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 20 years experience as a designer, framer and shop owner.


Judy 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.



Darin studied art at Northern Illinois University. He received a Masters Degree in Fine Arts in Painting. He has been a custom picture framer for 23 years. Darin is the “Jersey Master.” He really enjoys the detailed work required to create a shadow box of sports jerseys.



Alex received his degree in Graphic Design and Print Making from the California College of Arts, San Francisco. He enjoys printmaking. Alex was the Head Picture Framer for a major art gallery in Minneapolis for 10 years. As a Head Framer, he designs and is skilled in the entire framing process.

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.