Welcome to Arlene's Artist Materials. The largest and longest running artist supply store in the capital region.

Custom Framing

With over 5,000 frame samples and 150 different colored mats to choose from there is no need to go anywhere else in the capital district to have your masterpiece framed.

Our moldings range from fun and funky to austere and elegant.

Let our staff of professionally trained framers help you with your framing needs, whether it's a diploma, your kid's first drawing, a sports jersey or Aunt Millie's photos we have exactly what you need at a great price. If it's full custom or a single mat you've come to the right place. In addition to our custom framing we carry a large selection of readymade frames and mats. All of our framing is done in house, nothing ever leaves the premises. Your pieces are always safe with us.

Don't be fooled by false discounts, compare our prices with the big box stores, you will be pleasantly surprised that we are less expensive even without the coupon.

Lamination
MatBoard
FoamCore
Mightycore
100% Rag Boards Reg
Nonglare
and UV PlexiGlass
Drymounting
Single, Double, Triple Mats
Mirrors
Plexiglass
Eco Friendly Frames
Needlepoint
Canvas Stretching.

Creative advice is always free

Some of the companies we offer frames from

AMPF
Décor
Fred Lawrence
Larson Juhl
Nielson Bainbridge
North American Enclosures
Nurre Caxton
Omega
Quadrant Moulding
Studio Moulding