Framing 101: The Down and Dirty on Framing

Sunday, November 19, 2023



This workshop will cover the basics of how to window mat an image and complete the framing process through to attaching hanging hardware. This course will discuss basic terminology, materials, and quick tips and tricks to frame artwork like a professional. Students will leave with one to two framed pieces (depending on size).

We can accommodate frames up to 16×20 – artwork should be smaller than 16 x 20.


Materials to bring:

Artwork – smaller than 16″ x 20″

Frame(s) – up to 16″ x 20″ with glass or plexi to fit

Materials supplied by class: matboard, foamcore, rulers, tape, mounts, mat cutter, wire/sawtooth

About the Instructor:

Jake Ingram is a printer and artist working in Knoxville, TN. He received his BFA in drawing in 2012 from East Tennessee State University and his MFA in drawing with a concentration in printmaking in 2015 from the New York Academy of Art. He attended Tamarind Institute in 2017 and was awarded his Printer Training Certificate in 2018. He was one of two people selected to stay a second year as an apprentice and in 2019 he earned the designation Tamarind Master Printer. In 2020, he opened Jackalope Editions, a collaborative print shop and publishing house in Knoxville, TN. His interest lies in the synthesis of fine art and craft, therefore his personal work often involves printmaking and sewing. In addition to lithography, Ingram is trained in woodcut and intaglio.

Sign Me up!