Membership

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

Contacts

Find addresses, directions, and hours of operation for the locations of most TVAA events on this page. 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 6 – 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 jparti01@sbcglobal.net 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

In Translation (Oct)

In Translation Photography & Digital Art October 1 – 30, 2014 Reception: October 12, 2 to 4 PM Use digital to create the art for October: fine art images created from your phone, digital camera, and/or computer. Artists are invited to submit fine art work created with a phone, digital camera, computer or any combination of these technologies. While film can be used, it must be scanned, and the final product must be produced digitally. Curator:  Gabrielle C. Pruitt gabypruitt@icloud.com … Continue reading

Driven to Abstraction (Sept)

Driven to Abstraction September 1 – 30, 2014 Reception September 20, 2-4pm During the late nineteenth century art took a turn away from realism. From the first abstractions of color and light, to the changing focus on form, line, plane, and subject, abstract art came into it’s own during the twentieth century. Whether a distorted objective creation or a pure study of shape, space, line, and color in a non-objective work, abstract art is well loved in the twenty first … Continue reading

Black & White Gallery