The mission of AVA is to connect visual arts and community in personal and experiential ways because art makes people and communities better.


THE 2015 GALLERY HOP IS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th

 

Capture 2015 Announces Kansas City as Filmmaking Competition Partner

Read the full press release here and Sign-up to get the first news on our call for Capture Filmmaking Teams, Musicians and Community Filmmakers at the Capture website.


AVA 2015 ALL MEMBER SALON SHOW

AUG 7 - AUG 28


GALLERY:

Exclusive AVA Supporters Event at the Studio of Isaac Duncan III

Isaac Duncan III is a local sculpture artist who has achieved international acclaim. After several years of working for renowned sculptor John Henry, Isaac opened his own studio in 2008.  Since then he has installed numerous pieces for both private collectors and public installations.  If you’ve been to Alleia Restaurant or driven down Main Street you have probably seen his work shown above.


CAPTURE 2015 ARRIVES THIS SEPTEMBER

Capture is a unique, Community-Sourced 48 Hour Film Project. Led by AVA, the aim is to encourage and empower the community. Anyone with access to a digital HD Camera, smartphone (iPhone, Droid, etc.) or other digital video device can participate by coming together to shoot and upload video to Capture's video library where professional editing teams with use the videos to create three short competing films. Watch our 2014 short films presentation below. Get more info at our Capture website: capturechatt.org


 

GALLERY:

March 6th DRIVEN  Reception work by AIM Center members


GALLERY:

Dec 2, 2014 - AVA Members Jury Show 


GALLERY:

Oct 21, 2014 - AVA MEMBERS SCULPTURE FIELDS TOUR

On a beautiful October afternoon our AVA Members enjoyed an exclusive tour of Sculptor John Henry's gallery and were treated to a preview of his  Sculpture Fields installation. John spoke to our member guests about it's progress and the mission to create this cultural destination. Thanks to John and his staff for a great experience. The Sculpture Fields will be an important artistic asset for our city and region.


2015 4 BRIDGES ARTS FESTIVAL

The 4 Bridges Arts Festival celebrates our 15th year of bringing fine artists from across the U.S. with a diverse array of mediums. Join us Saturday, April 11th and Sunday, April 12th at the First Tennessee Pavilion in Chattanooga, TN. More info at 4bridgesartsfestival.org