Welcome to the Victorian Guild of China Painters

The Victorian Guild of China Painters (VGCP) Inc. is based in Victoria, Australia. The Guild provides the opportunity for its members to meet, discuss and practice their art of China Painting at regular meetings, workshops and weekends away. Founded in 1972, the Guild was established as a group of enthusiasts dedicated to the art of painting on porcelain. No experience is required, both beginners and experts are welcome to join.

Join the VGCP for…

Hand painting on China

Practice the fine art of china painting within a friendly and fun environment.

Meetings, workshops, exhibition and displays

Meetings, workshops, weekends away & feature your artwork in exhibition and displays.

Member benefits

Enjoy free copies of VGCP’s magazine, ‘INSPIRATION’ and much more!

Historical collection

Be inspired by the Guild’s historical collection of porcelain artwork. The largest of its kind in Australia! MORE

“In an era when most porcelain is transfer printed, hand-painted porcelain is rarely seen. Thanks to this dedicated group, this fine art is not lost to our times.”

Danny McOwan

Former Director, Hamilton Art Gallery

Interested in the Guild?

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