Custom Frames since 1959

Master Framers is located in the heart of St. Paul's vibrant artist community, historic Lowertown.

Light Rail is coming June 14, 2014

Light Rail street construction in Lowertown is complete!

The testing of the system will begin in February, and all should be up and running on June 14. We hear that there will be lots of fun events scheduled into that weekend so make it a point to check it out.

We have FREE PARKING in the lot DIRECTLY ACROSS THE STREET FROM OUR ENTRANCE. Look for the spots marked for us. You may drive across the tracks to access the lot, and across the tracks to access the traffic lanes. 4th Street is open with a traffic lane in both directions between Wacouta and Broadway. It is a one way going west from Wacouta to the west. There is no street parking on 4th Street, but there are meters on Wall and Wacouta Streets.

Our Story

Master Framers Inc. was established in 1959 as a full service studio workshop specializing in the design and creation of fine handcrafted picture and mirror frames. In 1974 the company became an anchor in the historic artist community known as Lowertown, a vibrant and growing area in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. Our staff of professional artists and framers offers over 150 years of combined experience in custom framing, gilding and restoration services. Our showroom is open to all, Monday through Friday, 9 to 6, and we are happy to offer evening appointments during the week. For an evening appointment just call in advance to schedule one with any of our award winning designers.Yes, we have won awards for our frame designs and workmanship, in numerous competitions judged by our peers in the industry.

Our Mission Statement: To be the premiere custom framing and restoration facility in the Midwest by providing the highest quality of craftsmanship available from design concept to completed project by building a relationship with our customers based on knowledge, respect, integrity and trust.