Author Archives: Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery

About Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery

A gallery of stylistically diverse contemporary artwork, handcrafts, custom framing and restoration of frames, paintings and paper.

from the Frame Shop: Antique Shaving Razors

The archival frame design and execution for vintage items is at times a challenge, yet always satisfying. This collection of straight shaving razors called for a custom octagonal frame. A fabric backing is often a good compliment for objects with … Continue reading

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Commission for the UVM Cancer Center Reception Area

Last fall Tom Gauntlett of the Buffum Foundation approached us about having a painting commissioned by Elizabeth Allen for the renovated Cancer Support Center waiting room at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Elizabeth is one of Tom’s favorite artists … Continue reading

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Joined: Inspired Approaches to Vermont Contemporary Furniture and Wood Design

September 4 – October 21, 2015 Artists Talk & Reception on Friday, September 18, 5:30 – 7:30 The exhibit represents the work of 8 inventive and accomplished Vermont wood and furniture designers, one of whom also acted as curator: David … Continue reading

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Carved, Oval Frame dating from the 1600’s

On the workbench today: reconstructing an oval frame from the late 1600’s. Such beautiful craftsmanship in these old frames.

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“Running the Gamut: Realism to Abstraction”

July 17- September 1, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, July 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m. All are welcome! The gallery is pleased to announce the opening of “Running the Gamet: From Realism to Abstraction”, a group show featuring the paintings of Daniel Gottsegen … Continue reading

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Missing Pieces?

Here we reveal the skillful steps that underlie the magic of restoration. Brad Sourdiffe is our master of frame conservation (and new, hand finished mouldings). He uses the same methods that the original frame creators used to craft beautiful, gilt … Continue reading

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Present Beauty via TylerWare Painted Wooden Bowls

The widely admired hand-painted bowls of Peggy Potter are alive and well in our craft section of the gallery.  Lea Tyler (now residing in Colorado) learned the craft and designs as the business transitioned into Tyler’s capable hands. These gorgeous … Continue reading

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