An American Tradition

Since 1905, Grumbacher has been a brand trusted by students, professors, art conservationists, and professional artists throughout the United States. We lead the way by setting strict standards for quality and performance for our materials in service to the art materials industry. These standards of excellence have resulted in the Grumbacher brand becoming an American tradition.

 

We take great satisfaction in knowing that artists trust our brand when creating their artwork. Our multi-media products, educational services, and online artist community exemplify Grumbacher’s commitment to growing and adapting to the ever-changing environment of the fine art and graphic art industries.

 

Acquired in 2006, the Grumbacher brand is owned by Chartpak, Inc., a creative products company committed to adhering to the impeccable standards set by Max Grumbacher. Chartpak Inc. welcomes the responsiblity for ensuring Grumbacher’s continued legacy as an American tradition.

 

We take pride in being an American company and a leader in the industry, for those who "practice art in all its branches." - Max Grumbacher.

The Grumbacher Product Line

Fine Art Papers
Watercolor, Mixed Media, and Acrylic Fine Art Papers
Pre-tested Professional Oils
American made professional oil colors.
Max Water Mixable Oils
American made oil colors that thin and clean up with water.
Finest Watercolor
American made professional watercolors.
Academy Oils
An American made collegiate line of oil color.
Academy Acrylic
An American made collegiate line of acrylic color.
Academy Watercolor
An American made collegiate line of Watercolor.
Gainsborough
A chung king hog bristle brush line for oils.
Black Diamond
A natural black hog bristle brush line for oils.
Goldenedge Oil and Acrylic
A golden taklon brush line for oils and acrylics.
Goldenedge Watercolor
A golden taklon brush line for watercolors.
Degas
A line of mix synthetic filament brushes for oil and acrylic.
Bristlette
A mixed diameter nylon line of brushes for oil and acrylic.
Academy Multimedia
A collegiate line of synthetic brushes for a range of painting media.
Academy Hog
A collegiate line of hog bristle brushes for oil colors.
Academy Oil and Acrylic
A collegiate line of synthetic brushes for oil and acrylic.
Academy Watercolor
A collegiate line of synthetic brushes for watercolor.
Academy Natural Hair
A collegiate line of goat and pony hair brushes for watercolor.
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