Art Materials Retailer Survey

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Suppliers -  Tell Your Dealers about the Survey

Retailer survey is open Feb. 17 to March 10. Every retailer who completes the survey gets a copy of the results in early May. Read more about the NAMTA Artists and Art Materials 2015 Study, including the Artist Survey Results released in January 2015. This is THE ONLY study of the art materials industry in the USA and Canada. Attend the key findings presentation at NAMTA’s Art Materials World April 15-17 in Denver.

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 and it is the ONLY current national survey of artists in the USA and Canada.

Art Materials World 2015 - Denver, Colorado

The only trade show dedicated exclusively to art materials!

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.

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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.

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

The International Art Materials Association (NAMTA®) is dedicated to promoting the art/creative materials industry. Members include retailers, manufacturers, distributors, importers, and independent reps from around the world. Our mission is to provide members with the products, services and information needed to grow and prosper.





















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