A few of the items Terry Petesch has framed in the past 25 years: teeth (for a dentist who wanted to save his son’s first ones), lots of African artifacts (he has two clients who are collectors) and a horseshoe for a Kentucky Derby winner who lives on Longboat Key (no, he won’t name names).
Petesch, who opened Terry’s Framing & Art Supplies in 1985, has framed a few odd things over the years. But for Petesch, who discovered framing by chance when he signed up for a class, regardless of what he is framing, the highlight of the job comes when the customer unwraps the piece from the plain brown wrapping and sees what he has created.
“That’s the best part for me,” Petesch said.
The store carries all price ranges, from $6-per-foot framing to $125-per-foot materials and everything in between. But sometimes, the best things are free.
Take a tradition Petesch started shortly after he opened his business: He began looking through newspapers each week for a piece of good news, frames it and hand delivers it free of charge. On the back, the piece always has a handwritten note:
“A gift from Terry.”
Contact Robin Hartill at email@example.com.
Terry’s Framing & Art Supplies
Address: 5360 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Suite 106
Owner: Terry Petesch
Line of business: Framing services and art supplies
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
What makes the business unique: Offering something for every price range.
Currently 0 Responses
2 Florida's Children First 2014 Sarasota Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
16 Pillar of Hope Open House
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
17 Taste of St. Armands
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Goliath grouper lives up to name
Talk about a real big fish.
Mazel tov to Klauber and Mancini
The West Coast Florida Region of AJC (American Jewish Committee) will honor Michael Klauber and Phil Mancini, of Michael’s On East, with its Civic Achievement Award in November.
Bob Havel celebrates 90 years with family members
Bob Havel recently celebrated his 90th birthday on Longboat Key with 24 members of his family.