Kishwaukee Valley Art League
Are you looking for inspiration? Do you want to learn interesting art techniques, see professional demonstrations and expand your creativity or art experience? Join KVAL!
KVAL meetings are open to the public and held at 7:00 pm the first Thursday of each month at the Hy-Vee Club Room located at 2700 DeKalb Avenue in Sycamore, Illinois. We invite you to attend! Each meeting alternates between professional artist demonstrations and “Create with KVAL” challenges, where members have the opportunity to present creative results that interpret a current theme.
KVAL provides exhibit opportunities for members at several area venues including the Northern Illinois Art Show held yearly in June on the Sycamore Courthouse Lawn, Holiday Arts and Crafts Market in November at the old Train Depot in Sycamore, an Affordable Art Sale held in September, year round displays at both the Sycamore and DeKalb Libraries, a website gallery, select general meetings and various local art shows.
KVAL members are welcome to take advantage of volunteer opportunities including plein air painting events, helping with our general meetings, events, and programs. Our board positions are filled by volunteers!
KVAL’s year round “Art of Giving” philanthropy program supports local charities, art students and
KVAL is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization with over seventy members dedicated to encouraging the practice, promotion and appreciation of the arts in all media, and providing art education opportunities for all citizens of our community.
Halt on Future Meetings
Due to COVID-19 and the State's orders, we will be halting all public meetings until further notice.
Call to Artists!
Take a moment to check our "Call to Artists" page to see if you'd like to participate in this year's upcoming Northern Illinois Art Show.
EXTENDED DEADLINE: March 23
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