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The Artistic Frame: An Inquiry into the Enhancement of Paintings

November 8, 2016 - December 4, 2016

Opening Reception: November 10, 2016 | Curator’s talk: 6:30 pm
Curator: William Adair
Juror: Clarice Smith

Frame conservator, frame historian, & master gilder William Adair began his career in frame conservation at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. This special exhibit features a collection of frames created by Art League students who have participated in Bill’s gold leaf workshops. Artists created their own artwork & then developed frame designs to complement and become extensions of the work.

(Image: Lina Liberace)


November 8, 2016
December 4, 2016
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Studio 21 – The Art League Gallery

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