400 Euclid Avenue - The Lundy Center
Helena, MT 59601 | 406.442.2760
qcity.framing.art@gmail.com
OPEN Monday-Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday closed

About Us

Queen City Framing & Art Supplies was opened in the fall of 2016 in Helena, Montana by Deb Parsons and Martha Johnson. They loved assisting you as the former Art Department and Frame Shop managers of Helena’s iconic Ben Franklin Crafts and when it closed, they were urged to continue providing the quality services and supplies their customers looked for.

Martha has over 15 years of framing experience and training in the various methods of mounting prints, paintings, and photos as well as unique delicate items and 3-dimensional objects. Deb has a degree in graphic design, is a former business owner and a published artist and calligrapher who often teaches classes. She can answer questions about all the art mediums and supplies they carry and make thoughtful suggestions.

Deb, Martha, and their staff have the tools and knowledge to help you fulfill your artistic vision with expert advice, individualized customer service and affordable quality!

Queen City Framing & Art Supplies - Arts & Crafts

Products & Services

Our store offers a variety of different products and services for all your artistic needs and endeavors. Be sure to ask our staff for advice and suggestions on which product would be the best fit for you. Here is just a sample of the some of the products and services we offer:

Products

  • Getty Images
  • Drawing Pencils & Markers
  • Oils/Acrylics/Watercolors
  • Stretched Canvas & Canvas Boards
  • Painting Easels
  • Artists’ Brushes
  • Sketch Books
  • Painting & Drawing papers
  • Art Instruction Books
  • Golden Fluid Acrylics
  • And More!

Services

  • Design Consulting
  • Digital Printing on Canvas, Metal, Acrylic
  • Custom Framing
  • Shadow Boxes
  • Dry Mounting
  • Shrink-Wrapping
  • Mat Cutting
  • Art Classes
  • Calligraphy
  • And More!

Please check out our Facebook page for photos of finished projects, current specials and upcoming classes!

Project Gallery

Sports Shadowbox Framing
Artwork framing
Document Framing
Artwork Framing
military shadowbox framing
Document Framing
Currency Framing
Artwork Framing
Artwork Framing
Artwork Framing
sample framing
Unique Framing
Award Framing
Artwork Framing
Artwork framing
Artwork Framing
Artwork Framing
Artwork Framing

PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT

Conservation grade glass helps to protect your art, but it also helps to maintain the integrity of the frame designs you purchase. When you spend a few dollars more to purchase conservation glass, it helps protect your mat borders from fading. Without the protective properties of conservation glazing, damaging light rays can quickly cause both your art and mats to fade. When this occurs, your entire frame design could lose its visual appeal.

Gallery Moments

Fall Family Before and After Painting
Fall Family on Painted Canvas Social

PAINTED MOMENTS

Photos Re-created into Paintings, Printed on Satin Canvas

Transform your favorite photos into original works or art on canvas. Academy-trained artists first recreate the photo by digitally painting it resulting in a one-of-a-kind original painting. Then, once printed, the artists further embellish each canvas with textural brushstrokes to bring your Painted Moments to life!

BRILLIANT MOMENTS

Photos Printed on Polished Acrylic

Style your photographs on acrylic to create a sophisticated, brilliant statement on your walls. This look affords maximum depth and richness of color in an ultra-brilliant format. For a modern infinity look, select unframed or add metal standoffs to elevate your photography.

Baby on Acrylic Social
Shoulders Room Setting on Metal FB

MODERN MOMENTS

Photos Printed on Aluminum

Prints on aluminum are stunning, modern, durable, and lightweight. This process produces rich colors and creates spectacular results. Can be mounted without a frame for a clean and modern look.

CLASSIC MOMENTS

Photos Printed on Satin Canvas

Turn photos into fine art on classic canvas, expertly stretched for framing or as a modern gallery wrap. Photos to canvas art offers exceptional print quality and color management. The state-of-the-art printing process ensures that each photo is rendered on canvas with meticulous attention to detail. This fine art method of printing insures a spectacular result.

Classic Moments

TURN YOUR CHERISHED MEMORIES INTO GALLERY MOMENTS

Save time by contacting us before your visit and we can send you a link by email to upload your photo.

April Artist of the Month

 

Kate Runnalls
 
Reception April 12, 5pm to 7pm

Kate Runnalls - Robin

Kate’s inspiration comes from everyday things that catch her eye, so she paints a wide variety of subjects. She loves to play with color, texture and shapes.

As a member of the Montana Watercolor Society, Kate has been juried into their show the last two years! She is also a member of the Helena Art Center.

Kate said, “Painting in watercolor makes me happy and has enriched my life for more than 25 years!”

We think that looking at her paintings will make YOU happy … and hanging one in your home would enrich your life for more than 25 years!

Classes

Please check back in the fall for more classes.

Bottles
Brushes
paint-brushes
color-palettes
arches
acrylics
Impulse
Corner Frames

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