Membership Information

Mission
The Vacaville Art League is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development and promotion of the visual arts. Our goals are to create an atmosphere that encourages community participation in the visual arts; to provide artists with exhibition space and opportunities to share and develop creative skills; and to stimulate and educate members of the community by bringing an awareness and appreciation of fine art through exhibitions, shows, workshops, classes, and demonstrations.

Membership Dues
Dues are paid annually with the fiscal year beginning in July and ending the June of the following year. Prorated memberships are available to first time members.

Art League Board and Staff
The Vacaville Art League is organized under an elected Board of Directors; all Board members maintain current membership with the Vacaville Art League. The Vacaville Art League Board of Directors sets policy and governs the organization. The Vacaville Art Gallery staff consists of a Gallery Manager and a Gallery Assistant.

Board Members: Dudley Owens, President | Christy Dougherty, 1st Vice President | Lenore Hubbal, 2nd Vice President | Beverly Black, Secretary | Martin Guzman, Treasurer | Janet Matthews | Mitch Mitchum | Clara Podger

Staff:  Barb Musial, Gallery Manager | Elizabeth Mayer, Assistant Manager

Member/Board Meetings
Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month (except August and December) at 6:00 pm at the Gallery. If you would like to present to the Board, please contact the President or Gallery Manager prior to meeting.  Call (707) 448-8712 or email gallery@vacavilleartgallery.org.

Gallery Exhibits & Opening Receptions
The Vacaville Art Gallery rotates shows every 4-6 weeks. Shows range from members’ exhibits to juried and non-juried open exhibitions by guest artists. There is a reception for each exhibit (including the Annual Student Show) which allows the artist the opportunity to meet and talk with the public and other artists. Reception dates and time vary depending on the exhibit and artists involved.

Gallery Gift Shop
The Gallery Gift Shop sells a wide variety of works created by Vacaville Art League members. A special membership rate is offered for members only wanting to display items in the Gift Shop.

Artist Information
Files are maintained of members’ work by the Gallery Manager and are available to curators, collectors and the general public. Artists may submit a bio and/or statement along with samples of work  to the Gallery. Vacaville Art League members and guest artists have the opportunity to link their personal website to the Vacaville Art League website for free.

Commissions
Show and gift shop sales $0-49, 20%; $50 and over, 30% for members.  Non-member rate is 45%.