Art Stories In New York

October 25, 2016

New York Art stores for artistsFrom historical and world-renowned galleries to street art, NYC has always been a hot bed of traditional and contemporary art. For practicing or brand new artists, New York City has plenty of art supply stores with everything they may want. With classes and craft supplies, the emerging artist novice has a chance to grow and learn. These top stores specialize in a level of customer service dedicated to every level of artist and will inspire creativity.


 62 Third Ave (11th Street) New York, NY

Since 1905, this has been THE place for artists to get all their tools and supplies. New York Central is said to have the best selection of paper in the world; along with the newest technology, the old standards, the rare and, the exotic of artist’s materials.


Two store locations:

  1. Soho Location at 7 Wooster St.
  2. Brooklyn Location at 36 Gardner Ave 2nd Floor

This family owned and run shop has been around for over 25 years. Soho Art Materials has everything for the painter, sketch artist, and every type of graphic art from sketchbooks, easels, to all the charcoal and paint you can handle.


Address: 1-5 Bond Street, New York

Blick Art Materials has been a family owned art supplies store since 1911 and is the largest and oldest provider of art supplies in the United States. Don’t let this national chain store of top selection of artist tools and supplies fool you, they have well-informed staff that can help you with your latest creative project.


Address: 1-5 Bond Street, New York

Started in 1949, this art supplies store is now owned by Blick. Their vibrant paints, Utrecht Artists‘ Colors, are still handcrafted in that same Brooklyn factory using the finest pigments and a milling process artists have loved for more than 50 years.


Address: 37 7th Ave (corner of 13th St.)

The Ink Pad, in the heart of Greenwich Village, offers a multitude of stamps, stencils, paper and accessories. They also deliver custom made stamps.


Two store locations:

  1. Chelsea 132 West 21st Street
  2. NY School of Interior Design – 170 East 70th Street

DaVinci Artist Supply has a mission to give artists more of what they want and less of what they don’t. Stocked with exciting and exotic art materials from around the world to inspire your creativity, both locations don’t have identical inventory.


Address:  328 West 15th Street

This family owned and operated Boro Art and Stationary business opened in 1985 prides itself on assisting artists find everything they are looking for to make great art. Top brand name supplies for fine art, airbrush, crafts, drafting, calligraphy and children’s art.

Filed under Art Supplies & MaterialsUSA.