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Monday, August 12, 2013

How to Prep Art for hanging in a bathroom

1.  Select art for bathroom that is from archival materials which is more likely to withstand the humidity.  Painted art or art printed on acid-free paper works best.

2.  Varnish painted art.  This will preserve and protect it from the moisture.  Apply a thin coat or use spray on varnish.  You do not have to do this with art printed on acid-free paper.

3.  Protect printed art in a frame, glass or plexiglass.  Mount printed art on archival quality foam core that is acid and lignen-free.

4.  Do not let the art touch the glass but it should be sealed completely in the frame.  I used GE Premium Waterproof Silicone - clear.

Vanity "Yellow Bike"

These prints are from a local (SF) artist.
Go to:  www.fonarow.com

Artist is Craig Fonarow Photography
"Orange Trolley"


  1. That's quite useful information, thank you very much!

  2. Whoa, I wouldn't have even thought of doing this for art in the bathroom. Great solution.