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Two Coats of Paint is an NYC-based art project, that includes an award-winning art blogazine, artists residency, social media services, conversations, catalogue essays for painters, and other special initiatives. In 2022, Two Coats of Paint started a new online publication, Obituaries & Remembrances, to publish artists obituaries and commemorate artists who have died. If you would like to contribute an obituary for a NYC-area painter, please send a proposal to twocoatsofpaint@gmail.com with OBITUARY in the subject line.

Contact: Please send questions, comments, and other inquiries to twocoatsofpaint@gmail.com

Please send books, exhibition catalogs and announcements to:
Two Coats of Paint
20 Jay Street #308
Brooklyn, NY 11201

About the blogazine: Launched in 2007 and nationally read, Two Coats of Paint publishes original content with an emphasis on contemporary painting and related issues. Two Coats has been sponsored by numerous museums, universities, galleries, and arts organizations including the Guggenheim Museum, Whitney Museum, New Art Dealers Association (NADA), School of Visual Arts, Maryland Institute College of Art, American University, and Rhode Island School of Design. In 2014 and 2016, Two Coats of Paint received prestigious Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writing Grants for blogging. Founder Sharon Butler began Two Coats of Paint when she was a professor at a small university in Connecticut. She is an accomplished painter who now lives in Queens, New York.

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If you would like to have a catalogue essay written for an upcoming exhibition, please send an email to twocoatsofpaint@gmail.com and put CATALOGUE ESSAY in the subject line.

Founder: Sharon Butler
Associate Editor and Film Critic: Jonathan Stevenson
Production Associate: Kenneth Greiner
Research Associate: Emily Karam
Social Media Assistant: Lena Curland
Contributors (2022): Jason Andrew, Michael Brennan, Jacob Patrick Brooks, David Carrier, Jacob Cartwright, Vittorio Colaizzi, Holly Coulis, Carol Diamond, Peter Dudek, Laurie Fendrich, Joy Garnett, Kylie Heidenheimer, Julia Kunin, Ellen Letcher, Margaret McCann, Tom McGlynn, James J. A. Mercer, Riad Miah, Bonnie Morano, Patrick Neal, Saul Ostrow, Kari Adelaide Razdow, Leslie Roberts, Fay Sanders, Mary Sargent, Zach Seeger, Adam Simon, Julie Torres, Cody Tumblin, Frank Webster, Marjorie Welish, Mark Wethli, Julie Wolfe, Carolyn Zick

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