Visual Arts Group Wales (VAGW) is an independent, voluntary network that exists to strengthen the contemporary visual arts sector in Wales through partnership, advocacy and training.

The members meet three times a year to make progress on VAGW’s mission, to further the conditions in which a dynamic and successful visual arts sector can thrive in Wales.

Latest News

  • Black Lives Matter statement from Visual Arts Group Wales
    Visual Arts Group Wales (VAGW) stands against racism and in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement around the world. As a collective of organisations across Wales we understand the role we can play to effect change in widespread inequalities, and recognise our responsibility to do so wherever we can. Our workforce, our boards and … Read more

  • Developing a visual arts network for Wales
    In 2019 VAGW (Visual Arts Group Wales) undertook sector research and consultation with support from Arts Council of Wales’ Business Development fund. The aims of the project were to: Understand the needs and priorities of the visual arts sector in Wales Determine the sector’s expectations of what a visual arts network for Wales should be … Read more


VAGW Co-Chair : Chris Mooney-Brown, Co-Founder & Company Director, g39, Cardiff