Ellen Frank Illumination Arts Foundation
Ellen Frank Illumination Arts Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (C) (3) public
benefit organization whose purpose is to enable the revitalization of
the art of illumination and creation of new works of art in this
genre. Through positive intercultural dialogue, bridging gaps in
religion, ethnicity and aesthetic ideas, EFIAF testifies to the
transformative power of the collaborative artistic enterprise to bring
forth social change.
The Society of Gilders
P.O. Box 674, Rochester, MN 55903-674
Phone: 507-280-7676 or 888-991-7676 (toll free)
The Society of gilders is a non-profit educational organization devoted
to the art and craft of gilding. Membership is open to any interested
individual, institution or corporation. Offers regional classes, networking
and resources for gilders and other related arts.
*Society of Tempera Painters
PO Box 30766, Santa Fe, NM 87592-0766
Very interesting website with sources, forum for discussion, newsletter.
*Natural Pigments LLC
Rare/hard-to-find art materials for fine artists and decorators- specialize
in art materials used in historical painting- pre-historic times up to/including
the eighteenth century. Related site to iconofile.com. Great articles,
recipes, info etc.
1370 Annapolis Way, San Jose, CA 95118
408-557-6836 Fax: 408-557-6886
This is a great site, full of info, articles, supplies, books. Focuses
on icon painting but has info for all interested in traditional techniques
*John Neal, Bookseller
PO Box 9986, Greensboro, NC 27429
Specializes in calligraphy & letter arts books