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Spotlight On Business: Nautilus Art and Frame: “Where Framing is our Art”

Nautilus Art & Frame is located in the Pleasure Island Plaza at 1009 N. Lake Park Boulevard Unit A-4.

By: Mitchell Houska
Staff Writer

Give your artwork its shot at fame, with a custom border from Nautilus Art and Frame. Locally owned and operated by, Anna Penny, Nautilus Art and Frame is a framing and art gallery, offering a variety of different types of frames, from wood to metal, and featuring works by local artists and collector items as well.
At Nautilus, you can frame almost anything. From art and photos, to keepsakes and memorabilia and even custom mirrors, if it will fit in a frame, Anna can frame it.
Nautilus Art and Frame was opened in May of 2013 by Anna Penny, along with help from her daughter, Becca, and celebrated its Grand Opening in July of 2013. Nautilus currently occupies the space formerly known as Frame Mart, in the Pleasure Island Plaza.
Since purchasing the business, Scott of Frame Mart, has helped Anna to make the transition and many former patrons of Frame Mart have become loyal customers of Nautilus Art and Frame. Anna Penny, has a background in art and interior design, which she uses to assist customers in making the best choice for their framing and home décor needs.
Nautilus Art and Frame offers a wide variety of items. Besides frames, they offer local artists’ works, such as; Conrad Pope’s beautiful aerial photographs of the different landscapes of Pleasure Island, and even some of Anna’s own watercolor paintings. Nautilus has collector items like, Harbor Lights collectible lighthouses and Pipa Santas. Currently, all collector items are heavily discounted, to make room for more local artists’ works. Lighthouses are currently 75% off and all Christmas items are 50% off and will be until they are all gone. If you’re an aspiring artist and need a little direction or a hint of inspiration, Anna will be offering art classes in the very near future.  
“I enjoy getting to know my customers and they always come back. I like to know that everyone is totally pleased with their purchase, and if not, I will make it right.” Keep watching the Island Gazette for more information about the upcoming art classes, which Anna will be offering, and will begin sometime in the month of April. Nautilus Art and Frame is located at 1009 North Lake Park Boulevard, in the Pleasure Island Plaza, in Carolina Beach. Hours of operation are, Monday through Saturday, from 10:00am to 5:00pm and they are closed on Sundays.  For more information or to schedule your framing appointment, today, call Nautilus Art and Frame at (910) 458-6116. You can check them out online, at facebook/nautilusartandframe or at annapenny.word