News & Events


Members and guests of VAA enjoyed appetizers, beverages, and conversation at Crisp in the Heights the evening of Wednesday, September 25, 2019.

Happy Hour at Crisp


On Wednesday, June 26, 2019, VAA hosted the opening reception for its 36th Juried Open Exhibition at Silver Street Studios West Gallery. Juror Christine Jelson West chose six award winners who received cash prizes. Exhibition By the Numbers Submitted Accepted Artist: 117 Artists: 55 (47%) Artworks: 402 Artworks: 71 (18%) […]

36th Juried Open Exhibition Reception & Awards


On June 1, 2019, Charles Criner gave a lecture and tour of his exhibition at the Printing Museum. Mr. Criner is the artist-in-residence at the Printing Museum and an award-winning lithographer and painter.

Charles Criner at the Printing Museum



On May 1, at MATCH (Mid-town Arts Theater Center Houston), VAA presented three artists in conversation on Work, Identity and Gender Disparity in the Arts. Panelists representing three generations, Pat Colville, Terrell James, and RabĂ©a Ballin, shared their artistic journeys.  Moderated by Sarah Beth Wilson, Director of Exhibitions and Curatorial Projects for Art […]

Work, Identity & Gender Disparity in the Arts


Anthony Pabillano was just featured in Voyage Houston Magazine. From the article: We often hear from artists that being an artist can be lonely. Any advice for those looking to connect with other artists? The way that got me involved in the art community and enabled me to meet many […]

VAA Treasurer in the news


On February 19, about fifteen VAA members and guests met at Art Supply on Main for our monthly critique night. Different media was presented, including oils, acrylics, photography, paper and 3D works. Every critique night ends up with a recurring theme or two and this night was no exception with […]

Third Monday Critique Night