Corners is a custom frame shop and gallery located in north St. Louis County, providing services to residential and commercial customers throughout the metropolitan area. Corners’ focus is framing and the sale of art, gifts, and home décor items. The business designs and builds custom picture frames. Corners sells framed and unframed original, open-edition and limited-edition art from a variety of artists and publishers. Hand-crafted and mass-produced gifts and home décor items are sold.
Corners is owned by Robin Shively who has over 30 years experience in retail and retail management. Twenty-five of those years were spent in custom picture framing and art sales. She worked for Deck The Walls and managed retail outlets for Frame Factory in St. Louis for five years. She also founded and operated a framing business in Waxahachie, Texas, selling it when relocating back to the St. Louis area in 1994. She has operated Corners since 1996, working out of a dedicated workshop space at her home since 1998. Ms. Shively is a member of the Professional Picture Framers Association and active in its Mid America Chapter.
Ms. Shively was awarded 1st Place and Popular Choice for her entry in the 2012 – 2013 Mid America Chapter of the Professional Picture Framers Association (PPFA) Print Framing Competition. She was also awarded 2nd place for her entry in the chapter’s PPFA 2012 – 2013 Open Framing Competition.