ABOUT

OUR MISSION:

The mission of the VAAL is to bring together LaGrange area artists to form a more cohesive and supportive artist community, foster their activities, and to amplify their visibility and voice in the wider community.

Join us and become a member of VAAL

Membership is for visual artists at all levels of experience,

18 years and older, working in all mediums.

 

We have enjoyed great camaraderie and synergy through our fellowship of artists these past years. VAAL has been and is proving to be a growing vital part of our community thanks to you. The benefits of membership are numerous and while participating in a planning meeting recently we shared the positive gains we all experienced since joining.

Artist member benefits

• Invitations to all VAAL events

• Two guaranteed group exhibition featuring all member artists per year. VAAL also shares information to other exhibits that are not VAAL sponsored.

• Access to centralized information exchange amongst local artists.

• Free webpage inclusion at www.vaalart.club and access to members only social media. 

Dues and Fees

• Dues are $35 for the year if paying by check or cash. An additional $1.50 processing fee is added if paying online. Dues include participation in the VAAL website, participation in meetings and events and the opportunity to exhibit in shows.

• There will be an entry fee of $35 per exhibition.

• Festival fees are $20 per event. This covers tent and display set ups.

Click HERE to pay your dues online

Getting Listed on the VAAL Members Pages

To include your information on the VAAL website please email the following information to Sean Burnley at seanburnley@gmail.com

• A headshot or suitable representative of yourself—self portrait even.

• Maybe 5 - 8 samples of your work. Preferably higher-res images

• A short 2-3 paragraph bio or artist's statement.

• Any contact info, email, or website you would like included with your section.

VARIOUS FORMS & APPLICATIONS FOR EXHIBITS:

Membership Form

         < Download Membership Application Here

Calendar

         < Download Calendar of Events Here

Suffering Artist VAAL Exhibit

         < Download Application Here

Registration form — Annual LaGrange Art Exhibit

         < Download Application Here

Agreement form — Exhibit Swap with the Carrollton Art Guild

         < Download Agreement Here

Carrollton Artist Guild Agreement form — Exhibit Swap with VAAL

         < Download Application Here