Upcoming Exhibitions


  • Thu
    15
    Jan
    2015
    6:00 pmAvis Frank Gallery, 1606 White Oak Dr., 77009 (Map)
    Exhibitions

    Installation shotOpening reception for the VAA 7th Juried Invitational Exhibition at Avis Frank Gallery, 1606 White Oak Dr., 77009.  David Hardaker, owner of Avis Frank Gallery, is the juror of this exhibit.

     

    Awards will be presented at 7:30pm.

     

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  • Wed
    11
    Mar
    2015
    6:00 pmWilliams Tower Gallery 2800 Post Oak Blvd. 77056 (Map)
    Exhibitions

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    The 32nd Juried Open Exhibition of the Visual Arts Alliance (VAA) opens to the public on Wednesday, March 11 at Williams Tower, 2800 Post Oak Boulevard, 77056. The opening reception and awards presentation will be 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Williams Tower. The awards presentation, including more than $2,500 in cash prizes, is scheduled for 7 p.m.

     

    The 32nd Juried Open Exhibition was open to VAA members and non-members. In all 598 entries were submitted by 165 artists from 17 states and one country outside the U.S. Noted independent art curator Sally Sprout will select he entries for the exhibition. The exhibition is open to the public through Saturday, April 11.

     

    Ms. Sprout is an active member of the Houston art community, currently directing the exhibition program at the Williams Tower Gallery and acting as principal of Sally Sprout Fine Art consulting services. She has served as Curator of Exhibitions and Curator of the Collection for Transco Energy Company and also curated the sculpture program for The Woodlands Operating Company. Ms. Sprout has served on numerous art boards, including DiverseWorks Art Space Inc and Houston Center for Photography and is a frequent juror for city art organizations.

     

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  • Wed
    27
    May
    2015
    6 p.m. to 8 p.m., awards at 7 p.m.1600 Smith St Gallery (concourse level), 1600 Smith St 77002 (Map)
    Exhibitions

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    Visual Arts Alliance (VAA) will host an opening reception for the 8th Juried Invitational Exhibition on Wednesday, May 27, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., with an awards presentation at 7 p.m. The exhibition will be on display through Saturday, August 1, at the 1600 Smith Street Gallery. The exhibition is juried by Chris Higham, noted Houston art collector and active volunteer in the Houston arts community.

     

    Mr. Higham is a co-founder of an annual exhibition at Spring Street Studios and is a regular volunteer with the Bayou City Arts Festival, KUHF/Houston Public Media and Lawndale Art Center. Additionally, he conducts interviews of artists for Houston Art Showcase, a local organization that strives to ignite art appreciation and increase artistic standards in the local community, while providing opportunities to reach, develop and stimulate artists. The interviews can be seen on YouTube.

     

    The public is invited to attend. The 1600 Smith Street Gallery is on the concourse of 1600 Smith Street, Houston, Texas 77002.

     

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  • Wed
    23
    Sep
    2015
    Sun
    22
    Nov
    2015
    6 p.m. to 8 p.m., awards at 7 p.m.1600 Smith St Gallery (concourse level), 1600 Smith St 77002 (Map)
    Exhibitions

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    Gus KoprivaVisual Arts Alliance (VAA), one of the city’s leading art organizations, announces the opening of its 33rd Juried Membership Exhibition on Wednesday, September 23 in the Concourse Gallery at 1600 Smith Street. VAA received more than 450 submissions from 126 member artists. Juror for the exhibition is Gus Kopriva, owner of Redbud Gallery in Houston. Mr. Kopriva has selected 66 works that will be on display at 1600 Smith Street through Saturday, November 22.

     

    The public is invited to the opening reception on Wednesday, September 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. Awards will be presented to the winning artists, including more than $2,500 in cash prizes. This is the 74th professionally juried exhibit which  VAA has produced since its founding in 1981.  No other community based arts organization has this amount of exhibition experience.

    The 1600 Smith Street Gallery is on the concourse of 1600 Smith Street, Houston, Texas 77002. Do plan to arrive earlier rather than later, as access to the building becomes more difficult after business hours.

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