionate about the culture and values because it’s what guides all of us in our commitment to our customers, team members, community, and our trade. He is the 5th generation in the family.

Miguel Navarrete
Field Manager

Miguel ensures our field teams are perfectly scheduled and resourced for their upcoming jobs. He oversees quality, production, and general Kunst Painting happiness. He is also heavily involved in our recruiting, interviewing, and training of the painting crews.

Paula Andresen
Office Manager

Paula keeps everyone and everything organized. Not only is she the friendly voice on the other end of the phone, she oversees all-things behind the scenes.

Suzy Berberian
Marketing Coordinator

Suzy is responsible for capturing and showcasing the company's painting projects, including exterior and interior paint jobs as well as commercial work. She curates content for social media and direct mail campaigns, effectively highlighting the exceptional quality and strong values of the company to the public.

We've Completed Thousands of Projects All Over California

A map of California with pins over the thousands of places that Kunst Painting has successfully completed projects.

We Take Pride in Our Quality Worksmanship

Kunst Painting performs both residential and commercial painting, whether new construction, renovations, or repaints. Kunst Painting specializes in interior and exterior painting, from standard painting to large-scale projects. Kunst Painting is small enough to give personal attention to each job, yet large enough to handle any size job. Our staff of 30+ professional painters is here to protect and beautify any surface.

At Kunst Painting, we’re committed to providing our clients with the highest level of customer service. Whether it’s one of our professional painters to paint a few rooms in your home, or a large crew for a commercial painting project we take pride in being able to meet your needs and exceed your expectations through communication and quality workmanship.

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Ready to Start Your Next Project?

With 5 generations of experience, Kunst Painting is here for all of your painting needs. Get in touch with us today to start your next project.

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