PPFA International Framing Competition

Entries in the finals of the PPFA International OPEN and PRINT Framing Competition will be showcased on the trade show floor. Framers can vote for  Popular Choice - ballots will close 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Winners will be honored at a reception from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, January 30. Competition reception sponsored by Larson Juhl, and Tru Vue.  

Judges Awards are sponsored by PPFA, Vermont Harwoods, Frank's Fabrics, Picture Framing Magazine, and FrameReady by SoftTouch Solutions, Inc

Competition judges update class

2012-2013 Print Piece
This year's PRINT piece is “Petroglyph/Rock Art” by artist Ron York – a 3-by-3-inch slate with a hand-carved Native American design. In the International OPEN Competition, framers can frame something of their own choice.

PPFA members can train to become competition judges, and current judges can update their credentials. 

The annual meeting for PPFA judges will be held 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 29.

To sponsor an award, contact PPFA at 800-762-9287 or ppfa@ppfa.com  

Schedule of Competition and Competition related sessions

International Framing Competition Reception Sponsors


Judges Award Sponsors



Frame Ready