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Lighthouse Art & Framing Moves Downtown

Tammy Torres, with Lighthouse Art & Framing owner Barry Shapiro and Marge Childers

Tammy Torres, with Lighthouse Art & Framing owner Barry Shapiro and Marge Childers

Lighthouse Art & Framing has relocated to a larger location from 17th Street to the Downtown Art District on the corner of 14th Avenue and 19th Street.

The new store offers an expanded line of art supplies, custom frame moldings and ready-made frames. Its gallery features some of the region’s top artists, as well as several artists from outside the area, plus children’s artwork and group shows. There is also a classroom area available for adult and children’s art classes and art lecture series.

Owner Barry Shapiro graduated from the Pratt Institute in New York City with a major in painting and printmaking, and worked in advertising as a television commercial director, writer and producer for 30 years, before moving to Vero Beach. His wife and design consultant, Patricia Miles, was formerly a wardrobe stylist for television and print, and has a background in interior and set design.

Lighthouse Art & Framing is located at 1875 14th Ave. Hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 567-2212. www.lighthouseartandframe.com.

Read more What's New in the Sept/Oct 2011 issue