About Us

Our Story

The Nainsook Difference

At Nainsook we pride ourselves with delivering the best customer service to each and every client. Our goal is to give you the individual attention that you need, taking any amount of time to help you choose the special mats and frames that will enhance and protect your art for a lifetime! We’re a local family owned business and have over 30 years combined experience in the framing industry.

Do you want your art to really stand out? We can help you choose just the right mats or mouldings that will show off your piece. In addition, if you are concerned about longevity of the art, we offer museum grade preservation so that artificial or natural light won’t fade your watercolor or discolor the material in your shadow box.

Meet The Team

Roz & Dan Oserin
Owners

Roz & Dan

Roz and Dan opened Nainsook on November 1, 2016. It was Roz’s framer, Carolyn who planted the seed that maybe Roz and Dan would like to take over her framing business because she was moving out of California. They both felt that it was the perfect time in the Village of La Mesa to take the leap and open a custom framing store and art gallery.

Roz and Dan both come from artistic backgrounds. Dan was a commercial printer for 15 years and Roz is an artist, doing award winning paintings in several mediums. Dan’s strong point is creating designs which will really enhance your art and building the frames to completion in the back room. Framing came as second nature to Dan and he really enjoys the attention to detail and watching as the product is created.

Roz loves to help with design when she is at the business. It takes experience with color and design to be able to choose framing materials that will set the art apart and make it shine without overshadowing it. She also oversees the marketing and accounting for the business.

Together, along with their staff they want to offer you the best experience you will ever have in custom framing. Their great customer service and attention to detail are sure to make you the next happy customer!

Judy Cassidy
Artist & Designer

Judy Cassidy

Award winning Artist and Designer Judy Cassidy brings 35 years of design experience to Nainsook. Lead designer on Orchid Award-winning projects for Paradise Valley Hospital Pediatrics Unit and Illian Liel and San Diego Magazine Best use of Plastics award to name a few.

Judy is an accomplished artist showing her work in national and international exhibitions. She is an accomplished woodworker and silver smith as well as painter and sculptor. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Art and Science, her years as an Interior Designer helped hone her skills with color and material selection. Judy can help you choose the perfect components of your framing project.

Wendy Michaletz
Lead Framer

Wendy Michaletz

Wendy’s background in art encompasses Graphic Design, Art History and Color Theory. Her love for creating her own drawings and paintings has enhanced her knowledge of how to not only  protect and preserve your valuables through design but also how to construct a frame that suits your artwork. Her career began during the spring of 2002 working at Michael’s Arts & Crafts as a Design Consultant and framer in Naples, Florida. She continued her career in Phoenix, Arizona and the Southern California coast. She has eighteen years of design and frame experience from classic to post-modern.

Wendy’s philosophy behind her designs are in the details of the story, beginning with the history of the art and how the it wants to be framed. Her love of the frame business has taken her to many different avenues, including design work, hands-on framing, working in wholesale, owning her own business and creating her own frame line, Artastic Burn.  Wendy has been mentored by a great many talents in the business. If she can envision the design, she can generally make it happen.

Our price guarantee

We are offering 10% off ANY WRITTEN COMPETITOR’S ESTIMATE (apples to apples) Just bring it in and we will be happy to serve you!

Nainsook Framing + Art

We care about the work we do

Testimonials

Our Happy Customers

I’ve been here for some fun classes however I didn’t think about framing some family pictures until a friend told me that she loved the work that Nainsook did on her projects. The customer service has been great. I really appreciate the time that Dan, one of the owners, has taken to give me some framing options.

Sher K.

Support your local businesses! Especially this one! Dan and Judy are masters at their craft. Great eye, great teamwork, fantastic duo. I had a boat load of family pictures I wanted framed and Dan was sooooooooo sooooo patient with me. Nainsook has an eclectic selection of frames to choose from, accompanied by a ka-jillion types of mattes. I HIGHLY recommend coming in to get your precious memories framed by them. Or, paint and wine at their evening events. Come on in and give ‘em a try! You won’t regret it.

Maricel-May Cabatu

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