Clare Polencheck from Rochester Framing & Fine Art Printing has been recognized as a Certified Picture Framer
Clare Polencheck from Rochester Framing & Fine Art Printing has been recognized as a Certified Picture Framer (CPF) by the Professional Picture Framers Association. Clare took her CPF examination on June 20, 2019.
Clare began her apprenticeship in professional framing in 2012 under Master Framer Valerie Becker. She manages production for both the Red Wing and Rochester locations.
The Certified Picture Framer examination is administered by the Professional Picture Framers Association. It demonstrates an expert skill set in framing, especially as it applies to archival and museum-level custom framing.
The Professional Picture Framers Association (PPFA) has served as the trade association for professional custom picture framers, art galleries, museums and framing manufacturers for 35 years. PPFA serves the art and framing industry as an advocate for its members and by offering programs that elevate professional standards and strengthen the industry through education and promotion.