Our gallery artists are all renowned and nationally awarded. We are proud to be educated in many different arenas of presenting exhibtions, private collections, and at times, we highlight promising guest artists who are up and coming. We are proud to offer stunning works in all different mediums and sizes by artists such as Hubert Shuptrine, Evan Wilson, Alan Shuptrine, Hunter Eddy, Stephen Scott Young, Brett Weaver, Karen K. Brown, Robert Calcagno, and nationally renowned sculpture artist, Bruce Wolfe, along with mid-19th, 20th, and 21st Century American art. We also offer installation, packing, and shipping services for our clients.
Please call to set up an appointment for consultation or installation of your priceless collection. Pick up and delivery is available for your convenience.
Exciting news at Shuptrine’s! Alan is currently working on his new collection, titled The Serpentine Chain Collection . These beautiful watercolors will focus on the land, the people, and the traditions that are alive and well in the Appalachian Mountains. Alan’s goal is to preserve this culture, as well reiterate the importance of the conservancy of this beautiful land. The Serpentine Chain Collection, will open June 8, 2017 at The Tennessee State Museum in Nashville, Tennessee. It will then travel to The Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, Georgia . Afterwards, the exhibition will travel northward to other museums, historical sites, colleges, and universities. We are thrilled to receive such enthusiastic recognition from these museums, and look forward to solidifying other venues along the way. These paintings will appear as images on the pages of Alan’s first coffee table book, The Serpentine Chain, which will be written by New York Times best-selling author, Sharyn McCrumb. This is truly a lifelong dream coming to fruition! We invite you to visit our Serpentine Chain Page which provides a detailed description, as well as a video highlighting the thought process behind the title “The Serpentine Chain”.
If you wish to become an investor in this project, please contact Bonny Shuptrine, to discuss available paintings or potential commissions.
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September 10, 2015: "Alan Shuptrine, The Serpentine Chain" at the Walden Club, Chattanooga, TN.
If you are a member or the guest of a Walden Club member, please call for more information on his review of the Serpentine Chain and a collection of his paintings. Preparing for a museum exhibition kickoff for 2017!
September 8, 2015: Help Shuptrines kick off their 2nd Kickstarter! Shuptrines Kickstarter 2015 was a huge success for the journey of Alan Shuptrine on the Appalachian Trail. Please view the video on their page. Sign up for our email blast for more information on our second kickoff!
November 2015: Get prepared as the gallery opens for a fall extravaganza of William Parker's watercolors! Billy is well-known in our area and celebrates "The Front Page" with several colorful and whimsical watercolor paintings. Author of "Painting along the Way," Parker immerses himself with images of the south and finding the beauty in life. Parker, showing the very happy side of life, celebrates with Shuptrines for a great fall exhibition at the gallery.
Shuptrine’s Gold Leaf Designs is renowned for creating handcrafted and gilded picture frames for artists like Stephen Scott Young and numerous others. We make contemporary frames, period reproduction frames, custom mirrors, furniture, valences, cornices, objects of art, and just about anything which can be carved from wood and applied with a decorative finish. We excel in the unique Old World craft of water gilding.Gold Leaf Designs is also known for the restorations and conservation of many historical institutes of Natchez National Historical Park in Natchez, MS, the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Swan House at the Atlanta History Center, the Governor’s Mansion of Atlanta, GA, the Tivoli Center in Chattanooga, TN, and numerous other public and private institutions
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Shuptrine’s provides fine art and frame restorations, conservation, priceless antiques, and any gold leaf restorations. Excelling in water gilding, Alan Shuptrine is well known as a master craftsman in the art and custom framing industry. Our restoration services include any general cleaning for water and smoke damage, as well recreating missing ornamentation on an antique frame, regilding, or painting beyond damage. We take pride in our restorations, and will do the very best to maintain your antiques integrity. Our staff has 25 years of experience in restorations and disaster relief. When it comes to damage of any kind to fine art and frames – we are the ones to hire for the most competent and quality restoration. Call 423.266.4453 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Your Special Gift Giving—
Shuptrine’s gold leaf crosses, plaques and memory tablet works are all handmade works of art, each expertly crafted and detailed – perfect for gift giving. Anything can be designed. Ask our artisans to design your monogrammed piece, or memory piece dedicated to someone you love – friend or family. The cross represents the strength we have been given; naturally, it reminds us that our souls are everlasting…crossing time and time again in love and purity. Shuptrine’s can make anything from wood, any design, any size, and any finish or patination. We’d love to have you come visit to see our 11-step Old World process of water gilding, which involves the time-honored method of applying gold leaf over gesso and bole.