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Important PPFA Contacts

Who Should I Contact?

Have you ever wondered who to ask, when you have questions? These monitored email addresses will receive a response within 24 hours except on weekends and holidays.

Membership@ppfa.com
Questions or suggestions about membership, problems with dues payments, renewals or directory listings. Questions about the PPFA website or bookstore.

Info@ppfa.com
General inquiries and issues not addressed by the others

Certification@ppfa.com
Questions about CPF or MCPF credentials, exams, and recertification, as well as costs and scheduled locations of exams. Questions about which classes and books prepare members for the exams.

Competition@ppfa.com
Questions about the international and regional PPFA competitions

Editor@ppfa.com
Newsletter items, press releases, requests for promotional assistance, chapter reports, questions from chapter leaders. Questions about education from members or educators, classes offered, schedules and locations.

President@ppfa.com
Items for the international board’s attention, issues that cannot be resolved by any of the above

Contact Framers Corner Support Team
For questions about using or accessing the PPFA Framers Corner forum, click the CONTACT US link at www.ppfacorner.com

Contact New England PPFA
If you have questions about our local chapter, or an event, please contact us by clicking CONTACT US on the top of this page.

2016-17 Print and Open Competitions

This year the NEPPFA will hold the OPEN comp at our general meeting on June 6th. Your entry must be received at D Pratt Framer 50 State Rd  Kittery, ME 03904 by the end of the business day on May 23rd. 

Shipping options are UPS, FEDEX, USPS, DonMar or delivered in person.

OPEN Entry Fee $50 6/6/16 Sturbridge, MA

Fall Print Competition deadline to be announced soon.

PRINT Entry Fee $50 10/17/16 Portsmouth, NH

PPFA Buttons Print Competition 2016. Click for larger image

2016-17 Competition Update

2017 Competition Update
From Becky Florence

Hello Framing Competitors!

2017 OPEN Competition
Yes, it is just about that time to get your OPEN competitions in
progress. This year the NEPPFA will hold the OPEN comp at our general meeting in early June.
Entry Fee – $50

The deadline to get your completed framed piece to me is Monday, May 23rd. To keep things simplified for all, this will be a strict deadline. Your entry must be received at D Pratt Framer in Kittery, Maine by the end of the business day on the 23rd, specific details will be sent to you after your entry form is received. As always, your shipping options are UPS, FEDEX, USPS, Don Mar or in person.

2017 PRINT Competition
The PRINT competition will be in October as usual. The PPFA print this year will different than in the past:

PPFA International Framing competition
Print challenge 2016-17
“Grandmas Buttons”
Entry Fee – $50

The 2016-17 PPFA competition PRINT will be a themed challenge. There is no PRINT purchase from the PPFFA this year. Instead, competitors will choose their own PRINT collection based on the parameters here.  Grandma’s Buttons

Congratulations, Framing competition winners!

October 2015 Winners

2015 NEPPFA PRINT Competition Results
1st  Walden Framer – Ed Pioli
2nd  Framed In Tatnuck – Cliff Wilson, MCPF & Amanda Schall, CPF
3rd  Get The Picture, Andy Langlois, CPF

Judges Award for Highpoint 1st time entry
D. Pratt Framer – David Pratt

Judges Award for Frame Craftsmanship
Wall St. Gallery – Justin Brander, Maureen Gagliano, Jim Reinhart, CPF

Popular Choice (Tied)
Newburyport Framers – Larry & Sherry Pearl
Wall St. Gallery – Justin Brander, Maureen Gagliano, Jim Reinhart, CPF

 

2015 NEPPFA OPEN Competition
1st  Walden Framer – Ed Pioli
2nd  Wall Street Gallery – Justin Brander, Maureen Gagliano, Jim Reinhart, CPF
3rd  Newburyport Framers – Larry & Sherry Pearl

Popular Choice
Walden Framer – Ed Pioli

 

A special Congratulations to Ed Pioli, of Walden Framer in Lexington, MA.  His pieces brought home two wins at the International Framing Competition in Las Vegas!

Print Competition Judges Award, for Imagination (Artistic Design, Creativity & Presentation)

Open Competition, Third Place