Benefits of TVAA membership include the opportunity to belong to an established and respected organization with over 60 years in the Dallas Arts Community. Continue reading

About TVAA

The TVAA mission is to encourage artists and to promote art in Texas. Enriching the Dallas art scene: The Texas Visual Arts Association inspires communication and cooperation between artists and the Dallas community by providing exhibitions in painting, sculpture, printmaking, pastels, watercolors, computer generated art, photography, and mixed media. TVAA offers educational workshops, seminars, and tours of major museum and private collections. TVAA served in  promoting the development of the Dallas Arts District and The Contemporary, originally known as D’Art. … Continue reading

Exhibition opportunities

Annual exhibits include: the spring Member Show, the Citation Show in the fall and a Spring High School Show. There are additional exhibits, some are open shows that accept entries by non-members. Continue reading

Annual exhibits

TVAA Membership Show, a non-juried member show held each spring at various locations. The member show allows each member to place one piece of their artwork. The exhibit is usually three to four weeks, and there is an awards reception. The Citation Show is a juried member show that takes place in the fall at various locations. The exhibit normally runs three to four weeks. Members may submit three works for consideration. There is an awards reception. New memberships are … Continue reading

Downtown Gallery

Twelve month-long exhibits are held at TVAA’s gallery in the Plaza of the America’s building in downtown Dallas. Creative themed shows, guest artist exhibits, and jewelry trunk shows are featured. Hours are Monday through Friday from 10 to 4. We are a Dallas Art Dealers Association member. TVAA Downtown Gallery Plaza of the Americas 700 N. Pearl Street, Suite G207 Dallas, Texas  75201 469-569-4580 Gallery located on Level L, Suite G207 Hours: Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm The gallery … Continue reading


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The International Collective Dallas 2015 (April)

The International Collective Dallas 2015 April 3-30, 2015 in Dallas, Texas USA Reception April 5, 2-4pm The International Collective Dallas 2015 is a selection of art contemporary by European artists. Sponsored by IN3 Art Worldwide in collaboration with European galleries & Artists’ organizations. In addition, IN3 Art Worldwide presents the First Annual IN3 Small Works, with participation of visual artists from around the world. Don’t miss this opportunity to see what contemporary artists are doing in other parts of the … Continue reading

2015 TVAA Open Show

2015 TVAA OPEN SHOW March 2-30, 2015 Reception March 8, 2-4 pm The Texas Visual Arts Association invites all artists whether a member or not to join us for the 2015 TVAA Open Show. There is no theme for this show, and all mediums are welcome. Entry Deadline: February 20 Curator: Diana Moya Prospectus: Word | PDF TVAA Downtown Gallery Plaza of the Americas – Suite G-207 700 N Pearl Dallas, Texas 75201 469-569-4580

2015 Reflections (Feb)

Reflections Entry deadline: January 20 Exhibit: February 2-27 Reception: February 22, 2-4 pm Curator: Jenny Keller A reflection can be a noun or a verb. To reflect is to throw back something without having absorbed it. A body or surface of light, heat or sound may be reflected. Another way to reflect is to consider something in a thoughtful manner. There are many ways to experience REFLECTIONS, so put your mind to work and create your unique version! Prospectus: Word … Continue reading

Citation 2015 (Feb)

Citation 2015 Exhibit: February 3 – 27th, 2015 Reception and Awards: Saturday February 21 Awards Best of Show $500 1st Place $300 2nd Place $200 3rd Place $100 Memorial awards & Merchandise Awards will be offered to winners selected by the jurors Jurors Matt Anzak Vicki Mayhan Download prospectus: Word | PDF

2015 Gallery Calendar

JANUARY New Members Show Curator – Jan Partin FEBRUARY Reflections Curator – Jenny Keller MARCH TVAA Open Show Curator – Diana Moya APRIL International Show Curator – Diana Moya MAY The Art Tree JUNE Blue Curator – Shari Hornish JULY D. K. Richardson & Students AUGUST For the Love of Birds Curator – Jan Partin SEPTEMBER Nonobjective Curator – Jenny Keller OCTOBER Photography Show Curator – Diana Moya NOVEMBER Out of the Past Curator – Mary Ann Turner DECEMBER Mythology … Continue reading

Holiday Party 2014

2015 New Members Exhibition (Jan)

New Members Exhibition Entry Deadline, December 20, 2014 January 5 – 30, 2015 Reception, January 11, 2-4 Each year TVAA recognizes new members of the organization with their own exhibition. The TVAA Downtown Gallery invites all artists who have joined TVAA during 2014 to show their work in the 2015 New Members Exhibition. There is no theme for this show, and all mediums are welcome. Curator, Jan Partin Download prospectus: PDF | Word

The Fantasy World of Junko Otsu (Dec)

The Fantasy World of Junko Otsu Exhibit: December 1-30 Reception: 2- 4pm on Dec. 7th(Sun) with Live Jazz Live Jazz: Andrew Griffith Trio with snacks and drinks Junko Otsu Art TVAA Downtown Gallery Plaza of the Americas – Suite G-207 700 N Pearl, Dallas, Texas 75201 Gallery Open 10am-4pm weekdays (Except 24th and 25th of Dec.)

Dia de los Muertos Gallery

Dia de los Muertos (Nov)

Dia de los Muertos Entry deadline: October 20, 2014 Exhibition: November 3 – 28, 2014 Reception: November 23, 2 to 4 pm November 1st and 2nd are the Days of the Dead, celebrated in Mexico, Latin America, and most places where there are Latino populations. The holiday combines Aztec tradition and the Catholic observance of All Saints Day and All Souls Day. The belief is that the dead will be offended by sadness and grieving, so the festivities honor them … Continue reading