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    GOLDEN Educator Residents & Top Finalists Announced!

    Golden Artist Colors and the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 GOLDEN Educators Residency! Three educators will be invited to participate in a two-week artists’ residency through the Sam & Adele Golden Foundation in a sylvan setting in upstate New York. They will also each receive a gift certificate for $1,000 for GOLDEN paints. Geeta Dave from Prairieville, Louisiana Glasgow Middle School   Kevin Kelly from Wichita, Kansas Wichita West High School   Brian Payne from Yukon, Oklahoma Yukon High School Collectively, these three educators have been teaching for close to…

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    Golden Welcomes New Education Director Stacy Rosende

    Golden welcomes Stacy Rosende as its new Education Director, who oversees all Golden Artist Colors education programs as well as the development of new strategies and platforms. Kevin Greeland will continue to lead the Working Artist and Artist Educator programs and serve as the key contact for lecture demo activities. Stacy Rosende is a visual artist and educator from Florida where she ran an award-winning art program in a public high school, maintained her personal studio practice and exhibited works internationally. She discovered her interest in education while working towards her Masters in Fine Arts degree at Boston University. Stacy…

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    Lasting Impact: Make It A 2-Day Event – Community Engagement at Dots ‘N Doodles

    Dots ‘N Doodles Art Supply in Astoria, Oregon recently hosted a two part event honoring the work of Vincent Van Gogh and encouraging modern day oil painters! Staff kicked off the event by showing the movie Loving Vincent on Friday night, with a workshop led by artists Charlene Mosely and Tiffanie Mang, who worked on the set of the movie. The event sold out, and there was so much interest that they added an additional workshop later in the weekend. With an Art Alternatives canvas roll, Rembrandt oil paints and effusive enthusiasm, artists created a large scale painting in the…

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    Jerry’s Artarama of Hartford, CT Turns 25

    Jerry’s Artarama of Hartford, CT celebrates its 25th anniversary! Owners Jeff and Susan Shoham were featured in the Hartford Courant in an article that details their incredible journey, from building their business from the ground up to becoming a community staple as the go-to art supply store for creative endeavors in Elmwood. They celebrated the big 25 with a 25% off sale over the weekend, door prizes and of course, cake. When thinking back on the the years of hard work that brought the business to where it is today, Jeff reflected on the rewarding moments that make everything worth…

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    Concrete Jungle Sparks Imagination: New Forstall Art Mural

    Murals are a wonderful way to support local artists, draw attention to your store and jostle people out of their everyday routine. A drab concrete wall becomes a photo opportunity, an invitation to reflect, or a celebration of your town or city’s personality. Phillip Forstall, owner of Forstall Art Center in Birmingham, Alabama, recently installed a mural in collaboration with Shane B., a local muralist and tattoo artist. The jungle scene is vibrant and full of life. We wanted to learn more about how the mural came to be and its effect on the community and gave Phillip a call…

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    Industry News – June 2018

    New Officers at iAmArt iAMart is a coalition of independent, locally-owned art-materials stores committed to helping artists of all experience levels succeed by helping them purchase the best supplies for their individual needs. President: Nick Gallo of Blue Rooster Art Supplies Vice President:  Victor Davis of Spokane Art  Treasurer: Scott Rote of Herweck’s Secretary: Jessica Dumitru of Art Creations  Vendor Chair:  Dan Ebert of Central Art Supply Asst. Vendor  Chair:  Luke Randall of Endeavors Membership Chair:  Kate Mitchell of Arch Art and Drafting Past President: Kathy Brennan of Preston Arts Center Art Community Rallies Around Walnut Studios After Fire Oftentimes retailers in the art business have the privilege of forming relationships…

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    MacPherson’s Dealer Workshop – A GOLDEN Success!

    Thank you to MacPherson’s personnel for hosting an incredible workshop in Las Vegas. Their detailed organization and preparation led to a very valuable event. The demonstrations were interesting and informative for all. The team at GOLDEN was pleased to see so many retailers in attendance. Having such commitment and enthusiasm from our retail partners in support of all three GOLDEN brands is appreciated tremendously! New GOLDEN Staff in Customer Service & Sales Departments I am pleased to announce the addition of 3 new employees joining the Customer Service and Sales staff here at GOLDEN. Taralyn Loewenguth has joined us as…

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    Welcoming David J. Schofield

    Today, we welcomed our new CEO, David J. Schofield!  We kicked off his first day in Emeryville with a Town Hall meeting and employee breakfast, and we’re all excited to have Dave on board! As we mentioned in our initial announcement earlier this month, Dave has already been working closely with our senior leadership team to ensure a smooth transition.  It’s an exciting time for MacPherson’s, and we hope you have a chance to meet or speak with Dave very soon.