Vanguard Artists Group Show

Featuring the works of 70 professional artists from Surprise, Sun Cities, El Mirage, and Peoria!

The Vanguard Artists Group Show will share, celebrate, and promote the art of its members. Formed in 1977, Vanguard Artists established a network of professional artists who exchange information, support personal achievement, and conduct monthly critiques. The group show will include a wide cross section of paintings in oil, pastel, watercolor, acrylic and mixed media; with styles ranging from realistic/representational to abstract and non-objective.

As we continue to adhere to COVID safety guidelines, the free opening reception will be by reservation only with a max of 30 people (per hour) in the gallery space at a time. Masks and physical distancing required.

Arts HQ Gallery

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The Arts HQ Gallery supports local artists and strives to connect the arts and culture throughout the 13 cities that make up the West Valley region of metro Phoenix.

We host several engaging art exhibitions and performances showcasing the talent and creativity of individual artists, musicians, performing artists, various artist groups, our artist members, surrounding municipalities, and organizations.

Besides exhibits, the Arts HQ hosts a myriad of community events, workshops, and lecture series promoting education, healing, understanding, creativity, and wellness. The gallery and its courtyard can be rented for private events such as group meetings, birthdays, wedding receptions.

The Arts HQ also offers internships to college students and a volunteer program for those interested in donating their time to serving the community through the arts.

West Valley Arts Council and its Arts HQ Gallery is located in the heart of Surprise, Arizona, just a leisurely stroll away from Surprise City Hall, Ottawa University, and the Surprise Baseball Stadium, which is the Spring Training home of the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers.

Our Programs

West Valley Arts Council

Featured Artists:

Kim Walker

Carol Levin

Charith Denson

Meet Debra Goley

Volunteer Corner

Help us bring our ambitious program of exhibitions and activities to the community. West Valley Arts volunteers perform a variety of duties, from helping visitors find their way through our building to checking people in at events or assisting behind the scenes in our offices. Volunteer positions fall into four general categories: administrative support, onsite event and exhibition help, and private tours assistance.

Volunteer Opportunities

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