To Gallery Wrap or Not to Gallery Wrap? That Is the Question

"One popular trend in the art world today is gallery wrapped canvas. In this month’s blog we will take a look at what gallery wrapped canvas is and should you gallery wrap or not? Gallery wrap simply means the canvas has been stretched and secured to the stretcher bar on the back of the frame. [...]

By |2020-02-20T12:38:24-07:00June 19th, 2019|Concepts, Interiors, Learning More, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fine Art Substrates

"S ubstrate” simply means the base material onto which art will be printed, painted or created. Its Latin prefix sub-, "below", refers to a layer under something else. Let’s take a look at a few common substrates used with Fine Art. Canvas Canvas is a closely woven, heavy cloth of cotton, hemp, or linen. Cotton canvas is the most common and least expensive canvas available in different [...]

By |2020-02-20T12:42:17-07:00March 21st, 2019|Concepts, Learning More, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Denver Hospitality Renovation

We are so excited to show off one of our new installation in Denver. For the past several months, we have been working with Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative (OLC) and Hilton Worldwide to beautify a Doubletree hotel in Denver, Colorado. The newly renovated lobby features a modern twist on Colorado’s outdoors-y culture. FAFC provided some [...]

By |2020-02-20T12:54:17-07:00September 18th, 2018|Commercial, Concepts, FAC Stories, FAFC News, Interiors, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Learning More: Wendy Foster on Art Restoration

How long have you been restoring art? FAFC Principal, Wendy Foster, started restoring artwork 20 years ago, when she first opened Indigo Gallery in Fort Collins, CO. It began when clients started bringing in damaged pieces – chipped or broken frames, damaged art – and she repaired them. Repairs turned to full-on restoration… Wendy has [...]

300-foot-long Athletic Mural

The Fine Art and Frame Company has been undertaking custom projects with our hospitality partners on installations that go above and beyond your average art consulting firm. For example, the nearly complete Athletic Mural in the Newtown Athletic Club, Pennsylvania is almost 300 feet long and 10 feet tall. The client wanted to create an [...]

By |2020-02-20T12:59:15-07:00June 5th, 2018|Commercial, Concepts, FAC Stories, Interiors, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A New Addition to the FAFC Family

The Fine Art & Frame Company is excited to announce our newest Hotel project in Idaho!   This project will include custom full-length mirrors as well as photography. Matching current trends, the mirrors will be framed with brushed nickel metal frames, while the artwork, by an incredible Idaho photographer, will be printed on our newest [...]

By |2020-02-20T13:00:33-07:00March 12th, 2018|Concepts, FAC Stories, Uncategorized|0 Comments

An Art Story: Custom Framing to Brighten the Home

One of the best parts of working in the art industry is seeing the results of a project. Large or small, residential or commercial, the end product is always the most rewarding. Custom framing is certainly no exception to this rule. Framing adds a finished feeling in any space, but most importantly, the right framing brings [...]

By |2018-12-10T13:42:07-07:00October 11th, 2016|Concepts, Interiors, Residential, Testimonials|0 Comments

An Art Story: A Father And Daughter Connect Through Art

Executive Pastor Scott Kissel decided to work with us on something very special for his daughter. Scott’s daughter is just finishing up her senior year of High School and he wanted to make a memory that would last forever. They climbed the 14’er, Mount Bierstadt, here in Colorado and spent some quality time talking about [...]

By |2020-02-20T10:59:11-07:00June 18th, 2016|Commercial, Concepts, Landscapes|0 Comments