On May 27, 2015 the Visual Arts Alliance held the opening reception and awards ceremony for the 8th Juried Invitational Exhibition at 1600 Smith in downtown Houston. This exhibition was open to selected VAA volunteers and was juried by the Chris Higham. There were 152 submissions from 46  artists and Higham selected 42 works by 29 artists. The […]

8th Juried Invitational Exhibition

On Saturday, April 18 at Next Wall Gallery, member artists of the Visual Arts Alliance (VAA) will participate in a 12 hour (720 minute) pop-up fundraiser and mix-and-mingle for artists and patrons. Artists will begin painting, drawing, sculpting at 9 a.m., with work continuing throughout the day. An art720 reception […]


On March 11th, 2015 the Visual Arts Alliance held their opening reception and awards ceremony for the 32rd Juried Open Exhibition at the Williams Tower Gallery.   The 32 Juried Open Exhibition was open to VAA members and non-members. In all 598 entries were submitted by 165 artists from 17 […]

32rd Juried Open Exhibition

On Sunday, January 11th, 51 artists dropped off their precious creations to Avis Frank Gallery. It was a cold rainy day, but 140 works of art were delivered by the Visual Arts Alliance artists.  Gallery owner, David Hardaker was the juror.  He chose 47 works to exhibit. Two artists had three pieces […]

7th Invitational Exhibition

September 29th – November 14th, 2014 1600 Smith Street Gallery, 2nd Floor Concourse Level, Houston, TX 77002   Juror: Dennis Nance   VAA 32nd Member Exhibition Program     Cash Award: Honorable Mentions: $50 award each 1st Place ($800) – John Slaby –Deflated Homer Allen –Ring of Roses #9 2st Place ($500) – Aldon […]

32nd Juried Membership Exhibition – opening reception

July 18th – August 22th, 2014 1600 Smith Street, Houston, 77002   Juror: Nicole Longnecker   Juror Statement: I want to thank the Visual Arts Alliance for choosing me as juror for the exhibition. It was a daunting task to see so many wonderful pieces of art only to realize I […]

6th Juried Invitational Exhibition