A One Woman Shop
Melinda (Lyn) Portmess has been a custom picture framer for over 20 years. She is a Central New York native with a degree in Fine Arts from Syracuse University. After working as a custom framer for a local business, Melinda bought Art Etc..Framing and Gifts in LaFayette in 1993. Five years later, she moved the business to her home on Tully Lake, south of Syracuse. From 2007-2012 she was also the primary framer at Limestone Art & Framing Gallery in Fayetteville N. Y.
“Art enables us to find ourselves and to lose ourselves at the same time.” ~ Thomas Merton