Critique Groups

The VAST critique group of VAST has an opening for 3 new members beginning in January. The group meets once a month on the 4th Thursday from 1:30 to 4:00 pm. September through December and January through May.  You must be a current member of VAST.  The cost for the session beginning in January is $60.00. The group currently meets in a large space at the Global Spheres Church in Corinth in a space that provides safe social distance. At this time masks are required. 

 Jo Williams is the critiquer, she is a well-known local artist and teacher with many years of experience teaching, conducting workshops, and judging shows. The critique process addresses technical, design, and composition issues. Up to two pieces of art per participant are critiqued at each meeting. 

For more information call Jackie Haugen, coordinator at 972-672-0188,  or email at 

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

VAST sponsors a critique group that meets regularly on the fourth Thursday of each month, September through May (excluding December), at 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

We meet at Beulah Acres center at Global Spheres Inc in Corinth.

The fee guarantees you the opportunity to have 2 paintings critiqued. There are openings available. 

Susan Cheal, retired Art Professor from UNT – is the group’s art critic.

WE pay a biannual payment of $60.00  due in August and Again in January.
Make checks payable to VAST, and mail to:
P.O. Box 1281
Denton, TX 76202, payable to VAST.

Please call or email mail me for questions. Jackie Haugen 972-672-0188, There is always room to be a substitute as well.

Members may bring two pieces of art to each meeting for critique.