Art Resources prides itself on offering the best possible customer service with a strong commitment to excellent craftsmanship. We believe that one way of illustrating this is by the clientele that we serve. Below is a select list of clients:

  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art
  • Music Academy of the West
  • Santa Barbara County Arts Commission
  • Santa Barbara Historical Museum
  • Santa Barbara Mission
  • Alpha Resource Center
  • CAMA
  • Casa Dorinda
  • Catholic Charities
  • Cottage Hospital
  • Easton Gallery
  • Jane Deering Gallery
  • Korpinen-Erickson, Inc. Interiors
  • Marcia Burtt Studio
  • McDonald’s
  • Shubin + Donaldson Architecture
  • The Arts Fund Santa Barbara
  • UCSB Art Museum
  • Wall Space Gallery
  • Westmont College
  • AJ & Valerie Rice
  • Anthony Slater Ralph
  • Barbara Parmet
  • Barry Berkus
  • Bud Baumas
  • Nell Campbell
  • Gil & Marty Garcia
  • John Powell
  • Wayne McCall
  • Marianne Mott
  • Mary Beth Vogelzang
  • Nancy Gifford
  • Pam Shiffer
  • Peter Crawford
  • R. Anthony Askew
  • Rafael Perea de la Cabada
  • Rod Lathim
  • Susan Jorgensen


♦ The staff is friendly, knowledgeable and professional, and their work is always top quality. I’ve used Art Resources for my framing needs several times over the years and it’s always a pleasure. They provide personable assistance all the way from choosing the right frame to hand delivering and hanging the finished piece in my home. I look forward to the next time I come in to chat with Charles and Matt about my next framing project.

♦ Art Resources has framed numerous photos and other works of art for us for many years. Most recently they repaired a personal treasure of mine (a framed display of the Navajo Tribal Centennial Medallion) and in the process replaced the glass with museum quality glass. All the work and glass were provided free of charge. I believe they knew the significance that this piece meant to me and wanted to express their kindness and respect through their exceptional work on my personal treasure. I will always remember this gift from them and will always highly recommend them to others who are seeking high quality framing with a personal touch.

♦ As an art collector, I often have framing to do and love all of the staff at Art Resources. Matt and Charles are true professionals! They are very knowledgeable and have wonderful design sense. I really enjoy the work and environment Art Resources has to offer. It’s like a magical place. The care Matt has put into the exotic plants combined with the fountains shows that he is artistic and dedicated to making his surroundings beautiful and will do no less with your artwork.

♦ I have found Art Resources to be excellent. I have been using their services for more than a decade and Matt brings a great sense of design to his work. He has done simple photo framing, fine art as well as a couple of 3-D pieces that have all come out great. I am glad to recommend their work to anyone looking for a quality job that will stand the test of time.

♦ My fiance and I love the team at Art Resources! They are like family to us. Matt is such a wonderful guy with amazing customer service and quality craftsmanship. When we brought in some engagement photos to frame, he listened to us and provided exactly the type of matte and frame we were looking for. You can trust this Santa Barbara company to do excellent work and I fully support local businesses over larger chain stores who won’t do nearly as fine a job.

♦ If you need your job done right bring it to Art Resources. The excellent craftsmanship combined with the friendly experience makes this shop stand out. I have had numerous works of art framed here over the years and each of them look as good as the day they were put together. They have an excellent selection of mats and moldings you will actually want to consider rather than a lot of cheap moldings to give the illusion of choice. Also, beware of Bruiser.

♦ Flawless Finished Product. The personnel at Art Resources are trustworthy, will handle your art with care, and the finished product will exceed your expectations. They give attention to detail and deliver a museum-quality product. I have been completely satisfied with their work.

♦ As always I am running late. I took my art in to the owner Matt right before closing & I needed it by the weekend (five days) Not only was the order ready early, but he delivered it and professionally hung all the pieces too! Flawless craftsmanship which is impossible to find now days.
I will go nowhere else!

♦ Art Resources offers the finest framing in town! I took in a painting I received from my Grandma and when I went to pick it up I was almost in tears from how the framing enhanced the art. I am assured it will last me many years being archivally framed. I recommend this shop to everyone I know!

♦ Best framing shop on the West Coast!!! Outstanding customer service, personal and memorable experience!! The staff and quality Astonishing…the owner took his time to educate me on materials and details of perfected quality. Only place I will take my art work for framing. THANK YOU Art Resources!!

♦ Art Resources did an amazing job on two large, odd-shaped pieces I needed framed–they look beautiful (and didn’t cost me a fortune, either)! The staff is wonderful–knowledgeable, patient, and helpful. I will definitely go back!

♦ Top notch design sense and attention to detail. Most bang for your buck. Don’t waste your time going anywhere else.

♦ Really Impressed! Matt is so friendly and professional. I will be sure to get all my important documents framed here in the future!

♦ My first choice for all my framing needs. From the first visit where the Charlie and Matt helped me select the perfect frames for my art, to the special order for a beautifully framed mirror for the master bath and finally having someone come out and help consult on the hanging, they made my experience exceptional. I will be back.

♦ Art Resources is a Santa Barbara treasure – they are incredibly friendly and knowledgeable, and will go the extra mile to meet your needs. I will definitely be using them for my framing!

♦ Art Resources is great! It is the only framing shop I use because they have such great staff, a beautiful finished product and great pricing.

♦ Great customer service and framing! Art resources Is by far and with no hesitation the best frame shop you can go to.

♦ Matt is a wonderful person and gives great customer service,his shop is a awesome place with a large selection, Thank you Matt for all of your stellar work.

♦ I had a few pieces framed at Art Resources a number of years ago and after moving, the frames had some dings and one of the corners broken. I took them in to be fixed and to my surprise, they completed all of the work at no charge to me. Needless to say, I was pleased!

♦ I use Art Resources for all of my framing needs. They offer a unique selection of frames and provide a top quality service.

♦ Although Art Resources is not the cheapest option in town, they more than make up for it with the quality craftsmanship they put into their work. It’s such a treat to pick up my work, I’m more than pleased every time.

♦ I got a graduation picture framed from Art Resources and I love it!

♦ Quality people doing high quality framing to protect your artwork.

♦ Very professional and excellent framing!!