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Who We Are

Namta® is The International Art Materials Association. Namta members are retail sellers, supplier manufacturers, distributors and importers, publishers, and independent representatives of art materials products. The Association provides members with the products, services and information and is recognized as an international leader and unifying force in the support, sustainability and advocacy of art and the art/creative materials business.

71 Years and still going strong - see a little Namta History.

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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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Namta Connect

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A collection of Web articles about the Art Community and the Art Materials Industry.
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
6 Make-You-Think Statistical Points
by David Pyle - Pyle Creative Studios

The 2021 Application period ended on July 31st.
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Thank you to colart and Grimstad Comerford DelValle Group for their generous support.



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

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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Join Our Team

Join the Dixon Ticonderoga Team and become a catalyst for creativity! We have a number of exciting positions on our Fine Art Marketing team, including Product Management and Trade Marketing where you’ll be instrumental in creating plans and developing strategies to bring some of the world’s most elite brands to market. Check out our list of opportunities and job descriptions at, or feel free to contact Emily Dery today at [email protected]. Your next colorful journey awaits!



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About Namta

Recorded recap of Namta's 70 years and the benefits we provide. We welcome new members! If you are interested and have questions contact us, or you can join Namta.