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We are proud to be an important link in the active arts community in the Chippewa Valley. Check out all that we've been up to.

Patricia Hamm's Cover Volume One

August 19, 2020

Pat is the cover artist on VolumeOne this week.  "Chemo vs Creativity" (2019) 20x20 Acrylic, stencil, ink pencil and marker. 
Click here to view and read the background story for the art work.

GO Paint! Chippewa Valley

August 18, 2020

he North West Wisconsin's Premier Plein Air Painting Event. September 26-October 2.  

We've made some modifications to keep us safe and socially distanced. Take a look at our website and see if this event is right for you! Register right on our website: 

Artists are invited to paint the rolling farmlands, dramatic river banks, charming downtown areas, prairies, and forests of Buffalo, Chippewa, Dunn, Pepin and Eau Claire counties. Registered artists paint within a 10 mile radius of the Eau Claire & Chippewa River between Fall Creek, Eau Claire, Durand, and Nelson, Wisconsin. Explore your creativity in the beautiful and vibrant Chippewa Valley!  This event is hosted by Pablo Center at the Confluence.

Rose Dolan-Neill, Visual and Literary Arts Manager, Pablo Art Center 


Exhibit at Artisan Forge

July 16, 2020

.  The Artisan Forge Studios show in Eau Claire has been a true success.  Many members sold pieces during the show.  Christy Skuban, curator, has asked that the VAA return for another show within the year.  Additionally, Christy is searching for group shows for display at the forge.  If you are a part of, or know a group of artists that is searching for a display venue AFS is looking for you too.  Contact Christy at AFS and begin the ball rolling toward success.   

TheThe following artist exhibited their art at Artisan Forge this summer. 

Beth Creekmore
Kristine Crowe
Mary Elworthy
Tammy  Ford
Don Gaber
Constance Heffernan
Mary Hermanson
Cari Raynae Jacobson
Ruth Lundblad
Val Naber
Jeffrey Nelson
Karen Scarseth

Von Holzen

Bonnie Fetzek
Patricia Hamm
John Lauson
Sandra Churness
Lindamerry Udell












VAA on Facebook

July 14, 2020

VAA now has a Facebook presence.  Click here to check it out.
Tammy Ford is the administrator.