Max's Art Supplies on Post Road East in Westport set to close

Max's Art Supplies on Post Road East has

Max's Art Supplies on Post Road East has been a staple for local artists and illustrators for 59 years. (August 21, 2014 5:32 PM)

An old-fashioned art supply store in Westport will close its doors at the end of the month.

Max's Art Supplies on Post Road East has been a staple for local artists and illustrators for 59 years.

The rise of digital illustrating means frequent customers were fading away. "It's all computer, so they don’t need art materials. They [also] buy online," says owner Shirley Mellor.

Mellor's...

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