>Brookings Oregon News, Sports, & Weather | The Curry Coastal Pilot

News Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

News arrow News arrow Business arrow FRAME ART SUPPLY STORE EXPANDS TO BROOKINGS

Print

FRAME ART SUPPLY STORE EXPANDS TO BROOKINGS

By Marjorie Woodfin

Pilot staff writer

Dennis and Suzie Wright, with help from other family members, opened Wright's Custom Framing this month, at 509 Chetco Ave.

The Brookings store might be considered an expansion of the family frame shop in Crescent City, originally the Ben Franklin store when Dennis Wright's parents Jim and Lillian Wright took it over in 1980.

Dennis, who worked for a trucking company, and Suzie, who was a bus driver, moved from Sacramento to join his parents in the Crescent City store in 1992 and began their on-the-job training.

"We started getting into it and we liked it," he said. "The Lord gave us most of the gifting. We trust in Him." About the new store, Dennis said, "If He wants it to go, it'll go. If not, that's okay. We're Christians first."

Over the years, they have learned how best to serve artists and art lovers, many of their customers traveling from the Brookings area.

"I always wanted to branch out," Dennis said. "We have enjoyed coming to the art walks and we considered coming here several years ago, but it just didn't seem like the right time."

When the opportunity to move into the shop next door to the Curry Coastal Pilot became available, it seemed to the Wrights to be the right time to open the new store to make shopping for framing and art supplies more convenient for Brookings customers.

The Wrights, including Dennis Wright's parents, grown children, Travis and Keiara, and sister and brother-in-law, Scott and Terri LaFollette, are all involved in the new shop as well as the store in Crescent City. However, Suzie said she expects to be the one tending the Brookings store most often.

The merchandise in both shops includes more than custom frames, with an extensive selection of ready-made frames and a wide array of art supplies.

Wright's Custom Framing is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Print

Business News by Yahoo Finance

  • Fed vice chair indicates September rate hike still possible
    Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said Friday that incoming economic data and market developments will likely determine whether the Fed boosts interest rates in September. Before the recent ...
  • Ashley Madison parent CEO quits after huge infidelity data hack
    The chief executive of infidelity website Ashley Madison's parent company Avid Life Media has left, just over a week after hackers leaked data about millions of its clients in a massive cyber assault. Avid Life said on Friday the departure of Noel Biderman was by "mutual agreement" and its existing senior management team would take over until a new CEO is appointed. On Aug. 18, hackers who claimed to be unhappy with its business practices released the Ashley Madison customer data, and police probing the breach said it had sparked extortion attempts and at least two unconfirmed suicides.
  • China fears linger as focus on Fed sharpens
    Fears over the health of China's economy kept world markets on edge this week and the country will remain in focus, along with the question of whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month.

Follow Curry Coastal Pilot headlines on Follow Curry Coastal Pilot headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2015 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use