The show will feature a wide range of exhibitors related to the world of Art and Framing, showcasing the latest materials, products and technologies involved in the creation, preservation and presentation of Art and Images. The exhibition will showcase an extensive and innovative range of equipment, products and services, with the major suppliers to the industry exhibiting.
Interested in Exhibiting?
If you are interested in finding out more about exhibiting at the show please contact us via email or phone 03 5975 3677.
Here are some of the exhibitors who were at the show in 2015:
The Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material is a group whose membership is mainly made up of professional conservators. Conservators work to prevent damage and loss to our cultural heritage. Visit our stand to learn about AICCM and the work that is done by conservators.
All States Frames
With a huge range of corner frames, mat board, accessories and moulding, All States Frames have the biggest range of products of any Australian distributor and have built their Melbourne based company around commitment to servicing the complete needs of framers. All States have a reputation for being a friendly supplier with a focus on personal service. All States has an enormous selection of ready made frames, ovals and imported mirrors ready to hang . There is also a great range of very popular outdoor mirrors and a range of mirrored furniture. All States Frames should be your first supplier to contact.
Antons is an Australian-owned company specialising in the wholesale supply of products into the Australian and New Zealand picture framing industries. Now in its fifth decade of operation, Antons is a full-line provider, supplying a suite of world class products including picture moulding, mat board, foam boards, picture framing glass, framing equipment, mirrors and photo frames. Antons proudly distributes iconic industry brands such as Peterboro, Crescent, Tru Vue, Elmers, Valiani, Alfamacchine, Morso, and Fletcher.
Aus Mouldings is a privately owned Australian company that’s located in Sydney. We have been servicing and supporting the picture framing industry for 25 years. All of our mouldings are Australian made, using quality timber.
We have one of the largest selections of RAW mouldings on the market. We also have an Exotic Timbers range which include timbers such as Tasmanian Oak, Tasmanian Blackwood, American White Oak and American White Ash. Aus Mouldings specialises in custom mouldings. Select the profile and finish you desire and Aus Mouldings will provide you with a moulding from your very own creation.
Bellini Fine Moulding
Bellini Fine Moulding is hand-made in Italy by the finest master craftsmen, using time-honoured skills and knowledge passed down through generations. Combining style, colour and texture, Bellini’s eclectic collection of over 300 moulding delivers the ultimate in design freedom and will appeal to the most discerning buyer. Bellini is the most desirable and dynamic collection of moulding available today and offers the custom framers of Australia and New Zealand a truly unique opportunity. A selection of the Bellini collection and our new Spring/Summer 2015 releases will be on preview at the Art and Framing Show in Sydney.
At Chamton booth this year you will see many new developments including the APM 2015 moulding catalogue and artworldpod catalogue, the launch of our new Rising Conservation Core matboard. Our popular stylish Oak series, our newly launched and extremely popular micro gesso range will also be on display. An additional 200 new accessories on display and the launch of our American made foamboard which features a very rigid board great for mounting without frames there is also a new conservation foamboard that has cotton liners. and much more. Please come visit us and come have a look!
FrameSmart® Business Solutions
FrameSmart Business Solutions will present their point of sale software which allows framers to easily price up jobs, produce work orders, manage work flow, create invoices and receive payments. Version 6 of the software was launched last year featuring a modern user interface and SQL database. In May this year version 6.1 was released and builds on the solid platform established by v6. It features retrieval and re-pricing of previous work, job cloning, flexible on the spot price adjustments, staff/user set up, enhanced accounts receivable and networking capabilities. The new version also includes improved cutting lists, work in progress and customer pick up functions. FrameSmart POS runs with FLO®, the popular materials database, catalogue and on-line ordering application. Existing, new and prospective users are invited to view demonstrations of the software on stand 16.
Giclee Media Supplies
Giclée Media Supplies (GMS) is Australia’s Most Comprehensive Direct Distributor of Fine Art Aqueous Inkjet Media. We import Moab Digital Papers, Museo Digital Fine Art Media, Somerset Digital Media, Jacquard InkJet Fabric Systems, Sihl Masterclass Papers and Rising Museum Mountboards. We also stock pre-made stretcher bars. Professional inkjet printers, photo labs, photographers and artists purchase wholesale media directly from GMS, secure in the knowledge that the personal support, product availability and fair price are the best in Australia. At the show Wim Olivier will give free advice on how to add a printing service to your framing business. New products on display will be the Sihl Masterclass range and the New Moab Juniper Baryte fine art rag. Mark Lutz of Art House Reproductions will be available to discuss acrylic face mounting and art reproduction services.
The anti-reflective glass and acrylic manufactured by Groglass® demonstrate the truest image clarity along with the highest UV protection. Both the invisible Artglass™ and Artglass Heritage Acrylic™, are designed to meet the highest standards, provide easiest handling and optimal UV protection. Our premium quality picture framing glass is the preferred choice for independent frame shops as well as for the finest museums and art galleries worldwide. More than 400 showcases displayed at Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and priceless artworks framed at the National Gallery in London – these are just some of numerous examples where premium quality invisible glazing, produced by Groglass®, is used to display and protect. For more information, please visit our web page: www.groglass.com or contact us at email@example.com
i-FRAMER was created by Picture Framers to meet the needs of an ever changing market. Setting new standards in software, i-FRAMER is the first and only true cloud based framing software. The first and only to have a built in email campaign for marketing, the first to incorporate SMS, the first and only to have a live API sync to an accounting package. With flexible markup options and a range of other features it is no wonder i-FRAMER is the first choice when it comes to Picture Framing Software. i-FRAMER was developed with the aim to help save time, lower costs, and increase profits. i-FRAMER is ever changing and evolving software that will continue to be shaped by the needs of its current subscribers. So become an i-FRAMER subscriber today… every framer needs i-FRAMER.
Intco Recycling Resources is a leading company in the field of recycling and reusing waste Polystyrene. Intco has been a leader in this industry for over 10 years. The waste material is reused to produce polystyrene moulding and framing products, such as photo frames, picture and mirror frames, picture frame moulding, architectural moulding and outdoor flooring. With its wood-like looks and competitive price, Intco mouldings are becoming a popular alternative to traditional wood mouldings.
IT Bandwagon is a simple well packaged suite of IT solutions for small to medium sized businesses wanting to be effective online with a broad social reach. Our solutions will assist your business to drive traffic to your checkout and profits to your bank account. We are a small boutique website development company based in Broome. We design and build effective websites ranging from a simple web presence to mobile responsive sites with effective eCommerce and integrated eMail marketing. IT Bandwagon provides a specific pricing and visualisation solution for Picture Framers with the computer based Custom Art Framer software for the Australian custom picture framing industry. Products/Services:
– Custom Art Framer: Pricing and Visualization Program
– Effective and Responsive Websites
-Social Media Training and Support
– Engaging Visual QR Codes
The Framing School
June Andersen,GCF is an educator in both the framing industry and the digital imaging profession. June owns and operates The Framing School, providing education within the framing industry in Australia. June also conducts courses in Nature Photography, Fine Art Printing and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Her studio is located on the south coast of NSW within the grounds of Mogo Zoo.
Since 1970, Kayall has been a leading supplier of photographic and graphic art supplies . Kayall is unique in that it offers a holistic approach to the imaging business supplying equipment, consumables as well as technical training and support. Offices in both Sydney and Melbourne are staffed by highly experienced professionals ready to help in all aspects of digital imaging. This includes help with rental equipment and advice to those starting out in digital imaging. Some of the brands Kayall distributes include Epson, Apple, Adobe, Hasselblad, Canon, Nikon, Manfrotto, Eizo monitors and Sandisk.
Kiparra is a make to order moulding manufacturer.We can make any style of moulding necessary for your business. We can offer finishes in natural, stained, laminated, gesso or in gold or silver. These mouldings are made specifically for your business with customised rebates, colours and finishes to suit your purpose.
Lin He is a manufacturer which specialises in designing, manufacturing and exporting wooden photo frames, wooden mirror frames and other wooden products in various styles. At the show Lin He will mainly be showcasing their photo frames but also some mirror and picture frames.
Marion Parker ART
Marion Parker is a contemporary and abstract artist based in the picturesque seaside village of Mount Martha in Victoria. Her unique, dynamic and vibrant style is fast becoming recognised and sought after. Working from her purpose-built art studio, Marion is often requested to carry out individual commissions for modern homes and businesses.“I love to paint and bring new ideas to fruition” says Marion. “My favourite place to paint is in my studio with my animals alongside me. Here is where I spend the day creating, thinking, listening and continually learning and applying new techniques. With vineyards, beaches, farmlands and a strong art community around me, I’m never short of inspiration. I paint every day and enjoy painting large statement pieces. I want people to enjoy my paintings as much as I enjoy painting them.” Marion’s work is represented by galleries in both Melbourne and Sydney.
Megawood Larson-Juhl are proud to be launching several new products at this year’s Framing Show. As well as several brand new moulding releases, GUNNAR will be launching their ground-breaking new range of CMC models, called the AiOX series. Bainbridge will be a launching a new array of decorative matboards and Cassese will be launching a revolutionary new double mitre saw and some new underpinners as well. We will also be featuring an informative display on the full range of ArtiTeq hanging systems. Many international guests will be joining us at the show to meet with framers and discuss their products and needs, including; Craig Obradovitz from Nielsen Bainbridge, Sebastien Barnier from Cassese, Lars de Tomasi from GUNNAR, Geoff Leech from Cropper Mills, who make Artique & Arqadia matboard. Epson will also have some technical experts on hand supporting our stand as well. Megawood Larson-Juhl are also proud to be sponsoring educational seminars by our own industry leading writer and educator, Jared Davis, including his popular new class from the recent Las Vegas show, “Guerrilla Selling Techniques”.
Artist & Printmaker. Prints on Silk, Paper and Canvas.
Inspiration can come from many sources – dreams, observing life, other painters or the esoteric creative seed randomly appearing at will. All these rich sources of influence provide Nick Fedaeff with elements that he translates to canvas with a touch of fantasy and humour.
Partos Plus is a proudly Australian-owned wholesale company based in Heidelberg Heights, Melbourne.
We distribute our extensive range of over 500 imported and Australian produced picture frame mouldings throughout the whole of Australia. We specialize in stained and raw timber shapes and import a large variety of gold, silver and designer style mouldings. We also offer a chop service at affordable prices on any of these mouldings.
The Partos Plus collection, which is constantly growing to offer the latest fashion trends, will satisfy the needs of the most discerning framer. Throughout our designs the highest quality is displayed to make our products a pleasure to work with at all times.
At this trade show 2015 we will be exhibiting our current range plus over 60 new mouldings. This new range will showcase quality and style at value for money prices – we can’t wait to meet you at the show and get your feedback and orders!
The main services provided by the Picture Framers Guild of Australia are: Industry standards, Apprenticeship & Education, Public awareness, Industry networking, Government representation & Member Benefits.
Serving the art and framing community worldwide, the Professional Picture Framers Association™ (PPFA®) encourages artisans to hone the time-honoured skill of custom framing. As the professional trade association for the custom framing industry, the members of PPFA preserve memories in bold, dramatic ways and serve as savvy business leaders in their communities.
The Australian Trade magazine for the Art and Framing industry. Profile is the longest running trade magazine in the local industry and has been informing and entertaining its readers for almost two decades.
Sign Technologies Australia
Signtechnologies has a whole range of laser engraving and marking equipment that can complement many framing businesses. Offering a number of unique framing possibilities, Signtechnologies have been providing solutions to the sign and engraving industry since 1992. Amongst other things, Signtechnologies offer a full range of sign making equipment, vinyl cutters, UV flatbed printers and wide format digital solvent printers, mounting machines and laminators.
For over 20 years, Wizard™ International, Inc. has been the leading manufacturer of Computerized Mat Cutters (CMC) for the Picture Framing industry. Located just north of Seattle in beautiful Mukilteo Washington, Wizard has produced over 10,000 CMCs for framers on every continent. We thrive in developing products and services that help framers operate their business more productively and profitably.