Encaustic Wax Demonstration & Conversation With Artist Francesca Azzara

Join Westfield’s own Francesca Azzara in the studio as she demonstrates her mastery of the encaustic process, working with hot beeswax and colored pigments.

When: Sunday, November 18th, 2018, from 1 to 3 pm.
Where: South Avenue Arts
221 South Ave
Garwood, NJ 07027

If you would like to learn more about Francesca, you can visit her website.

Hope to see you all there.

Volunteer Opportunity

Dear members,

The Town of Westfield has asked us if some of our knowledgeable WAA artist members might be willing to volunteer as a docent for Addams Fest.  Someone with art background and knowledge to volunteer to sit at the art exhibit and to answer questions, and to speak with visitors about the original artworks on display.

The exhibit features 40 original cartoons created by Charles Addams, which will be on display at the James Ward Mansion from Oct. 22 to Oct 30 as part of Addams Fest.

If you decide to volunteer, please reach out to the gallery using links below.  They should be able to answer any questions you may have.

Volunteer Sign Up Page For AddamsFest

More Exhibit Information


Creativi-Tea Recap

On Sunday, September 16 members of the Westfield Art Association and the community at large came together to kick off another year filled with art and enjoy a beautiful spread of sandwiches, delicious treats and homemade baklava!

The afternoon afforded plenty of time for socializing and catching up after a long summer break. Members shared resources, opportunities to learn and show their artwork and make suggestions for betterment of the group. In addition to enjoying delicious foods, the group enjoyed a fun filled exercise that our our creative juices flowing!

The president addressed many questions and listened to wonderful suggestions that will continue to improve our consistently growing art association.

There is a fantastic array of beautiful artworks at Juxtapose Gallery awaiting pick up from the County for our October show. THANK YOU to all members who participated.

Also, check in with our website frequently – we have a wonderful demonstration coming up on the third Sunday in November you won’t want to miss!

Join us for CreativiTea

Please join us for CreativiTea, An Artist Party on Sunday, September 16th from 1 to 3, in the Westfield Town Hall Community Room.  A free social event for WAA members and friends.

During our CreativiTea we will hold the election for the three executive positions in WAA: the president, vice president and education/outreach coordinator. We will begin with an address from our current president, followed by our and then have ballots available for members to vote. Remember, you must be a member who is paid in full to vote.

Then, we’ll proceed with the very popular “Creativi- TEA”.  We’ll enjoy tea and snacks and participate in exercises that jump start our creativity for the year ahead! It’s lots of fun and each year our members leave with big smiles and excited for the year ahead.

Please remember that we also have an upcoming exhibit at the Freeholder Gallery. Art drop off is only a week away. See more information by clicking here.