Welcome!

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Vegreville Visual Artists

Mission and Goals: 

• To promote visual art in the community of Vegreville

• To create public art for citizens and visitors to enjoy and to beautify the town

• To encourage, elevate and support the visual artists in Vegreville

• Meet the ongoing needs and interests of members, regardless of their abilities or aspirations

• To provide citizens opportunities to experience and participate in various art endeavors

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History:

• Formed as a non-profit organization in 2014

• Often works in partnership with the Vegreville Tourism, Recreation and Culture Board and Chamber of Commerce

• Community Commission Art work by member artists: St. Joseph's Hospital murals, Visitor Information Centre doors, VALID boardroom mural, Senior Sunshine Club's outdoor sign, Rotary Park Canada 150, Shovel Project

• Members volunteer in schools for art classes, library summer programs, VALID Staff Enrichment

• Work with Junior Artists in High School

• Organize and maintain Public Art Galleries: St. Joseph's Hospital "In-House" Gallery, Vegreville Centennial Library, Vegreville Dental Center

• Plan and organize shows, sales, workshops, classes, Fall & Spring Art Series, Grape Art (Paint Night) evenings