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Volunteer Opportunities

The future of the Chelmsford Art Society depends entirely on the continued enthusiasm and involvement of its members. With your support, we will be assured of our continuing success.

We are grateful to all our talented and dedicated volunteers who help us with demonstrations, exhibitions, and general day-to-day operations.

We are always looking for additional volunteers! Some opportunities for volunteering include the following:


  • Art intake
  • Set-up
  • Hanging
  • Decorating
  • Creating Labels
  • Assisting judges
  • Hosting – baking, set up, clean up for exhibition receptions
  • Creating the List of Awards & Donors
  • Sales at July 4th Festival
  • Check-out of artwork
  • Tear-down

At our Meetings/ Demos/ Lectures

  • Assisting the demonstrator
  • Set up, clean up
  • Checking membership, taking payment from nonmembers
  • Raffle ticket sales, collecting items for raffles
  • Hospitality


To volunteer, fill out Find out about Micro Volunteering! and email it to


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.


CAS Demos on YouTube, & Cable TV

CAS Demonstrations 2020/2021

Claire Gagnon – acrylic demonstration October 28, 2020. Here is the link:

Donna Berger portrait demonstration December 9, 2020. Here is the link:

Tom Gill – acrylic demonstration January 27, 2021. Here is the link:

Don Ouellette – watercolor demonstration February 24, 2021. Here is the link:

Mary Rose O’Connell – oil demonstration March 20, 2021. Here is the link:

Priti Lathia – “Techniques to Start a Daily Journal Practice to Generate New Ideas for your Art”. April 28, 2021 VIDEO LOST

Many past demo and art show videos are available on the Chelmsford Public TV website and Youtube page 

Scheduled Broadcasts will resume soon!
Cable TV:
Many of the CAS art demonstrations and other programs are recorded by long-time member and past president, Helen Moriarty. These “Happenings with Helen Moriarty” can be viewed on Cable TV: Chelmsford Cable TV – Channel 8, Verizon – Channel 38 (Monday 9:30 AM; Thursday 7:30 PM; Saturday 8:30 PM); and Billerica Cable TV – Channel 8 (Monday 4:30 AM; 4:00 PM; Friday 1:00 PM).

Online: Some of the most recent “Happenings” may also be viewed on the website

On the Home Page, search: “Art Happenings” and Artist’s Name, hit Enter. This will bring you to the You Tube show.