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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.


In The Studio With Judi Vaillancourt

“We try to give a lot of history and background of the molds so that people can envision the traditions people used them for, rather than just as decorations.” Treasures magazine stepped “in the studio” with Judi Vaillancourt for the April 2013 “Artist Profile.” Susan K. Elliott spoke with the Vaillancourt family about how the company Read More »

Published Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 in News and Press.


Massachusetts Family Business of the Year Awards

When Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick proclaimed June 5th “Family Business Day” Northeastern University’s Center For Family Business seized the opportunity to further their mission by creating “Massachusetts Family Business of the Year Awards.” Focusing on three categories determined by the size of the company, we are honored to have been recognized for what we have Read More »

Published Thursday, June 6th, 2013 in News and Press.


FOX 25: Timeless Ornaments Handcrafted in Southern Mass.

Fox 25’s Heather Hegedus goes inside the Vaillancourt Folk Art studio for a behind-the-scenes look at handcrafted ornaments. Sorry, MyFoxBoston’s servers are not connecting to the video content… try again later. Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

Published Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 in In The Media, News and Press.
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