In Lavinia’s Framing, only the best quality conservation products are used, ensuring the highest quality of work. The experience for each client is personalized, her trained employees are specialized in each aspect of custom frame production, acrylic boxes, protection of work, restoration, conservation of 2 and 3D pieces. Lavinia herself, has more than 30 years of experience framing in San Miguel de Allende, Gto., which is an important art center in Central Mexico. Her innate gift and sensitivity for choosing the ideal presentation to enhance the simplest piece, allows her clients to “Rediscover the Art”..

We framed Sugar Ray Leonards gloves!

About Us

Pictures speak louder than words… This is our chief restorer, Mariana Darinka Ferreiro Braun’s work (bottom). Not only does Mariana work in the private sector but also has won awards form the Mexican Government for her excellent work. All art is subject to deterioration owing to different factors such as the effect of the environment or just careless handling. The common environmental causes are changes in humidity, heat, UV damage caused by your home’s lighting, not just the sun… and every day’s pollution of our air. The organic materials that most paintings are made out and created are also subject to deterioration. The textile fibers loose elasticity from oxidation and become brittle, causing tears, holes, etc. In such cases it is possible also to restore the canvases using specialized restoration processes. Everything needs maintenance and so does your art valuables!

Mariana’s restoration work.

Meet our team!


Hand Carved Frames

Acrylic Boxes


Fredrix Canvas


Fine Art Printing

Art Sourcing

Art Packing & Transport

Art Import & Export

The team getting ready on last details for Princess Diana’s mink coat.


Museo Soumaya
Museo Rufino Tamayo
Unión de Museos Comunitarios de Oaxaca
Tracy King Gallery
Rachel Horn
Santiago Corral
Museo Nacional de Antropología
Museo Jumex
Skot Foreman Gallery
Galería Intersección
Peter Leventhal
Anado Mclauchlin
Museo Dolores Olmedo
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca
Galería Manuk
Theresa Wachter
Leonardo Díaz
Spencer Tunik


You have exceeded my expectations.

Lynn Gleason

Painter from New Orleans that has been hired by Queen Elizabeth and the Sultan of Oman.

Lavinias’ like Santa’s Workshop for artists.

Anado Mclauchlin

American artist

You are the frame shop from heaven!

Josephine Sacabo

Photographer from New Orleans

I have worked with Lavinia Framing for many years here in San Miguel. They have framed my paintings and prints to specifications with utmost care and professionalism.

Edgar Soberon



At Lavinia’s Framing, our whole team is trained to handle, protect and enhance any work of art. We always use the highest quality materials, aesthetics and creativity to take the best care of your art and the attention you deserve.

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