Welcome to Artisan’s website!
Our website is an extension and reflection of what Artisan is as a company. We began on Canyon Road in Santa Fe in 1975. The current four owners all began as retail clerks and have worked together for over 20 years. We have two retail stores in Santa Fe and Albuquerque that have employees who are mostly artists dedicated to their art and helping you with yours. Our website is competitively priced with other internet art material sites from much larger companies. Please visit our stores in Santa Fe or Albuquerque, call or click, and allow us an opportunity to earn your business.
Prices so low, they’re available online only. Our online store is also just a button away (red links on right). Please note that, like most online stores, Artisan online pricing is different than in-store pricing. Online you do all the work and the order is filled, so prices are less than in-store. All purchases are shipped to you directly.
Kicking the SHIP out of the Internet!
Join us in kicking the SHIP out the internet! Now you can skip the shipping costs when you order online and choose to pick it up at our Santa Fe store! Email Jeff to get Kick-Started!
Budding Artist Update
Congratulations to the
2014 Budding Artist Fellowship WINNERS!
Our Budding Artists – Katie Broyles & Jonah Hoffman – have received their first month’s credits, and are happily anticipating their summer of art! Our congratulations goes out to Katie & Jonah. Thank you to everyone who participated. Your patience was appreciated.
Thanks go out again to the EvansDukarich law firm for stepping up again this year and sponsoring another Budding Artist. Steve Evans is an acrylic artist in Phoenix and his partner Gary Dukarich is an avid supporter of the arts.
Thanks guys for realizing what a difference “keeping a student immersed in art supplies for a year” makes in the world. You two lawyers have such big hearts, you ruin the lawyer jokes for all of us.
Cool Item of the Month
Put a whole new spin on drawing, tracing, designing or animating with the New LightPad Revolution™ light box. A new tool for artists, designers and animators. This unique revolving light box provides artists the option of conveniently rotating their project for more comfortable and accurate tracing or designing.
The rotating disc can also be locked in place with the included exclusive Disk-Brake™ – securing any project from unwanted movement for detailed drawing or lettering. A 5 degree indexed disk guide around the disk allows for precise measurement.
The maintenance-free (50,000 hrs.) Super Bright LEDs provide a brilliant, energy efficient and cool tracing surface, suitable to trace through 300 lb. water color paper.
LED Illuminated Art & Craft Light Boxes
Take your projects to the next level with the new LightPad® Series art and craft light boxes. The super-bright, cool and evenly illuminated surface gives you the perfect platform to get your ideas off the ground. The new LightPad® series is built to last a lifetime with LED technology that saves energy and means you’ll never have to replace lamps again!
Artisan Employee’s Art Gallery
We have such a creative group of employees and are very proud of them and their artwork. Check out the Artisan Employee’s Art Gallery homepage and let us know what you think.
Artists of the Month
Meet Karen Vernon.
Karen Vernon is a very active painter. She has worked in watercolor for over 50 years and her skill in this medium is demonstrated in each of her paintings which are a visual enchantment of color and light.
Meet Ken Muenzenmayer.
“The colors in my paintings reflect my attempt to communicate in the purest form…the language of the heart.” In thirty years of painting with acrylics, Ken Muenzenmayer has learned many “secrets” about painting in acrylic.
To see our past featured artists, go to Past Featured Artists
Take a Video Tour of our Santa Fe Store
Don’t worry, no driving involved!
Take a Video Tour of our Albuquerque Store
Sit back and enjoy the ride!
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