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by Ian Kenny Framing
Mon 13 May, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Framers Workshops at the Guild Weekend
Replies: 11
Views: 1273

Re: Framers Workshops at the Guild Weekend

The Pricing Workshop is designed to be a five-hour long group discussion which you can drop in and out of anytime you want. Working on the premise that ‘there is no such thing as a stupid question – just one you don’t know the answer to’, some of the topics being covered will include: • Calculating ...
by Ian Kenny Framing
Tue 05 Feb, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Fine Art Trade Guild Industry Awards 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 498

Re: Fine Art Trade Guild Industry Awards 2019

Best_CMC_Gunnar.jpg A huge thank you to GUNNAR for sponsoring the Best Mount Design - CMC cut competition! Who can enter? All picture framers; you do not have to be a Guild member How to enter? Pay the entry fee in the Guild online shop then go to Dashboard, then Digital Downloads and download the ...
by Ian Kenny Framing
Mon 28 Jan, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Best Hand Cut Mount Competition
Replies: 0
Views: 331

Best Hand Cut Mount Competition

!Colourmount-Award.jpg A huge thank you to Colourmount for sponsoring the new Best Mount Design - Handcut competition! Who can enter? All picture framers; you do not have to be a Guild member How to enter? Pay the entry fee in the Guild online shop then go to Dashboard, then Digital Downloads and d...
by Ian Kenny Framing
Mon 14 Jan, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
Topic: Framing Awards 2019: Call for entries!
Replies: 0
Views: 362

Framing Awards 2019: Call for entries!

The Guild weekend is being held in Stratford on 18th & 19th May. Entering the Best Mount Design competition and the Guild Framing Challenge is a chance for framers to showcase their skill and creativity. All finalists for these competitions are also entered into a Best in Show category, and the Bes...
by Ian Kenny Framing
Mon 14 Jan, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Framing Awards 2019 : Call for entries
Replies: 0
Views: 232

Framing Awards 2019 : Call for entries

The Guild weekend is being held in Stratford on 18th & 19th May. Entering the Best Mount Design competition and the Guild Framing Challenge is a chance for framers to showcase their skill and creativity. All finalists for these competitions are also entered into a Best in Show category, and the Bes...
by Ian Kenny Framing
Fri 19 Oct, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Fine Art Trade Guild Industry Awards 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 498

Fine Art Trade Guild Industry Awards 2019

The 2019 Art & Framing Awards take place in Stratford on 18th & 19th May. Would you like to enter a creative framing or mountcutting competition? As you will see if you check out the latest Art & Framing Today magazine, https://www.facebook.com/FineArtTradeGuild , or https://www.instagram.com/finea...
by Ian Kenny Framing
Tue 04 Sep, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Arqadia Scholarships - Autumn 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 1013

Arqadia Scholarships - Autumn 2018

Arqadia and the Guild’s Framing Standards and Qualifications Committee (FSQC) are pleased to announce the opening of the Autumn 2018 round of Arqadia Scholarship applications. For this round, two successful framers will benefit from a bursary which covers the costs of achieving their GCF certificati...
by Ian Kenny Framing
Fri 18 May, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Final Call : Arqadia Scholarship : Spring 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 1181

Final Call : Arqadia Scholarship : Spring 2018

Closing date for entries : 31 May 2018 Arqadia Scholarships - Spring 2018 Arqadia and the Guild’s Framing Standards and Qualifications Committee have announced the opening of the Spring 2018 round of Arqadia Scholarship applications. Successful framers will benefit from a generous bursary, which co...
by Ian Kenny Framing
Thu 26 Apr, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Cleaning an Oil Painting
Replies: 13
Views: 2419

Re: Cleaning an Oil Painting

Another apology Jonathan, driving home from work I realised that no-one had really answered your questions - Any suggestions? What does anyone else do, if anything? As a framer, I often get asked to clean up an oil painting and other types of artwork. I'm happy to admit to the customer that this tas...
by Ian Kenny Framing
Thu 26 Apr, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Cleaning an Oil Painting
Replies: 13
Views: 2419

Re: Cleaning an Oil Painting

Hi Jonathan I'm sorry the Guild was unable to help on this occasion, we'd generally recommend Barry Leveton or a search in the Guild directory as David has done. If we can't help practically (perhaps due to there not being anyone close enough) we would then recommend a search of the ICON database as...
by Ian Kenny Framing
Wed 11 Apr, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: GPDR
Replies: 25
Views: 4528

Re: GDPR

The Guild's new Professional Advice provider has compiled a checklist of what's required. You can find it if you follow this link : http://www.fineart.co.uk/article/gdpr-s ... -1078.aspx
by Ian Kenny Framing
Sat 07 Apr, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Fine Art Trade Guild : Business support service
Replies: 0
Views: 635

Fine Art Trade Guild : Business support service

A new provider has been appointed for the Guild's professional advice services. Unlimited access to the package of services, from Qdos Consulting, is included in the Guild membership fee. The main categories are: • HR • Health and safety • Legal • Tax Look out for the news feature in April's Art + ...
by Ian Kenny Framing
Sat 07 Apr, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Arqadia Scholarship - Spring 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 702

Arqadia Scholarship - Spring 2018

Arqadia Scholarships - Spring 2018 Arqadia and the Guild’s Framing Standards and Qualifications Committee have announced the opening of the Spring 2018 round of Arqadia Scholarship applications. Successful framers will benefit from a generous bursary, which covers the costs of achieving their GCF c...
by Ian Kenny Framing
Thu 31 Aug, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Arqadia Scholarship : Round 4 opens 1st September
Replies: 0
Views: 988

Arqadia Scholarship : Round 4 opens 1st September

Arqadia and the Fine Art Trade Guild ’s F raming S tandards and Q ualifications C ommittee are pleased to announce the opening of Round 4 of the Arqadia Scholarship on 1st September, 2017 . Successful framers will benefit from a generous bursary, which covers the costs of achieving their GCF certif...
by Ian Kenny Framing
Mon 28 Aug, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: What it says on the tin is misleading ?
Replies: 13
Views: 13566

Re: What it says on the tin is misleading ?

muffinski wrote:how comes Nielsons alphamat artcare does not have this "stamp"?
That's probably a question you should ask Nielsen. They will be best placed to answer.
by Ian Kenny Framing
Wed 16 Aug, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: What it says on the tin is misleading ?
Replies: 13
Views: 13566

Re: What it says on the tin is misleading ?

The Guild licence means that you are assured that any board displaying the licence stamp meets or exceeds industry agreed standards for that particular category of board.
by Ian Kenny Framing
Tue 06 Jun, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Arqadia Scholarship 2017 - first round open for applicants
Replies: 2
Views: 1573

Re: Arqadia Scholarship 2017 - first round now closed

Thanks once again to all those who applied for the Fine Art Trade Guild / Arqadia Scholarship places on offer in the first round of 2017. Applications closed on 31st May. Personally identifiable information provided on the applications has been anonymised, and the papers are now with the panel of ju...
by Ian Kenny Framing
Tue 16 May, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Fine Art Trade Guild : Industry Awards 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1285

Re: Fine Art Trade Guild : Industry Awards 2017

All of the entries for the Guild Challenge Award and the Best Mount Design award are now available to view on the Guild website >>>>>>http://www.fineart.co.uk/framing-awards-2017.aspx
by Ian Kenny Framing
Tue 16 May, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Fine Art Trade Guild : Industry Awards 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1285

Fine Art Trade Guild : Industry Awards 2017

That's the Industry Awards and Guild AGM done for another year, with lots of positive feedback coming in. There will be a full report in the next edition of Art & Framing today magazine, along with a rundown of the award winners, which you can also find here >>> http://www.fineart.co.uk/winners-2017...