Blick Art Materials

1330 Chestnut St PhiladelphiaPA19107

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Pastels, Papers, Paints, Gifts, Frame's, Easels, Drawing, Ceramics, Canvas, Brushes, Art Sets, Art Books
by merchantcircle on March 11, 2015 from merchantcircle

Editorial Reviews

"Every art supply imaginable" "from the common pencil" to more "unusual" "hard-to-find" items like "special watercolors" and canvases in "many sizes" is housed at this "large, organized" Center City store (part of a national chain); the "courteous" staff is "great at answering questions", so it appeals to "amateurs" as well as professionals, and "prices are good."
by zagat on January 30, 2014 from zagat

Information from the business

Founded in Galesburg, Illinois, in 1911, Blick Art Materials ( is the largest and oldest provider of art supplies in the United States with more than 65 retail stores nationwide. Its products cater to the full spectrum of artists — from the youngest child ready to scribble with his or her first crayon to well-known, gallery-represented professionals. The company’s extensive...
by golocal247 on July 02, 2019 from golocal247
Dick Blick Art Materials has served artists with discount art supplies since 1911. Blick is well known for our enormous selection, dependable savings, and fine customer service on thousands of in-stock art supplies.
by localcom on July 15, 2016 from localcom
Blick's first catalog originated in 1911 in the form of a small pamphlet issued by the company's two founding partners, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Blick. The warehouse was located in their kitchen and their "shipping department" was the local post office. Their first product was a lettering pen, which quickly became a best-seller.Thirty-seven years later, sensing a tremendous business opportunity, my...
by yellowpages on September 23, 2015 from yellowpages