The Faces of Frame Designs- Cheryl Bosch

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Who am I? Let’s start with the easy stuff. My name is Cheryl Bosch and I sign my artwork with the name ceebs. My sister, brother and I all have the same initials. My sister called us the ceebs. I like the nickname and it’s easier to paint! We are originally from Pennsylvania. My sister came down first when she took a teaching job at Gayle middle school in 1982. One by one the rest of the family came down. I moved here first in August of 1985 and the took a job in BaltimoreĀ in November of 1985. I moved …

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The Faces of Frame Designs- Olivia Sanderson

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  “I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” – Vincent Van Gogh Olivia can frequently be caught daydreaming about all the little things in life. She is a currently a student at UMW pursuing a career in the arts. She has a love for dogs that is paralleled only for her love for frozen yogurt. Her love for art spawned from those around her- her artist mother who homeschooled her most of her life, her close friends, and mentors like three fabulous art teachers who went above and beyond their contract to …

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Framing Friday!

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This was brought to us by a customer who had previously worked at the National Bank of Fredericksburg. After the bank closed, the building was eventually converted into a local Fredericksburg favorite, Foode Restaurant. One of the employees of Foode returned this cover of the safety deposit box to our customer. Shockingly, it was the same safety deposit box number the customer had had all those years ago. This was an interesting framing order. The cover was heavy as it was made from steel, so the frame had to be deep and able to withstand the weight. We chose a …

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October Artist of the Month- Marcia Chaves

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Frame Designs Artist of the Month October 2016 Marcia Chaves is a fundamental artist in the Fredericksburg community. Her work pulls from a great deal of historical features in the Fredericksburg area. She cites some of her favorite artists as Edward Hopper and Gari Melchers, another Fredericksburg local. She commonly shows at galleries such as the Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts and Frame Designs. From an early age, she has been a painter, and draws from her surroundings as inspiration in her work. Bright color and bold strokes dominate her work, which was a growing change from her earlier, …

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