PPFA is the professional trade association for the
custom framing industry that serves frame shops,
art galleries and supplier members in
North America and overseas, establishing best
practices for framing and providing programs
and services for entrepreneurial success.
Serving the art and framing community worldwide since 1971, the Professional Picture Framers Association™ (PPFA®) encourages artisans to hone the time-honored skill of custom framing. As the professional trade association for the custom framing industry, PPFA connects frame shops, art galleries, and suppliers to a network of knowledge and support. PPFA builds on its 40+year history of establishing best practices for framing, and providing programs and services essential for entrepreneurial success. Through education, certification, business services, industry research, and events, PPFA leads its members to discover, understand, and act on new business opportunities. Learn more about PPFA.