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Teaser: Nantucket Lightship Santa

Enjoy the Nantucket Summer Series? You don’t have to wait long until we release the 2014 piece, Nantucket Lightship Santa, at the Event Under The Tent. Enjoy the summer to the fullest and join us at Bartlett’s Farm this summer for your chance for a premier number of this years piece. Nantucket Lightship Santa Any sailor will Read More »

Published Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 in On The Artist's Desk.


Collector’s Weekend 2014

It’s the 30th anniversary of Vaillancourt Folk Art and the 19th Annual Collector’s Weekend, so it is fitting that this year the format has been revamped to accommodate record groups looking to celebrate with us! Unlike past years, we’ve moved the painting workshops into Blaxton Hall—this helps keep large groups together and creates an environment Read More »

Published Friday, April 25th, 2014 in Retail Gallery.


Repairing Broken Chalkware

The inevitable, “uh-oh!” Regardless how careful we are, it seem inevitable that at some point we may be experience the misfortune of breaking our cherished Vaillancourt Chalkware Santa. Because chalkware is made from a solid, plaster-like medium, the product isn’t as fragile as one may suspect. Regardless of its density, if one were to drop Read More »

Published Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 in Chalkware.


Five Ways To Use Santa’s Digital Library

In March 2008, we launched a new initiative in our digital world by cataloging the complete Vaillancourt Folk Art Chalkware collection. Through the launch of a new web site, we were able to accomplish many goals: internally, we created a digital library that allowed us to browse and reference pieces instantly (even our artists have Read More »

Published Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 in Chalkware.


Spring Cleaning with Rabbits…

As spring rolls around, spring cleaning doesn’t always trump the to-do list. But, to help you enjoy the end of winter, here are a few pieces that will warm the heart. Bookmark this page to see more offerings throughout the season!

Published Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 in Chalkware.


The 2014 Chalkware Collection

The 2014 Chalkware Collection: As we enter into our 30th year of painting chalkware, Judi has outdone herself in coming up with some unique designs for Christmas.

Published Monday, February 24th, 2014 in Chalkware.


Introducing: Jingle Balls ™

Vaillancourt Folk Art Introduces their Newest Ornament Line: Jingle Balls™ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sutton, MA —As Vaillancourt Folk Art celebrates their 30th anniversary, they are pleased to welcome a new product line to their collection: Jingle Balls™. Vaillancourt Chalkware has been commercially available since 1984, but in 1996 they broke into the ornament market after Read More »

Published Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 in Ornaments.


A Chalkware Santa “To My Valentine”

It’s a love thing. The 2014 Valentine Santa is unlike any other. Colored with light pinks and historic golds and grays, this “To My Valentine” Santa is holding a heart with a decoupaged image from an antique postcard. Decorated with little hearts around his hat and coat, there is no better way to show someone Read More »

Published Monday, January 20th, 2014 in Chalkware.
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