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Elena Geil
Urban Interior Finish
San Antonio, Texas


Tony Stafi
Wall Art by Tony
Twin Cities, Minn.

Jesse Ganteaume
Professional Decorative Painting
Stephen City, Va.

Golden Artist Colors hosted its first Upstate Regional Art Residency Forum in Columbus, N.Y., which drew representatives from nearly a dozen regional upstate New York art residency programs.

Rik Lazenby
Lazenby Decorative Arts Studios
Birmingham, Ala.

Helen Morris
The Stencil Library
Northumberland, England

A finish called “Hollywood” should be glitzy, glamorous and have plenty of star power, and that’s exactly what Chicago Institute of Fine Finishes (CIFF) has created. As befitting the name, the finish has proven to be a big hit among professional decorative artisans and is generating a lot of positive buzz on Facebook.

Texturline Decorative Paints continues to add innovative products to its family of products. The new products include Urban Paint (pictured above) and the addition of a high-end self-priming furniture paint to its Cottage Paint product line.

Golden Artist Colors Inc. has announced the launch of its newly designed website. The new website will feature an enhanced design, including improved layout and graphics that will allow for easier navigation within the site.

Eric Spiegel
Spiegel's Decorative Finishing Studio
Naples, Fla.

Faux Industry Calendar

ArtFusion Event
October 26 - 29
THE event for professional and aspiring Decorative Painters and Artists.
Over 25 classes, speakers, Focus Spots, demonstrations, party.  Free meals with lodging.
Estes Park, Colo.
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Salon NYC 2017
April 13-16, 2017
International Decorative Arts Show
High School of Art & Design

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