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Win A $100 Art Materials Gift Card

Central Art & NAMTA (International Art Materials Association) Need Your Help!

Win A $100 Art Materials Gift Card

Central Art is a member of International Art Materials Association (NAMTA) and together in November we are conducting the tri-annual Artist and Art Materials Survey in USA and Canada. We want you to participate and as you’ll see below there are several benefits to completing the survey:

You become eligible to win one of five $100 art supply store gift certificates that can be redeemed at our store, or any NAMTA Member Retailer. Your input will help artist organizations, art schools, and others serve you better. You’ll be heard because the survey results provide feedback to art material retailers and makers of art supplies across the USA and Canada.

Just click here and take the survey and take advantage of the items above.

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Gale Holt

Artist Biography coming soon!

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Virginia Doak

“I paint to portray the softer side of emotion and humor in a whimsical manner.” Born and raised in the Walla Walla Valley, Virginia. She learned to love art at an early age. She found inspiration in the illustrations of her favorite children’s books a…

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Susan Hoppe Krempa

“My creative expression is painting in watercolors. My paintings encompass brilliant colors, amazing textures, and bold designs. I enjoy new applications, and exciting challenges. My style is bordering on the abstract with a touch of realism. Uti…

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Kay Myer

Watercolors have been her creative source since the 1980s and she loves exploring the endless possibilities this medium allows. Kay is both enthusiastic and passionate about painting in her colorful, loose and interpretive style. Currently her art is i…

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John Lambie

New to the art world, I am drawn to the emotional response created by dramatic color. I enjoy painting abstracts and representational images, that still come out looking a bit abstract, and the creative process to me is as important as the results. I h…

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Connie Fribance

“When I paint I see beauty in things that are common. My goal is to put this on my canvas to share with others. I want the viewers of my work to experience a visual emotion, a connection where they can see and realize the beauty in the life that surrounds them.” Connie has many other works on her website,… Read more →

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Roy Musitelli

Raised and educated in Santa Cruz, California, Roy Musitelli moved to the Pacific Northwest in 1977 with a reverence for compelling visual images through photojournalism.  After a 30-year award-winning career in the newspaper field came to a close, a passion for illustration and design called him back to the drawing board.  He now resides in Medford, Oregon, spending his days… Read more →

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Jeanne Hayhurst, JL Doodles

Since childhood, art has played an important part of my daily world whether in the form of abstract doodles, pen and ink drawings, and colored pencil renderings. Running in the background, though, was always a desire to work with metal. So, in May 2008, after retiring from a multi decade career in human resource administration, I plunged feet first into… Read more →

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Marianne Nielsen

I find inspiration and motivation from all things in nature – especially animals and flowers. I am a fairly new artist having started watercolor painting in 2002. Since that time, I have been completely hooked on the media because it offers so much variety and flexibility regarding textures and techniques. My first instructor for 5+ years was the late Marshal… Read more →

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