Welcome to the VAW Website!
We’re glad you’re here. Take some time to look around and meet the artists.
On July 4, 2018, Pam Duncan and Deedee Alexandre first sat down together and talked about their vision of having a visual artist group in Welland. It has been a thrill ride since then! On January 23, 2019, the VAW was officially incorporated.
Whether you are an art enthusiast, emerging or established artist, there is a place for you with the VAW!
Membership cost is $35.00—September to September
Meeting Dates: doors open at 6:15 p.m. / 6:30 p.m. start
February 18, March 16, April 20, May 19, June 15
March 16 CANCELLED
Looking ahead in 2020!
January 18-March 2: One Piece Each Art Show and Sale at the Niagara Falls Art Gallery
April 3-5: 2nd Spring Fling Art Show and Sale—Canada’s Best Value Inn, Welland
Our 2nd Annual Spring Fling has been POSTPONED!!
Tentative new date: September 18th - 20th, 2020
Applications are available here!
The Visual Artists of Welland now can accept E-Transfers for payments for memberships and show application fees. E mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
June: VAW/Rose Festival Art Show and Sale—Youth and Adult, Seaway Mall
June: Art Exhibit and Sale at the Welland Historical Museum
November 6-8: Sleigh Bells Art Show and Sale, Seaway Mall
Deedee and Pam would like to thank everyone—Board and VAW members, several area businesses that contributed in any way, community members, Mayor Campion and his office, Vance Badawey, MP, John Clark of MT Bellies and Keith Cumming of Primeway Group who believed in them. It was a fabulous first year! Thank you.
Deedee Alexandre and Pam Duncan
Contact us to get involved. Our Board members are already in the community and waiting for you!