Details from“First a Dream”, mural designed and painted by Friends of Community Public Art, a gift to the Galesburg, Illinois community in celebration of BLICK's 100 year anniversary.
BLICK Art Materials is one of the largest providers of art supplies within the U.S. with over 90,000 items available online, in our catalog, and at our retail locations.
We have over 60 stores throughout the U.S. and the District of Columbia.
We employ nearly 2,000 team members across all areas of the company. See our Careers page.
BLICK has been “Family-Owned and Serving Artists” since 1911. It is currently in its third generation of family ownership. See History.
BLICK’s CEO since 1996 is Bob Buchsbaum.
In 2013, BLICK acquired Utrecht Art Supplies, its 40 national retail stores, and the paint manufacturing facility in Brooklyn, NY. Utrecht paint is a certified Brooklyn-made product with the Brooklyn City of Commerce.
BLICK’s central office and two of three distribution centers are located in Galesburg, IL, its hometown since the company began in 1911. We also opened the first retail store here in 1974. The newest and third distribution center is located in Monroe, NJ. See History.
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