About Us

Images On Bank has been providing professional custom framing services in downtown Ottawa for 25 years. It has always been our mission to provide first-rate customer service and high quality workmanship.

Jean Martin - Owner operator since 1988

Jean Martin – Owner operator since 1988

Whether it’s an oil painting, a photograph, or your child’s first artwork, we can meet your framing needs. The friendly staff at Images On Bank will help you choose the ideal design to best showcase your image. Please come in with your artwork for a free estimate and we will gladly work with you to find attractive, appropriate framing to suit your personal style and budget.

The IOB Gang - We're here to help!

The IOB Gang – We’re here to help!

As well as catering to individual customers we also specialize in corporate orders, from single frames to large contracts such as certificate framing. Rush services are almost always available.

If ever you are not completely satisfied with your custom frame we want to know, we take pride in our work and will always work with you to make it right.

Explore the Shop…

Ready to Hang Images

While custom framing is our main focus we also carry an exceptional assortment of ready to hang art pieces for your home or office. The variety of images in the shop is ever changing and we always try to remain on the cutting edge of decor trends. Our selection is phenomenal, ranging from the most current, unconventional prints to the elegant classics.


Art Cards

Our large selection of cards is a hidden gem on Bank Street. We have very unique and uncommon cards for any occasion, the majority of which are blank, allowing you to personalize it with your own message. Many of the cards at Images On Bank are suitable for framing or laminating. We always offer a buy 5 get 1 free special, just ask for a card club card!


Ready Made Frames

We stock a nice selection of umbra frames. Umbra is the worldwide leader in original, casual, contemporary, affordable design for the home. We also carry Roma Photo Frames. Made using only the highest quality materials, Roma owes it’s renown to exquisite details: meticulous applications of gold and silver leafing, genuine woods, exotic veneers, patinas, superior lacquers and finishes all done by hand.


Handmade Boutique

The incredibly creative staff at Images On Bank sell their handcrafted wears and original artwork in our little handmade boutique section. Jan, Images On Bank’s senior  framer designs and creates exquisite wire jewelery. Our part-time framer Lindsay exhibits her original photography and also dabbles in ceramics, jewelery, and etchings. Please support your local artists!


Original Art

On the wall we have original works of art on Canvas by Jeffrey, one of our talented framers. Jeffrey is an artist who enjoys creating in many forms, he paints in mix of mediums including acrylics, oils and permanent markers.

Our newest team members Shannon and Hanna also have original art work in a variety of mediums on display.


Surprising 2nd Floor Sales

There are always excellent deals to be found on our second floor. We like a high turnover of display items so we pass the deals on to you.