Quabbin Art Association promotes community interest and appreciation in the visual arts by providing education, support, and opportunity for local artists.


Read the latest on what's happening within our organization; including meeting minutes, workshops, publications and projects. See when and where QAA members are exhibiting their art and view our past events archive. Stay informed by signing up for our Email Newsletter. VIEW ALL

Exhibit Registration

We ask QAA members to please follow the required guidelines when exhibiting your artwork with our association. Be sure to arrive at the scheduled time with your completed registration form, fee and artwork tags. VIEW ALL

Member Gallery

Our QAA members work with a variety of mediums: watercolor, oil, pastel, acrylic, mixed-media, collage, pottery, printmaking, jewelry, photography and digital art. Scroll through our members gallery which includes artist contact information. VIEW ALL

Our Members' Work

Steampunk Annie by Jackie Griswald
Butterfly Coneflower by Randi Shenkman
Tuscan Window by Anna Burns

To create one's world in any of the arts takes courage.

Georgia O'Keeffe

Art Chat

The next Art Chat will be held Thursday, April 15th @ 7:00 pm. Our feature speaker will be pastel artist Meg Bandarra who will offer tips for plein air painting, and suggestions for achieving just the right shades of spring greens. Meg has also agreed to facilitate a critique during the meeting for any piece of artwork that you’d like to bring to the table. If interested please email Meg megbandarra@gmail.com no more than two jpg files of your work. Please email Denise Fontaine-Pincince dcfontaine@yahoo.com to request the Zoom link.

2021 Plein Air Paint

Artists who would like to be involved in QAA Plein air sessions should contact Deborah Sacon who will organize location meetups, dates and times. If the weather is in our favor during the week of April 19-23, let’s meet on the Belchertown Common (if restrictions do not prevent it) or somewhere near downtown Belchertown. Your ideas on where to paint are requested, please email Deborah today! She can be reached at debsacon@gmail.com.

About Organization

Quabbin Art Association provides education, support and opportunity for local artists, and promotes community interest and appreciation in the visual arts.

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General Meetings

Due to COVID-19 all monthly meetings are cancelled until further notice. In place of meetings we are hosting free online Zoom Art Chats. More


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