About Us

Located in the heart of Central California, The Frame Shop of Los Banos has been providing custom picture frame design services since 1982. The owners, Leslie and Michael Villalta, use their art and framing expertise to guide their customers through the custom picture framing process. More recently, The Frame Shop has expanded its services to include digital photo restoration, digital art reproduction for local artists, and fine art printing.

The Frame Shop is a proud member of the Los Banos Chamber of Commerce.

Leslie Villalta holds a B.A. in Fine Art with an emphasis in painting and graphics from the College of Notre Dame in Belmont, CA (now NDNU). She is a 30+ member of the Professional Picture Framers Association (PPFA) and stays current with framing standards, innovations and techniques by participating in ongoing coursework. Leslie specializes in custom framing design and computerized mat design and cutting. She enjoys the challenge of framing various types of customer needleart and shadowboxes.

Michael Villalta holds a B.A. in Fine Art with an emphasis in sculpture and ceramics from the College of Notre Dame in Belmont, CA (now NDNU). Michael participates in ongoing coursework for digital photo restoration and custom framing techniques. He specializes in digital capture, photo restoration, fine art printing, and file storage for artists.