About Us

45 Degree is an art gallery offering carefully curated fine art and custom framing sure to fit your style from traditional to modern.  The art collection includes paintings, jewelry, pottery, furniture and sculptures from over 30 Colorado artisans. The frame selection is quite diverse and includes moulding options found nowhere else in Colorado Springs.  You can count on innovative design, outstanding customer service,  installation solutions, and free local delivery.

Reed and Emily Fair opened 45° in 2010.  Their objective is to provide a casual environment to buy fine art and custom framing.  It is possible that on your next visit you will find their young daughter Hazel creating art or even meet their official greeter Boyd the boxer. 45° is a family owned business and they want you to feel like you are part of their family. The charm and curation of their gallery will keep you coming back to find one of a kind gifts and treasures to add to your own art collection.

“Great gallery! Reed and Emily are two of our favorite people! Thank you for introducing us to so many great Colorado artists.” – Bruce Hubka

The selection of frame moulding is as beautifully curated as the fine art.  At 45° you will find all of the classics but will be delighted by the options you’ve never seen before.  The custom framing produced at 45° is marked by the flawless craftsmanship and attention to detail.  Stop in for a free quote Tuesday – Saturday 10 am to 6 pm or Sunday 11 am to 3 pm.

“Best framing available, kind and extremely helpful and patient owners and a quality gallery.  Highly recommended!!” – Robi Baptist

Owners, Reed and Emily Fair, have over 35 years of combined experience in the art gallery industry.  They each bring their own expertise to 45°.  Emily’s strength lies in art gallery management while Reed’s expertise is in custom picture framing. With this experience, they are able to provide a diverse collection of work that is consistent with current décor trends to satisfy a wide customer base.

Expand your art collecting and custom framing at  45° located at 2528 W Colorado Ave in historic Old Colorado City.

45° Hours of Operation

Tuesday – Saturday 10:30 to 5:30

Sunday 11:00 to 3:00

Monday appointment only

We are happy to meet you before or after business hours for a personalized shopping or custom framing experience. 719-434-1214

Metered parking in front & free Parking in back.