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I know a lot of you have a cat, dog, parrot, etc., to welcome customers--we'd welcome seeing photos and hearing about them!
(and I could do a feature article for the PPFA CONNECT newsletter as well).
Feel free to post on this thread and/or email me at editor@PPFA.com!
A big welcome to these new PPFA members:
Penny Wallace, Off the Wall Art Gallery & Custom Framing; CJ Baldry and Nicole Robinson, The OBG Co.; Anta Supomo, Ulladulla Picture Framing; Toni Hiley, Cognoscente Creative Framing; Tashia Peterman, Rancho Art and Frame; Heather Leiterman, Tiemann Art...
Read this important article in the October issue of Picture Framing Magazine (PFM)!
Other great articles include:
Techniques for Creating a Perfect Corner
Feline Photo Series Takes First Place in PPFA OPEN Competition
Overcoming Joining Challenges
The PPFA Scholarship Committee has selected these framers to receive CPF and MCPF exam scholarships:
Ellen Van Den Bergh, Ao5 Gallery, Austin, Texas
Manisha Bhatcar, Picturesque Art & Frames, Goa, India
Anthony Tremonto, Studio ADT, Phoenix, Ariz.
Congratulations to Stephen Mark, CPF, and Mollie Mark, CPF, owners of Make Your Mark in Dickson, Tenn., who passed the online CPF exam on Friday, proctored by Robin Gentry, MCPF. The exam was held at the Dickson County Chamber office.
Wow, number 6 in a recent spate of new Certified Picture Framers!
Travis Kerkela, CPF, who works at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, passed the online exam today at the Bay Area Testing Center in San Francisco.
And I still have more online exams to set up! An exciting Fall. It's very...
Congratulations to Ty Norton, CPF - from Norton's Fine Art & Framing in St. Louis, Mo., who passed the online CPF exam today. :first:
He is the grandson of the original founder, and is the shop's marketing manager. His parents, Doug and Mary, were two of the first three framers in Missouri to...
We have a double-header today!
Amanda Rogers from San Antonio passed the exam this morning, taking it online at Texas A&M University; and Nicole Samples from Fayetteville, Ark., earned the CPF designation, taking the exam at the University of Arkansas this afternoon.
Congratulations to both...
This is terribly sad news - Greg was a great guy, and always ready to help fellow framers, also a big help and support to me in my PPFA work.
He was a long time member of PPFA, served on the board including 2 terms as PPFA president, served on committees, was a Chapter Leader, was honored...
We have a double-header today! Christie Heyes passed the exam this morning, and now Al Cario from Canonsburg, PA, has earned the CPF designation, taking the exam at his local library this afternoon!
Congratulations, Al, very well done! :first:
(and another reminder that the deadline to apply...
A huge congratulations to Christie Heyes, CPF, from New Albany, Ohio - who earned that designation this morning, passing the online CPF exam with flying colors! Christie was one of last year's scholarship winners.
(and a reminder that the deadline to apply for a CPF or MCPF scholarship is...
A big welcome to these new PPFA members from the U.S. and around the globe:
Daniel Larson, The Frame Shop at Lakeside; Chloe Piene, CP Studio LLC; Andrew Giese, Andrew Giese Designs; Ozzie Burhan, MP Framing Outlet; Lisa Magri; Dianna Beiszer, Hot Shots To Go; Trevor Murphy, Magical...
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Use the informative articles to boost sales, successfully market to your...
Did you catch the August issue of Picture Framing Magazine (PFM) and its great articles, including Frame Detective: How To Identify Antique Frames; Preparing and Gilding Textured Surfaces; Restoring a Gilt-Lined 19th Century Mahogany Frame; Heart of Gold--Remembering Marty Horowitz; Creating a...