Careful Consideration for Mounting Art

"Careful consideration should be made when you are mounting and framing your artwork. There are various types of mounting techniques and in the month’s blog we will highlight three commonly used. A common type of mounting used at The Fine Art & Frame Company (FAFC) is conservation mounting. Conservation mounting protects the artwork by using [...]

By |2020-02-20T12:37:33+00:00September 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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+00:00June 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+00:00March 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+00:00September 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+00:00June 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+00:00March 12th, 2018|Concepts, FAC Stories, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celebrating the Holidays at FAFC

Allow me to introduce you to one of our little traditions during the Holidays.   Scooby Doo is a favorite among the FAC team (especially Wendy). Every Christmas, we have a party, like most people do, to celebrate the Holidays together. We celebrate with a White Elephant game complete with silly gifts, where friendly rivalries [...]

By |2020-02-20T13:02:04+00:00December 21st, 2016|FAC Stories, Uncategorized|0 Comments