About Us

Propelling the commercial painting industry into the future.

Southstone Painting Group is an industry-leading painting contractor located in Austin, Texas. Founded in 2011, our firm has built a reputation as a leader in commercial painting with our unwavering commitment to communication, accountability, and agile project management.

Our Story

With a vision of combining art, science, and technology to advance the construction industry and a passion for entrepreneurship, Alexander Canalini founded Southstone Painting Group in 2011. We are always striving to optimize our current systems by implementing targeted, strategic tweaks and documenting all processes to improve project efficiency and outcomes.

Our Values


We promote a culture of accountability and are all accountable to each other. We deliver on the promises that we make and hold our team to the highest standards in the industry.


We adapt as new situations arise. Our team understands that conditions and needs change and to deliver excellence we need to adapt with them.


Our thoughtful approach is communication-based. We are here to help you and will keep you up-to-date on all project details. We actively listen to your problems and find solutions that fit your needs.

Why Southstone?


Clients hire us because we can see the problems behind the problem. With our forward thinking and sophisticated technical approach to the construction and painting processes, we challenge clients to think beyond their assumptions and current constraints to create great projects.


We are action-driven and always strive for continuous improvement, bringing our strategic mindset and data-driven approaches to each project, every day. We strive to be integral and indispensable to our clients and value the strength and creativity of our processes.


At Southstone, our balanced approach comes from simultaneously honoring traditional construction practices but also finding avenues where technological processes can push us forward. We value transparency and deliver on the promises that we make.

Meet Our Team

Alexander Canalini

Alexander Canalini



Sara Canalini

Accounting / Administration

Teodora Pijevcevic

Teodora Pijevcevic


Edgar Gudino

Edgar Gudino

Senior Superintendent


Omar R.


Juan Gutierrez

Juan G.


Richard Juarez

Richard J.


Alejandro Rodriguez

Alejandro R.


Esmeralda Membreno

Esmeralda M.


Andre Galvan

Andre G.


Blanca Reyes

Blanca R.


Yajaira Barrios

Yajaira B.


Industries Served


Photo by Nick Amoscato


Interior warehouse or garage painting



Photo by Jonathan Cutrer


Food Service

Past Clients

Austin Community College

Austin Energy

Austin Parks and Recreation Department

Austin Police Department

Austin Public Library

Austin Water Utilities

Balfour Beatty



Brown and Root Industrial Services

Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Centennial Contractors Entreprise, Inc.

City of Austin

City of Cedar Park

City of Pfluggerville

City of San Marcos

City of Waco


HCS, Inc

Jamail and Smith Construction

Noble General Contractors

NOVO Construction

QA Constrution Service, Inc

Sabre Commercial


St. Edwards University

State of Texas

Tegrity Contractors

Texas State University

The University of Texas at Austin

Travis County

Turner Construction

Warden Construciton Corporation

Williamson County

Our Expertise

Exterior Painting

Breathe new life into your building's exterior, making it more eye-catching and durable against the elements.

Interior Painting

Create interior spaces that reflect your brand's essence while providing a comfortable atmosphere for your clients and employees.


From anti-graffiti coatings to corrosion-resistant solutions, we offer a range of protective coatings to safeguard your investment.

Wood Staining

Customize your wood surface’s color and finish while also increasing durability and resistance to the elements.

Epoxy Walls and Floors

Elevate your workspace with seamless, easy-to-clean epoxy wall and floor systems, enhancing both aesthetics and durability.

Wall Coverings

Wall coverings add texture, color, and aesthetic appeal to your space while providing protection against wear and tear.

Ready to revitalize your space?

Get in touch with our team and explore options for enhancing your commercial property. Contact us for a complimentary consultation and estimate!