Frames and Stretchers is Participating in Gowanus Open Studios This Year!

Posted on October 17, 2018 by Alison Pierz

 Arts Gowanus Open Studios GOS 2018

Gowanus Open Studios, aka GOS, is a free annual weekend event that takes place the weekend of October 20 - 21 from 12-6 pm. Artists in Brooklyn's Gowanus neighborhood (and slightly beyond) open their studio doors and welcome the public to view art, meet the artists, learn about the process of art-making, and get a glimpse of the life of artists.

Artist Erick Sanchez painting Alchemy dragonfly abstract contemporary artA Painting by Erick Sanchez from his series, "The Alchemist" 

This year, Frames and Stretchers Factory will be participating for the first time. Apart from showing off our amazing factory space and showroom at 610 Smith Street, #1M, we will be exhibiting the artwork of our two founding artists Erick Sanchez and Miguel Trelles. Come visit us, check out some great art and enjoy a weekend of arts related events in Gowanus!

Miguel Trelles art
A recent painting by Miguel Trelles from his "Chino-Latino: Zen Con" series

Join us on Friday for the GOS 2018 kick-off party!

When: Friday, October 19, 6-9pm
Where: Hosted by Vanderbilt Republic at Gowanus Loft, 61 9th Street, featuring the massive new work America Now Suite by Dale Williams.

Are you prepared for a fantastic Gowanus Open Studios weekend?

RSVP to attend GOS 2018 on Facebook, and don't forget to check out this year's Gowanus Open Studios Directory of Artists and Venues for a preview of what the weekend holds.

Check out the Tips for Visitors and Curated Studio Selections. Pick up your own map at these locations, (including Frames and Stretchers Factory!) and sign up for a personal touch with our Art Advisor Guided Tours.

visit here for further details:
Eventbrite Frames and Stretchers GOS

Posted in Erick Sanchez, GOS, Gowanus Open Studios, Miguel Trelles Art

Silkscreen of Clemente Soto Velez by artist Miguel Trelles

Posted on July 10, 2015 by Erick Rios

Clemente Soto Velez Silkscreen by artist Miguel Trelles framed at Frames and StretchersThis great silkscreen work of Clemente Soto Velez by artist Miguel Trelles was framed yesterday. We designed this framing job using all white.  The frame is from our Rivington Medium Shadow Boxes Collection. This Italian moulding from Roma is very minimalist but classy. Of course, we used all museum archival materials and UV protection glass to ensure the longevity of this cool piece of art. The collector loved it and now is hanging in his new place in East Harlem!!

Clemente Soto Velez (1905 – April 15, 1993) was a Puerto Rican nationalist, poet, journalist and activist who mentored many generations of artists in Puerto Rico and New York City. Upon his death in 1993, he left a rich legacy that contributed to the cultural, social and economic life of Puerto Ricans in New York and Latinos everywhere.

Posted in Clemente Soto Velez, Custom Framing, Lower East Side, Miguel Trelles Art, New Framing shop, silkscreen