• MARCH 2024 •

...And we're back!

March has been an action-packed, mile-a-minute month here at!

This edition contains info on upcoming classes, our first ever subscribers-only promo code, and a brief recap of our attendance at Creativation 2024: the National Art Materials Trade Association annual convention!

Upcoming Events

Screen Printing Demo

Sat. 4/6

12:30-2:30 pm

Come sling some ink in the Creative Commons with Hideout Press! This free demo is your chance to get a hands-on preview of their workshop coming later in April.

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Reflective Bookmaking

Sat. 4/13

3:45-6:30 pm

For National Poetry Month, you're invited to join this reflective workshop. Writing prompts, intuitive markmaking, & folding patterns will result in a binding-free book of your own meditations.

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Screen Printing 101

Sun. 4/14 & Sun. 4/21

1-4 pm

This two-part series featuring Hideout Press is sure to leave an impression! Pull an exclusive poster design in session 1 and apply your own design to a bandana in session 2.

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tickets for all upcoming classes + workshops

Through 10am on Sun. 3/31, use promo code PCPRESS2 at checkout to get 10% off all upcoming classes + workshops!

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Upcoming Collabs

Artists for Climate Awareness Juried Exhibition Sponsorship

Bloomington Fine Art Supply is delighted to sponsor the Artists for Climate Awareness juried exhibition! ACA members from across the US along with members of the Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington are showing 2-D and 3-D artwork in a gallery exhibition April 4 – 28 at the Arts Alliance Center, inside College Mall.

We'd love for you to join at the public reception on April 12!

Quick Pic Recap attends Creativation 2024!

Each year, the National Art Materials Trade Association (NAMTA) hosts Creativation, one of the largest annual trade shows for craft and art material dealers worldwide. After two days of educational classes and workshops, the exhibition floor opens where retailers–including yours truly–engage with more than 1,100 brands and manufacturers!

This year, the convention was held in New Orleans, LA, and we were thrilled to attend for a second time!

We're official! It was exciting to receive our first Creativation 'retailer' designation badge with the shop name on it.

Seeing how Mardi Gras parade floats are sculpted was a fun way to kick back after a long day in the exhibition hall.

Our fav educational session was a chat about sustainability w/ CEOs from DecoColor, Liquitex, and Hahnemuhle.

We also attended a product launch with Sharpie to experiment with their brand new product line.

Artist Chris Koehler and I met at Creativation '23 and were fast friends! It was fun to reconnect and catch up!

Marci and Cody rep for Alberta University of the Arts and are also friends from '23. We hit up an arcade and reflected on the arts in higher ed!

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