ABOUT US: OUR GOALS, MISSION AND HISTORY ________________________________________
*Exhibit our work. *Meet other visual artists and crafts people. *Connect on-line with our membership, other art organizations and art resources. *Educate the public &enhance our knowledge of visual media. *Culturally enrich our community through the visual arts.
OUR MISSION: To encourage the creation and development of the visual arts through education and cultural development. We serve the regional interest and communities of western Long Island and the public at large.
OUR HISTORY: West End Ats,Visual Artists Guild began as an informal gathering in October 2001, Fall of 2003 we began having meetings and opened our doors to the public January 2004. Our membership had grown from the dozen or so in attendance to an enrollment of over 140 artists through out the years. We incorporated in 2005 and received our 501(c)3, non-profit status in 2007.