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Feeding your creativity

About Us

We are a Christchurch owned & operated business operating for over 25 years. We have a comprehensive range of art supplies catering from the beginner through to the more experienced, our incredible team offer specialist advice and competitive pricing.

Proudly locally owned and operated, The Drawing Room is the largest art and graphics supplier within the South Island.

We are known for our huge variety of stock and product brands, and we offer a variety of leading international art brands such as Winsor & Newton, Daniel Smith, Atelier, Matisse, Liquitex, Fabriano, Reeves, Faber Castell, Staedlter, Copic (and many more!) as well as a variety of surfaces on which to create your masterpieces!

Our team are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. More importantly we have a real passion for all things art related. We are here to help artists to find the right mix of products for the goals they wish to achieve no matter if they are professionals, hobbyists, students or just starting out. If you have any questions, give us a call or an email. 

We also run a fantastic array of workshops- from one off classes, to eight week painting and drawing courses- with both local and international teachers. A place to take your creativity to the next level and meet other like-minded folk.


  • Acrylic, Oil and Watercolour Paints
  • Painting Mediums
  • Brushes
  • Pencils & Pastels
  • Craft Supplies
  • Graphic Design Markers
  • Canvas (stretched and by the metre)
  • Matboard

The Drawing Room  has what you are looking for. We can help your dreams be realised – and feed your creativity!


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