Framer to be featured at meeting
Tahoe Daily Tribune
The Tahoe Art League
will host Todd Borg as its speaker/demonstrator at the Feb. 9 meeting.
Borg will be speaking about how framing choices impact the marketability of art
and how gallery directors make decisions about which artists to represent.
He will also try
to provide answers to questions artists have asked him over the years.
Borg, with his wife Kit, has been a frame shop owner since 1979; first in
Minnesota, now in Tahoe - Borg & Night Master Framing. In 1991 Borg was one of
the first framers in Northern California to earn the Certified Picture Framer
Borg & Night is the framer for several art
galleries and has framing in many diverse venues including the White House, the
U.S. Senate, the national Palace in Pakistan, and dozens of corporate
collections and museums nationwide.
Since 1992 Borg
has been an adjunct faculty member at Lake Tahoe Community College, where he
teaches matting and framing.Borg also has a special understanding of the process
of making art. Besides being married to an artist, he is the author of four
Set in Tahoe, Borg's mystery thrillers have
been critically acclaimed in dozens of newspapers and periodicals
coast-to-coast. They have been included on national Top 5 and Top 10 lists and
have won several awards, including a Ben Franklin Award.
Members, guests and
potential new members are all invited to the Tahoe Art League meetings, which
are from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Art Building, 3062 Lake Tahoe Blvd., between the
South Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce and the Senior Center.
In addition to the meeting and
presentation, there is an art contest each month and the top three pieces hang
at the chamber of commerce office for the following month.
Tahoe Art League
2660 Lake Tahoe Blvd South Lake
Tahoe, CA 96150-7718 530-541-3675
or call (530) 577-2604 or (775) 588-3579.