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Upper Canada Stretchers, North America’s leading direct-to-consumer manufacturer of professional-grade canvas stretchers and panels, has announced a new partnership with US-based North American Aluminum Stretcher Company (NAASCO). As part of the deal, NAASCO’s architectural-grade premium aluminum alloy canvas stretchers will be available online exclusively through the e-commerce store.     Other benefits coming to… Read more »

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  The countdown is on to Expo Chicago 2018, a leading international art fair taking place September 27th to 30th in the Windy City. You’ll want to make your way to the Navy Pier’s Festival Hall for the main event, which this year promises Dialogues, a Curatorial Forum, an Art Critics Forum and a massive… Read more »

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Once you’ve acquired a fantastic piece of art, you need a frame to do it justice. Floater frames are our most popular option, given their affordability and visually appealing design. They don’t add a great deal of weight or bulk, and provide a clean profile that really helps your paintings or photo prints on canvas… Read more »

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When artist Pablo Griss needed a canvas stretcher over 11-feet wide for a home installation in Caracas, Venezuela, he enlisted the experts at for the custom build.     Born in Caracas, Griss moved to New York and graduated from Columbia University School of Visual Arts in 1995. Today, he splits his time between… Read more »

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  Owen Sound’s inaugural ArtWalk! event was a resounding success, welcoming hundreds of residents and visitors on a casual walking tour of the city’s downtown galleries. In the weeks leading up to the event, graffiti and mural artist Billy Goodkat helped participants in groups at the REACH Centre, Community Living Owen Sound and District, and… Read more »

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    Would you believe that some of the finest artworks and photography on canvas in North America are protected by supports crafted right here in the City of Owen Sound? For over 17 years, the professional woodworkers at Upper Canada Stretchers have engineered and manufactured professional-grade stretcher bars and custom art canvas supports. Today,… Read more »

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OWEN SOUND, ON – Artists and community members are hard at work preparing for Owen Sound’s inaugural ArtWalk!, an event taking place Saturday June 23rd from 10am to 4pm across the downtown. In preparation for the event, Owen Sound artist Billy Goodkat will lead downtown community members from groups including the Canadian Mental Health Association’s… Read more »

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Did you know that you can get Instant Quotes on all variety of in-stock stretcher bars at Instant Quotes allow you to choose your stretcher profile, desired length and any required bracing and see the price instantly online. This feature is available for all of our stretcher bar profiles, and shopping in-stock instantly saves… Read more »