Picture Frame Outlet and Gallery has been serving the residents of Southern New Mexico and West Texas since 1981. Starting out as a wholesale catalog mail order frame company the frames were imported from Mexico to the United States, photographed, and printed in a catalog that was sent out to addresses around the country. We sold and shipped across the United States, as well as right here in Las Cruces.
In about 1985 we began to transition from only ready-made frames into the beginnings of custom framing. We still sold primarily ready-made frames, but now we began cutting mats to fit prints and photographs into the standard frame sizes. In 1988 we took the next step by offering fine custom frames and cutting and joining our own frames as well as the standard ready-made frames. This enabled us to really expand the options available to our customers when it came to frame design. In 1989 we moved into our current location at 382 S. Walnut which gave us a larger presence and more space to be able to stock lengths of moulding to cut frames to fit any project.
The one thing our customers have always been able to count on are the beautiful photographs of the Organ Mountains. The legacy began with L.C. Groves works and continues today with an amazing array of photographs by Mike Groves. We continue to expand our gallery offerings and invite you in to see what is new and exciting.
The business transitioned in 2003 to a second generation of ownership when Greg Groves with the help of his father took over the daily operation. In this time we have expanded our services to include on-site design, measurements, hanging and installation services, and art consulting for commercial projects. We are now a fully custom shop specializing in personalized design and service to create the perfect piece for your home or office.