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Joyce Michels, MCPF™ is a PPFA® Master Certified Picture Framer™, since 2005.  The MCPF™ designation is earned by a picture framer who has been a CPF™ (Certified Picture Framer™) for a minimum of 1 year and who has completed a hands on curriculum before a national examining board.  The focus of this practicum is on preservation techniques.  To date, there are fewer than 80 MCPF™’s in the US, Canada and Australia.

With over 20 years of experience, Joyce can offer her clients access to the most advanced techniques and materials available.  From excellent design aesthetics to protective framing measures she can confidently help you choose the best materials for your memories, heirlooms or fine art prints.

In addition to owning/managing the store, Joyce has served on the International Board of Directors for the Professional Picture Framing Association ®(PPFA®) for the past 5 years and she currently is in her 14th  year of serving on the MidAmerica chapter of PPFA®, a group that helps promote education and fellowship among picture framers worldwide. Joyce teaches classes to other framers attending local PPFA® events as well as at the PPFA® annual convention.

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