North Carolina’s premier custom picture framer since 1968, Craven Allen Gallery/House of Frames features the largest selection of framing choices in the region, as well as the Triangle’s most experienced picture framers. Our gallery features local and nationally known artists.

We are open!  We look forward to serving you.  We kindly ask you to wear masks.  We will limit the number of people in the gallery as a whole to five and only one framing customer will be allowed at each counter at a time.

Please stay safe everyone! We would like to thank our incredible customers for their many messages of support and encouragement over the last weeks. We are grateful.



In person and online through September 5

Please visit our SUE SNEDDON  gallery page to see all of the paintings, and find a link to the video of the Facebook Live event with Sue and jazz pianist Alison Weiner that aired on Thursday, July 30th, 7-8 pm!

Sneddon’s land- and seascapes convey the quiet grandeur of the natural world in paintings ranging from intimate pastels to large oils on canvas.

From Memory is Sneddon’s 14th exhibition, over a 25 year period, at Craven Allen Gallery. The title refers to the artist’s process of letting her memories of scenes and events distill over time, as she contemplates the perfect way to capture an experience through her artwork.

“Even as a child I would say to myself, if I can paint the joy I feel in this moment, I want to be a painter,” says Sneddon. “Regardless of the time period, the paintings in this show represent pivotal moments throughout my life to remember and share.”