Art Gallery @ Old Town Frame Co.
Old Town Frame Co. is proud to work with an amazing group of local artists. From oils to watercolor, pen and ink to photography, we strive to offer a diverse collection of art, from fun to fine. Some of our artists carry signature status with nationally known art societies and show in national and statewide shows and some are locals who just like creating. Click to learn and see more from some of our favorite artists.
Chokri is a fine and surreal artist, originally from Morocco, who moved to Northern Arizona in 2014. His works in the gallery mainly consist smaller works of local wildlife done in watercolor and inks.
Christine is a well-known artist that works in multiple mediums such oil, pastels and watercolor. Her works have been included in numerous national and international publications such as American Artist, the Pastel Journal and Pratiquedes Artes. She has taught art for over 20 years in America and places such as Italy and France.
Beth is a prolific and highly intuitive visual artist who works in a variety of mediums including: drawing & painting; ceramic sculpture; pen & ink, stained glass and more. In recent years, her focus has been developing iconic images, murals and landscapes in the emerging art form of "masking tape" art. She also teaches art and Mingus Union High School.
Sue's art career began during her college years at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks where she graduated with a BA in Painting. During her years in Alaska she developed a strong relationship with nature. Sue has since relocated to Arizona to explore the desert and her artwork reflects nature and her adventurous spirit.
Adele's watercolors have been exhibited at the Natural History Museum in New York and have toured Japan and Sweden with Birds in Art exhibitions. She is a member of the Society of Animal Artists. She was also selected by her native New Zealand to design three stamps for the Game Bird Habitat Stamp Programme. Her paintings hang in galleries across the U.S. and in Paris, France.
A 30 year resident of Jerome, AZ, Diane is continually inspired by dramatic lighting and natural landscape. Her work has spanned many mediums, including oil, prismacolor and now primarily watercolor. She is a member of the National Watercolor Society, Watercolor West, Arizona Watercolor Association and many other societies.
Deborah began doing her hand-colored etchings about 30 years ago. Many of her subjects were inspired by her travels to places such as Italy and France. She has sold work at some of the top juried art fairs in the country.
Yvonne grew up in Arizona and completed her studies at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ. Her primary medium is transparent watercolor on paper over pencil drawing. She loves to do nature studies and landscapes of many types with the emphasis on Arizona and in particular the Grand Canyon.
Wayne was drawn to photography from an early age, when Great Horned Owls were his first subjects. After earning his college degree in and working for 30 years as a professional landscape designer, his experience gave him an appreciation of form, texture and the very subtle beauty that's everywhere to be found in nature.
Wolfgang was born in Hamburg, Germany. He is the son of artist, Rudi Otto Max Lehnhardt. His family moved to Austin, TX in the late 50's where he began to enter artist competitions. In the 80's while directing galleries in Vail, Aspen, Taos and Sedona he renewed his interest in painting and drawing. He enjoys working with oils and pastels but his preferred medium is watercolor/pastel.
Pierre is a nationally known illustrator and fine artist. Some of his notable clients include the National Geographic Society, Smithsonian Institute, Look, Life, Popular Science, Readers Digest and many others. He has also designed a number of stamps for the U.S. Post Office. He has exhibited at National Gallery of Art and the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.
Ellen Jo Roberts
Ellen and her husband Chad live in a historic bungalow in Lower Clarkdale. Her light-hearted art depicts a rare reality where cameras still shoot film, sun-baked roadside relics survive, wild donkeys still wander the historic highways, and kayakers cruise down the river on a sunny Sunday afternoon. She describes her relationship with the region as a long-term romance and brings it to life with her vibrant, happy paintings.
Ramona is known for her contemporary Southwest landscape oil paintings. She received her degree in Art Education from the Northern Arizona University graduating summa cum laude and received an award for outstanding achievements in art and design. Her work has been published in Art Talk and Southwest Art. She has also numerous one-women shows.
Roy started painting portraits of his shipmates' wives while stationed on the island of Guam in 1959. Following his discharge from Naval Aviation in 1969 he worked in a commercial art studio in Pasadena, CA. Preferring a career in fine art, Roy began teaching art in galleries. After moving to Sedona, AZ in 1996, he began painting the sweeping vistas of the southwest, Lake Powell, The Grand Canyon, and the high desert.
A O Tucker
Archie is a self-taught photographer who got started taking photographs in 2011. He began showing his work in 2014 in various juried exhibitions from California to New York. His goal is to create photographs that have that WOW factor. His philosophy is a photograph should be both inspiring and technically excellent. He currently lives with his wife in Arizona and Nicaragua.
Alberto Ruiz Vela (1920-2006) was born in Mexico City and majored in art at the San Carlos Academy of Fine Arts in his hometown. He immigrated to the United States in 1952, painting first in Miami, and then in Chicago and New York, before settling in the southwest. Some of his favorite subject matter included the landscape of the American west and village life in Mexico.
Janet is a self-taught artist whose original oil paintings have been shown all over the west. She is a member of the Sedona Art Center, Las Vegas Artists Guild, Portrait Artist Society in Philadelphia, PA, the Scottsdale Artist League to name a few.