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NAMTA's Art Materials World 2015


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Art Materials World is an unparalleled opportunity to connect with serious art materials buyers and expand your company's reach in the fine art and creative materials industry.

Coming April 15 - 17 to the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.

ABOUT NAMTA's Art Materials World -
the only trade show dedicated exclusively to art materials!

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Artists & Art Materials Study 2015

Artists & Art Materials Survey -  Results Are Available
Members can download free here.  Non-members can download the data for $300.
NAMTA received responses from more than 6,000 US and Canadian artists in November. The results can help you shape your business and have a better understanding of the needs, desires, trends and thoughts of your artist customers.

The following companies sponsored the Study:
A. Franklin & Associates - Ampersand Art Supply - Blick Art Materials - Canson - Crescent Cardboard - Daler-Rowney - Escoda Sabatés - F+W Media - Faber-Castell - Fredrix Artist Canvas/Tara Materials - Gamblin Artist Colors - Global Art Materials - Golden Artist Colors - Grafix  - Grimstad Comerford Group - HK Holbein - Jack Richeson & Co. -  Logan Graphic Products - Princeton Artist Brush - R & F Handmade Paints - Reeves & Associates - SAMPRO-Hammer & Associates - Speedball Art Products - Strathmore Artist Papers

This is the third edition of the study independently conducted in 2009, 2012, and 2015.
It is the ONLY current national survey of artists in the USA and Canada.


NAMTA's Art Advocacy Program

NAMTA helps its members find the resources and tools they need to address a wide range of Art Advocacy issues that can develop in their community. NAMTA has partnered with a variety of not-for-profit associations that share NAMTA's objectives and who, too, have devoted significant resources to collect, collate and package Art Advocacy information.

The NAMTA Shipping Program, managed by PartnerShip®

A comprehensive inbound and outbound shipping program that combines simplicity, savings, and value to all NAMTA members. Members who enroll receive:

• Savings up to 27%* on select FedEx® small package servicesMass Marketing Insurance Consultants, Inc.
• Savings of at least 70% on LTL freight shipments with UPS Freight, YRC Freight, and others
• Savings of 20-40% with discounted rates on shipments to and from trade shows and events

Visit or call PartnerShip at 800-599-2902 for complete program details.
* Includes a bonus 5% online processing discount. Full details available at

NAMTA's Membership Advantage

NAMTA members have an advantage in the art and creative materials industry - the products, services, networking and information they need to grow and prosper.
The Resource Advantage
The Networking Advantage
The Savings Advantage





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