If you’ve been a customer of Wet Paint over the past twenty years, you know Greg Graham. Greg came to Wet Paint from New York State via graduate school in printmaking and sales training in the shoe business as well as Arlene’s Artist materials in Albany. After all these years of Minnesota nice, Greg maintains his New York edge. Many of you get his personalized attention and advice during your regular visits to Wet Paint. Tonight we put Greg in the spotlight when he will actually demonstrate his painting techniques using one of Wet Paint’s quality lines of acrylic paint.
Art Graham got out of art school and learned the art of paint making from the masters in New York City at Grumbacher during that brand’s heyday. After too many years of big city living and corporate art materials company buyouts, Art moved to Oregon and built his own paint company, M. Graham. In facilities not much bigger than a three car garage, Art, his partner Diana and a tiny staff, produce watercolor, gouache, oil and acrylic. He keeps his product lines short and sweet, just doing it his way. I am always surprised that the big companies in art materials never recognize the quality of Graham’s paints. In blind testing, his colors repeatedly equal if not surpass the category leaders.
Ignore tonight’s weather and come over to Wet Paint and see Greg Graham’s painting demonstration with Art Graham’s paint. It is a winning combination.