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Visual Arts Mississauga

Visual Arts Mississauga

Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) at Riverwood – Where Mississauga Creates!


Visual Arts Mississauga extends a warm invitation to all. Come and be a part of the healing and co-operative arts community. We have a diverse and interesting group of people who have discovered their hidden talents and enjoyment through art. We know that art has an important role in helping people through particularly difficult times.


Founded in 1977 and incorporated in 1978, Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) at Riverwood is a not-for-profit charitable arts organization. As one of Mississauga’s six pillar arts and culture organizations and its premier visual art centre, VAM concentrates its efforts on three areas of excellence: Art Education, Art Exhibition and Community Engagement.


3D exhibitions

  • Visual Arts Mississauga

    Why Do You Create? Juried Exhibition

    17 Jan 2022 – 30 Jun 2022

    Visual Arts Mississauga's Why do you create? Juried Exhibition gave artists an opportunity to consider how they create and what brings meaning to their art-making practice. It is also an opportunity for members of the regional visual arts community to showcase their work alongside their peers, and for art enthusiasts to discover the wealth of talent in the region. ​ Exhibiting online from January 7 – June 30, 2022 Why do you create? Jurors Kim-Lee Kho & Annis Karpenko This year's Why do you create? Awards are generously sponsored by Visual Arts Mississauga and DeSerres. ​ Image credit: Image Credit: Why do you create? 2022 First Place Winner, Bogdan Luca, The Void, Acrylic, oil and collage on canvas, 2021.

    latest works

    • Cherie Rahkola

      Lead to Gold, 2021
      12 x 9 inch (h x w)
      Analogue collage on paper
    • Peter Reitsma

      Swimming For It, 2021
      24 x 36 inch (h x w)
      Mixed media
    • Paige Quinn

      Anura, 2021
      10 x 12 inch (h x w)
      Graphite with watercoloured pencils and coloured pencils on Fabriano 140 lb HP paper
      CAD 400
    • Irit Epstein

      No Parking, 2021
      30 x 20 inch (h x w)
      Oil on canvas
    • Ashley Beerdat

      Offworlding, 2021
      30 x 40 inch (h x w)
      Oil on canvas
      CAD 2000
    • Melissa Patel

      They Move Mountains, 2020-2021
      20 x 24 inch (h x w)
      Oil paint on paper
      CAD 1950
    • Melissa Patel

      Convergence, 2020-2021
      20 x 24 inch (h x w)
      Oil paint on paper
      CAD 1950
    • Debra Wronzberg

      Mountain Mosiac, 2021
      30 x 40 inch (h x w)
      Acrylic on canvas
      CAD 1800
    • Janet White

      Mountain Lake Stillness, 2021
      24 x 30 inch (h x w)
      Oil on canvas
      CAD 750
    • Sil Ualthum

      Nuraknvos III - Voidwalker III, 2021
      14 x 11 inch (h x w)
      Oil on canvas
      CAD 120
    • Ann Tin

      Water and shape, 2021
      22.3 x 30 inch (h x w)
      Digital
      CAD
    • Irina Teske

      Iceland in the Rain, 2019
      32 x 28 inch (h x w)
      Acrylic on chipboard
      CAD 250
    • Lydia Swanson

      Europe '69, 2021
      20 x 14 inch (h x w)
      Mixed media
    • Douglas Stratford

      For the Love of Colour, 2021
      5.8 x 10 inch (h x w)
      Coloured felt fabric
      CAD 100
    • Eunice Sim

      The Look, 2020
      12 x 16 inch (h x w)
      Giclee print on fine art paper
      CAD 700
    • Dahlia Sawwan

      Moving Forward, 2021
      20 x 20 inch (h x w)
      Mixed media on canvas
      CAD 300
    • Alysha Rocca

      Fancy, 2021
      10 x 10 inch (h x w)
      Spray paint and recycled yarn on linen
      CAD 300
    • Shivani Ray

      Tree of Life, 2021
      17 x 11 x 1.5 inch (h x w x d)
      Water color & ink on mix media heavy paper
      CAD 350
    • Bob Phillips

      Wünderkammer, 2020
      14 x 11.5 inch (h x w)
      Digital collage print on paper
      CAD 350
    • Mary Perdue

      Old Walls, 2021
      16 x 20 inch (h x w)
      Oil and cold wax on wood panel
      CAD 800