Connecting art & community


Mission Statement

The Association for Visual Arts is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to connecting visual arts and community in personal and experiential ways because we believe that art makes people and communities better.


Art Gallery

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Staff & LEadership


Our staff and Board of Directors bring experience and energy to AVA's mission.

We benefit not only from a broad spectrum of expertise in arts administration, gallery operation, and nonprofit development, but also from an engaged community of arts advocates whose support is enhancing Chattanooga's cultural landscape.



A special thanks to these sponsors for on-going operational support.