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Recent content by Sheila Pursglove

  1. Sheila Pursglove

    Welcome May's New & Renewing PPFA Members!

    A big welcome to these new PPFA members: Cameron Jagoe, Pacific Frameworks; Jon Vivio, My Favorite Frames; Debra Schwartz, Aaron Behar, and Kenley Matheny, The Sports Mall; Cathy Clatworthy, Lilycrest; Jill Edinger, Sapphire Gallery & Custom Framing; Debbie Parsons and Crystal Ferris, Mad...
  2. Sheila Pursglove

    Congratulations to our two newest Certified Picture Framers!

    Jana Anderson, CPF, of Piper Arts in Sioux Falls, SD, took the exam at a local library; and Adam Martin, CPF, Martin’s Gallery, Hanover, PA, took the exam at a local college testing center. Congratulations to both of you! It’s easy to set up the online exam; find a proctor at a place like a...
  3. Sheila Pursglove

    Last CPF Exam Study Group for 2021-Aug. 3-Oct. 19

    The next Online CPF Exam Study Group—free to PPFA members—will meet for 90 minutes every Tuesday for 12 weeks, via Zoom. You do not need to have a Zoom account. The Summer-Fall group will run Tuesday, August 3 to Tuesday, October 19. This will be the last one for 2021--so if you're thinking of...
  4. Sheila Pursglove

    Screen Mounting for Textiles –June 3 presentation, free to PPFA members

    Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021 Time: 7 pm (Eastern) Guest Speaker: Joyce Michels, MCPF Topic: Screen Mounting for Textiles Free for PPFA members In the next of our popular PPFA Online Speaker Series, Joyce Michels, MCPF, will present Screen Mounting for Textiles. In this hour-long presentation...
  5. Sheila Pursglove

    David Lantrip online presentation May 13

    In another of our PPFA Online Speaker Series, free to PPFA members, David Lantrip, MCPF, GCF, will present "Ruled Lines With Fabric Mats," at 7 p.m. (Eastern), Thursday, May 13, 2021. Ruled lines are a classic, time-honored method of mat decoration. Fabric mats are a favorite choice for rich...
  6. Sheila Pursglove

    Thank you to April's new and renewing members!

    Welcome April's New & Renewing Members! A big welcome to these new members: Kieren Marcombe, Denice Celley, Heather Everhart, and Michelle Waters, Mobley's Framing & Gallery; Lynn Cowan and Edna Gombos, Woodland Gallery; Hank Studt, Kristen Perkins, Stephen Robinson, Arch Design; April Hann...
  7. Sheila Pursglove

    Our framer friends in India

    I was in email touch earlier this week with Manisha and Sajjan Bhatcar at PICTURESQUE Art & Frames in Goa, to see how they were coping in India’s terrible pandemic. The two were featured in the July 2020 PPFA CONNECT newsletter; and their chessboard entry won a Judges Award High Point First...
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    Welcome to March's New & Renewing Members!

    A big welcome to new and renewing PPFA members from around the world: in March, they were from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, and Singapore! Welcome to these new PPFA members: Moabi Phia, The Frame Factory; Carol Kreps, The Art Department; Maria Smith, Frame It Rhode Island; Mike...
  9. Sheila Pursglove

    PPFA Online Speaker Series: Jim Miller, DCO Overlays

    FREE to PPFA members Date: Tuesday April 6, 2021, 7pm (Eastern) Guest Speaker: James Miller, MCPF, GCF Topic: "The Complete Guide to Direct Contact Overlays-DCO" In this second PPFA Online Speaker Series presentation, Jim Miller will present a live, interactive online discussion reviewing...
  10. Sheila Pursglove

    CPF Exam Study Groups in 2021

    The next online CPF Exam Study Group will run May 4-July 20 at 7pm (Eastern). Email Certification@PPFA.com for info or to sign up. These classes fill fast, so don't delay!
  11. Sheila Pursglove

    Welcome February's New & Renewing Members!

    A big welcome to these new PPFA members who joined us in February: Lisa Dodero, Art & Frame Shop; David and Alicia Leingang, Carden Custom Framing; Jennifer Sexton, MS Art Conservation; Diana Browning, Mountain Framescape; Marty Campbell, Marty Campbell Gallery, Inc.; Carla Heinrich-Trautwein, A...
  12. Sheila Pursglove

    Sending thoughts to framers in Texas and other states suffering bad weather

    To all of you affected by this spell of horrible snowy and icy weather, (and even tornadoes in some places) and especially our Texan friends - take care and stay safe, and we hope you will return to normal soon.
  13. Sheila Pursglove

    PPFA Online Speaker Series: FREE to PPFA members

    Date: Tuesday March 2, 2021, 7pm (Eastern) Guest Speaker: David Lantrip, MCPF, GCF Topic: "A New Take on Mat Panels" French Matting with marbled and painted panels is a time-honored method of mat decoration. This classic technique can be time consuming and challenging when you first start...
  14. Sheila Pursglove

    PPFA February CONNECT newsletter went out today

    Enjoy stories about Australian framer Sam Budd, Caloundra Framing, and much more!
  15. Sheila Pursglove

    Welcome January's new and renewing PPFA members!

    A big welcome to these new PPFA members who joined us in January: Bianca Gallagher, Piazza Framing; Tamra Gulledge, Roney's Picture Framing LLC; Jenny Johnson, Picture This Custom Framing & More; Elizabeth Sparks, Accredited Frames and Recognition, Inc.; Michelle and Craig Johnson, Hinge...
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