February General Meeting

DATE: Tuesday, February 18  at 6:30 p.m.

Accepting applications for the 2nd Annual Spring Fling Art Show and Sale
Applications are now available here!
2020-SpringFling-Application pdf
2020-SpringFling-Application doc

The VAW now can accept E-Transfers for payments for memberships and show application fees. E mail pamduncan1951@gmail.com for more information.

Guest Speaker: Jacqui Eisen, from European Pantry will be discussing the art supplies they now stock in the Pantry - Yes, artists' paint & paint brushes right here in Welland!!

DTC (Decorative Trading Card) Exchange - Theme "Love"

Location: Upper Meeting Room at Chippawa Park. 90 First Ave., Welland, ON.

 


March General Meeting

DATE: Monday, March 16  at 6:30 p.m.

Registration for Spring Fling Art Show & Sale

Location: TBD

Welland, ON.


VAW Spring Fling Art Show and Sale

2nd Annual Spring Fling Art Show and Sale

 

Free Meet & Greet Opening Reception

Friday, April 3rd, 2020 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

This is a great place to meet local artists and discuss their work as well as find out more about how the Visual Artists of Welland are connecting in the community. Light refreshments will be available. Cash bar.

Art Show and Sale

Saturday, April 4th, 2020 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday, April 5th, 2020 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Canada’s Best Value Inn, 1030 Niagara Street, Welland (next to Papa Pho’s)

 

 


VAW Spring Fling Art Show and Sale

VAW's 2nd Annual Spring Fling

Art Show & Sale

Call to Artists
Applications are now available here!

2020-SpringFling-Application pdf

2020-SpringFling-Application doc

The VAW now can accept E-Transfers for payments for memberships and show application fees. E mail pamduncan1951@gmail.com for more information.

Sunday, March 1st:  VAW Member deadline registration/submission

Sunday, March 22nd:  Non-VAW Member deadline registration/submission

Friday, April 3rd:  12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. -- Drop Off at Canada’s Best Value Inn

Friday, April 3rd:  6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. -- Meet & Greet / Art Show and Sale

Saturday, April 4th:  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. -- Art Show and Sale

Sunday, April 5th:  10 a.m.-5 p.m. -- Art Show and Sale; 5 p.m. sharp -- Tear Down

Cost:  (Members) $35 per board (44” x 41”) - 1 side, easels- $15.00 each

(Non-Members) $45 per board - 1 side, easels- $25.00 each – AVAILABLE AFTER MEMBER APPLICATIONS HAVE CLOSED

Held at Canada's Best Value Inn, 1030 Niagara Street, Welland, ON.


Each One Piece Art Show and Sale

EACH ONE PIECE

Art Show & Sale

at the Niagara Falls Art Gallery

Saturday, January 18th

to Monday, March 2nd, 2020

Opening Reception:

Saturday, January 18, at 2-4 p.m

Held at Niagara Falls Art Gallery,

8058 Oakwood Dr, Niagara Falls, ON.

 


VAW Members Art Show & Sale

at the Niagara Falls Art Gallery

January 6 - March 2

  • Only members who have their membership paid in full by October 31st, 2019 will be allowed to enter this show for planning and advertising purposes.
  • Eligible to enter one piece  of art (not exceeding 4 feet) at no charge.

Drop Off Art: Monday, January 6, at 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 18, at 2-4 p.m

Pick Up Art: Tuesday, March 3, at 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Held at Niagara Falls Art Gallery, 8058 Oakwood Dr, Niagara Falls, ON.

Guest Speaker: Debra Attenborough, Executive Director of the Niagara Falls Art Gallery/Niagara Children's Museum will be at our December 16th Monthly Meeting to answer any questions you may have.



Mark your calendars for future VAW Meetings:

Location TBD

Monday, April 20, 2020

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Monday, June 15, 2020

Monday, September 21, 2020

Monday, October 19, 2020

Monday, November 16, 2020

Monday, December 7, 2020


Past Events for 2019 - 2020 Season

January General Meeting

DATE: Tuesday, January 7 at 6:30 p.m.

 Paint your own name tags - supplies provided.

--NOTICE LOCATION CHANGE--

Back entrance at St. Mary Catholic School,

120 Plymouth Rd, Welland, ON


December General Meeting

DATE: Monday, December 16, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.

Christmas Social

Guest Speaker: Debra Attenborough, Executive Director of the Niagara Falls Art Gallery/Niagara Children's Museum will be at our December 16th Monthly Meeting to answer any questions you may have about our January Art Show & Sale

Decorative Trading Card Exchange - for Members signed up to participate. Email Tracy: tracygreening@gmail.com for more info on Trading Cards.

Art Trivia - Members will be in groups of 4, and winning team will receive a prize.

Bring your appetite as there will be some goodies and treats to go around 🙂

Held in the Upper Meeting Room at Chippawa Park. 90 First Ave., Welland, ON.


Sleigh Bells Art Show & Sale

VAW Sleigh Bells Art Show & Sale

Contact us to make arrangements to drop off your application & payment or bring it with you at the next General Meeting on October 28th.

SET UP: Friday, November 8 at Seaway Mall Centre Court

from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

OPEN TO PUBLIC: November 9 & 10

Based on Seaway Mall Hours:

Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

TEAR DOWN: Sunday, November 10th  at 5 p.m. sharp

COST:

(Members) $25 per board (41” x 44”) - 1 side
(Non Members) $35 per board- 1 side

Click here for the VAW Sleigh Bells Application 2019


November General Meeting

DATE: Monday, November 18, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.

Guest Speaker: Deedee Alexandre will be discussing the "Business side of art -- including marketing your art".

Held in the Upper Meeting Room at Chippawa Park. 90 First Ave., Welland, ON.


September Annual General Meeting

DATE: Monday, September 16 at 6:30 p.m.
First Annual General Meeting

Short reports from the present Board & the election of the new Board.

Annual Membership Registration Fee: $35
Additional $10 for 10 images on the website of your work. This is in addition to the bio etc included with your initial membership fee.

Print Application below, fill it out, and bring with you. We will have some on hand at the meeting.

VAW - Membership Form 2019-20

Lots of exciting news: Upcoming Shows & Events for this coming season, along with Q & A time

Held in the Upper Meeting Room at Chippawa Park. 90 First Ave., Welland, ON.


October General Meeting

DATE: Monday, October 28 at 6:30 p.m.

  • VAW Sleigh Bells Art Show & Sale - members' applications & payment due!
  • Annual Membership - applications & fees being accepted.
  • DTCs (Decorative Trading Cards) - members sign up - Theme: Fall - with exchange to take place at Nov. 18 General Meeting. (See Tracy Greening)
DOTTING PAINT DEMO

Guest Speakers: Barb Cook & Connie Lee-Reynolds, of C&B Crazy Dots, will be doing a Dotting Paint Demonstration.

Note: Date changed from Monday, October 21 to “Monday, October 28th” due to Federal Elections on the 21st.

Held in the Upper Meeting Room at Chippawa Park. 90 First Ave., Welland, ON.