Our Frame of Mind

A collection of tips, framing techniques and artist insights.

Creative Custom Framing Gifts for the Loved Ones in Your Life

From holidays to birthdays and every gift-giving occasion in between, there’s a desire to find something truly special for the loved ones in your life. Often the most valuable gifts are those that are chosen thoughtfully and from the heart—that speak directly to a person’s favorite moments, memories, achievements, passions and dreams.

October 29, 2022

Your Canvas: What’s the Right Frame for It?

The process of choosing the right frame for your canvas is an essential one, as the ideal frame serves to accentuate your art and the environment in which it will reside. It’s the finishing touch that elevates the value and overall aesthetic of your piece. But canvases come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, so selecting the frame that best suits your specific piece can be a daunting effort. Rest assured, we’re here to simplify it for you.

October 18, 2022

American Frame announces new President, CEO and COO Reid Jajko

American Frame is pleased to introduce Reid Jajko as its new President, CEO and COO, effective Oct 10, 2022. This is an exciting new role in the company as American Frame had previously been structured with dual leadership by sisters and co-owners Dana Dunbar and Laura Jajko. This change will allow Dana to focus on her role as CFO and Laura, on sales and marketing. 

October 14, 2022

Artist Profile: Debra Buchanan

Accomplished artist Debra Buchanan infuses keen observational skill, attention to detail and compositional acumen into her work. Whether she’s wielding oils, pastels, graphite or charcoal, she works to garner aesthetic ingenuity and exquisite rendering. Mastering old-world techniques and ardently carrying on the still life and portrait traditions established by seventeenth-century masters, she imbues her own modern spin and propels her work into the contemporary realm of design sensibility.

September 30, 2022

Instagram for Artists: 6 Ways to Make Your Art Stand Out Online

As with most things that require an online presence, promoting one’s art is often best managed via popular social media outlets. For many artists, Instagram has become the go-to platform for such efforts. It’s an ideal option for curating a fanbase and connecting with the art community at large.

September 15, 2022