The Art of Framing makes beautiful framing simple.
Run by friendly artists with more than a decade of experience in framing, our customer-oriented shop offers full-service, custom framing for all styles, tastes, and budgets with a heavy emphasis on design and museum standards. With an old world feel, we offer an incredible selection of frames – different from many fine frame shops. We keep more than 8,000 samples on-site to help you “touch and see” the best choices for your art from a tremendous variety of styles, finishes, and designs.
From classically traditional to uniquely ornate, modern to rustic, glossy or gilded, we have an extensive selection of frames to suit all styles with the expertise, experience, and taste to know how to use them.
We frame memories and moments, milestones and achievements– from priceless kindergarten art works to your great aunt’s wedding portrait. From that Paris flea market find, to your newly acquired Rembrandt, our quality framing will not only protect, it will also enhance and showcase the artistic expressions that mean the most to you.
Conveniently located in the heart of Jenkintown, we are minutes from Abington, Blue Bell, Huntingdon Valley, Chestnut Hill, greater Philadelphia, Montgomery and Bucks County. Come see us!
OWNERS SOK & MELISSA
Melissa Clark Pho has been making frames since 1995. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Melissa earned a BFA from Tyler School of Art, where she majored in the art of Glass.
Melissa’s experience draws art lovers into the Art of Framing. She has a remarkable eye for detail and puts great care into all of her customers’ projects. You’ll be excited to see Melissa find the perfect frame for your art, taste and budget—showing you samples from an exceptionally wide range of colors and styles.
Passionate about the community of artisans, businesses, and residents that make Jenkintown and the surrounding area special, Melissa is actively involved. She is current Vice President of the Jenkintown Community Alliance, Chair of Jenkintown’s annual Festival of the Arts, and committee advisor for the Abington Art Center. In 2013 Melissa initiated a grant program for the creation and implementation of public art in Jenkintown.
Sok Chan Pho has been working with his hands and creating art his whole life. A painter by trade, his recent focus has been on wood working. He enjoys the process of making frames and finds genuine pleasure building and creating, giving “life” to material.
Originally from Cambodia, Sok spent much of his childhood in Harrisburg, PA, where he first learned the art of framing. Sok graduated from Tyler School of Art with a BFA in Painting. His most recent projects include large public works of brightly colored silhouettes that can be found throughout Jenkintown, Meadowbrook, and Philadelphia. Actively involved with the community, Sok has served on several committees including the Jenkintown Festival of the Arts and promotion/design committee for the Jenkintown Community Alliance.
When you come to the Art of Framing, take advantage of Sok’s skills, his eyes, and his experience! Sok enjoys connecting with customers, and he makes the process of framing your art enjoyable. Sok’s frames are as individual as each person’s art, and his creativity is hands-on.