Testimonials

Testimonials



"Their combination of creativity, artistic sensitivity, attentiveness, appreciation of value and judgement are rare. I have been impressed with their appreciation for budget considerations and with their ability to listen and help us achieve our goals, which include a focus on local artists and local art subjects."

— Stephen C. Waterbury, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP



"As a team they exemplify the qualities of good business practice, focused creative thinking, innovative ideas, a commitment to the community, spirited collaboration, and a dedication to doing things right."

— Luisa Schumacher & Dennis Grantz, West Michigan Center for Arts & Technology



"In addition to being great business people who deliver top quality service, we found their prices to be extremely competitive, if not less expensive, than larger national firms."

— Marjorie Kuipers, Executive Director, Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities



"The LaFontsees have dedicated their very livelihood to the arts in West Michigan for more than twenty years. They know it better than anyone."

— E. Jane Connell, Director of Collections and Exhibitions/Senior Curator, Muskegon Museum of Art



"I have known Scott and Linda for more than 20 years and have worked with them continually on a professional level throughout that time period. I have often solicited their talents and resources to assist us with major art projects."

— Henry Matthews, Director of Galleries and Collections, Grand Valley State University



"Scott and Linda Lafontsee have the unusual gift of having the combination of both an artist's eye and the skill of business acumen. Their work is prompt and skilled. They have provided artwork for our home, provided commission work, and also have furnished commercial art for our office."

— Phillip Hoekstra MD, Michigan Medical PC Urology



"By far and away, LaFontsee Galleries/Underground Studio framing is always the best work that we see. The framers at the gallery capture the right elements of the artwork so that the framing enhances the work and creates the perfect piece for any environment."

— Michele Suchovsky, Executive Director, Very Special Arts of Michigan



"They provide a total product that successfully completes and enhances our facilities, including assistance with selection, quality framing, and professional installation with security mountings. LaFontsee Galleries has always been timely and very cost effective, and can meet even the tightest of deadlines."

— Maureen Richards, Vice President of Facility Management, Hughes Management LLC



"Scott, Linda, and the entire gallery staff have demonstrated a professional and creative approach to all their projects. Their full service approach from programming through final installation leaves no detail overlooked."

— Valerie Schmieder, Via Design