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Fine Art Trade Guild

The Fine Art Trade Guild is the Art and Framing industry’s trade association established in 1910. It develops and maintains internationally recognised standards including Print Standards, Framing Standards, Mountboard Standards and guidance for Tapes and Adhesives. 


It manages the vocational qualification programme for framers, Guild Commended and Certified Framer (GCF), with Advanced qualification options. The Guild publishes the trade magazine Art Business Today, Artist’s Guide to Selling Work and other specialist books. Approximately 750 members enjoy cost savings, privileges and enhanced promotion opportunities.