The Village Fine Arts Association  is a regional, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting fine arts in the Huron Valley area and linked to broader Michigan arts councils and venues. Many local art careers, artist activities and events have been inspired by the seeds of encouragement that have come from this locally rooted community oriented organization.                                   

Also, visit the new: Suzanne Haskew Art Center (SHAC) 

In September, don't miss: Views & Visions prospectus; due on the 27th. And at the SHAC: Sign up for classes and Sunflowers from the Brews & Brushes paint party. Go to the NEWS page for more.

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Background

VFAA provides individual artists with opportunities for fellowship, inspiration and education by organizing, promoting and presenting monthly meetings with guest artists, workshops and juried exhibitions. We coordinate and participate with other community groups in art-related events to increase our visibility and further showcase our community's creativity derived from the freedom of artistic expression.

Volunteer-supported and funded by a combination of membership fees, business sponsors and grants. Your impact will make an impact in the richness and benefits of our local art community.  Go to Membership/Sponsorship/Donations

Meetings, Shows and Events

Open invitation to interested visitors, members meet on 4th Wednesdays of the month, currently located in the basement of the Milford Presbyterian Church. Start time is 7:30 for upcoming art news, a snack/networking break, followed by a fascinating visiting artist presentations. 

Also make sure you stop by and explore the large creative space at the new VFAA SHAC on 125 Main Street / high bay garage area (suite 700), a short walk from the Central Park. Parking is available in the River's Edge Brewery lot.

Communication/Outreach: The Artisan, this web site, Email subscription, (shac.andrea@gmail.com), Facebook, local news media press articles.

History

Exploring creative expression is for everyone. Whether you are interested in exploring different art mediums for yourself, taking a workshop to expand your knowledge, want to know more about the art world, or are a seasoned veteran willing to go further in your creative journey, you can join others and take your interest to the next level. OR maybe as a local business, you would like to partner with the VFAA and reflect your support of the arts in the Huron Valley area of Milford and the neighboring areas.

VFAA members include potters, weavers, oil painters, watercolorists, pastelists, acrylic painters, carvers, poets, musicians, photographers, sculptors, fabric artists the list is endless and varied.

The Village Fine Arts Association began in 1992, with the knowledge that there was a great need for the numerous artists in the Greater Milford Area to have an outlet to explore, expand and share their love of art.

What began as an assortment of different artists, getting together in coffee shops or in each others homes, today has grown into thriving and active group of over 100 artists, with a mailing list of over 425 other art-minded people in the Huron Valley area. VFAA is characterized as stimulating and welcoming.

Contact VFAA  News  Photo Archive  Partners  Artist of the Year   Discover S.H.A.C.  

Current VFAA logo design: courtesy of Georgie Jagner.