WHAM is a 501(c)(3) non-profit art organization that was founded in 2006 by Connie Whitlock, a clay artist in her own right. Since then, the organization has grown to more than 100 artists that work in many different mediums. WHAM members work in various materials ranging from paint, clay, glass, concrete, paper, and much more!
The organization was created primarily to support the Northwest Valley of Phoenix Metro including but not limited to: Surprise, Sun City West, Sun City, El Mirage, North Peoria, West Glendale, Youngstown, Buckeye, and Wickenburg areas.
In addition to helping to promote local artists through exhibits throughout the West Valley, WHAM is also involved in numerous projects such as: public art murals, art festivals, art walks, and community art classes.
WHAM is a member of the Surprise Chamber of Commerce and Local First Arizona.
WHAM is located on 16560 North Dysart Road in Surprise, Arizona.
WHAM supports, advances, and promotes artistic awareness, participation, and expression in all areas of Visual Arts.
WHAM is committed to present programs, exhibition, public appreciation, and special events which foster interaction between artist and the community; affirming an atmosphere that underscores the importance of art in people’s lives.
WHAM is dedicated to the advancement of the arts for educational and cultural enrichment with an emphasis on encouraging the creative process in our Northwest Valley’s diverse population.
16560 N. Dysart Road, Surprise, Arizona