Vaillancourt Folk Art (VFA) is a family owned and operated wholesale and retail company based in Sutton, Massachusetts that manufactures highly detailed, hand-painted chalkware collectibles. Judi Vaillancourt is credited with having developed the process used to create the first contemporary use of chalkware—incorporating a plaster-like substance with confectionery moulds—since the 20th century version.

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  • Vaillancourt Folk Art (VFA) is a family owned and operated wholesale and retail company based in Sutton, Massachusetts that manufactures highly detailed, hand-painted chalkware collectibles. Judi Vaillancourt is credited with having developed the process used to create the first contemporary use of chalkware—incorporating a plaster-like substance with confectionery moulds—since the 20th century version. The company initially was created as a store that sold a wide variety of holiday and Folk Art items, and operated as Vaillancourt Folk Art & Friends. The name was shortened to Vaillancourt Folk Art in 2007 when their headquarters relocated, and the company's emphasis re-focused to their own Chalkware and ornament line. The Vaillancourt Folk Art lines have since been carried in stores within major cities across the United States and Canada. Beyond families holiday traditions, Vaillancourt Folk Art has become a staple in regional tourism. In 2009 VFA was chosen by the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism as one of six behind-the-scenes places to visit and by The Great Places in Massachusetts Commission as one of the top 1,000 great places in Massachusetts to visit. (en)
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  • 1984-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • North America and Eastern Europe
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  • "It's Hard To Tell When A Tradition Begins"
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  • USA
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  • Chalkware, Glass Ornaments, Ceramic/Acrylic, Figurines, jewelry and couture, home decor
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  • Vaillancourt Folk Art (VFA) is a family owned and operated wholesale and retail company based in Sutton, Massachusetts that manufactures highly detailed, hand-painted chalkware collectibles. Judi Vaillancourt is credited with having developed the process used to create the first contemporary use of chalkware—incorporating a plaster-like substance with confectionery moulds—since the 20th century version. (en)
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  • Vaillancourt Folk Art (en)
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  • Vaillancourt Folk Art (en)
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