PMA 2010 Conference Brochure : Page 37

PPFA 2010 Saturday, February 20 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration Open 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. MCPF1 Master Certified Picture Framer Exam 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CPF1 Certified Picture Framer Preparation Course Instructor: Shirley Damon, CPF, Damon Galleries 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CPF2 Certified Picture Framer Recertification Course Instructor: James Miller, MCPF, GCF, Artframe Inc. 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. MCPF2 Master Certified Picture Framer Exam 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CPF3 Certified Picture Framer Exam 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CPF4 Certified Picture Framer Exam Retake 5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. MCPF3 Master Certified Picture Framer Exam Sunday, February 21 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration Open 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. MCPF4 Master Certified Picture Framer® 9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. PMA Official Business Session Keynote: Success in an Upside Down World Peter Sheahan will interview our distinguished panel of retailers on the important issues facing our industry today and in the future. Sheahan has spent a decade teaching business leaders how to flip their thinking and find opportunities where others cannot. He believes the real money gets made in the cracks, and the opportunity for mind-blowing success is all around us. Join us for an insightful look into innovative and entrepreneurial thinking! Exam Traducción simultánea al Español. Free for all registra- tion types; no ticket required. Moderator: Peter Sheahan 10:15 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Trade Exhibits Open 10:15 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. PPFA 2010 International Framing Competition Popular Choice Vote The PPFA International OPEN and PRINT Framing Competitions are the grand finale of yearlong chapter- level competitions. Visit the Competition in Hall C and cast a ballot for your favorite! Ballots close at 6:00 p.m. on Monday; the Popular Choice winner will be announced at the Tuesday PPFA Luncheon. Other win- ners will be announced at 5:00 p.m. today in Hall C. 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. F10 Buckles and Dust: The Fine Art of Fitting Chasing dust? Buckled watercolors? Oversized? Double-sided? Learn fitting methods for wood, metal, and shadow box frames, including types of wire, clips, hooks, and other hanging systems for the back of the frame; tips on sealing up the package to minimize problems later; and beautiful finishing ideas. Refitting is a waste of time, money, and materials. Speaker: Vivian Kistler, MCPF, GCF, Columba Publishing Co. 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. F11 Preservation Chemistry* No one can fathom all the chemical issues relevant to the preservation of works on paper, but it’s essential to have some understanding of which materials will react with others and under what circumstances. We’ll explain chemical issues in terms anyone can under- stand and give participants an awareness of issues like oxidation, cross-linking, and acid hydrolysis, which may come up in discussions with conservators. *Meets the requirements for MCPF Continuing Education credit. Speaker: Hugh Phibbs, National Gallery of Art 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. F12 Sink Mounts for Peter Sheahan Glazed and Unglazed Art* Sink mounts are a little like edge strips for thicker art – the logical, reversible, preservation technique adapt- able to dimensional art, collectibles, originals painted on hardboards, and encaustics on rag boards and heavy papers. Through samples, discussions, and a PowerPoint® presentation, the session will cover basic window construction; pinwheel, reverse, and staggered pinwheel layers; window mat hinging and overlap; variations; and window mat options for unglazed art. *Meets the requirements for MCPF Continuing Education credit. Speaker: Chris Paschke, CPF, GCF, Designs Ink 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hands-on workshop sponsored by F13 Fabric Wrapping: Basic 101 Plus Flexible Fillet Take your mat skills to a higher and more profitable level in this dynamic, four-hour, hands-on workshop, with a break for the PPFA Luncheon and All-Member Meeting. Learn basic, time-efficient ways of wrapping a single mat for profit, and translate that skill into arched mats, oval mats with flexible fillet, and a double water- fall mat. “Frank’s Flexible Fabric Fillet” will be taught. Seamless liners, mitered upholstered liners, retail pricing structures, and how to maximize wrapping will also be covered. Please note: Class continues after lunch. Speaker: Baer Charlton, CPF, Charlton Productions 12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. FL1 PPFA Luncheon and All-Member Meeting The results of the PPFA board of directors 2010-2011 election will be announced. Be an active part of your association; be sure to vote! Winners of the annual PPFA Service Awards also will be honored. Admission: $39 members/$49 nonmembers; no charge with an All Conference Connection Pass. Registration is required. 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. F13 continued Fabric Wrapping: Basic 101 Plus Flexible Fillet 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. F20 Dynamic Event Planning Holding events generates customer interest, brings in both old and new customers, lets the frame shop show its unique character, and boosts sales. It doesn’t have to be a big event every time – an open house works great. Get suggestions for event themes, invitations, budgets, publicity, choosing dates, and how to make events successful. Speaker: Vivian Kistler, MCPF, GCF, Columba Publishing Co. 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. F21 Preservation Physics* Framers engaged in preservation framing should have some understanding of the movement of gases in and around frames; the effects light and other forms of radiation have on paintings and paper; and the dimen- sional changes moisture can cause as it enters and leaves such materials. We’ll explore these and similar topics in clear, simple language, without any formula. *Meets the requirements for MCPF Continuing Education credit. Speaker: Hugh Phibbs, National Gallery of Art 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. F22 Strip Lining and Stretching Canvas What do you do with a canvas that has no selvage or a painting that has been cut off the original stretcher All events take place at the Anaheim Convention Center unless otherwise noted. | Register at www.pmai.org/pma2010 | Session Key: page 5 | 37

MASTER CERTIFIED PICTURE FRAMER (MCPF) CERTIFICATION AND EXAMS

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