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Opus Art Supplies

Started in 1974 by David van Berckel, Opus Art Supplies has been an integral part of the visual arts community in British Columbia for the past 45 years. From its humble roots as a wholesale framing company in Vancouver, Opus has grown to include 7 retail locations, a national mail order service, and an online store. As the times have changed, Opus as a business has followed suit, and has continued to be an ever evolving creative resource.

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Art Creations

Art Creations is what local art stores should strive to be; incredibly informed about the art products they carry and authentically welcoming. Learn more about this family-run business that has been thriving since 1973!

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Village Art Supply

In Santa Rosa California, the most populated town in Sonoma County famous for its wine, micro-breweries, Alfred Hitchcock film locations, the Charles Schultz Museum and the most resilient people you can find, there is a very special store on the East Side, Village Art Supply. 

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Preston Arts Center

Preston Arts Center was founded as Preston Paint and Wallpaper in New Albany, IN in 1941. Learn how this special art materials retailer went from adversity to success after a fire in the 70's left their store completely doused and damaged. Now known as Preston Arts Center, under the leadership of Don Preston, Kathy Brennan, and Andrew Preston- the store has become a beloved staple in Kentuckiana's thriving arts community.

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Dots 'N Doodles

Dots N’ Doodles is a specialty art store, located in the quaint town of Astoria on the beautiful Oregon coastline. Proprietors Scott and Tim work hard to know and understand the needs of their customer base, which extends beyond Astoria to include many of the surrounding coastal communities. Dots 'N Doodles were the first to host our “Colours of Holland” fair at the end of July- a showcase all of our wonderful Dutch products in a lively and festive setting.

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Cheap Joe's Art Stuff

Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff began in 1987 with a couple of shelves of paper, paints and brushes in the Boone Drug Store in downtown Boone, NC. Joe Miller (Cheap Joe) was a pharmacist there, who had begun watercolor painting and didn’t want to travel two hours to buy his art supplies.

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Art Snacks

ArtSnacks is a monthly subscription service for the best art products around, providing artists all over with top-of-the-line art supplies. ArtSnacks is the creative brainchild of Lee and Sarah Rubenstein, a brother-and-sister team who are also behind EatSleepDraw, one of the largest user-submitted art sites on the internet.

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FLAX art & design

Not very many retailers have quite the incredible history of selling artist supplies than does the Flax family. The roots of this start in New York and stretch through multiple cities and generations creating a brand name that is instantly recognized. The San Francisco Bay Area has been lucky to have this incredible retailer setting the bar for all others since 1938!

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Forstall Art Center

Selling Royal Talens products for over 25 years now, we have come to appreciate their dedication to quality. Every tube, bottle, pencil or pastel is crafted to a consistent level of quality that our customers have come to rely on. And we love pointing out to our customers that these products are made in Holland.

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Jerry’s Artist Outlet

Royal Talens and Jerry’s Artist Outlet have always had a superior relationship. Whether working with Amsterdam Acrylics, Rembrandt or Van Gogh brands in oil or pastels, the Jerry’s team knows that the quality of the Royal Talens materials are always top notch–at any experience level.

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