Jerry’s Artarama Hosts 13th Annual Art of the Carolinas

Annual Trade Show and Workshops Encourage Creativity and Promotes Art in the Southeast

Raleigh, NC, September 25, 2013 --( Jerry’s Artarama, a national retailer of art supplies and materials headquartered in Raleigh, will host the 13th annual Art of the Carolinas trade show and workshop from Friday, Nov. 8 through Sunday, Nov. 10. The weekend-long event will be held at the Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown located at 3415 Wake Forest Road on Friday, Nov. 8, and Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Workshops will begin Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Art of the Carolinas offers over 100 workshops in every medium along with over 45 instructors at this year’s show. Workshop topics include everything from acrylic and drawing to encaustics, mixed media and more. Some of the many artists and returning instructors include, Bob Burridge, Joe Digiulio, Paul McCormack and Suzanna Winton. Those who would like to attend a workshop are encouraged to sign up quickly as spots are running out.

The 30,000-square-foot trade show room will also include many of the top vendors in the art materials industry demoing and providing samples on a variety of art supplies. Attendees will be able to participate in free demonstrations and have the opportunity to speak directly with the manufacturers of the brands they use on a daily basis.

Art of the Carolinas attendees will be offered complimentary limo service to and from the Jerry’s Artarama retail store located at 3060 Wake Forest Rd. in Raleigh to the Hilton hotel and will run every 15 minutes.

To learn more about the 2013 Art of the Carolinas trade show and workshops, visit the Art of the Carolinas website: and view their video:

“Jerry’s Artarama is pleased to sponsor the13th annual Art of the Carolinas trade show and workshop,” said Michael Marchetta, director of marketing for Jerry’s Artarama. “Supporting artists and providing learning tools to so many artists at once is what Jerry’s Artarama is all about. We look forward to a great turnout at this year’s event.”

- Trade show and workshops will take place at the Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown located at 3415 Wake Forest Road Raleigh, N.C. 27609
- Artist workshops will begin Wednesday, Nov. 7th at 9 a.m.
- Trade show events will take place Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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About Jerry’s Artarama:
Jerry’s Artarama is a national retailer of arts materials and supplies headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., with 15 physical locations throughout the United States and an online store. Jerry Goldstein opened the first Jerry’s Artarama in Long Island, N.Y., in 1968 with the goal of offering quality discount-priced products to established artists. Jerry believed in treating customers like family, a tradition that still continues. Today, Jerry’s offers more than 70,000 top-quality art materials at direct savings — as much as 75 percent off traditional retail on products from the industry’s leading art manufacturers, as well as Jerry’s own exclusive product lines via the online retail store, art supply catalog and Jerry’s Artarama Superstores. In addition, Jerry’s Artarama serves as an artist resource by offering instructional workshops, new art supply demos and special art-related events, including the Art of the Carolinas Tradeshow, an annual event held in Raleigh. For more information, visit
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