City Art Store in Sunderland is a family run business owned by husband and wife, Mark and Suzanne. Mark has over 25 years picture framing experience whilst Suzanne looks after Art side of the business. They have a brilliant staff team of Nora, Lesa, Judy and Meghan.
In City Art Store we sell Art ,Craft and Needlework materials as well as providing a bespoke framing service.
Within our bespoke framing service we have a selection of over a 100 mouldings and 50 mount colours to chose from. Mark will frame almost anything including photos, prints, football shirts, medals, cross stitch, paintings and coins.
You will find a great selection of Art materials within our art department including, Acrylic paints, Watercolour paints and Oil paint from Daler Rowney. We have a large and varied selection of Artists Paint Brushes, as well as mediums and pallets. We stock a variety of Sketching pads, Watercolour pads, Acrylic pads and Pastel Paper pads as well as large individual sheets of Watercolour paper in various weights. In our first floor gallery you will also find a various size Canvas, Daler boards, Portfolios as well as a great selection of Easels. We also have Watercolour pan sets, Acrylic paint sets, Oil paint sets, Graphite pencils, Fine liner pens, Charcoal, Inks, and Pastels.
In our Craft Department we have a great selection of card making materials. We stock Dies, Stamps and products from Crafters Companion, Tattered Lace, Tonic, Sue Wilson, Phil Martin and Hunkydory. We have a large and varied selection of peel off stickers, decoupage and card stock.
We have lots of other Craft materials including Feathers, Funky foam, Matchsticks, Giltter, Polystyrene shapes, Candle wick, Raffia, Magnets, Pipe cleaners, Humbrol tinlets, Balsa wood as well as a range of Glues, Tapes and Foam pads.
We stock a range of Adult Paint by numbers and Adult colouring books.
In our Needlecraft Department we have large selection of Cross stich kits, mini kits, DMC threads, Aida, Needles, Scissors, Storage boxes, Hoops and Plastic canvas.
We have a large selection of framed prints in our shop and in our gallery upstairs from various artists including Paul Oughton, Richie Collins, Robert Wild and Robert Olley. We have a large selection of local scenes including photographic prints from Christine Audsley. We also have a large selection of Sunderland Football framed prints.