Critique Groups

The VAST Critique group meets monthly on the fourth Thursday of the month September – May, excluding December. The group consists of 12 members and is open to any VAST member on a space available basis. Each participant may bring two artworks for critique. Critics may vary but are chosen by VAST based on their credentials as a professional artist and/or as an art educator.

Total cost for the year is $140 payable in two installments of $70 each in August and January, or the full amount may be paid in August. Preferred payment method is through the VAST PayPal Account to with the Note: VAST Critique.

If interested, contact the Critique Group Coordinator, Jackie Haugen by email to to obtain additional information including time and location. Also, send an email to Jackie notifying her when you have paid.

The Critique Group also has a substitute list. If you would like to be on the substitute list for one session at a time, please let Jackie Haugen know. If you have never been to a Critique before and would like to observe, visitors are welcome, but check with the coordinator first.

For a list of upcoming events, visit the VAST Events Calendar.