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Annual Members Exhibit at the Library 2020

The Chelmsford Art Society’s Annual Members Exhibit will be held at the Chelmsford Library, from Nov 28, 2020 to Jan. 23, 2021. This year the library is limiting us to 30 pieces so we have to limit submissions to one piece per member.  No charge to members, but please register your artwork using the button below before Nov. 23 so that we may create labels and a price list.

Register Your Artwork

Artwork Receiving:
Sat., Nov 28, from 10:00 am -2:00 pm
Snow Date: Monday., Nov 30, from 5:00 pm -7:00 pm
Volunteers who can stay and help hang the show will be greatly appreciated!

Pick up will be on Sat. Jan. 23, 2022, from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm 


Bus Trip to Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Tentative Reschedule for April 2021

Rescheduled from 2020. Lets hope we can visit the bus trip to the MFA. The schedule the will be bus will leave Chelmsford Center for the Arts at 10:00 am, and return at 4:30 pm.

This trip is limited to 40 participants, members get priority sign up.

To pay online ($40.00 per person), go to or mail a check to:
Chelmsford Art Society
PO Box 401,
Chelmsford MA 01824


Chelmsford Historical Landmarks Poster by Lance Wilder for sale

You can purchase a signed and numbered poster of “Chelmsford Historical Landmarks,” your purchase in part benefits the Chelmsford Art Society. To purchase a poster send your name and address and a check for $33.00 to:

Lance Wilder
721 N. Ontario St.
Burbank, CA 91505

or email:

Lance Wilder, pictured above with his poster, has donated $750 to CAS, part of his profits for selling his Chelmsford Historical Poster. Wilder formerly from Chelmsford, now works in Hollywood for “The Simpsons” TV show. Thank you so much Lance, CAS will make good use of your donation.


CAS Scholarship Application

The Chelmsford Art Society yearly offers a Shirley Lavoie Memorial Scholarship to a deserving graduating high school senior.

This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has indicated a desire to further their education in Fine Arts/Visual Arts. Visual Arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, sculpture, photography, video production, etc.

Verification of college acceptance must accompany this application. Payment of the award will be made directly to the school at which the applicant has been accepted and enrolled.

The Scholarship Ceremony is at the 4th of July Art Festival. The scholarship winner is expected to provide several matted or framed pieces for display at the Art Festival. Should the Festival not happen this year, we will arrange another way to present the award. 

Download the Application

 Important Dates / Deadlines for Spring 2023 
Friday May 19, 2023 Completed application & personal statement due by (mail or email)

Portfolio Review: * These dates are approximant, might need to change based on number of applicants.                     
Interview: during the week June 7 – June 20 *
Student Notification will be before Friday June 26 *
Award Presentation will take place at the July 4th  Art Show
Digital Submission Specifications
By Email – Or – Mailed USB Drive
By Email  Send to:

Application Label File with your name
Image Entry  — Six entries, One image per work
Three-dimensional entries may include one additional image per work
*Entry can be the image alone and/or matted & framed

Image File Size:
JPEG or PNG format
Images should be no larger than 500KB (total 3MB)
72 dpi is sufficient   
If this is not possible please zip your images into one .zip file to email*You do not need to zip files if you mail a USB drive

Image File Naming Format:
Name _ Title of Work.jpg
Example: SamSargent_MyMasterpiece.jpg 

By Mailed USB Drive Mail to:
Chelmsford Art Society – Scholarship
P.O. Box 401, Chelmsford, MA 01824

USB drive
Label drive with your name. Please print clearly.