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Art & Framing Council
501 Maggiore Court
Brentwood, CA 94513
(925) 516-0313
e-mail: info@artandframingcouncil.org
Web site: http://www.artandframingcouncil.org
This not-for-profit organization focuses on raising awareness about the art of custom framing. Members include publishers, art dealers, importers, manufacturers, and frame retailers.

Professional Picture Framers Association (PPFA)
4305 Sarellen Road
Richmond, VA 23231
(800) 556-6228
(804) 226-0430
Web site: http://www.ppfa.com
The largest trade organization for the industry, the PPFA membership includes more than 4,000 custom framers, art galleries, manufacturers, and distributors. The association provides its international members with up-to-date workshops as well as technical and marketing support.


American Picture Framing Academy
(888) 840-9605
Web site: http://www.pictureframingschool.com
The school's five-day courses and weekend programs teach custom framing procedures and techniques. Branches are located in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Southington, Connecticut.

Canadian Picture Framers School
Unit #1 - 20678 Duncan Way
Langley, BC V3A 7A3
(604) 533-5328
(888) 252-0040
Web site: http://www.framing-school.com

International Picture Framers School, Inc.
1128 Clyde Court
Kingston, ON K7P 2E4
(800) 294-0098
(705) 725-1250
Web site: http://www.framingschool.com
Basic and advanced classes for ten or fewer students per class.

New England Framing Academy
P.O. Box 814, King Court
Keene, NH 03431
(877) 797-6944
e-mail: dstretch@frameschool.com
Web site: http://www.frameschool.com
Using state-of-the-art equipment, students can learn to become professional picture framers. Workstations are supplied with
professional mat cutters, joining vises, and hand tools.


The International Institute for Frame Study (IIFS)
This is first public archive devoted to the history of picture frames. Curators, collectors, artisans, and frame enthusiasts will benefit from the information posted on this Web site.

Information for professional picture framers.


Picture Framing
P.O. Box 420
225 Gordons Corner Road
Manalapan, NJ 07726
(732) 446-4900
Web site: http://www.pictureframingmagazine.com
The only magazine devoted to the needs of professional picture framers. According to the Web site, “Our commitment to the growth and advancement of the framing industry has earned us the honor and responsibility of being the leading publication for the trade.”

Southeastern Framer
P.O. Box 510
Acworth, GA 30101
(888) 388-7827
(770) 917-0710
e-mail: framer@go-star.com
Web site: http://www.go-star.com/framer
Up-to-the-minute industry news for frame shops and art galleries in the southeastern United States

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