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Gallery Approved!

Look for our grand opening in September!  Here’s a mock up of our new façade.  We’ll keep you posted on our progress as the time draws near.  

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Robert O’Connor wins Arts Leadership Award from MCAC

Community arts organizer, artist and owner of The Painted Frame, Robert O’Connor, was honored by the Monmouth County Arts Council on April 25th, 2013 and given the Community Arts Education Leadership Award “in recognition of his work creating FilmOneFest, a festival that has become an international celebration of the super short film and a snapshot of the creative image making happening online and across the world.”

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Grand Opening Apr12th

Grand Opening Apr12th

Please join us for a ribbon cutting and reception on April 12th from 4-7pm.  Mayor Fred Rast will cut the ribbon at 4:30.

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We moved!

We are finally operating out of our new location at 78 First Ave.  Our phone, internet and alarm were installed today and our compressor is up and running (it runs our mat cutter and underpinner) so we’re ready to frame again. Please come and check out the new shop.  We will have a grand opening in mid April (exact date to be announced).

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New Space Update – Feb 20

We’re almost there!  Renovations are almost complete in the retail space – the floors are done and we should be finished with the ceiling by the end of the week.  We’ve gotten in some new frames including finished corner samples from Gold Leaf Picture Frames and some extraordinary frames by Dennis Mathewson – these intricately carved frames have a gothic, biker aesthetic.  Truly...

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New Space – Jan 1st

We are beginning renovations at 78 First Ave this week.  Our first task is to uncover the original wood floors that are currently covered with plywood and linoleum.  We will be taking lots of photos and posting our progress throughout the next couple of month.  Please follow us on Facebook to get the latest info (http://www.facebook.com/thepaintedframe)  

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