New frame shop, gallery open in Beaufort


From staff reports 

Fran’s Frame Shop and Gallery, at 1180 Ribault Road in the Magnolia Center, has opened for business. 

Owner Fran Sobieski specializes in framing, art restoration, Gullah art, folk art, local historic prints and handmade gifts. Sobieski, a local art dealer for 25 years, has been involved with several Beaufort area galleries, including the Red Piano Too, House of Ahhs and, most recently, the Firehouse Gallery in Port Royal. 

Fran’s has a wide assortment of Beaufort County historic nautical maps, photographs, posters and unique original art, as well as an assortment of internationally known Gullah artist Jonathan Green’s prints. 

Business hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, call Fran’s Frame Shop at 843-473-9193 or find her on Facebook. 

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