Welcome to the Visual Artists of Welland website! We’re glad you’re here. Take some time to look around and meet the artists.

Whether you are an art enthusiast, emerging or established artist, there is a place for you with the VAW!


The Visual Artists of Welland have set up the Silver Linings Silent Art Auction community fundraiser. Twenty-four VAW artists have each donated an original piece of art to raise money for Women’s Place in Welland. All bids start at $50.00 and increase at $5.00 increments; whoever bids $85.00 receives the art piece. The Silent Art Auction ends on Sunday, Sept. 27 at 2 pm.

Read about the upcoming Silver Linings Silent Art Auction Fundraiser in Niagara This Week (bit.ly/32hdqze).

Come join in the fun—buy and support local.


Membership cost is $35.00—September to September

Meeting Dates: Due to Covid 19, the monthly meetings are suspended until further notice.

There are significant opportunities that the VAW is currently exploring for its membership. And for the community—in keeping with our Mission and Vision Statements (see About).


We would like to thank everyone, but especially Board and VAW members, several area local businesses that contributed in any way (please see Sponsors), community members, Mayor Campion and his office, M.P. Vance Badawey, John Clark of MT Bellies, and Keith Cumming of Primeway Group - all who believed in us. It was a fabulous first year! We’re excited about our second year and more things to come.

Thank you,

Deedee Alexandre and Pam Duncan

Upcoming Events

September 16th - 27th, 202011 am to 4 pm
Silver Linings Silent Art Auction

Silver Linings Silent Art Auction

The Black Sheep Lounge & Coffee Roasters
64 Niagara Street, Welland, ON

Silent Auction Opens: Sept. 16
Silent Auction Closes: Sept. 27 (at 2 pm)

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