Meet the Team

Starting as a sole operator in 1989, Papakura Picture Framers is now a team of five with combined experience of over 30 years in the framing industry. Our staff bring a range of attributes and experience to the business to ensure a high standard of workmanship, integrity, and professionalism.  Walk into our light filled showroom and you will see all our team working in collaboration in all aspects of the business so that we are all equipped with the knowledge and expertise to offer the best service and advice. 

 

Mark Moore

Owner of Papakura Picture Framers, Mark graduated from Whitecliffe College of Art and Design and worked in the print and photography industry before purchasing the business in 2004.  Now 20 years on, Mark has transformed the business and introduced more services such as fine art, photo and canvas printing, photographic services and more recently establishing an online e-commerce platform which has opened more doors to expand into.

Sally Finlayson

Joining Papakura Picture Framers in 2019 Sally has many years of framing experience. Originally studying in the hospitality and customer service industry, it's only natural that she enjoys the consultation process through to the complete transformation of artwork. While sales is her main focus, Sally is fully trained in all aspects of framing, which in turn helps with the design process at the initial consultation. 

Souem By

Our newest member to the team, with 5 years of experience in custom framing, commercial framing and digital print, Souem can help with any of your framing and digital print needs. Having earned a bachelor's degree in Media Arts from Wintec, Souem brings a very technical and artistic approach in bringing your imagination to life. 

Natalie Crouch

Natalie started working at Papakura Picture Framers after graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Whitecliffe College of Art and Design in 2020. Specialising in photography, Natalie is here to help with any digital consultations, photography, scanning and printing. 

Samantha Waddell

Currently in the final year at Unitec studying a Bachelor of Design and Contemporary Art, Samantha works part-time putting her customer service skills in the showroom to work, helping with consultations and sales. Further to this, she helps with all aspects of framing and print production behind the scenes.