Art and frame opened 38 years ago on Riccarton Road, Christchurch, the same spot it is today. As it has always done, Art and Frame prides itself on great quality products at affordable prices. This combined with excellent customer service and a professional team with more than 50 years experience behind them means that you can expect the results that you deserve. 


We offer a large variety of services and products. (See Services for a more comprehensive list).  We have thousands of prints on offer through our catalogues and 200 in stock, including New Zealand prints and many from overseas that are exclusive to us.


Behind the Gallery is the framing workshop where we frame, stretch, re-glaze, repair-and basically work our magic on almost anything. It doesn’t matter how small or large a job is we can give you an obligation free quote and explain all your options to you.  We also stock Sid Dickens Memory Blocks, Frith Sculptures, and a selection of giftware plus a large range of cards. So when you’re next in Riccarton come in and check us out. 


Introducing the Art and Frame Team


Karyn Clayton

Coming from over 20 years experience in the Framing Industry, Karyn purchased Art and Frame in 2009. Her passion for art has been with her ever since her school days and she is relishing the chance to add her own flavour to the Gallery. Karyn is particularly interested in Folk Art and needlework and has a large collection in her family home. She is skilled in both the workroom and in the art consultation process and is more than happy to assist with any questions or queries customers may have. 


Tania Brickell

Tania is our Workshop Manager and has a wealth of knowledge and experience from over 25 years as a framer. She is a Guild Certified Framer and a member of the Fine Arts Trade Guild in London. She thrives on the challenge of framing anything unusual and is committed to providing workmanship of a consistantly high standard. In between a very busy home life complete with a menagerie of critters and two young children, Tania is currently working towards two Advanced GCF accreditations.





Jessica Waters

Jess assists in both the workshop and the consultation process. She enjoys discussing the framing choices and helps guide customers. Jess has been interested in art and design from a very young age and been a creator of art as long as she can remember. She works in acrylics, enjoys needleworks and many other crafts. Jess has a bachelor in Design, were she learnt many skills, and has enjoyed her time working abroad at a busy picture framers in central London. Her other work history stems from a printing and design background, where she understands the need for attention to detail. She looks forward to helping you with a smile.


Lynda Franks

Lynda's lifelong love of art and 9 years experience in the framing industry enables her to assist in both the workshop and the consultation process at Art & Frame. With a Bachelor of Design in Applied Visual Arts Lynda understands and appreciates the need for attention to detail, the importance of choosing the right materials and customer satisfaction. Lynda loves to draw, paint and work with porcelain. Her interests also include cross stitch and she is passionate about all embroidery being preserved and displayed beautifully.