Art Supply Store

Shop for art supplies at Talon Express today!

Located on the second floor in the James V. Carmichael Student Center, Talon Express is your one-stop shop for all of your art supply needs. Our goal is to offer all materials you need for your art classes while providing friendly customer service. The helpful and knowledgeable staff at Talon Express are here to assist you in finding anything you need, from ceramics to sculpturing supplies. 

We provide the following categories of art supplies:

  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Illustration
  • Metals
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpting
    • All returns must be accompanied by a receipt.
    • The Store Manager reserves the right to determine merchandise returnability and salability.

    General Merchandise

    Clothing, gifts, general books, and supplies are returnable within 30 days of purchase with a valid KSU Bookstore receipt. Merchandise must be returned in original condition with tags attached.

    Non-Returnable Merchandise

    The following items are non-returnable:

    • sale-priced items
    • test and study aids, including:
      • outlines and problem solvers
      • custom published textbook packages that have been opened
      • personal items such as food
      • medications
      • sundries
      • special orders
      • calculators
    • merchandise not in original condition or packaging, and merchandise without a receipt.

    Online Ordering

    All merchandise ordered from the University Stores website should be brought to the Order Pick Up window located on the first floor of the bookstore for returns or refunds.

    If you need to exchange or return an item that was shipped to you, you may also bring the merchandise ordered from the website to the Order Pick Up window located on the first floor of the bookstore for returns or refunds. If you prefer to ship your items back to the store, please contact us at to arrange your return.

    Customer must adhere to return dates, conditions and have a receipt as stated above.

    Refund Methods

    Credit Card purchases will be refunded to the same credit card used for the original transaction. You must have the credit card with you as we do not have access to this information. You do not need the credit card for returns and refunds made through the web order department. Financial Aid purchases will be credited to your Financial Aid account. 

Faculty Art Supply Requests

If any faculty member needs specific materials for their class that are not currently available at Talon Express or at University Stores, please email your class list or syllabus to We will do our best to accommodate these requests.

We also accept requests to create supply kits, which are useful for when a class requires multiple supplies. Please allow a minimum of six weeks notice for processing and assembly. We also recommend that faculty provide the manufacturer's ordering information (i.e. Winsor and Newton 2320116) in their email request.