Portrayal of Mount Vernon Call to Artists

Calling all artists: Our event this year will be April 24 – 25th. Please let us know if you would like to participate in this year’s event and exhibition.

Please find more information at the following location: https://mountvernoncreates.com/?page_id=16027

Vendor/Artist Fair Feb 19 – 20th from 10 – 3 pm

All – MV Businesses are promoting a shop local event on Feb 19 and 20th. Mount Vernon Creates is having a vendor/artist fair during that time. This event will require masks and social distancing.

One of the artists who will be showing their work during this event is Don Dixson. Don makes beautiful fabric pieces. These pieces will be displayed ad for sale during this two day pop-up event.


Stop in to see Don and his artistry as well as all of the local artwork we have on display.

Mount Vernon Creates has 14 local artists displayed and 5 wineries with 40 plus selections. We will be offering samples of a few of our wines during this two day event.

Artwork by Don Dixson

Monthly Writer’s Night

Our next monthly writer’s night is Feb 25th from 7 – 8:30 pm. Join us to read or observe. Wine, beer, non-alcoholic beverages and snacks available for purchase.

Prepare a 10 min reading of your choosing. Selections should be from something you have written.

Kenneth Bloom – Author

Sponsored by Mount Vernon Creates and Mount Vernon Area Arts Council.

MV Poet Laureate

The Mount Vernon Area Arts Council  is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Poet Laureate of Mount Vernon. Applicants must live within 12 miles of Mount Vernon.

In general, the role of the Poet Laureate/Writer-in-Residence of Mount Vernon is to promote the written word as art within the community. The position has two specific requirements:

  • Compose and present an original piece at the annual Mount Vernon Memorial Day commemoration.
  • Organize at least one public event to celebrate the written word.

The Poet Laureate/Writer-in-Residence of Mount Vernon receives a $500 annual stipend from the Mount Vernon Area Arts Council. The MVAAC also offers programmatic support for the selected candidate. For more information and application materials, visit mvaac.org.

Starving Artists Sale – Great Gift Ideas

All pieces in this exhibition are 50.00 or less. Just in time for Christmas shopping ideas!

Piece Shown: By Susan Reinier, 40.00, Salsa Con Queso, Black Frame.

This show runs Dec 11th – Dec 31. (see gallery hours)

Stop in to be inspired…lots of gift ideas!

Thanks MVLCDG

Thanks MVLCDG for supporting us with a grant to finish the upper facade of our building. How beautiful! It really pulls it all together!