THE ART OF FASHION
September 27 - November 8
Reception Friday, September 27
Fashion Fundraiser Event: October 10 (Moxy Chattanooga)
To emphasize the genre of design as an art form, The Art of Fashion showcases original costume designs, clothing, fabrics, jewelry, fashion photography, etc. Exhibit is open to all artists and art related to the topic of fashion. Submissions from students will be considered for the Landis Education Gallery. Finished creations as well as sketches and drawings involved in the creative process are encouraged. An off-site fashion event will also be held during the duration of the exhibition.
AVA MEMBER SALON SHOW
November 16 - December 20
Reception Saturday, November 16 (Gallery Hop)
The annual and anticipated salon show involves a multitude of work from AVA members ranging in various styles, mediums, and subject matter. This showcase offers great deals on original artwork, perfect for the holiday season!
ROOTED IN COLOR: THE ART COLLECTION OF JAMES MCKISSIC
January 10 — February 22
*Reception Friday, January 10
Exhibit will consist of the 20th century African American artists encompassed in the collection (work reflecting James and his culture), along with information about his community involvement and original artwork.
February 28th — April 10
*Reception Friday, April 24
Following the 4 Bridges Arts Festival, #AVAPOPUP will complete its 3rd run. AVA’s Chief Curator will review proposals from artists, artist collectives, and collectors to be featured in a group pop up exhibition lasting 4 days.
May 1 — June 12
*Reception Friday, May 5th
In a pursuit to build a deeper connection with their inner selves, artists of the Civic Arts League have transferred the emotion from a memorable life experience into a work of art.
JURIED MEMBERS SHOW
June 19th — July 31
*Reception Friday, June 19th
Qualified art professionals will judge and score submissions based on the categories of technique, originality, intent, aesthetics, and presentation. The final results will be included in the annual Juried Members Show, showcasing the wide array of talents in AVA’s membership. As tradition with this showcase, the highest-ranking artist will be announced at the reception and awarded a solo exhibition in the coming year of 2021.
VIRGIL FOX SOLO MEMBER SHOW
August 7 — September 18
Photography installment of Virgil’s travels to various cultures (possibly encompassing the celebration of the Carnival tradition).
TENNESSEE WATERCOLOR SOCIETY
October 2 — November 6
*Reception Friday, October 2
Formed in 1971, The Tennessee Watercolor Society (TnWS) strives to educate and showcase the importance of the watercolor medium via programs and traveling exhibitions.
MEMBER SALON SHOW
November 13- December 22
*Reception Friday, November 13
Our closing exhibition is our annual and anticipated salon show involving a multitude of AVA members ranging from various styles, mediums, and subject matter. This showcase offers great deals on original artwork, which is perfect for the holiday season.