Tue, Feb 13|
From Studio to Gallery: Matting, Mounting & Framing Works on Paper Workshop (Virtual)
Learn archival techniques for works on paper like how to mount and frame with instructor Celeste Stauber during this 2-day virtual workshop! Registration deadline: 1/30/24
Date + Time
Feb 13, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
In this two-session virtual workshop, participants will learn archival techniques on how to mount and frame works on paper. All common aspects of framing works will be covered in this workshop, including how to choose the correct materials, mounting methods for your artwork, the process of measuring and mounting work to archival matboard, and which type of frame and framing hardware is appropriate for the artwork. There will be demonstrations on The Morgan’s ProMat Cutter, how to assemble a metal frame, and how to add spacers to metal or wood frames.
No prior experience required! Registration deadline: 1/30/24
Student Supply List: For metal frames: - Plexiglass (or glass) that is cut to size for your frame - Frame brackets and plates - Spring clips - Hanging hardware OR Blick Frame Kit, includes needed hardware. You will still need to purchase plexi or glass
Optional: - hanging wire - Econospacers
For wooden frames: - Plexiglass (or glass) that is cut to size for your frame - D rings and screws (½” or shorter depending on your frame depth) - Optional: hanging wire - Econospacers
For mounting/mating your work: - Tape measure/ ruler - T-square or squaring corner - Matboard- preferably rag (acid free) - Foamboard or acid free foamboard - Linen tape - Photo Corners- these can be found at most art/craft stores, I recommend these from Lineco if you are unable to go in store - Japanese hinging tape OR - Mulberry paper (kozo, washi) (a scrap piece will be fine, you will be using a few strips from an 8x10in sheet) - A small paint brush - Nori paste /instant wheatstarch paste, wheatstarch paste - PVA glue
Other tools: - Drill (for adding hardware to wooden frames if it doesn't already have any) - Screwdriver - Nail file - Bone folder
Instructor Bio: Celeste (she/her) is a 2018 graduate of Baldwin Wallace University with a B.A. in Studio Art and a minor in Arts Management. She is a mixed media artist who has shown regionally in the Cleveland area and spent 2021 as a guest curator for E11even2 Gallery located in 78th Street Studios. In 2017, Celeste was the Berea Arts Fest Event Management Intern and has been a BAF board member since 2021. When she is not painting or drawing, you can find Celeste in the Cleveland Metroparks or tending to her plant jungle at home.