2018 Holiday Showcase

  2018 Holiday Showcase Gordy Fine Art & Framing Company will feature the works of local artists in its Holiday Showcase on First Thursday, December 6 from 5-8 PM. The event is open to the public and light refreshments will be served giving customers the opportunity to buy unique objects created by local artists for holiday decorating and gift giving. Greg Pyle and Austin Burton will be joining in the festivities with their musical talents including a favorite Christmas song or two. Gordy is the area’s leading source for drawings, jewelry, journals, paintings, and pottery designed and made by local

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04
Dec 2018
AUTHOR Barbara Schafer
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Hurley Goodall: Muncie Icon

Gordy Fine Art & Framing Company will open the exhibition Hurley Goodall: Muncie Icon, Thursday October 4, 2018 from 5 – 9 pm . Photographs will be drawn from the Ball State University’s Archives and Special Collections, a department of Ball State University Libraries.  Copies will be sold to benefit the Delaware County Historical Society’s effort to commission a statue of Muncie’s great African American leader. Gordy owners Barbara and Carl Schafer are working in partnership with Michael Szajewski,  Assistant Dean for Digital Scholarship and Special Collections at the Ball State University Libraries.  Selected photographs will explore the African American

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MAGIC: Paintings by Alan Patrick

MUNCIE INDIANA – Gordy Fine Art & Framing Company to present Magic, an exhibition of paintings by artist Alan Patrick, Thursday September 6, 5 – 8 pm.    Gordy Fine Art & Framing Company will present the exhibition Magic with paintings by artist Alan Patrick throughout the month of September.    The exhibit will feature new paintings by Mr. Patrick who is beloved in Indiana’s art community and is always considered among the most committed and consistent talents of our time.  Throughout the evening, he will be on hand to engage with viewers and answer questions. At 6:15 he will speak briefly

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20 % OFF all custom framing April 28 – May 12

Framed Love Poems, Birth Certificates, embroideries, and diplomas are just a few examples of family treasures that make great gifts for Mothers and graduates that last a lifetime.  Larger three-dimensional objects like baby items, wedding-day mementos, Athletic gear, and Military honors can also be mounted into deeper frames.  Let our expert frame designers transform your treasured objects from childhood, motherhood, school days, and family history into wall hangings that can be displayed and seen every day.

25
Apr 2018
AUTHOR Barbara Schafer
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A favorite client offered us a very generous testimonial

                        After successful completion of an unusual project, one of our favorite clients surprised us with a generous testimonial.  Thanks Dave Snyder Dave writes,  “One of my hobbies is collecting vintage brass engineering, scientific and nautical instruments. The first instrument that I collected was a Crosby steam throttle and pressure gage calibration instrument patented in 1903. I bought it for $25.00.  After some investigation I found the serial number which indicated it was the first production model made by the company.  What a treasure! Recently I purchased an original

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18
Apr 2018
AUTHOR Barbara Schafer
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Kevin Campbell – Pieces of Infinity

            The exhibition Pieces of Infinity showcases the paintings and sculpture by artist Kevin Campbell.  All of the works are expressions of the interconnectedness of the natural world.  Each individual piece is “inherently part of something larger than itself,” says Campbell speaking about what has driven his art for decades. The exhibit will be anchored by his drawing of tiny interlocking puzzle pieces which is well over 100 square feet.  The drawing is a map that guides his Puzzle Project and will be shown to the public for the first time to offer viewers a direct

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24
Feb 2018
AUTHOR Barbara Schafer
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Gallery, News

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Cyber Goes Local at Gordy

Gordy Fine Art & Framing Company is proud to combine CYBER with LOCAL and SHOP SMALL in the launch of its new online store located on its website gordyframing.com.  Go to our website, and click “Browse Our Store” to shop for paintings, jewelry, pottery, prints and much more by artists with East Central Indiana connections.  These are all one-of-a-kind items created in the artists’ personal studios.  Visit often as we are continually adding new items both online and in our gallery at 224 E. Main Street in Muncie, Indiana. Gordy wants to get people excited about the vibrant art scene

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02
Dec 2017
AUTHOR Barbara Schafer
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Funcie: Signs of Enthusiasm

Muncie artist John Morris has revived one of Muncie’s unofficial slogans, “Funcie,” to communicate a message of what is possible for our community through creativity. Morris is an advocate for affordable and fun art that emphasizes cooperation and positive thinking among people to embrace the place we live. His art is specific to Muncie and East Central Indiana and will immediately remind viewers of advertising signs from the mid-20 th century. But instead of promoting products, he is promoting a sense of community through affection and good will toward our city. An opening party will be held during Muncie’s ArtsWalk

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30
Oct 2017
AUTHOR Barbara Schafer
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Holiday Art Showcase

A feast for the eyes, the Showcase offers drawings, jewelry, paintings, prints, and pottery by more than 25 East Central Indiana artists.  Prices range from $1 to $2,000, with most falling between $30 to $200. From whimsical “Funcie” signs and shirts to handcrafted mugs and plates. Paintings capturing Indiana’s rural landscapes in various media to hand-bound journals and letterpress cards. “The Holiday Art Showcase is a great opportunity to find unique holiday gifts with a connection to the city we live in,” says Gordy owners Barbara and Carl Schafer. “Often our customers are shopping for friends who have moved away

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30
Oct 2017
AUTHOR Barbara Schafer
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Schafer – Gordy Frame Makers

Our company now offers a new line of original frames handmade by co-owner Carl Schafer. Many were designed by our founder Brian Gordy. All are inspired by historical American and European profiles.

Schafer – Gordy Frame Makers is proud to introduce this line of closed-corner frames that we are making available through our sales representative at three locations in Michigan and three locations in Ohio. Of course we also offer them at our Muncie showroom.

08
Aug 2017
AUTHOR braydee
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Framing, Gallery, News

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All About the Land: PASTELS OF DAVID DALE AND POETRY OF ANDREW HUBBARD

Artist David Dale, well-known for his deep concern for the environment and natural resources, has partnered with Andrew Hubbard, who has published two books of poetry reflecting on the connectivity of humanity and nature. Their project is titled All About the Land: Pastels of David Dale and Poetry of Andrew Hubbard. An exhibition will open to the public at Gordy Fine Art and Framing Company on September 7, 2017. Proceeds from sale of the work will benefit Red-tail Land Conservancy.

Charles Prendergast Inspired Gilded Keepsake Box

A fine gilded box inspired by early 20th century frame maker Charles Prendergast A nearby corporate client recently called with a challenge that allowed our imaginations to jump the tracks. A beloved, longtime colleague was retiring, and they asked us to create a keepsake box that would contain handwritten memories and wishes from those she had worked with for many years. Naturally, we applied techniques used when decorating frames. The design for the keepsake box was inspired by Charles Prendergast, who created highly-prized, original frames at the Carrig-Rohane frame shop that he co-founded in Boston in the early 20th century.

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