Raleigh, NC, October 18, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Jerry’s Artarama, a nationwide retailer of art supplies and materials based in Raleigh, will host the 15th annual Art of the Carolinas trade show on Friday, Nov. 13 and Saturday, Nov. 14 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free to attend event will be held once again at the Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown, located at 3415 Wake Forest Road. There are over 100 workshops in all types of media to choose from. You can register for classes online or at the event. Workshops will begin Thursday, Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. and will continue throughout the weekend.
The country’s largest consumer art supply trade show, Art of the Carolinas covers more than 30,000 square feet. The trade show will feature many of the top art supply vendors and brands, demonstrations and limited free samples available. Attendees will be able to participate in free demonstrations and see firsthand the brands and products they use on a daily basis, with the opportunity to directly ask manufacturers questions.
Art of the Carolinas offers more than 100 workshops for art enthusiasts of all ages from professionals from around the country, covering nearly every artistic medium. Attendees can enjoy instruction on acrylics, drawing, pastels, figure painting, aqua media, mat cutting, water-soluble oils, watercolors and lectures. The trade show includes a wide range of vendors offering high quality art supplies at wholesale pricing, as well as demonstrations featuring new products and new techniques. Artists and workshop instructors include Bob Burridge, David Dunlop, Paul McCormack and Lisa Ober. Those interested in attending the workshops are encouraged to sign up online by visiting http://bit.ly/1MWyKu0.
Art of the Carolinas has made a positive impact on the greater Triangle area economy, attracting more than 6,000 art enthusiasts from across the country to Raleigh at past events and this year expects to attract over 8,000 from all over the world. For more information about the 2015 Art of the Carolinas trade show and workshops, visit http://www.artofthecarolinas.com.
“Art of the Carolinas is a chance for experienced and budding artists alike to enhance their skills and further their art education. This family-friendly event is perfect for adults and children of all ages to discover how to enrich their lives through art,” said Ira Goldstein, president of Jerry’s Artarama. “This is our 15th year hosting Art of the Carolinas and we are excited for attendees to experience all the show has to offer. We invite the public to come out and enjoy this unique celebration of art.”
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Jerry’s Artarama is a national retailer of arts materials and supplies headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, with 15 physical locations throughout the United States and an online store. Jerry Goldstein opened the first Jerry’s Artarama in Long Island, New York, 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 http://www.jerrysartarama.com.