Happenstance: A Swedish Lady Walked into a Framing Shop

City Picture Frame is one of the best framing shops in town. When I went there the other day, to figure out a frame for an oil painting, I spotted an amazing gallery wall full of (mostly) black and white art. It turned out all the pieces on the wall were made by the same artist, John Mayberry, who has his studio in the building. I asked if I could take a picture of the wall, to share with you, and as I was about to put away my camera a man walked in. Not a priest, not a rabbi (this wasn’t a bar after all), but John Mayberry himself! With this kind of luck, I think I might have to turn off the computer and head straight to Vegas.


Photos: Charlotte Coffey



Above: The artist, John Mayberry, next to his favorite painting.

Above: Black and white gallery wall by John Mayberry.

Above: Black and white gallery wall by John Mayberry.

Above: The beginning and the end of the 20 feet long gallery wall.

Above: The beginning and the end of the 20 feet (give or take) long gallery wall.

About the Author:
Charlotte Coffey is the principal designer of Lotta Coffey Design & Interiors, and creates authentic, modern Scandinavian interiors in San Francisco, Marin County and the Wine Country. In her spare time, she enjoys eating, running and painting things white.


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