Meet The CBF Team

Pam Hoye, Owner of Calhoun Beach Framing

Pam Hoye


Pam is the owner of Calhoun Beach Framing. She bought the shop in 1994. Pam has a B.A. degree in Fine Arts from Augsburg College. She paints, sculpts and does pottery. Many of her creations are sold at the shop. Pam takes a great deal of pride in: having one of the most extensive selection of frames in the Twin Cities, having a design team of all artists, providing personal attention to customers, and producing all projects right on the premises. What Pam loves most about CBF is working with customers who trust her creative process. Pam has over 25 years experience as a designer, framer and shop owner.


Judy is the manager of the shop. She received her B.S. degree in Studio Art / Commercial Illustration from Nazareth College, NY. She is an artist, creating paintings and prints. A favorite subject matter is scenes of Minneapolis.  At CBF Judy loves designing. Her goal is to make every creation “a thing of beauty”.  Judy has been doing custom picture framing since 2007.



Tom has been picturing framing for over 40 years. He has worked at many twin city frame shops over his long career. His specialty is complex shadow box framing. Among his favorites are framing jerseys, needle points and all types of prints. Tom loves custom framing because every job is a unique project.

Barbara Dorset of CBF


Barb monitors the website and writes copy for Facebook. She’s Pam’s mom and has learned about the framing business from Pam. Although Barb is a psychologist by occupation, she has taken marketing classes at the national framing shows. She really enjoys her creative job.