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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

3/20/16 Tour and Dinner

Please join us for this wonderful day of fun, socializing, idea sharing, networking with fellow framers, catching up with old and making new friends!

Carvers Guild
A Guided Tour of The Carver’s Guild Facility
Cannery Row   West Groton, MA
2:30 – 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided tour of the Carver’s Guild workshop and see how their frames are created. From the mold to the finishing touches to the packing and shipping.   For more info and a sneak peak of what the Carver’s Guild is all about click here.

Cocktail Reception and Buffet Dinner
215 Great Rd   Shirley, MA
4:45 – 7:00 pm

After our tour of the Carver’s Guild we will reconvene just a few miles away at The Bull Run restaurant for some socializing and networking with our fellow framers.

After dinner we will hold a brief business meeting and enjoy more idea sharing and framer friendship.

Cost per person is $35 for current member/$55 non member.

Tickets are no longer on sale for this event, since it has passed.

If your PPFA membership lapsed on 9/30/15, you can RENEW HERE

NEPPFA By Laws Updates

In light of the recent changes in PPFA ownership the NEPPFA Board of Directors has made some revisions to the Chapter By Laws. We will be taking a Chapter vote at the upcoming March 20 meeting. You can find the revised By Laws to be voted on here

2016 Calendar of Events
June 6, 2016:
Chapter Meeting, Educational Seminar and Vendor Sponsor Showcase at The Sturbridge Host Hotel, Sturbridge, MA
October 17, 2016:
Chapter Meeting, Educational Seminar and Vendor Sponsor Showcase at Red Hook Brewery in Portsmouth, NH
CPF Logo
We are accepting applications for the Robert Warshawer, MCPF – CPF Scholarship. Interested members can find information and the application HERE.
Deadline for applications is September 15, 2016

 

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS:
888 Mfg, Archapex, ASAP, Brickyard, Carpenter Associates, Craft, Inc, Crescent, Decor Moulding, Don Mar Frame & Moulding, Encore Products, Fotiou, Framing Products, Evonik Cyro, Frametastic, Larson Juhl, Lineco Inc, Logan Graphic Products, Max Moulding, Nielsen Bainbridge, Omega Moulding, Presto, Smallcorp, Studio Moulding, Tru Vue, Universal/Arquati. Vermont Hardwoods

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