Mural painting for All Saints Parish in Alpena, Michigan

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John McCoy recently completed a mural painting for All Saints Parish in Alpena, Michigan that he created on ten large stretched canvases from Upper Canada Stretchers for the project.  He wanted to let other fine artists know that everything about the project was wonderful and the canvases played a big role!  His greatest appreciation was the quality… Read more »

Detroit Features Largest Round Painting

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The city of Detroit has been through some rough times but new life is evident lately, especially in the downtown core where office towers are being bought and renovated for new tenants.   An important part of this city’s resurrection is work being done by Jennifer Curis who is bringing new contemporary art installations to… Read more »

Washington, DC: Smithsonian Art Museum Painting Installation

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In June 2016, Upper Canada Stretchers were retained by the Smithsonian American Art Museum to provide custom stretcher frames for five very large paintings by Gene Davis. Gene Davis (1920-1985) was an American Color Field painter known especially for his paintings of vertical stripes of color.   Bob Nadon from Upper Canada Stretchers has just… Read more »

Art Stores in New York

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From 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… Read more »

Top 5 Art Supply Stores in Chicago

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Every artist knows that top quality raw materials assist in delivering the best product they can produce.  From full-service facilities that host classes, to small intimate family stores, Chicago has a great selection of art suppliers for all kinds of artists. These art stores can inspire creativity and assist in fulfilling the vision of a… Read more »