Gildedfarmer's Journal

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

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

Masters of Gilding Exhibit in Washington D.C. September 2008

     Here is a piece I just completed for the Society of Gilder’s 20th Annual Conference at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.  It is for the Exhibit hosted by … Continue reading

September 16, 2008 · 2 Comments

Hello world!

Check out my website at       More blogs to come about living in Maine as a farmer of heritage poultry and as an artisan/craftsperson in the gilding and woodworking … Continue reading

March 6, 2008 · Leave a comment