Gildedfarmer's Journal

A Gilder and Framemaker living and working in Maine writes about projects in the studio and life around the farm

Category Archives: Musings

In the Studio with k collette!

November 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

The canvas floater frame: from Modern to Present Day

the gilded farmer writes a post on the most popular frame for contemporary artists…the canvas floater frame!!

December 5, 2009 · 3 Comments

Early Fall Project: Framing Paintings for Artist Tina Ingraham

A Maine gilder and picture frame maker completes a commission for an exhibit of paintings by Tina Ingraham at Portland, Maine Greenhut Galleries.

September 29, 2009 · Leave a comment

Close Encounters with Vintage Artwork

a sampling of encounters with non-archival framing practises of yore!

July 31, 2009 · Leave a comment

Framing in Miniature

In April, 2009, we were commissioned by Portland artist Mary Hart to come up with an appropriate frame presentation for her upcoming show at Aucocisco Gallery for their inaugural exhibit … Continue reading

May 19, 2009 · Leave a comment

Conserving an 18th c. Picture Frame

A recent conservation project: a period frame for a painting by Gilbert Stuart

April 14, 2009 · Leave a comment

Portland Maine Proclaims Feb. 11, 2009 “Robert Solotaire Day”

remembering Robert Solotaire, Maine artist and friend

February 11, 2009 · Leave a comment