News from the National Art Materials Trade Association (NAMTA)

tam_blog1.jpgAt this immense art materials fair, manufacturers large and small are presenting new products, reformulated and/or improved product lines, new instructional videos and lots more. Artists Betsy Dillard Stroud and Patti Brady are just two of the many artists who will be demonstrating how to work with gel mediums, molding paste, and new or unfamiliar products. The Artist’s Magazine will be filming videos and interviewing art manufacturers and artists on the floor of the NAMTA show at Navy Pier.


Check back with us to learn about the goings-on at Navy Pier—and the latest in the world of art!

At the NAMTA Convention in Chicago, from left to right: Mike Amman, Steve Koenig (back row) and Jamie Markle from North Light Books; Maureen Bloomfield, Cherie Haas (back row) and Kelly Kleiner from The Artist’s Magazine. Also in attendance (but not pictured) is associate editor Lisa Wurster.

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