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The ARTery

Shopping & Retail|Arts, Crafts & Hobbies


We are a small, family owned fine art supply store and custom picture framing business. As a retail store, we invite people into our space who are looking to buy art materials locally rather than online, and we choose to carry smaller alternative brands of higher quality than some similar businesses. Our carefully curated shop features many brands that have taken the initiative to become more environmentally considerate in ways such as making paint out of heavy metals cleaned from water pollution, reducing plastic containers, or using vegetable based printing dyes for their packaging.
In our frameshop, we order wood moulding in chop which means significantly less materials waste from cut lumber. The companies we order from feature forest friendly FSC certified wood products.

Why We're Green

Our company has had environmental concerns on our mind since our start in the early 2000s. We routinely make choices with the wellbeing of the environment in mind such as only using LED lighting, featuring drought resistant landscaping, and creative repurposing of packaging materials. Even so, we made many adjustments to our building and policies to improve our environmental considerations. Some small improvements included installing timers for lights to lower electricity use, and addressing a slow toilet leak that was sneakily wasting water.


Contact Us

(805) 464-0533


5890 Traffic Way, Atascadero, California

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