Reflections of a Plein Air Painter

Reflections of a Plein Air Painter

August 08, 2019 1 Comment

Lately I’ve been wondering what makes an outdoor painter distinctly different from that of a studio painter. Here are some ideas about the challenges and rewards of Plein Air painting. 

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Artist Spotlight: Judy Perry

Artist Spotlight: Judy Perry

July 21, 2019

Emotion ripples through Judy Perry’s work as she prepares for a solo exhibition at “Mercy by the Sea” in Maddison, CT, opening September 21.  Dive in to find out what waterscapes and portraits of women have in common.

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Let's see your John Hancock

Let's see your John Hancock

July 03, 2019

If you’re like me, signing your work might be an uncomfortable part of the process. I invite you to take a second look and really think about your mark, and consider your options. 

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Artist Spotlight: Aleta Gudelski

Artist Spotlight: Aleta Gudelski

May 31, 2019

Aleta Gudelski's work has emotion and is undoubtedly a labor of love.  It has that “thing” that you can’t quite find the words for when describing the work, because it simply won’t do it justice.  You just need to see her paintings in person.

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A Box is Not Just a Box

A Box is Not Just a Box

May 01, 2019

Have you ever wondered about the art of making a box?  Where do they come from and why are some so awesome and perfect, while others stink at the one thing they are meant to do?

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Artist Spotlight: Del-Bourree Bach

Artist Spotlight: Del-Bourree Bach

April 11, 2019

Theatrics led the way as I sat down with long time painter Del-Bourree Bach. His story is layered and built up in-and-around creative disciplines... Del has been working at the game of artist for several decades, honing his craft into a successful business.

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Lille Frames @ The Lyme Art Association's Third Annual Art Supply Expo

Lille Frames @ The Lyme Art Association's Third Annual Art Supply Expo

March 25, 2019 1 Comment

Wholesale Frame is stocked and ready to go for the Third Annual Art Supply Expo @ Lyme Art Association.  Come see these frames in person and much more April 6th from 10am-3pm.

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A Frame Story

A Frame Story

March 05, 2019

A “frame story” is a literary technique that tells a story within a story.  For example, Forrest Gump. The narration of the story is told from Forrest’s point of view while sitting on the bench in the park. Think of us a Forrest, telling the story of each unique moulding, and completing the narrative with a custom join or fit. 

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Artist Spotlight: John F. Falato

Artist Spotlight: John F. Falato

February 10, 2019 1 Comment

John Falato is about as classic and timeless as they come.  His work is impeccable, capturing details in the landscape undetectable to even a trained eye. His quiet hand makes the most of every stroke bringing color, light and form together in expertly crafted compositions. 

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Who is this, you ask?

Who is this, you ask?

January 29, 2019 1 Comment

For all you loyal readers out there, I want to start the new year by saying hello and introducing myself. Although, for lots of you, this is about six months too late and you might think you already know me, but please keep reading anyways.

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A Guide for Navigating Your Options With Glass and Plexi

A Guide for Navigating Your Options With Glass and Plexi

January 29, 2019

Glass is an amazing material with many desirable properties!  It’s easily cut to any size, see-through, water proof, strong, and relatively light weight.  In the framing world, glass is intended to protect your art, and ideally - go unnoticed. It keeps out dust, defends from unwanted debris, and can even protect against damaging UV rays.

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Congratulations Rachel A Madej!

Congratulations Rachel A Madej!

January 03, 2019

Congratulations to artist, Rachel A Madej on a job well done! Her landscape painting won second place at the Paier School of Art Show.

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