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These are new stores that will be carrying the Vaillancourt Folk Art line for the 2015 season. See where you can buy chalkware near you.

Published Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 in Press Releases.

Dickens’ Doctor Marigold This Thanksgiving Weekend

Dickens is no stranger to Christmas at Vaillancourt Folk Art. Since 2009, Gerald Charles Dickens has made the flight from England to take stage at Vaillancourt’s in Sutton, MA to perform his one man performance of A Christmas Carol—in a similar fashion that his great-great grandfather, Charles Dickens, did during his American readings. Each year Read More »

Published Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 in Press Releases.

The Brocade Series

Those familiar with Vaillancourt Folk Art through the ages undoubtably know the timeless designs of the historic collection that Judi Vaillancourt started creating in 1984. Following us through the years, however, you’ll have noticed that we’ve introduced designs that appeal to the contemporary collector—with a bit of bling. In 2009, while designing for Neiman Marcus, Judi Vaillancourt Read More »

Published Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 in Chalkware.

Nantucket Summer Series: America Yacht Santa

The idea of summer conjures a lot of images, notably the beach, the warm sand under toe and, of course, the yachts that travel the cool waves of the ocean. It were these ideas, combined with art and history, that brought Judi to design the 2015 Nantucket Summer Series Santa. In 1851, an American marine artist Read More »

Published Thursday, June 4th, 2015 in Chalkware.

Pewter Stoneware, Americana Prints, and Nautical

We’ve updated our retail gallery collection to include perfect items to decorate your home or celebrate special occasions. The mixture of new dinnerware, prints, floor cloths, and more are perfect for the summer months ahead.

Published Friday, May 29th, 2015 in Retail Gallery.

The Pennsylvania Belsnickel

When German immigrants from the Rhineland came to the Pennsylvania area in the 18th century, they brought along their Christmas traditions of the Christmas tree, exchanging gifts and folk lore including “Pelznickel” or fur clad Nicholas.

Published Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 in Chalkware.

Artist Proofs Now Available

As we are full into spring, we’ve uncovered some great artist proofs now available. Artist Proofs are the first pieces painted before numbered production.

Published Friday, May 8th, 2015 in Chalkware.