TheArt  of Hanging Art

Design Services offered by J A Frank Design LLC
Theatrical Set Dressing and Prop Design
Set Dresser
The Arlington Players (TAP) production "9 to 5", 2013. Dressed set for 1970's office design. Prop design.

The Arlington Players (TAP) production “Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”, 2003. Nominated, Best Musical, WATCH Awards, 2003.  Dressed set to look like the interior of a Texas brothel.

The Arlington Players (TAP) production “Saturday Night”, 2004.  Dressed exterior porch set to look like porch in Brooklyn, NYC, 1920s.

The Arlington Players (TAP) production “Noises Off”, 2006.  Dressed interior set to look like cluttered English country weekend house.

Photo Stylist  (Hidenrick  Photography) Worked with photographer to style photo shoot to achieve a tasteful, simple style for new doggie bakery and boutique, using their merchandise on black velvet with my props to enhance and give visual appeal.
Photo Stylist (Encore Decor (formerly Floral Affairs), Silver Spring, MD & Washington, DC) Photo Stylist for 2-day photo shoot for marketing materials for floral event company.  Given all props in stock and told to make “scenes” for themed inspired events.  Arranged all props and floral designs, working with lighting designer and photographer (examples attached). Wedding / Party Installations (Floral Affairs/Encore Décor, Silver Spring, MD) Numerous wedding installations at large Washington, DC hotels, including: the Watergate, the Hotel Monaco, the Ritz-Carlton, the Radisson Hotel, and Omni Shoreham.  Window display for wedding event sales, Marriott City Center. Holiday Décor Installations (Floral Affairs/Encore Décor, Silver Spring, MD) Numerous holiday décor installations at large Washington, DC hotels, including: JW Marriott, WDC, the Key Bridge Marriott, Arlington, VA, and the Westfields Conference Center, Centreville, VA.
Event Designer        Friends of Guest House, Annual Celebration, Collingwood on the Potomac.

Suited for Change (non-profit), 10th Annual Celebration, Corcoran Museum of Art.  Designed event to coincide with the Jackie Kennedy exhibit, creating vignettes of Jackie’s life to enhance silent auction.          Numerous other events where I designed and created the invitations and props/flowers for the event on a limited budget.