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Best of Williamsburg VA 2008

From an article in the VA Gazette by Amanda Kerr- Dec 2008—Fred Miller, owner of Prince George Art & Frame, is a lover of art and a student of art history.

So it’s no surprise that he’s dedicated to making sure that paintings, photographs and documents like diplomas are thoughtfully framed and properly displayed.

Miller’s love of art is evident in his shop in the Colony Square shopping center on Jamestown Road where he regularly displays work by local artists. He also hosts art shows by regional artists.

It’s that appreciation of art that has led Gazette readers to chose Prince George Art & Frame as best picture framer and best art gallery for 2008.

The Williamsburg Pottery and Walls Alive came in second and third in picture framing. This Century Art Gallery and the Williamsburg Antique Mall placed second and third in the art gallery category.

For nearly 30 years, Prince George Art & Frame has been framing art for the residents of greater Williamsburg. The shop started out on Prince George Street before moving to Colony Square shopping center about two years ago.

Properly framing art, photographs or documents is an art form in itself.

“We help customers make choices that will really enhance the appearance of whatever it is they’re framing,” Miller said. “That’s a foreign topic to most people.”

Customers can chose from a variety of styles of frames, matting and glass. Miller said choosing the right glass can be key.

Museum glass, for example, is lead-free and protects documents from light damage. Because the glass does not reflect light, Miller said images framed with museum glass can be viewed “crystal clear.”

Miller recalled reframing a Burmese tapestry in this special glass and what a difference it made in viewing the tapestry.

“You could see detail after that you couldn’t see before because the glass was so clear,” he said.

For larger pieces, Miller said customers should consider using acrylic instead of glass because it’s lighter.

All frames are custom cut to fit the artwork, as is the glass. Miller is proud of the support his store offers to local artists. “I think that has bolstered our reputation in the market,” he said. “People like to support local artists. We are one of only a few places in town that shows local artists.” For Miller, the bottom line is he is
“seriously into art”

Hair salon
1. Salon 109
2. Cindy’s Classic Cuts
3. Salon Vivace
Women’s fashions
1. Belk
2. Ann Taylor
3. JC Penney
Bookstore new/used
1. Barnes & Nobles
2. Books- A- Million
3. Book Exchange
Manicure/nail shop
1. Uptown Nails
2. Atir Natural Care Clinic
3. NY Nails
Print shop
1. Kinko’s
2. Sir Speedy
3. Kwik Copy
Best barbecue
1. Pierce’s Pitt Bar-B-Que
2. Hog Wild Smokehouse
3. Red Hot & Blue
Seafood restaurant
1. Bonefish Grill
2. Berret’s Seafood
3. Backfin
Local night spot
1. JM Randalls
2. Green Leafe
3. The Corner Pocket
Place to worship
1. Williamsburg
Presbyterian
2. St. Bede Catholic
Church
3. Olive Branch Christian
New business
1. Trader Joe’s
2. Francesco’s Ristorante
3. Great Harvest Bread
   
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