broadcanvas - the art of inspiration
Broad Association Broad Canvas opened in 1981 at No. 20 Broad Street, in the heart of the university town of Oxford. Our vision was to supply leisure interest in creative pursuits, as well as caring for the material needs of professional and student artists.
Broad Spectrum We are the sole Winsor and Newton Premier Art Centre in Oxford and main distributor of art, craft and graphic supplies in the city. Based in a four storey historical building, each floor of the shop carries a wide and comprehensive range of stock from leading manufacturers. Easels, canvases, the finest art materials, graphic pens and technical equipment, craft, needlework and model making equipment provide a fascinating and eclectic tool box for specific creative needs to take shape. We haven't forgotten fun and are constantly sourcing new product lines from all over the world.
Broad Discounts We negotiate good discounts with manufacturers and pass on the best prices to our customers.
Broad Client Base We supply Oxford University Departments, Oxford Brookes University architectural students, the Ashmolean, the famous Ruskin School of Art, numerous art colleges, schools, art societies, designers, hobbyests, even the rich and famous, across the complete age range. Account facilities are available for professional artists and companies subject to credit references.
Broad Minded We have knowledgeable staff who between them have many years expertise and are also happy to help. Also log in to our question and answer section on this website.
Broad Appeal We regularly supply customers throughout the world. See our terms and conditions.
Broadband Abroad We now have our own online shop where items can be purchased at highly competitive prices. If you cannot find what you want here, please ring us or email us. We may have it or can get it for you.
Broad Canvas Welcome We would like to meet you. Do come and visit Broad Canvas to indulge your senses, see the colours, smell the clay, touch the textured papers, feel the inspiration and fill the blank canvases of your mind.