About the BVAA

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. We meet for hands-on demos and workshops at the Uxbridge Community Gallery, 5 South Main Street, Uxbridge, MA on the third Tuesday of every month EXCEPT during the summer months. All monthly meetings start at 6:30 pm unless indicated otherwise. We also hold art shows, field trips, outings, plein air sessions, and other events regularly throughout the year. Please check our calendar for more information. Board meeting venues will be announced. Contact Us BVAA History BVAA Officers BVAA Bylaws BVAA Funding and Grants BVAA Sponsors and Partners Join the BVAA BVAA Lending Library Free Ebooks for BVAA Members BVAA Logo Items About our Members BVAA Facebook Page Contacts

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2022 Teen Self Expression Show

The Blackstone Valley Art Association is sponsoring the 2022 Teen Self Expression Show – this show is open to the public! All styles of teen-created family-friendly artwork are warmly welcome! FREE FOR TEENS TO ENTER!

When:
July 23 to Aug 20 2022

Where:
BVAA Open Sky Uxbridge Community Gallery
5 South Main Street
Uxbridge, MA 01569

There is a TON of free parking immediately next to this building. It is fully and easily handicapped accessible.

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Participation is FREE and is open to the public. The show is open to any person who is a teenager. Each participant may exhibit up to three pieces of artwork. These will be judged for cash prizes.

Entering the Show
The show is completely free to enter. The artwork can be on any theme and in any medium.

Please check out our Show Terms and Conditions. Note that some of the conditions about framing and wiring do not apply to this show. If you simply wish to bring in 5×7 printed photos or artwork, that is fine, We can handle matting those for you. If you wish to bring in other forms of art that is framed and/or ready for display, that is fine too. Ask with any questions.

Submissions
To submit your entries use our BVAA Online Submission Form. The deadline to submit is 3pm on Saturday, July 23rd, 2022. Work should be dropped off by Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 3pm. All work which is brought in will be hung (as long as it is family-friendly). If you can’t make it by Saturday, contact us and we’ll arrange a later drop-off for you. We hang the show on Wed, June 27th.

Judging
The teen self expression show awards cash prizes based on the number of entries received.

The judge for this show will be announced soon.

Opening Reception
The opening reception for the show is Friday, July 29th from 5-7pm. Invite family and friends – all are welcome!

Pick Up
Saturday, August 20th, 2022, from 10am to 3pm. If you aren’t able to make that, please contact us for other arrangements.

Address any questions via our BVAA Contact Information

Ask with any questions! We look forward to seeing your entries! It’s great to think outside the box for this show.

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About the BVAA

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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Meetings & Events

We meet at the BVAA Open Sky Uxbridge Community Art Gallery at 5 South Main Street, Uxbridge on the third Tuesday of every month. We also hold regular shows, workshops, and 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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Membership

We are a friendly, supportive community of all levels of experience. We have members who are just getting started and members who have established a substantial portfolio. We all learn from each other. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced artist, we’d love to have you join us! Membership Information
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Member Gallery

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.
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Participate!

All the work of the Blackstone Valley Art Association is accomplished due to the selfless contributions of our membership who share 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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