Quality Custom Framing, Creative Design.

At 17th Avenue Framing we take pride in offering you the greatest selection in quality picture framing materials. More importantly, we have educated, trained and experienced (EXPERT) framers to guide you through the selection process.

We are committed to providing our customers with a rewarding and memorable shopping experience.

We stand behind our work and will make sure it meets or exceeds your expectations.


  • Mark Eadie

    Mark Eadie – Framing Consultant

  • Bernard Drouin – Business Owner

  • Christine – Part-Time Framing Consultant

  • Nicole Drouin – Part-Time Framing Consultant

  • ALLISON COLLINS – Part-time Framing consultant

About Our History

17th Avenue Framing, owned by Bernard Drouin, has been in operation since 1999. This location has been home to a framing business since 1974 when it first opened up under the name U-Frame It.  

About Our Mission

To provide our customers with a memorable shopping experience, while giving them the best possible service, selection, quality, and value.


  • Poster Catalogues & Featured Artists

    Poster Catalogues: Click any of the following links below to view publishers catalogues. There are thousands of prints, posters and giclees to […]

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    Photo Frames

    We Carry a wide selection of Photo Frames in many different sizes, colors and profiles. We also stock many Roma Photo Frames, if […]

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    We carry beautiful glass pieces hand crafted by George Silas. They come in many different sizes, shapes and colour combination. […]

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    In Store Art for Sale

    A perfect gift for those difficult to buy for. Comes in any denomination.

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    Jerseys Frames Diplomas Frames Posters Frames Standard Sizes



Photo Printing


  • Framing For Your Home

    Framing For Your Home

    We can help you frame just about anything, from family photos to an art masterpiece. Our experienced staff will guide you through the designing process to ensure the framing is a reflection of your style, fits with your home decor, and within your budget. No worries, we know what questions to ask.

  • Same Day Framing

    Same Day Framing

    There are times when you need something framed right away, you have come to the right place. Contrary to other frame shops, we cut and join all our framers in house making it possible for same day service. We stock mats, frames, and glass, allowing us to offer you a creative design.

  • Delivery & Installation

    Delivery & Installation

    For the past 15 years we have had a successful working alliance with local couriers. The courier can pick up and deliver anywhere within the city of Calgary. Professional and reliable service can be counted on. Bernard and Mark are skilled installers with twenty years combined experience. Some installations are best left in the hands of the experts!

  • Volume Framing

    Volume Framing

    We provide volume framing services to many clients, from multinational corporations, oil and gas companies, hotels, restaurants, and retirement homes to art collectors. Our same high standards and quality for framing individual art are extended to larger volume work.

  • Corporate & Hospitality Services

    Corporate & Hospitality Services

    17th Avenue Framing is ready to assist you with your corporate framing needs. You need certificates framed for your employees to have displayed professionally in their offices, art for the boardroom to make a statement, or add style to your hallways with a multitude of framed art, you’ve come to the right place. We can recommend framing and installation options and also re-frame and repair existing inventory.

  • Recognition Plates

    Recognition Plates

    We are able to customize a plate: Any size and font. Available plate colours: Brushed silver, gold or bronze, or a black plate. Some custom plate ideas could be for a retirement, congratulation gifts, sports and other framed memorabilia/collectables, or company logos.

  • Framing For The Trades

    Framing For The Trades

    At 17th Avenue Framing we have been working with the Calgary design community for years. Interior designers, architects, decorators, home builders, artists and art collectors, they choose to work with us because we are uniquely qualified to deliver exceptional framing and service. From a single art piece to an entire home or office project, or to an entire collection, we are here to offer guidance and solutions.

  • Framing for Movies and TV Shows

    Framing for Movies and TV Shows

    We have framed for different movie sets filmed in Calgary. Some of which include: Hell on Wheels, Heartland, Tin Star, Fargo Year Two, Jann season 3, Wynonna Earp, Joe Pickett, and Under the Banner of Heaven. We carry a wide selection of frames and can offer a tight turn around!


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1232 17th Ave SW Calgary, AB T2T 0B8
(403) 245 - 8216
Tuesday to Friday:
10:00am — 6:00pm
9:30am — 5:30pm
Sunday to Monday: