Archive / 2011

Michaela Johnson sitting down with Gary Vaillancourt for The Rhodes Show

FOX Providence: MA store home to Christmas collectibles

By Courtney Caligiuri - SUTTON, Mass. (FOX Providence) - It always feels like Christmas at Vaillancourt Folk Art. The unique store is home to some of the best handmade figures. While visiting the store, step back in time by admiring the collections of years past, READ MORE »


Appearance on Fifth Avenue

Both Gary and Judi Vaillancourt will be making personal appearances in New York City this week. On Thursday, December 8th from 12:00pm until 2:00pm they will be returning to Lord & Taylor on Fifth Avenue and on Friday, December 9th from 2:00pm until 5:00pm they READ MORE »

Salisbury Mansion Mantle

Salisbury Mansion at Christmas

Once the home to one of Worcester County's wealthiest families, the Salisbury Mansion has been restored and furnished based on surviving architectural evidence, information found in the voluminous family papers and manuscript collections, and is Worcester's only historic house museum. Each year, in celebration of READ MORE »


An Evening of Shopping

Those looking for the added experience and personalized care should join us for an evening of shopping. As a replacement to the ever popular Men's and Ladies' Night, An Evening of Shopping, is planned with you in mind. The perfect time to shop after work READ MORE »

Colonial Chocolatier Bunny

Colonial Chocolatier Bunny

When asked by Colonial Williamsburg in December 2011 to design a piece that represents the famous Chocolate shop at Colonial Williamsburg, Judi knew exactly where to turn. The scholastic School Master bunny had a shape and general outfit that would fit the part of a READ MORE »

Creative Grouping

Creative Groupings

Although many of the 2011 Vaillancourt Chalkware pieces are designed in groupings, like the Santa in Sleigh and Reindeer, often we have found that collectors have mixed-and-matched with extraordinary design results. Take, for instance, when you combine the eight tiny Reindeer, with Leroy, along with READ MORE »