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LIQUITEX SPONSORS ASBURY PARK-BASED GRAFITTI ARTIST AT MINNEAPOLIS ART CONFERENCE

Asbury Park graffiti artist Jay Mack is getting the royal treatment from Liquitex, a leader in the art supply world. The company is sponsoring Mack at the Arts Materials World 2013 conference in Minneapolis on May 1st through the 3rd. Mack, who shares studio space on Bangs Ave., is currently one of the artists involved with the A&J Sneakers mural on the corner of Summerfield and Main Street. 

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Here’s what the press release had to say:

Liquitex, an industry leader in art supplies, today announced its plans to sponsor Asbury Park-based aerosol artist Jay Mack at the International Art Materials Association’s conference Arts Materials World® 2013 in Minneapolis on May 1 through May 3.

A three-day conference, Arts Materials World 2013 welcomes hundreds of retail buyers, manufacturers, importers, publishers and distributors from around the globe to network, forge new business opportunities and support the arts and art material business.  Mack, an aerosol artist whose current work includes an outdoor mural on the side wall of Asbury Park’s popular retailer A&J Sneakers, will be on-site at the conference to paint a Toyota Scion car and demonstrate the ease of use and quality of Liquitex’s recently released Professional Paint Markers and Professional Spray Paint.

“As a professional artist, it is an incredible honor to be invited by Liquitex, one of the biggest international names in art supplies, to demonstrate its products at such an acclaimed conference.   I am excited for the opportunity and hope I am able to inspire fellow artists with Liquitex’s spray paint markers and paints, ” commented Mack.

In addition to his work as a professional artist, Mack instructs classes at The Collective Art Tank in Asbury Park.  Supported by Liquitex, Winsor & Newton and Conte a Paris, and in collaboration with gallery owner and artist John Viggiano of The Gallery 13, the community-driven Collective Art Tank offers technique-based demonstrations, workshops, classes and exhibition opportunities.

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Arts Materials World 2013 will take place at the Minneapolis Convention Center from May 1 through May 3.  For more information about Liquitex, please visit www.Liquitex.com.  To learn more about spray artist Jay Mack or his upcoming class schedule at the Collective Art Tank, please visit www.CollectiveArtTank.com.

One Response to “LIQUITEX SPONSORS ASBURY PARK-BASED GRAFITTI ARTIST AT MINNEAPOLIS ART CONFERENCE”

  1. John Vigg says:

    Thanks for covering this for Jay, he’s a hard working dude, doing this because he loves it. Please sign up for his classes at the art tank, the best way to support the arts in this city, by supporting the artists that work here

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