Third Annual Brightwood Park Plein Air Painting Event

We will partner again with The Friends of Brightwood Park to host a plein air panting event on Saturday, May 18. Check in at Brightwood Park in Westfield will start at 10:00 a.m. and the painting will be from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Bring your easel, brushes and paints, and set up in Brightwood Park. Create a quick painting with fellow artists. There will be an opportunity to display your art at the end of the event if you choose to. We will have a judge and award prizes.


Registration is required, please REGISTER HERE

First Place $100

Second Place $50

Third Place $25

10 am – 3 pm

10 am arrival and set up

Timed paint session 11-2

Set up paintings for judging 2-2:30

Judging 2:30

About Westfield Art Association:

Since 1922, the Westfield Art Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, completely volunteer organization, has provided art education and public exhibitions, and continues today to actively encourage its many members in the pursuit of individual artistic goals and growth. All mediums. All experience levels. All welcome.

About Friends of Brightwood:

Scholarship Sale

April 1, 2024 to May 12, 2024 – Annual Scholarship Sale

Each year the Westfield Art Association artists donate works of art for sale: proceeds from the sale fund a scholarship that we give to a graduating Westfield High School senior who intends to pursue art in college. The recipient is selected by the art director of Westfield High School.

It makes a wonderful Mother’s Day gift! All pieces are for sale at $60. If you are interested in buying a piece, let us know by emailing us at You can pay via Paypal or once the pieces are at South Avenue Arts, you are welcome to stop in and pay via cash or check. If paying through Paypal, please log into your accoung, and send $60 to, in the ‘note’ are indicate which artwork by which artist you would like to purchase. We will get your piece to you as soon as possible.

The pieces will also be on display in person at South Avenue Arts, located at 221 South Avenue in Garwood, starting on April 15, 2024. They will be ready to be picked up or delivered starting on May 6th, right on time for Mother’s day.

If you are an artist and would like to donate a 5 by 7 work of art, we will continue to accept them, and will happily add them to the fundraiser.

Thank you for helping us raise funds for the scholarship!

“Westfield” Show at the Center for Creativity – January 2024

Check out the slideshow below to see the artwork on display at the Center for Creativity during January 2024, and scroll down for a few more photos of the show.

If you are interested in purchasing a piece or talking with one of our artists, please send us an email.

The show will remain on display until early February.

Thank you to all the artists that participated. You are the best!

Call To Art at Center For Creativity

Please join us for an art show for Westfield Art Association members at the Center For Creativity (Rialto). The artwork will be displayed in the windows for the month of January. 

Theme and title of show: “Westfield”. While you are welcome to interpret the theme as you like, please note that in order to make sure that we have a wide diversity of images that reflect the life in the beautiful town of Westfield, we will be accepting a very limited amount of images representing Mindowaskin park. We know that our members are extraordinary creative artists, and cannot wait to see all the fantastic interpretations of the theme! 

Any 2-D medium including photography and mixed media, abstract or realistic or anything in between. At the moment we do not have a size limit.  

Each artist is encouraged to submit 3 pieces by December 20th by emailing a jpg image to us at Please be sure to include the following: Your name, Title of your artwork, Size of your artwork,  Medium, .jpg image of the artwork. 

The show will be curated by the board members of Westfield Art Association, and artists will be notified if they have been accepted as soon as possible. 

We do not have the drop off dates, location or pick up dates yet, but will let the artists that are accepted into the show in a timely manner. As always, please be sure that your artwork is properly framed with a wire and ready to hang.

We are always looking for volunteers! If you would like to help with transporting the work, or hanging the show, let us know!! Thank you, WAA.