You’ve got art/photography/souvenirs and you need to frame it fast for your home, a show or a gift. This class will go over the basics of simple picture framing and options on how to mat and frame a picture. You’ll learn the history of picture frames, what materials go into a frame, and how to cut a mat. Students will use their own chosen 4 x 6 image to mat for a 8 x 10 frame and leave with framed art that is ready to hang.

Supply List: A few 4 x 6 images (postcard or photograph), your own 8 x 10 picture and an 8x10 frame from a thrift store (with glass or plexi) or craft store.

COSIMA STORZ is a Richmond based artist working in printmaking, photography and performance art. Architecture and astronomy are both significant influences for her work. She received her B.F.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University in painting & printmaking in 2011 and is pursuing a master’s in art education.  

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