Industry News


Kevin Lavin

Kevin Lavin, formerly General Manager of daVinci Art in NYC, has joined JJC Industries LLC wholesaler of DANIEL SMITH products in the new role as North American Accounts and New Business Development.  Kevin’s years of retailing expertise, his ability to see the big picture and his passion for the growth and success of the art materials industry overall, makes him the perfect fit for this new position.

Well respected Don Nederhand, technical advisor for 22 years for Royal Talens, passed away last week. He was 65 years old.




Eileen Miller

At Michaels, Eileen Miller was promoted to Vice President, General Manager – Frames Division reporting to Idalia Farrajota. Ami Hutchings was recently promoted to Vice President, General Manager – Kids Division reporting to Rich Gartmann.

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