The only online directory just for porcelain painting
Suppliers in North America
The websites listed below are in English unless otherwise stated. Click on the little "+" sign to see the Categories (subjects) for that entry.
Singing Finch Studio (Ellen Wilson-Pruitt. Martinsville, Indiana, United States)
A teacher specialising in portraiture who also took part in painting the wildflower china for the Indiana Governor’s Residence. Check her online gallery and lesson, and the Resolution recognizing her achievements and the art of porcelain painting.
Added Dec 2011
Stella Shilling (Houston, Texas, United States)
View the artist's CV, online tutorials, and varied porcelain, tile and glass designs (including reverse painted lamp shades); or inquire about instruction manuals, classes and seminars.
Added May 2014 - Last review 24 May 2015
The Art Parlor by Cindy L. Moore (Pomona, California, United States)
Painter selling glass supplies such as lamps and shades, studies, etc.
Added Jun 2004
The Pepper West Gals (Peggy Harrup. Lorena, Texas, United States)
Shop offering work by various artists, plus classes, seminars and supplies (some painted examples of china shown).
Added Oct 2003 - Last review 24 Feb 2008
The Porcelain Place (Wheat Ridge, Colorado, United States)
Manufacturers of slips, bisque (white and coloured), Spanish oils, china paints, etc.; distributers listed. The online store also sells books, studies and microkilns. Studio seminars include topics such as lace draping.
Added Nov 2009
The World Organization of China Painters
WOCP publishes The China painter magazine, holds events such as the World Show and the Art Institute, and has a library, shop and museum at Oklahoma City. The Museum has "one of the finest collections of hand painted porcelain in the United States", with a focus on contemporary artists. Displays include antique and vintage pieces, plus selected members' work, with a small selection shown online. The Museum gift shop also sells hand painted china and supplies.
Useful site information includes studies and lists of teachers, clubs and dealers.
Added Dec 2012
Tile Art Ltd. (Paddy Dugan. Sarasota, Florida, United States)
Custom hand-painted tiles and sinks.
Added Apr 2002 - Last review 8 Jun 2014
Vicky J. York (Austin, Texas, United States)
Teacher selling studies, videos, etc. plus brushes for her "one-fire hummingbird technique." Commissions also accepted.
Added Aug 2003 - Last review 29 May 2005
VIR-MA INDUSTRIES (Crown Point, Indiana, United States)
Supplying European decals plus some "china and porcelain products", mainly ornaments.
Added Apr 2006
Welcome to China Doll, Inc. (Cynthia Guilette. Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States)
Offering doll making classes, supplies and china painting seminars.
Added Oct 2011