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CW2016 Lecture: Pysanka, the Ukrainian Egg

Bill Davis considers himself a driven collector.  Among other things he collects postcards, Christmas ornaments and egg-shaped things.  His egg collection contains examples made from glass, wood, chalkware, ceramic, hardstone and numerous decorated natural eggs.  Many years ago he was attending the arts and crafts festival in State College, Pennsylvania where he met a woman Read More »

Published Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 in News and Press.


Merry Christmas 2015!

There is no secret that we love Christmas. As we come to the end of another Christmas season, we hope that our fine art quality Chalkware pieces continue to play an important role in your family’s traditions. It is the greatest pleasure in the world to know that all 20 of our Massachusetts employees play Read More »

Published Thursday, December 24th, 2015 in News and Press.


A Thirty-Year Tradition

Vaillancourt Folk art gives us the rare opportunity to watch a new Form of Folk art—born in America—blossom and grow. Today they are more popular than ever.

Published Monday, November 3rd, 2014 in News and Press.


Tradition breeds success at Vaillancourt Folk Art

This article originally appeared in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette’s Business Section on Sunday, September 21, 2014. By Sandy Meindersma CORRESPONDENT SUTTON — Vaillancourt Folk Art has been celebrating Christmas with its chalkware Santas and other figures for 30 years. But while Vaillancourt has stayed true to its original mission, it has also had to Read More »

Published Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 in News and Press.


Early American Life – 2014

Be certain to pick up the winter issue of Early American Life this winter. In the Christmas issue, Vaillancourt Folk Art is celebrated for not only 30 years of business, but for being featured in Early American Life throughout these 30 years. The feature offers a look through the eyes of EAL readers. Share your memories Read More »

Published Monday, September 8th, 2014 in News and Press.


Vivienne McGee

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Vivienne McGee. Vivienne was not only one of Vaillancourt Folk Art’s early dealers, but a close friend of Gary and Judi. Viviennes passion for decorating made her store a Mecca for shoppers even though it was in a remote part of Pennsylvania. She was constantly Read More »

Published Saturday, January 11th, 2014 in News and Press.


Vaillancourt Chalkware featured in Foodies of New England Magazine

We are honored that the staff of Foodies of New England chose us to be part of their festive Fall issue.  It amazes us, even after 30 years, that these beautiful antique Chocolate Moulds help create the three dimensional canvas for our chalkware figurines. From Chocolate to Chalkware Written by Honee Hess with photography by Read More »

Published Friday, October 11th, 2013 in News and Press.


Vaillancourt’s European Christmas Markets Cruise

December 6th – 13th, 2014   Sold Out… See you in Europe! Celebrate Vaillancourt Folk Art’s 30th Anniversary with a River Cruise of Europe’s most coveted Christmas Markets. In 2014 we will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Vaillancourt Folk Art; it is so hard to believe that the years have gone by so quickly. Judi Read More »

Published Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 in News and Press.
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