We want to share some of our favorite resources for artists in the LA area

Art Appraisal:


  • Garine Babian, MA, Esq,  Stapleton & Babian: Art Authentication & Appraisal – Business Coordinator  323.632.0089
  • Aline Mayer & Associates Art Appraisal Services “Specializing in Fine Art Appraisals. Expertise in 20th and 21st century art, sculpture, and photography.” 323-424-7614






  • Todd Squires- recommendation from a friend “An artist who also does beautiful (Madonna is one of his many clients) framing. He uses beautiful materials and museum paper, in the expensive side but worth it!” Todd’s shop is called Fourth Corner Conservation Framing, 1746A Berkeley Street, Santa Monica CA 90404 (310) 998-9266
  • Eve Kessler, Altadena “I have over 30 years of experience specializing in beautiful natural and stained wood frames. I especially enjoy helping emerging artists prepare to show their work” (323)823-1839
  • Striving Artists Framing and art photography. “The company is family run, their motto is “We frame anything that can’t walk away.” I have seen them create amazing frames for three dimensional as well as two dimensional artworks. They also have a professional photo set up where they can professionally light and shoot artworks (for portfolio) and have a very large format digital printer which prints giclees on watercolor papers, wood, and other materials.” In Chatsworth –
  • Belle Arte Framing – wholesale framing in Lincoln Heights
  • Victor Escobedo “Awesome framer in Culver City. The best I know. He does some big clients but is the best kept secret. Super quick turnaround, good price, good work” Victor Escobedo (310) 280-8872.
  • Viva Sullivan “I specialize in design and exhibition consultation, restoration and full custom and conservation framing. I maintain my own studio, therefore, my overheads are low, allowing major savings to be passed on to clients. A wide ranging knowledge of contemporary, antique and period pieces is utilized in all of my work”
  • Framing House Design Yelp Chinatown (213) 621-0295
  • V&R Fine Art Service – Luis Rizzo  Archival framing. Recommended by Craig Krull Gallery


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