Mission

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


Members

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

The Main Street by Frederick Gao
Anjou Pear by Christine White
Quonquont Barn by Susan Dion

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

Georgia O'Keeffe

ART Take-Away

On Saturday, December 5th from 1–3 p.m., we will host an ‘ART Take-Away’ exhibit on the Belchertown Common. Imagine the big pine tree in the center of the common decked out in lights, embellished with donations of art supplies, greeting cards, handmade ornaments, fine art, fine art prints, photography--anything art related. This is an opportunity for QAA to give during this season of giving and to fulfill an important part of our mission which is to provide opportunity for local artists and to promote community interest in the visual arts. So, how can you participate?

Please pre-package donated item(s) in a quart or gallon size baggie. Feel free to include your business card. Then, drop off your art-related donation(s) to 40 South Main Street (white house with red shutters) in Belchertown. You will find a labeled basket on the front porch. The bags will be clipped to the pine tree so that people can easily see what is inside. Prior to the event, QAA will have asked the community for donations, too. Finally, we ask for your help on December 5th. QAA volunteers are needed between 11:30 am to 3:30 p.m. Please email Denise Fontaine-Pincince (dcfontaine@yahoo.com) with questions and to volunteer. Any amount of time you can provide will be appreciated!


Art Chat

Our next Zoom Art Chat is scheduled for Thursday, December 17th at 7:00pm. Please email Denise Fontaine-Pincince (dcfontaine@yahoo.com) and she will forward the link. This is our way of helping to inspire your personal art, or community involvement in the arts and help keep us connected.


Membership Dues

Quabbin Art Association membership is open to artists and art supporters. Print and mail the Membership Application Form (PDF) for membership renewal or to become a new member.

Annual membership dues of $25 for the calender year (September 19, 2020–June 30, 2021), are payable to Quabbin Art Association and mailed to P.O. Box 216, Belchertown, MA 01007.


Facebook Virtual Gallery

Starting September 1st... Quabbin Art Association will feature a Virtual Facebook Gallery Exhibit. This is an opportunity to sell your work online through our Facebook Photo Album gallery. Simply forward up to three jpegs with the following information on each work of art; Title, Medium, Size, Price, Artist Name, Contact, to lifeisartphotography@outlook.com and Susan Shea will post on Facebook.

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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