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 »
Collector’s Weekend 2015 is upon us and this page is put together to help you participate from home. Stay tuned for photo updates throughout the weekend.
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.
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.
After a very long winter we are all looking forward to the weather and events of the spring and summer, weddings, graduations, Mother’s Day and the chance to add some new color and design to our homes. It’s no surprise that when it comes to Christmas, Vaillancourt Folk Art is at the top of people’s Read More »
For 2014, Judi Vaillancourt was asked to design a Santa that was fitting of the Wynn Las Vegas brand. The piece, which was designed as a highly exclusive, limited edition Santa, was meticulously painted and hand beaded. Because it was so limited, most being pre-sold before being introduced, Wynn Las Vegas has asked Judi to begin Read More »
Although Pére Noël was originally depicted wearing a long robe with a wicker basket, he is now dressed similarly in fashion as the American Santa Claus.