2016 – Frame & Picture Shoppe Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Framing a Lasting Legacy of Preservation Kimberley Breil stands behind the desk in the Frame & Picture Shoppe on Boston Post Road. Behind her are hundreds, if not thousands, of half picture frames of all styles and colors, nested neatly together along color gradients. The effect is surreal; one that simultaneously soothes and dazzles the eye.  Sassy, her two year old Yorkie, waits nearby, patient and observant. Breil is a…

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About the PPFA | Professional Picture Framers Association

Serving the art and framing community worldwide since 1971, the Professional Picture Framers Association ™ (PPFA®) encourages artisans to hone the time-honored skill of custom framing. As the professional trade association for the custom framing industry, PPFA connects frame shops, art galleries, and suppliers to a network of knowledge and support. PPFA builds on its 40+-year history of establishing best practices for framing, and providing programs and services essential for entrepreneurial…

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2017 International PRINT Competition Award Presentation

Kimberley Breil, CPF, presenting the award for first place at the International PRINT Competition held in January 2017 in Las Vegas. Accepting the award as past president of the New England Chapter of the Professional Picture Framer’s Association is Harry Gaston, CPF of Gaston Art & Frame. Winner, Peter Beck, of Wall Street Gallery, was unable to be present. Go New England Framers!

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2013 – International Print Framing Competition Judge

Frame & Picture Shoppe’s Kimberley Breil Judges International Print Framing Competition Frame & Picture Shoppe’s Kimberley Breil was selected to serve as a judge at the International Print Framing Competition held in January 2013 by the Professional Picture Framer’s Assoc. (PPFA). Only three judges from the U.S. are chosen to judge this competition held once a year. Breil was also chosen for this honor in 2007. The Print Competition involves…

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2007 – Int’l Print Framing Competition Judge

Local Picture Framer Selected as Judge in International Print Framing Competition Kimberley Breil went to Las Vegas to serve as a judge in the International PRINT Framing Competition held in March of 2007 by the Professional Picture Framers Association (PPFA). Kimberley, a custom picture framer for 23 years, was one of only three U.S. judges selected to judge framers from the U.S. and Canada who have framed a limited edition…

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