Jerry's Artarama Announces Date Extension for Create Your Color Contest

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Jerry's Artarama, the nations premier online retailer of fine art supplies and materials, is sponsoring the "Create your Color Contest", a contest for entrants to create their own paint colors to have sold online at

Matisse Acrylics - Top Selling Acrylic Paints

Matisse Acrylics - Top Selling Acrylic Paints

What we’re looking for is a new paint color you create or mix on your own.

All entries will now be accepted until May 2nd, 2014. Entries will be judged from May 5th - May 16th, 2014 by the Jerry's Artarama Facebook fan community and separate panels of judges. Top 20 finalists will be announced May 20th, 2014, which will be judged by a separate panel of professional artists and top five finalists will be announced May 23rd. The top five finalists will each have their paints created by Matisse Derivan and sold exclusively in through Jerry’s Artarama, a contest for entrants to create their own paint colors to have sold online at

Applicants can enter with their own uniquely mixed colors until May 2nd, 2014.

“If you’ve ever wondered why paint companies don’t already make a color you constantly find yourself mixing on your own palette, than this contest is right up your alley,” says Mike Marchetta, Director of Marketing for Jerry’s Artarama Online Division. “What we’re looking for is a new paint color you create or mix on your own. Then you simply go to our website, enter the color you’ve created and if we and the artist community like it, we’ll sell it at Jerry’s Artarama and send you and one friend on a trip of a lifetime to Australia!”

Don’t delay and enter today! For a full list of contest rules, timeline for entry and contest details, be sure to visit, keyword search “CREATE YOUR COLOR” as well as see created color samples, a letter from Matisse Derivan CEO, Steven Patterson and artist testimonials.

Matisse paint are available exclusively at and boast a 4.5 star average rating with over 33 reviews online.

In addition to the “Create Your Color” contest, online is a special offer off Free Shipping and tube of 150ml titanium white with orders of $59 of more. Matisse and Jerry’s Artarama are teaming up help artists save more money and experience on of the best acrylic paints..

About Jerry’s Artarama:
Jerry’s Artarama is a national retailer of arts materials and supplies headquartered in Raleigh, NC, with 15 Superstore locations throughout the United States and an online store. Jerry Goldstein opened the first Jerry’s Artarama in Long Island, NY in 1968 with the goal of offering quality discount-priced products to established artists. Jerry believed in treating customers like family, a tradition that still continues. Today, Jerry’s offers more than 70,000 top-quality art materials and supplies at direct savings- as much as 75 percent off traditional retail on products from the industry’s leading art manufacturers, as well as Jerry’s own exclusive product lines via the online retail store, art supply catalog and Jerry’s Artarama Superstores. In addition, Jerry’s Artarama serves as an artist resource by offering instructional workshops, new art supply demos and special art-related events, including the Art of the Carolinas Tradeshow, and annual event held in Raleigh.

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