We specialize in framing anything from fine art prints and inexpensive posters to priceless family heirlooms.  Here at the Parkville Frame Gallery we specialize in working with each customer to design the best framing package that fits their style and budget. These services include Matting, Conservation Framing, Shadow Boxes, Canvas Stretching, Needlework Framing, Lamination, Dry Mounting and more.


  • Textured Matting
  • Specialty Cuts
  • Multi-Opening / V-Grooves
  • Fabric Matting

Matting


“Matting” is the term used in picure faming to add borders to 2D artwork. The main purpose is to protect the art from the acid in the wood of the frame and give some space between the art and glass.

We custom cut our mats to the exact size of your artwork. We also specialize in Fabric Matting (including: Silk, Linen, and Suede)



  • Dry Mounting
  • Laminating
  • Dry / Vacuum Mounting
  • Specialty Mounting

Mounting


Mounting an artwork, like a poster or photograph, is the perfect process to prevent it from bubbling or waving in the frame. There are many techniques in the mounting services including ones for archival materials.

Standard Mounting | Foam Board

• Tape is not a permanent process and the artwork can be easily
removed.
• Dry Mounting: this is a Permanent - cannot remove artwork later. A heat sensitive adhesive
film is activated by a heat press machine and used to permanently attach a work to a
substrate, typically foam core.  Please be advised that an Artwork of any value should
not be dry-mounted since it can greatly affect any resale value. Our experienced designers
are at your disposal for any questions on preservation and conservation techniques.

Conservation Mounting | Mylar Corners or Mylar Mounting Strips

• Your artwork can be mounted onto an Acid-Free foam board or
mat. 
• Museum Conservation Hinging
• Stretching and Sewing Fabric : These are other archival mounting techniques
that are preferably used for items such as flags, jerseys and needleworks. They are stiched to an Acid-Free mat or foam board. This allows a precise placement of your item and is completely reversible.


 

Consulting Services

Color and Design Consultation
Business & Commercial Art
Expert Advice


Not sure what to do with that signed sports jersey or antique ornament? Put it in a shadow box. This frame is made from a deep molding in which three-dimensional items can be displayed.  Ask us more about specialty framing.

Glass

Conservation
Non-Glare / Regular
Plexi-Glass / Acrylic
Museum Glass