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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.


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    VAM's Sunflower Exhibition

    18 Aug 2021 – 06 Sep 2021

    VAM's Sunflower Exhibition welcomes the Fall Season of 2021 and our new set of courses, workshops, events, and exhibitions. Take a look at our community's art garden! Artwork Image Credit : Sunflower Glory by Zdenka Kovalcikova

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    VAM's Annual Members' Show and Sale

    08 Jul 2021 – 27 Aug 2021

    VAM's Annual Members' Show and Sale 2021 goes online this year! This annual exhibit gives emerging and established VAM members the opportunity to exhibit their work and celebrates their artistic achievements. On exhibition in the virtual VAM Gallery from July 8-August 27, 2021. Any artwork without a for sale price, is not for sale. Please note there is ambient music throughout the virtual gallery.

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    VAM Teen Show: Next Gen

    14 Jun 2021 – 27 Jun 2021

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    friend of a friend

    05 Mar 2021 – 05 Apr 2021

    friend of a friend is an online exhibition created by Visual Arts Mississauga's 2020-21 Creative Residents. The artwork presented is inspired by the social and creative connections that shape our artistic practices, our identities, and our evolving narratives.

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    VAM43

    14 Jan 2021 – 31 Dec 2021

    Visual Arts Mississauga's 43rd Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts is 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. This year the jury reviewed 150 submissions from artists across Ontario and selected 43 finalists. Exhibiting online from January 14 – December 31, 2021 VAM43 Jurors elle alconcel Gordon Shadrach Matthew Varey This year's VAM43 Awards are generously sponsored by Visual Arts Mississauga and DeSerres. All original artwork for sale have a price listed in their information tab. Other works with no price listing, are not for sale. Image credit: VAM42 First Place Winner, Anran Guo, Heated Manhole Cover, Mixed Media, 2018.

    latest works

    • Marlene Knight

      Sunny Side Up
      6 x 6 inch (h x w)
    • Nafisa Sayed

      Sunflower Sunshine
      16.5 x 11.7 inch (h x w)
      Watercolour
    • Minoya Magendrathajan

      High Tea at Riverwood
      16 x 20 inch (h x w)
      Photography
    • Meaghan Metcalfe

      A Yellow Afternoon
      18 x 30 inch (h x w)
      Acrylic
    • Kristy McCormack

      Sunflowers in My Backyard
      9 x 12 inch (h x w)
      Mixed media: gouache, pen and pencil crayon on watercolour paper
    • Sylvia Barwell

      Sunshine and Warmth
      14 x 11 inch (h x w)
      Acrylic
    • Mike Giguere

      Sunflower in Plasticine
      5 x 5 inch (h x w)
      Plasticine
    • Rekha Pevekar

      Sunflowers - The Spirit of Summer
      24 x 30 inch (h x w)
      Oil on canvas
    • Ellen W.

      Hope
      8 x 6 inch (h x w)
      Photography
    • Zdenka Kovalcikova

      Sunflower Glory
      30 x 30 inch (h x w)
      Acrylic
    • Lisa Kemp

      Dancing in a Sunflower Garden
      16 x 20 inch (h x w)
      Digital Collage
    • Sheila Vander Wier

      Let Your Light Shine
      24 x 24 inch (h x w)
      Oil on canvas
    • Gail Backus

      Sunflowers
      7.5 x 11 inch (h x w)
      Gouache and ink
    • Kidist Paulos Asrat

      Riverwood Barn Sunflowers
      8 x 10 inch (h x w)
      Digital Photography
    • Lisa Jayne Irvine

      Summer Sunshine
      24 x 24 inch (h x w)
      Oil on canvas
    • Janet White

      Backyard Sunflowers
      16 x 12 inch (h x w)
      Oil on canvas
    • Veronika Benjamin

      Lady Sunflower
      24 x 30 inch (h x w)
      Acrylic
    • Vanaja Cotroneo

      Garden of Golden Beauties
      12 x 12 inch (h x w)
      Oil on canvas
    • Lydia Swanson

      Vase of Sunshine
      20 x 16 inch (h x w)
      Collage and Acrylics
    • Linda Snowden

      Sunflower Memories
      11 x 15 inch (h x w)
      Mixed media on paper
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