The Frame Shop at Firehouse Square Celebrates Grand Opening

Master designer Barbara Sortland uses only the finest conservation framing methods and materials at the Frame Shop at Firehouse Square to showcase her customers’ artwork and creative expressions offering unique design ideas and elements to create that “WOW” moment.

First 50 pieces of art get 50% off custom framing beginning November 15th

New London, CT – November 5, 2012 – The Frame Shop at Firehouse Square, located at 239 Bank Street Rear behind THE GALLERY AT FIREHOUSE SQUARE in New London, is celebrating its grand opening on Thursday, November 15th during the opening reception for “A Miniature Show” at THE GALLERY AT FIREHOUSE SQUARE from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The evening’s festivities will feature an exquisite collection of fine cheeses offered by Fromage Fine Foods and Coffee of Old Saybrook and a special selection of fine wines compliments of The Gallery. Also, a selection of mini quiches, pies and muffins will be offered by Sweeties of New London, as well as traditional holiday music performed by Steve Eist from the Madry Temple Chorus of New London.

To further commemorate its grand opening, the Frame Shop is introducing a special 50/50 promotion, where the first 50 pieces of art will receive 50% off in custom framing. In addition, the Frame Shop is presenting an intimate collection of rare, one-of-a-kind prints by famed ornithologist and artist Roger Tory Peterson, whose famous field guides helped to popularize the hobby of birding and advanced the conservation movement. These unique Peterson prints have been framed by the Frame Shop, and will be available for purchase at the Frame Shop. Additional unframed Petersons are available through THE GALLERY AT FIREHOUSE SQUARE.

“We’re thrilled to be celebrating our grand opening with the opening reception of ‘A Miniature Show’ at The Gallery,” said Barbara Sortland, partner. “We have a wonderful evening planned with lots of food, fun and fabulous artwork along with a great promotion to thank the community for welcoming us into their marketplace.”

Situated at the corner of Green and Tilley – the hub of New London’s creative vibe, the Frame Shop at Firehouse Square is surrounded by the city’s vibrant art, culture, and entertainment scene. It provides artisans, businesses, and anyone looking to surround their art with ART, an exceptional custom framing experience using mouldings from the world’s leading manufacturers – in stock and on premises where guests can see and touch them. Master designers, Barbara and Suzanne, use only the finest conservation framing methods and materials to showcase their customers’ artwork and creative expressions offering unique design ideas and elements to create that “WOW” moment.

“With over 20 years in the industry, we have the craftsmanship, creativity, passion and knowledge to guarantee a framing design that will best suit your artwork, palette, and budget,” added Sortland. “We care deeply about the art that comes to us and take great pride in the quality of our craftsmanship. All projects are done onsite at competitive prices with a quick turnaround time and a smile.”

The Frame Shop at Firehouse Square also maintains a vast selection of mat boards and mouldings to reflect current design trends, and offers a broad range of framing options to meet every style and budget. For more information or to receive a free estimate on framing, please contact Suzanne or Barbara at 860.447.2519 or visit www.firehousesquare.com.

ABOUT THE FRAME SHOP AT FIREHOUSE SQUARE

The Frame Shop at Firehouse Square is the culmination of two women’s dreams, their shared love of art, and the art of custom and one-of-a-kind framing. Suzanne and Barbara are dedicated to a single-minded goal: to make their customers’ art look its best using the latest archival and preservation practices. Passion and pride define the artists at the Frame Shop at Firehouse Square. More information is available at www.firehousesquare.com

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