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Some artists who use our stretchers or who's work has been retrofitted by conservators onto our art supports

Testimonials

Dear John & Team,
Thank you for your beautiful craftsmanship + hard work, I truly love working on your canvases- they are ART itself !! I am so thankful + appreciative to be painting on them! Keep doing what you're doing!!
Best,
Michelle Sakhai
 
P.S.
The painting on the cover (of the card sent) was completed while I still lived in SF + was painted on your canvas :)
U.S. Secretary of state, Schultz, purchased it + it is now hanging in his SF home!
 
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Dear John Annesley,
I have been a professional painter for more than thirty-five years. During that time I have used canvas stretcher bars manufactured by many reputable companies. I must tell you, however, that your Museum Bars are, by far, the best that I have found, and I use them for every major painting. Thank you for your practical innovation and excellent craftsmanship. I heartily recommend them to every serious artist who desires the best that is available on the market today. My sincere best wishes to you and your firm.
Stephen Gjertson
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Past President, The American Society of Classical Realism

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Just wanted to let you know how much Bob (and I) appreciate your help with this time pressing situation. Bob really respects you and holds your friendship close to his heart. You have always done beautiful things for him and he is in awe every time he gets to paint on your stretcher bars....
All the best and thanks again,
Quinn Morrison
Assistant to Bob Nugent
Santa Rosa, California
 
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As I was carrying a painting in London down Piccadilly to the Royal Academy of Arts, I was stopped by so many people, especially artists. Actually, they were not so much interested in the front of my painting as the back - they all admired your beautiful, practical, and sturdy stretcher bars. As one passer-by said, "This is a fine piece of furniture!"
I would never buy my stretchers anywhere else!
Many thanks for your great work,
Monroe Hodder

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Will you please give me prices for the following sizes of H1 stretchers, and with linen stretched by you (the same linen used the last time I ordered from you -- I'll bet your records are better than mine). I have so many of the Tri-Mar stretchers sitting around, but I can't work on them anymore because your stretchers have spoiled me ! ! !
David Hannah, San Francisco, CA

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I bought a few supports from y'all last year and loved them. Your work is wonderful! Now I would like to order more.... Thank you!
Lance Whitner
Steamboat Springs, Colorado

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Everything arrived yesterday afternoon in perfect condition. These are much better quality stretchers than the ones I'm using now.
Timothy Rudd
Houston, Texas

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John, you are a master craftman. The canvases arrived safely. Thank you for the beautiful work you did on them. We will be in touch when John's part of the 'work' is done. John wants me to send you one of his books ( The Work of John Powell - His Life 'Visions of Paradise') to say thank you.
Wendy Powell, Santa Ynez, CA

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I received the stretchers on Friday and am delighted with the excellent quality of your work. I'm looking forward to painting on them. With thanks and best regards,
Sze Tsung Leong, New York City, NY

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Received the stretchers a couple of days ago. They look great. And assembled to boot. Thanks so much,
Tom Pappas, Provincetown, Massachuetts


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They arrived last week and they are absolutely beautiful! I have them mounted and have already started in paint. Thank you, thank you. Best regards,
Helen Shanks
Stanford, California
 
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Just received the floater frames- they are perfect. I am so pleased with them. I will definitively want to order more.
Dorothy Alig
Indianapolis, Indiana


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Everything looks great, sizes and shipping info...Thanks much for being so wonderful to work with and for making such amazingly beautiful and well crafted floater frames. Everything in our lives should be so well made and people so kind to work with. Best regards,
Kimberly Morris, Wallowa, Oregon


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The floater frame did arrive, and looks terrific! I glued it together last night, and mounted my painting a few minutes ago. The woodwork is fantastic. Thanks for your care and patience.
Charles Abrams, New York City
Rembrandt van Rijn
Pablo Picasso
Pierre Bonnard
Claude Monet
Fernand Leger
Giorgio de Chirico
Paul Cézanne
David Alfaro Siqueiros
Jean Dubuffet
Hans Hofmann
Alberto Giacometti
Josef Albers
Clifford Stills
Elmer Bischoff
Wade Hoefer
George Sumner
Edvard Munch
Nathan Oliveira
Robert Motherwell
Raymond Saunders
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Salvador Dali
Piet Mondrian
Georges Braque
Emil Nolde
Heather Wilcoxon
Stuart Davis
Jackson Pollock
Francis Bacon
Robert Rauschenberg
Bernard Buffet
Richard Diebenkorn
Thomas Hart Benton
Glenn Kannenson
Squeak Carnwath
Stanley Mouse
Richard McLean
Whistler
Andy Warhol
Jay DeFeo
Paul Gauguin
Vincent van Gogh
Henri Rousseau
Marc Chagall
Mary Cassatt
David Gallegos
Ben Shahn
Franz Kline
Millard Sheets
Jasper Johns
Joan Miró
Christopher Brown
Walt Kohlman
Oliver Jackson
Karel Appel
Maurice de Vlaminck
David Hockney
Henri Matisse
Wassily Kandinsky
Raoul Dufy
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Sam Francis
Amedeo Modigliani
Yves Tanguy
Rufino Tamayo
Willem de Kooning
Rothko
Hans Arp
Juan Gris
Albert Bierstadt
Diego Rivera
Horst Trave
David Parks
Kehinde Wiley
Paul Klee

Some Museums and Art Conservators that use our Art Supports

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art | San Francisco, California
Indianapolis Museum of Art | Indianapolis, Indiana
Museum of Natural History | New York, New York
James Bernstein, fine art conservation | San Francisco, California
Oregon Art Institute | Portland, Oregon
UC Berkeley Art Department | Berkeley, California
Stanford University Museum | Stanford, California
Art Care | Kailua, Hawaii
Fine Arts Associates | Chicago, Illinois
Dennis Calabi, fine art conservation | Sebastopol, California
Balboa Art Conservation Center | San Diego, California
Alex Harrison, fine art conservation | Vancouver, British Columbia
California Palace of the Legion of Honor | San Francisco, California
Rocky Mountain Conservation Center | Denver, Colorado
De Young Memorial Museum | San Francisco, California
The Science Museum of Minnesota | Minnesota
City of San Francisco | San Francisco, California
North Carolina Museum of Art | Raleigh, North Carolina
Chiara Carcano-Carl, fine art conservation | Seattle, Washington
Asian Art Museum | San Francisco, California

 Visit our contemporary gallery of   artists who use our products, on the main page of this site.

                 "John Annesley's wood panels are built
                                   like a fine piece of art..."
                                              Jenny E. Balisle

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Just wanted to let you know I received the panels and they are just perfect. Your craftsmanship is appreciated and they arrived flawless due to your care in packaging. After working with them a bit, I hope to be ordering more! Thanks for your personal attention,
Jenifer Cameron
Fairbanks North Star Borough Art Center
Fairbanks, Alaska

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Yesterday, I finally had time to unpack the birch panel you made for me. It is absolutely, unequivocally, manifestly the most elegant, exquisite, beautiful art panel I have ever seen. I was very reluctant to lay down the first layer of gesso, it is so gorgeous. Many, many thanks for the remarkable quality of the panel. I will never order from anyone else.
Allison Atwill, Santa Barbara, CA

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The canvases and panels arrived today and they are BEAUTIFUL!!! OMG, they are almost to gorgeous to paint on....but I will. I'm leaving for a painting trip in the Smoke Creek Desert north of Reno. These canvases/panels will just do the trick. Thanks again.
Phyllis Shafer
South Lake Tahoe, CA