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VAA’s 37th Juried Open Exhibition is being presented online in a virtual gallery. Since our founding in 1981, this will be our 87th (37 open, 37 membership and 13 invitational) professionally juried exhibit. This is our third online exhibit, and we have worked hard to keep creativity going through these […]

37th Juried Open Exhibition


The 37th Juried Membership Exhibition Virtual Opening was Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. with awards announced at 7:00 p.m. Award Winners 1st Place Antony PabillanoHer Golden Throne No. 2 2nd Place John SlabyAuthenticity 3rd Place JJ BakerJillian Baker as the Black Duchess (after Goya) Honorable Mentions: […]

37th Juried Membership Exhibition


The exhibition was on display for a month, starting August 3, 2020. The viewer was able to walk through the gallery via Exhibbit.com, as seen in the screen capture gallery below. Opening Reception: August 3, 2020, 6:00 p.m. via Zoom.  Juror’s Statement & Awards About the Juror Our juror, Volker Eisele, […]

13th Juried Invitational Exhibition



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