• 7560 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO

“Sunrise from the Summit” features photographic work for 2nd Open House

Colorado Springs, CO.- Academy Art & Frame Co. (AAFC) is pleased to announce their May Artist Reception “Sunrise from the Summit”. This collection of photographs by nationally acclaimed photographer and author Glenn Randall will be displayed in conjunction with their second Open House. The exhibit will hang throughout the month of May, the 2nd-31st, with the Open House Artist Reception on May 20th, 2016 4-8pm.

This unique event invites everyone in the area to come see some amazing art as well as take a tour of the custom frame shop where “all the magic happens”. A special invite goes out to all the builders, realtors, and interior designers of the Pikes Peak Region.

“We intend for our Open Houses to be “meet and greet” networking events for all those whom call this beautiful region home. Each Open House is geared towards a specific demographic and May’s is specifically for those that help make Colorado your home- from design and construction to the décor of your home,” says AAFC managing partner Kim Costello.

Artist Glenn Randall will be in attendance at the May 20th reception to share the stories behind “Sunrise from the Summit”. In the course of 7 years, Randall scaled 54 of Colorado’s 14,000-foot mountains in the dead of night to capture the glorious sunrise from their summits. Randall resides in Boulder, Colorado and has been published in Outdoor Photographer, National Geographic Adventure, Colorado Homes & Lifestyles, etc. He has also published 11 books. He will have a number of his books available, including Sunrise from the Summit: First Light on Colorado’s Fourteeners, which features all 92 images from his monumental project.

Academy Art & Frame Co. is a locally owned art gallery and custom frame shop dedicated to showing the eclectic creativity of local/regional artists and designing meaningful and beautiful framing options for our customers memories. AAFC is proud to showcase over 200 local artists on consignment including student work with the High School Ceiling Tile Competition and the AAA (All Ages Art) Miniature Collection. They are the largest frame shop in southern Colorado with four framers and over 8,000 frame samples to choose from. “If you can imagine it, we can create it.”

Gallery/shop hours are Monday through Friday 10am to 7pm and Saturday 10am to 6pm. For more information visit www.academyframesco.com, call 719-265-6694 or emailacademyframes@gmail.com.