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The Association's members are retail sellers, supplier manufacturers, distributors and importers, publishers, and independent representatives of Fine Art Supplies & Arts and Crafts Supplies. The Association provides members with an annual Trade Show and Information to help them in their businesses. We continue to work to have our members recognized as an international unifying force in the support, sustainability and advocacy of the Fine Art Supplies & Arts and Crafts Supplies industries.


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There’s only one place to be April 10 -12 (Education April 8 and 9) - in Orlando, Florida at Art Materials World featuring Creativation 2022!

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Attending the Tradeshow is a Namta Member Benefit

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Registration opening early 2022







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Namta does not sell membership or trade show attendee lists - ever! If you are contacted by anyone trying to sell lists, please forward the email to [email protected].

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2021 Namta Art Advocacy Grants have been awarded to:

Indigenous Wellness Art Therapy Program at the Institute of American Indian Arts

Art Therapy Studio's Social Justice Art Therapy Program

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Thank you to colart and Grimstad Comerford DelValle Group for their generous support to the Grant Program.

 


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
6 Make-You-Think Statistical Points
by David Pyle - Pyle Creative Studios



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Members, you can watch recorded Namta Connect sessions. The Studio is a place for where Namta Members can view past Namta Connect Educational, Demo, and Social recordings.
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Last update May 2021
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MITRA

The Materials Information and Technical Resources for Artists (MITRA) is an online resource was inspired by the work of the late Mark Gottsegen who organized and implemented the Artist Materials Information Education Network, otherwise known as AMIEN. The Department of Art Conservation at the University of Delaware participates in the online initiative MITRA, an educational resource in addition to an interactive forum providing independent information on art materials...... visit MITRA