WildlifePrints.com Frequently Asked Questions

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Have a print-related question? We have the answer! Check out our FAQs below to learn more about our company and services.

 

Do you have a physical store where I can see the actual print or pick up my purchase?

Yes! If you are in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, feel free to call us to set up an appointment to visit our retail store and gallery. We're located at Grandpa Earl's Country Store and Gallery in Annandale, MN. Just 45 minutes west of Minneapolis, this 15,000-square-foot shopping experience houses hundreds of our prints, both framed and unframed. You'll find Jim Killen and Maija prints for sale here and many other fun items.

We are usually open every Saturday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and on weekdays by appointment. Just in case, it's always best to call customer service at 651-253-4651 to ensure that we are available to meet your shopping needs.

 

Do you offer custom framing services?

In most cases, we can custom frame your unframed print purchase. We offer a select number of frame moldings and mat boards which we order in bulk so that we're able to keep our framing prices low. Our frame and mat choices are always changing, so what's shown under the Catalog tab as "Framing" may not be totally up to date.

Just like any interior design product, wall decor framing options are always fluctuating. We can usually ship a textured framed print almost anywhere. However, if you prefer to frame with mats and glass, we limit the print size to those that we feel we can safely ship without damage. Very large prints are vulnerable to breakage by the shipping carrier, no matter how well we package the product or which carrier we use. We want to keep the wildlife and deer art prints we sell in great condition for you to display them.

If you see a framed print on our website that you like, but you prefer a different frame and/or mat choice, we can try to accommodate your request. Please call Customer Service (651-253-4651) in advance prior to making the actual purchase to discuss options.

 

How soon will me order ship? Can I pay for expedited shipping?

We pride ourselves on our excellent response time. We ship almost all orders within 24-48 hours. If you require expedited service, you must call Customer Service (651-253-4651) in advance to arrange for expedited shipping. We use USPS, UPS, and SpeeDee Delivery (only in a limited service area), as well as trucking when shipping pallet quantities. We do not use customers' personal accounts when shipping unless discussed before purchasing.

Explore our website to see our waterfowl and hunting dog prints for sale! We hope you find one you love.

 

What is the difference between a poster, an open-edition print, and a limited-edition print?

A poster is a reproduction of an original piece of art, typically printed on lower-quality paper so it can be cheaply reproduced in mass quantity, thus selling for less than other mediums. An open-edition print is usually printed on paper of similar quality to the signed and numbered limited edition. Because the paper is of higher quality than a poster, it sells for a price between that of the poster and the limited edition. It may or may not have an original signature and will not have a number or edition size.

A limited-edition print is a high-quality reproduction of the original piece of art, with an original artist's signature contained somewhere in the print. It can be within the image or on the margin of the print. Each artist decides where they wish to sign. (Do not mistake the signature reproduction within the image for the original signature.) A limited edition will also contain a number and edition size, and/or a designation as Artist's Proof.

Some artists like Terry Redlin or Jim Hansel usually have a 10% Artist's Proof run, meaning if the edition size is 950, the Artist's Proof or A/P run is 95 pieces. Other artists like Les Kouba did not number their Artist's Proofs. A signed/numbered limited edition will sell for more than an open edition, and an Artist's Proof will typically sell for more than a signed/numbered print because there are fewer for collectors to acquire.

Explore our website to view our Maija prints for sale, wildlife art, and Native American art. If you have any questions about the artist, the medium, or the price, speak with one of our employees.

 

How do I determine size if I want to buy my own premade frame?

We get asked this question a lot. Our advice is to talk to us first. Since the same image might come in more than one size, we want to ensure that you get the exact measurements that you need. Each print usually has two measurements: the image size (the picture part of the print) and the paper size (the outside dimensions including the margins).

When it comes to wildlife and American Indian wall art, it's important to find a frame that fits the size of the piece. We're happy to help you.

 

Can I place an order by phone?

Yes, we're always happy to take your order by phone. Call Customer Service at 651-253-4651 to place that order. We'll need your shipping information and a credit card right at that time as well as your e-mail address if you want a receipt or tracking information. We're also happy to include a note or personal message within the package if you're sending it as a gift. This can transform the experience of receiving wildlife prints and displaying them on the wall.

 

Your website name is WildlifePrints.com. Do you sell items other than wildlife art prints?

Yes! Not only do we sell wildlife art prints, but we also sell many other genres including fishing, farming and tractors, country, nostalgic, dogs, political, cars, motorcycles, lake and cabin, children and family, western, Native American, birds, holidays, and more. Just click on the drop-down under the Catalog tab and search by "subject." You'll see familiar wildlife artists' names there, like Terry Redlin, Jim Hansel, Les Kouba, and more.

You'll also see political art by Andy Thomas and Jon McNaughton, country art by Billy Jacobs, children's art by Bob Byerley, ghost art by Charles Peterson, Native American art by Maija, cow prints by Wisconsin artist Jerry Gadamus, motorcycle art by Dave Barnhouse, tractor art by Charles Freitag, and dog prints by Jim Killen. If you're interested in something other than wall decor, click on "giftware" to see our selection of coffee mugs, Christmas ornaments, clocks, sculptures, decoys, and other items. The giftware section is constantly changing so check back often, or call us if you need something that you don't see listed.

We're proud to offer a variety of artwork in our store. For quality Native American and wildlife prints, contact us today.

 

What is a textured or acrylic print?

A textured print is a paper print of any image that has been hand-rolled with an acrylic paste, giving it the look and feel of a canvas or original piece. The margins of the paper print are trimmed away, the image is mounted, and then it goes through the texturing process.

This medium has gained popularity because it looks like a more expensive piece without having to pay a higher price for the original piece. It has no glass or mats, so it's lightweight and easier to hang. The process protects the print from fading and makes it easy to be cleaned with a feather duster.

One example of this is the Dave Barnhouse motorcycle print, Perfect Photo. We offer this print framed with glass and mats or with the texturing process. If you're interested in this process for one of our hunting dog or western art prints for sale, we'd be happy to help!

 

Will the print look just like it does on your website?

We work very hard to provide quality photos of all the products we sell. However, sometimes the difference in cameras, computers, and monitors makes the colors vary slightly from what you see online and the actual piece. Our wildlife prints and Native American wall art are still extremely high quality and worth purchasing as a gift or for your home!

 

Do you ship internationally?

Please call us to discuss international shipping options prior to making a purchase. We'll determine what shipping charges will be so you can decide if the delivery cost meets your needs.

We're always pleased when international customers express an interest in our Jim Killen and Maija prints for sale.