Our Team

Peter Bortz | Gallery Owner

Peter Bortz opened Georgetown Frame Shoppe in 1989. Peter has always had a great appreciation for and interest in art. After receiving a BA in economics at the University of Maryland 1986, he strove to combine his interest in art with his business skills. Since 1989, the company has evolved from a focus on rare vintage animation art and custom picture framing to a vast catalog of blue-chip modern and contemporary prints from around the world. As gallery owner, Peter Bortz is involved in the daily operation of the gallery to ensure its high level of customer service. He also travels extensively and meets with the most well known, reputable art dealers and auction house personnel. Peter is committed to sourcing artwork at a good value so he can offer it to you, our clients, at the very best price. Peter's goal is to have a trustworthy, reliable, and exciting gallery. Georgetown Frame Shoppe is always a work in progress.

Jonathan Vandenbosch | Director of Sales

Jon Vandenbosch received a BS in Economics, Minor in Finance, and a Masters in Accounting at American University here in DC. As Director of Sales, Jon works closely with Peter to assist clients in sourcing fine art prints for clients at the very best price. He gained his interest in art at a young age thanks to trips to the National Gallery of Art. Jon joined the Georgetown Frame Shoppe team in 2015.

Andrew Keast | Master Framer

Andrew received a BA in German and Art History from the College of Arts and Letters at Michigan State University, and an MA in Art History from Case Western Reserve University. He has worked as an art librarian for the University of Pittsburgh and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, an art history instructor at Case Western and the University of Arizona, and as a picture framer and art installer, and in having done so brings a unique skill set to the Shoppe. When not at the Shoppe an avid reader, runner, and swimmer.

Susannah Townes | Gallery Director

Susannah Townes received a BA in Art History from the University of Virginia in 2020. She has interned at the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston and The Kluge-Ruhe Collection of Aboriginal Art in Charlottesville. As a gallery director, Susannah manages day-to-day operations with a focus on digital marketing and client relations. She joined the Georgetown Frame Shoppe team in the spring of 2021.

Adelle Kincel | Gallery Assistant

Adelle Kincel received her BA in Art History from the George Washington University here in DC, and went on to receive her MA in Museum Studies from the University of San Francisco. With experience working in institutions such as the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Walt Disney Family Museum, de Young Museum, and The Phillips Collection, she brings a genuine love for art to the role of gallery assistant. Outside of the Shoppe, she is a published illustrator. Adelle joined the Georgetown Frame Shoppe team in 2022.

Skye Carter | Gallery Assistant

Skye received a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Communication Arts and Minor in Painting and Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University. Skye interned at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond as a gallery assistant. She also volunteered for Art 180 in Richmond, Va and the public arts project “Tysons Tiles” In Vienna, Va. Skye joined the Georgetown Frame Shoppe team in 2015.