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The 37th Juried Membership Exhibition Virtual Opening will be Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. with awards announced at 7:00 p.m. The exhibit will be available only through December 31, 2020. Exhibit Galleries: Award Winners 1st Place Antony PabillanoHer Golden Throne No. 2 2nd Place John SlabyAuthenticity […]

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


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 Rabéa 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