Author Archives: Ani

  • The Life and Art of a Holyoke Treasure

    Posted on August 2, 2014 by in Custom Frames

    Press Release Valley Frame Works Co-Sponsors Major Exhibition of the Art of Ed Kwiatowski at the Holyoke Senior Center July 24, 2014 Contact: Angelina Ramirez 413-781-5555 ext. 315 aramirez@stavros.org   Ask most people in and around Holyoke who Ed Kwiatowski was and they’ll probably say they don’t know. That’s a shame, because he was a […]

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  • AFTER LIFE

    Posted on September 19, 2013 by in Custom Frames

    October 3-31 Freedom Trails Gallery  534 Main St. Amherst, MA (in the same building as Valley Frame Works) Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday  1-5pm   Ricardo Frota, a Brazilain sound artist and Phyllis Labanowski, a Conway artist currently making videos, will explore the afterlife of people, their objects, and Christmas trees.   Inspired by the sound of […]

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    New World: Images of a Changing Planet

    Posted on April 2, 2013 by in Gallery Opening

    April 4th-May 18, 2013 The Freedom Trails Gallery will be exhibiting New World: Images of a Changing Planet, a series of large-scale photographs of Earth from Space. The exhibition includes a variety of images captured by satellites, including areas of Earth that resemble abstract artwork when printed large scale. The series portrays changing climate and […]

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  • 2013 Valley Advocate’s Best of the Valley Readers’ Poll

    Posted on February 12, 2013 by in Community, Custom Frames

    Please vote for us at the 2013 Valley Advocate’s Best of the Valley Readers’ Poll. You have two choices. Art Gallery which is in Get Out section. And Picture Framing which is in Material World. Balloting ends Feb 13. Go here:http://www.valleyadvocate.com/ballot/

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  • Kim Carlino Gallery Show

    Posted on October 5, 2012 by in Gallery Opening

    “The Freedom Trails Gallery will be exhibiting recent work by local artist Kim Carlino. Cosmological Formations is a series of new paintings made up of electrified streaks of color, line and geometrical shapes creating imagined universes that arise and dissolve in her exploration of harmony and balance. The exhibit will be on display from August […]

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  • Amherst MA Ani-Anna Parents Weekend

    Ani Rivera and Anna Rotty, CROSSING BOUNDARIES: Part II, A Collaborative exhibition

    Posted on October 5, 2012 by in Gallery Opening

    Open for Amherst Arts Walk: Thursday March 1, 2012 5:00-8:00, music by Ricardo Frota from 6:00- 7:00 Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 11:30 to 5:30 AMHERST, MA– The Freedom Trails Gallery at Valley Frame Works is pleased to announce Crossing Boundaries Part II. The gallery will be open Thursday March 1, 2012 as part of the Amherst […]

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  • Watch this Awesome Video of our Opening

    Posted on October 5, 2012 by in Gallery Opening

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  • Picture Frame Pictures

    Posted on October 5, 2012 by in Frames

    Picture frames were very elaborate during Victorian times. The rectangular frame for an oil painting could be 3 or 4 inches deep with several different types of carving on the borders. And the frame often was covered with gold leaf. Small frames were sometimes made of carved pieces of dark wood joined in a crisscross […]

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    Valley Frame Works in the News

    Posted on October 5, 2012 by in News Article

    A new art gallery in Amherst brings a whole new meaning to art for a cause. In making a purchase from the Freedom Trails Gallery, buyers get the chance to contribute to society, both at a local and global level. As part of the Valley Frameworks store, Freedom Trails Gallery was conceptualized by owner Ani […]

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    Valley Frame Works Grand Opening

    Posted on October 5, 2012 by in Valley Frame Works

    Allot of changes have been happening at the Valley Frame Works, and many people are asking and seeking new information about the expanded products and services we are offering starting Dec. 1, with the debut of the Freedom Trails Gallery ™, which will have its official opening the evening of Amherst Arts Walk, December 1, […]

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