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Expanding Our Marketing Team

We are pleased to welcome Barbara Luhmann and Jared Treanor to the Marketing Department as we invest in expanding our brand building capabilities. Barbara and Jared will serve in Sr. Brand Manager positions, joining Bryce Lampe, our current Sr. Brand Manager, who will remain in his current role. Each of them will report directly to Marketing Director Matt Cleary, taking responsibility for specific brands while also supporting the portfolio as a whole and managing various marketing processes.

Barbara Luhmann will manage the Williamsburg Oils brand. Barbara brings extensive experience in Marketing, including running her own graphic design firm and serving for several years as the Worldwide Labeling & Packaging Manager at Allergan Pharmaceuticals. Outside her work at GOLDEN, Barbara is a printmaking artist, workshop instructor and owner of Eagle Street Studio in Cooperstown, NY.

Jared Treanor will manage the QoR Watercolor brand. Jared comes to GOLDEN from Brewery Ommegang where he worked since 2012 in retail and brand marketing roles. In his most recent three years, Jared served as Brand Manager where he developed several new products and led local, regional and national marketing programs. Outside of work, Jared is an avid musician, playing drum set and classical percussion with a variety of local and regional acts. His current ensemble, “The Mopar Cams” is a rockabilly trio based out of Oneonta, NY. He is also a dog lover (3 rescues and counting!) and a motorsport enthusiast.

Bryce Lampe will remain in his role, focusing on the GOLDEN Acrylics brand and supporting the onboarding of Barbara and Jared.

GOLDEN Educator Residents & Top Finalists

Golden Artist Colors and the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 GOLDEN Educators Residency:

Michael Frassinelli

Holliston, Massachusetts

Dana Hall School

Jenna Hudock

Boardman, Ohio

Boardman High School

Christina Keith

Prior Lake, Minnesota

Chaska High School

Congratulations to the 2019 GOLDEN Educator Residents and Educator Finalists! Learn more about these artists and their artwork here.

The residency is a partnership between the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers and Golden Artist Colors, who have partnered for a fifth year to offer an unprecedented opportunity for Art Educators with a student who received recognition in the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The three selected educators are invited to participate in this two-week artists’ residency in a sylvan setting in upstate New York through the Sam & Adele Golden Foundation in July/August 2019. They will also each receive a gift certificate of $1,000 for GOLDEN paints.

In addition to the three residents selected, nine additional finalists were identified and they will also receive $1,000 gift certificates for GOLDEN paints. 

Know an educator who should apply? Applications for 2020 will be accepted beginning November 1st, 2019

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