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Professional info

Helping people display their wall art and photos with an original, handcrafted flair is the goal of our business, Rustic Frames by Cherise, which debuted at the Ligonier Country Market, Ligonier, PA in 2012. A graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, I am a former professional custom picture framer with more than a decade of experience.

Work experience

Wood & Paper Crafter

​2012 - present

​I have 10+ years of experience as a professional custom picture framer and another 10 years of experience as an art editor in the corporate world. Since 2012, I've been crafting frames from reclaimed wood with the help of my husband, Adam. Additionally, I've adopted paper crafting as a new skill, designing of one-of-a-kind handmade greeting cards.


Art Institute of Pittsburgh

​Graduated 1989

2010 - present

2010 - present

​Associate's Degree in graphic design and layout with a minor in Illustration.

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