We’re Moving!

Raw Materials Art Supplies is moving to a new location! Our new location is at 645 S. Los Angeles St., only two blocks away from our current store and at double the size, we’ll be bigger (and deffer). Come for more of the best art supplies, and stay for in-store classes, workshops, and product demonstrations! […]

Announcement: Gamblin Discontinued Products

Gamblin is discontinuing the following products and we couldn’t be more proud of them for leading the way: Rabbit Skin Glue Traditional Gesso Why no more Rabbit Skin Glue and Traditional Gesso?We recognize that many painters value the working properties of rabbit skin glue and traditional gesso. We have our own values, however, and these […]

New Research on Importance of Arts Integration in the Classroom

A new study conducted by Johns Hopkins University published in the journal Trends in Neuroscience and Education provides strong correlational evidence that involvement in the arts improves students’ academic outcomes and memory of learning math and science.  It is unclear whether the improved outcomes are the result of general exposure to the arts, the integration […]

Apply for LACE’s Getty Marrow Internship Positions!

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) is offering two full-time paid summer internships for college students through the Getty Marrow Internship Program.  Deadline to apply is April 26th! Click here to read more about the positions and learn how to apply. Curatorial Internship The Curatorial Intern will work directly with Curator Daniela Lieja Quintanar, summer artist-in-residence Sandra de […]

President’s FY20 Budget Calls for Termination of Cultural Agencies Again

Nina Ozlu Tunceli, Executive Director of the Americans for the Arts Action Fund, made the following request. Let’s help. “For a third-straight year, the Trump Administration has proposed to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and the Corporation of […]

Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair 2019

Art books. Yet another expensive habit I can’t shake, like I don’t know, living in Los Angeles. But omg, don’t you just love art books? Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair in Little Tokyo will host 100+ FREE conversations, workshops, performances, and other artist-led programs. And art books. The event draws more than 35,000 individuals […]

Americans Speak Out About the Arts

Americans for the Arts released Americans Speak Out About the Arts, one of the largest national public opinion surveys of American perceptions and attitudes towards the arts and arts funding. The new research demonstrates that Americans continue to be highly engaged in the arts and believe more strongly than ever that the arts promote personal well-being, […]

Who’s interested in YInMn Blue, the newest blue?

GOLDEN’s Custom Lab is gearing up to produce limited runs of YInMn Blue (the new blue discovered by Dr. Mas Subramanian and his team from Oregon State University in 2009) for Williamsburg Handmade Oil Colors, now that the EPA’s TSCA certification seems imminent. Since 1980, GOLDEN has produced thousands of custom products to meet the […]

Who is up for a drawing challenge?

#OneWeek100People2019 April 8-12th, 2019 For the third year in a row, artists Marc Taro Holmes, Suhita Shirodkar and Liz Steel bring you #OneWeek100People2019. The simple goal is: Draw 100 people in one week. The real goal is PRACTICE. Not perfection. Every artist needs to sketch as much as possible, but we want to have fun and […]