Art Glossary: What is Gallery Wrapped Canvas?

African American Art Glossary

Gallery Wrapped Canvas

This post we will continue to define and explain various art terms in a clear and concise fashion and direct you to additional resources where you can learn more about the technique.  Today, the art term we will discuss is: “Gallery Wrapped Canvas”.

The best definition I’ve found online came from the Shannon Studios website.  They define Gallery Wrapped Canvas as:

“A canvas where the print covers the edges (no border). A gallery wrapped canvas is stretched and is ready to hang. Gallery wrapped canvases are beautiful and a great value. It gives you the option of framing or not framing.”


How to Stretch Your Fine Art Canvas Using A Gallery Wrap


Making Gallery Wrapped Canvas

Below you will find an additional example of what Gallery Wrapped Canvas looks like:

Gallery Wrapped Canvas

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