Michael has 16 years experience within the fine art, applied art, and jewel trades. Through his career he worked with private galleries and institutions, artists, charities, high-end pawnbrokers, and luxury asset lenders. His experience is re-enforced with qualifications and training in metalwork and jewellery design, retail jewellery, gemmology, diamond grading, jewellery appraising, art history, and art market appraising. Michael has amassed considerable knowledge and connoisseurship, with specialisms in fine arts, applied arts, antiques, fine jewellery, diamonds, and gemstones.
Excelling in his career, Michael attracted both public media and trade media attention over the years, becoming the London Ambassador for the National Pawnbroking Association and more importantly a pawnbroking expert on Channel 4’s hit series Posh Pawn.
Michael currently runs a number of his own business ventures, one of which being the launch of Felstead Studios in Hackney Wick. Experience in the art trade allowed Michael to see the potential of future growth and expansion with the end goal of a reputable high-end fine art framers catering to the London art world.
We also have a number of freelance framers on staff for any excess workloads and installations. By structuring our staff body this way we are able to take on complicated or large volumed jobs within quick turnarounds.
We are always on the lookout for experienced freelancers to join us. If you have experience in fine art framing (both traditional and contemporary), art handling, art installing and logistics, or any other related field then please get in touch with us. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.