Art Supply Expo

The Art Supply Expo will return in April 2024.  Stay tuned for details.  See last year’s sponsors and program below. 

Visitors discovered new products, learned new techniques, enjoyed special deals, free samples and discounts at this free annual event!

Images from the 2022 Expo

Participants at the October 8, 2022 Art Supply Expo included:


Chelsea Classical Studio Fine Art Materials. The highest quality, handmade, natural, and archival artist materials created using historic methods & techniques.  Made by artists for artists.

 Dixon: The finest papers, brushes and color to ensure the beauty of art endures.  Artists will be familiar with their popular paper brands: Strathmore, Canson and Arches.

Golden Artist Colors is dedicated to creating and sharing the most imaginative and innovative tools of color, line, and texture for inspiring those who turn their vision into reality, serving professional acrylic, oil, and watercolor painters.  New York artist, Roy Kinzer, will be on site doing painting demonstrations. 

Jerry’s Artarama of Connecticut. A local business serving our artist community with a wide selection of fine art materials and framing supplies online, just as we have done at our store since 1993!


  JJC Industries LLC: JJC is the global wholesale distributor of DANIEL SMITH Artists’ Materials, which include professional-grade watercolor paints, oil paints and mediums.  Scott Stevenson will be on hand to talk and demonstrate creating with Daniel  Smith paints.

 MacPherson’s: Connecting the world to creativity.  Brands they sell include Fredrix Canvas, Posca Paint Markers, RGM Painting tools, Artist Alternative Canvas & Accessories.

Royal Talens: For more than 100 years now we have been stimulating creative expression worldwide; by developing high-quality brands and products that stimulate people to paint and draw.  Royal Talens sells well-known art brands Rembrandt, VanGogh, Amsterdam, Cobra, and Talens.

 Silver Brush: providing artists with the perfect tool to express their vision.


Wholesale Frame Company. Real wood frames that are cut and joined in our central Connecticut facility.