News & Events


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


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


On March 7, 2018, members and guests were offered another rare insight into a juror’s selection process for art competitions by two prominent figures in the Houston art world: Catherine D. Anspon, Executive Editor at Paper City Magazine; and Cindy Lisica, Ph.D, owner and director of Cindy Lisica Gallery. Both […]

Inside the Collection Process


On February 7, 2017, fifty lucky VAA members and guests were at Lester Marks’ home for a talk by Trenton Doyle Hancock, the recipient of the 2017 Artist of the Year Award from the Art League of Houston. Lester welcomed us to his art filled home and introduced Trenton, who […]

Talk with Trenton Doyle Hancock