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Minutes of Meeting Tuesday 18 Oct 2016

President Bob Evans announced:

  • The Fall show in Uxbridge is underway
  • Calendar voting will begin soon
  • 11/14 Uxbridge tapestry entries must be in
  • 10/19 Dustin Neece is in Concord at 10:30
  • 10/25 Macabre show will start
  • Lisa Shea has written a book on Twitter that she is offering at no charge
  • We are removing our work from Whitensville Antiques. The owner has other less expensive artwork she would like to display. We continue to have a good relationship and may do something with smaller more affordable works in the future.
  • Jay at the Grafton Inn has agreed to accept all of the work submitted online and will not charge commission on any sales. Dropoff is this weekend.
  • 11/5 The first Claflin Symphony Orchestra performance. Set up is Friday and take-down is Sunday at 8am. Work can be dropped off before 11/4.
  • 11/26 Small Shop Saturday at Alternatives from 10-4:00. Bins, cards, etc are welcome. We need a Santa Costume.


Lisa Shea presented a fun hands-on demonstration of Gelli printing.

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Since its inception in 1957, the Blackstone Valley Art Association has been dedicated to the advancement of the arts and preservation of the finest artistic traditions by means of exhibitions, classes, lectures, and other activities favorable to artistic expression, and to the development of friendly exchanges amongst artists and those interested in the arts.


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We meet at the Northbridge Senior Center, 20 Highland Street, Whitinsville on the third Tuesday of every month except during the summer months. We also hold regular events. Please check our BVAA Calendar for more information. Board meeting venues will be announced. All meetings start at 6:30 pm unless indicated otherwise.



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BVAA members are provided with an online member webpage displaying samples of their work and their artist’s statement. If you are a new member just starting out, or are an existing member looking to expand their gallery, please come to the meeting or Contact Us to get started.



All the work of the Blackstone Valley Art Association is accomplished due to the selfless contributions of our membership who volunteer their time and talents. From our board to our sustaining members, we all do our part to help each other thrive. We offer a warm thank-you to our dedicated group of creative art enthusiasts!


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