Blog Posts in 2015

The Holiday List

The Holiday List It's less than a week before Christmas, there's people you still need gifts for but you want something DIFFERENT this year. What do you get the person who has enough candles, ...
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5 Holiday Gift Ideas at the Frame Shop

5 Holiday Gift Ideas at the Frame Shop It’s crunch time and your last minute gift ideas from the Frame Shop are here! Here’s our top five ideas: 5. A Chicago Skyline Photograph Framed by ...
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Meet the Photographer: Krista Weber!

A picture is worth a thousand words. That’s why hiring a professional photographer for special moments is so important. Whether it is a wedding, an engagement, or honoring the birth of a ...
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Last Night: at David Weinberg gallery

Typically, an amuse-bouche is offered at the beginning of your meal. It prepares the palette for complexity so you can more fully enjoy the range of tastes and sensitivities provided. At David ...
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Meet the artist: Robert Lococo

Meet the artist: Robert Lococo Robert Lococo is a painter whose studio is located in the Bridgeport Art Center. I encountered Lococo at his open studio event last Friday. A patron of the Frame Shop, I ...
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What are those heads in Millennium Park?

So what’s with those heads in Millennium Park? Living in Chicago, we are lucky to be surrounded by great public artworks. They are perfect for selfies, making memories, and even sneaking a ...
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Meet the framer: Colleen

I’m grilling, well, myself this week! I am a framer at the Morgan street location. New to the team, I have a background in fine art framing, photography, and design. Below are the answer to ...
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Did you know? Whistler was a Framer

Did you know? James Abbott McNeill Whistler was a framer Famously known for the painting of his mother, James Abbott McNeill Whistler was an American expatriate painting and living in London in the ...
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Meet your Framer: Cole Glassner

Cole Glassner, co-owner of the Frame Shop with father Donald Glassner, takes the spotlight this week. Believing that every great artist needs an equally great support system behind them, Cole can ...
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Meet your framer: Don Glassner

Donald Glassner, owner of Art and Company, is in the spotlight this week. In 2005, Don opened Art and Company with his son Cole and Angie McClanahan. Through selling artwork, doing custom framing, and ...
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Artist Spotlight: Barbara L. Edwards

Artist Spotlight: Barbara Edwards This October we are honored to display the work of Barbara L. Edwards. “Abstractions of the Mind” is a collection of 20 paintings on display at our Morgan ...
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The Zhou Brothers, a legacy and a Way

Amidst harmony and conflict emerges the work of the Zhou Brothers. ShanZou and DaHuang are celebrated Chinese artists hailed for their contemporary paintings, sculptures, and performances. Since their ...
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Chicago's Best Abstract Muralists

Revise CMW (Chef Won Kim) Ian Lantz(Owner: Pullman Cafe, He painted the school bus and sail boat at last years ACTIVATEs in the LOOP Alleys) He will also paint your garage. Yams(Lewis Graham Taylor, ...
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MEET THE ARTIST: DAY 6 - DANA TODD POPE

-Artist Bio Former Ford model and fine artist Dana Todd Pope started on her purposed path as she made her first sale to Grammy Award winning recording artist Anthony Hamilton. Since then, her work has ...
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MEET THE ARTIST: DAY 5 - SOLOMON ADUFAH

Mission: Solomon Adufah’s mission is to empower, promote and celebrate the African Culture through his portrait paintings. Solomon Adufah was born in Ghana (West Africa) and currently lives in ...
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MEET THE ARTIST: DAY 4 - MARTHA A. WADE

Martha A. Wade is a self-taught artist from Chicago currently painting and working from her gallery in the Oak Park Arts District. As the daughter of an artist father, she has always carried a deep ...
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MEET THE ARTIST: DAY 3 - Obi Soulstar

Born in Chicago, but raised in West Africa -- Nigeria to be exact -- Obisoulstar is the epitome of a Renaissance Man. His music is like food for the starving senses and water for a withered heart; it ...
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MEET THE ARTIST: DAY 2 - James Nelson

Born with the gift to depict real life images onto a piece of paper, James Nelson discovered art at a very young age. His first portrait was a drawing of his mother. He drew every detail, from the ...
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MEET THE ARTIST: DAY 1 - ANGELICA LONDON

Angelica London is a mixed media artist who pulls inspiration from her surroundings. With a degree in Art & Design from Columbia College - Chicago, she has elevated from the knowledge she gained ...
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The Native Series: Juneteenth Celebration and event.

The Frame Shop Chicago is happy to be hosting The Native Series! This event is on June 19, 2015 at 6:30 pm and will be held at the Creative Space. This is the first of a quarterly event, highlighting ...
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ALLEN VANDEVER GETS FRAMED!

Friday, March 20 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm The Frame Shop 3520 S Morgan St # UNIT-LD, Chicago, Illinois 60609 You all know him from Rescue or Destroy, or from his painted jackets, but how many have seen his ...
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