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Artist Resources

Local Professional Framers:

Northern Exposure Photography-  926 Wilcox Road  Johnsonburg, PA   
(814)- 335-0625     

Peaceable Kingdom-  24 West Long Avenue Du Bois, PA 

Taylor Glass Specialists- 984 Million Dollar Highway, Saint Mary’s PA

Business Card Suppliers: 
Printing Plus +, Inc.- 207 Stackpole Street , Saint Mary's PA 
(814) 834-1000 

Professional Desktop Publishing -107 Robin Road, Saint Marys, PA 


Professional Printing Services ( Serigraphy, Giclée, …)

Recommended Archival Products: 
Common places these products can be found at: 
www.dickblick.com        www.jerrysartarama.com      www.utrechtart.com

Crescent RagMat Mat board (Best): A premium line of mat board with a pure white 100% cotton rag core and backing paper. The colored surface paper is of the finest quality, fade and bleed resistant. It is archival quality, and is recommended for the matting of fine art originals, valuable documents, and limited edition prints and photos. All components of this mat board are buffered, 100% acid-free and lignin-free. 

Strathmore Museum Mounting Board: Archival grade matting and mounting board that is made of 100% cotton fibers, solid color all through, acid-free and buffered with calcium carbonate to guarantee longevity. 

RagMat Museum Mounting Board: Archival protection for fine works of art. Made of 100% cotton and available in two-ply or four-ply, it is acid-free and lignin-free. 

Rising Museum Board: 100% cotton. Rising Museum Boards are acid-free, neutral pH, and buffered with calcium carbonate for added protection, with a color that is solid throughout and will not fade, scuff, or bleed. 

Elmer’s Cotton Rag Foam board: 100% cotton rag foam board. Contains no lignin, alum, or harsh chemicals to discolor your work. 

Lineco Neutral Ph Adhesive: Made of archival polyvinyl acetate (PVA). It should not become brittle with age, and adheres to most porous surfaces. 

Lineco's Self Adhesive Linen Hinging Tape:  Excellent for hinging window mats and photos. It's a non-yellowing, pressure sensitive adhesive. 

Lineco Methyl Cellulose Adhesive: When dissolved in water, methyl cellulose powder produces a liquid adhesive which has neutral pH, is nontoxic, vermin proof, does not decompose, and dries clear. www.dickblick.com

Yes Stikflat Glue: An acid-free, smooth flowing adhesive, that is permanently flexible. Low odor and easy clean-up. 

3M Dustcover Backing(40 lb. kraft paper).: Protect artwork from dust and debris while giving your framing projects a professional, finished look. (Contact Gallery Coordinator, Ashley for more information on how to apply this properly.)

Acid-Free Poly-Bags: A perfect storage solution for cards, photographs, and other items. Made from safe, long-wearing, crystal-clear PVC.


ECCOTA receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency

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Sales Gallery
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237 Main St.
Ridgway, PA 15853

The Elk County Council on the Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.  The official registration and financial information of ECCOTA may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.  Registration does not imply endorsement.

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