Mar 08, 2018
Perhaps the most important reason to have a portrait made is that no matter how much your family changes, a portrait never forgets. It holds time still and always remembers, not just how you looked that day, but who you were and what life was like during that season. There is no better example than this gorgeous portrait of these sisters.When we presented this piece to Mom she was overcome with emotion as she realized just how much her children had changed in ...
Jan 28, 2018
I just learned that Norman Rockwell’s iconic depictions of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” — Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, and Freedom from Fear, will go on tour later this year. And... the traveling exhibition will be stopping in Houston's Museum of Fine Arts in early 2020. READ MORE...
Nov 16, 2017
I just read an article that questions: Are we are raising a "Lost Generation"? We are raising the most photographed generation ever. Yet it is becoming clear that they will not be able to see images of their childhood when they grow up. This has long been a HUGE issue for me... I firmly believe that having portraits on display in the home is just as important to your children as sitting down together for dinner.When I was growing up, all the images that were developed either went into photo ...
Sep 08, 2017
The Open House and Ribbon Cutting at the J.Ridout Portrait Gallery in Frisco, TX was a huge success! We want to thank the many clients, business owners, city leaders and friends who visited or wrote notes of encouragement. We truly value each and every one of you! If you weren't able to attend, please call or message us and we will be happy to schedule a private tour.
Aug 16, 2017
You might recognize Cherri as the former proprietor of FastFrame Frisco. She sold her frame store late last year and joined the J.Ridout family this summer. She is a wonderful people person with a big heart and has always been one of our biggest fans. We are incredibly fortunate to have Cherri on board.
Aug 03, 2017
Judging was held this week for the annual International Photographic Competition. For the first time since he’s been competing, J.Ridout was named a Bronze Medalist by earning a merit—a mark of quality and honor—for each of the four images included in his entry case to the International Photographic Competition. This is the most prestigious competition of its kind, where images are judged based on a standard of artistic excellence, not against each other.Only a small ...
Jul 04, 2017
Between the millions of paintings that are created and shown in galleries and museums all around the world, a very small number transcend time and make history. This select group of most famous paintings is recognizable by people from all over the world and of all ages and will probably continue to echo and leave impressions in the minds of people in the centuries to come.https://10mosttoday.com/10-most-famous-paintings-in-the-world/