News & Events

On November 4, 2017, VAA members and guests got a unique insight into personal tastes, experiences and opinions regarding the collecting of artworks from three experienced collectors. Moderated by VAA Vice President, Erik Hagen, the panel consisted of Chris Higham, Professor Donna Tennant and Henry Hunt. When looking for new artwork, […]

Collector’s Perspective

On October 14, 2017, an intimate group of VAA members experienced a hands-on glass fusion workshop at Robert Straight’s studio. Robert demonstrated glass cutting techniques and provided members with all the necessary tools and glass to make a small piece. tack fused or full fused. He worked with each person on their […]

Glass Fusion Workshop

On January 11, 2017, members and guests of VAA were treated to a tour of the Lester Marks Collection. Lester Marks, President of LCM Partners, Ltd., and a represented artist himself, has been collecting contemporary art for 25 years. He has collected over 700 pieces of artwork and believes it is […]

Tour of Lester Marks Collection

Saturday September 30, 2017 was a much anticipated date for 20 Houston VAA members and it did not disappoint!  It was Bus trippin’, museum hoppin’ day in Austin! It was the first out-of-town educational program for VAA members with an art packed day of 4 museum tours, Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycle sculpture and […]

Austin Bus Tour

Today was the installation of the 12th Juried Invitational Exhibition. (This is the 80th juried exhibition produced by VAA since 1981.) Only VAA volunteers are invited to participate in the “Invitational” exhibitions and 46 participated this time. We hired Catherine Anspon, Executive Editor, Visual Arts + Features for PaperCity magazine, to […]

12th Juried Invitational Exhibition – Installation