Allen, Homer

Allen, Homer   My introduction to Art was through painting, building and designing sets in my father’s theater company. I grew up working with professional…

Reed, Michael

Reed, Michael   R. Michael ReedĀ 3D paintings and sculptural creations of multi-level geometric patterns on Plexiglass bring Op art to new Post-Post Modernism heights. While…

Adams, Matt

Adams, Matt   As a soul existing for over 40 years in this (current?) lifetime, I find great satisfaction in expressing myself through the…

Brents, Daniel

Brents, Daniel THE ARTIST   Following a career as an architect and urban planner, Daniel Brents uses these skills in his work as an…

McBride, Ann

McBride, Ann   Artist Bio Ann Bedingfield McBride was born in Freeport, Texas and grew up in Brazoria County, graduating from Angleton High School…

Owens, Crystal

Owens, Crystal

Crystal Notorious

  • Allen, Homer
  • Reed, Michael
  • Adams, Matt
  • Brents, Daniel
  • McBride, Ann
  • Owens, Crystal


Visual Arts Alliance (VAA) is an educational organization for serious practitioners of the visual arts and interested members of the general public. Founded in Houston, TX in 1981, VAA is an all volunteer-run, 501(c)3, non-profit organization.   VAA produces professionally juried art exhibitions providing opportunities for members and non-members to have their work professionally judged and viewed by the general public. VAA also organizes educational programs including studio, gallery and museum tours in addition to presentations of art-related resources. Recreational programs provide creative and supportive events beneficial to artists.               Partners/Sponsors:  


Melgar, Monica

“From the very first time I met Matt Adams at White Linen Night I knew I was in good company with VAA. With all the events that are held monthly,…

Glickman, Marsha

VAA has given me the opportunity to collaborate with other artists, show and sell my art in new venues as well as learn new information to expand my art practice….

Morales, Lorena

I’ve been a VAA member for many years, collaborating as volunteer and being a close witness of the amazing grow of this exceptional non-profit organization. I feel proud of being…

News and Events

April Educational Program: Exhibition Tour with Joan Son

Saturday, April 5, 9:45 AM The Jung Center, 5200 Montrose Blvd., 77006   Joan Son presents “Time Travelers”   During the summer when Joan Son was 9 years old, she…

March Recreational Program: Group Critique at Art Supply On Main

Monday, March 17, 2014, 6-8PM Art Supply On Main 2711 Main St., 77002   Join VAA on the 3rd Monday of each month for our critique sessions at a new…

March Educational Program: Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art @ Booker-Lowe Gallery

Wednesday, March 5, 5:45PM Booker-Lowe Gallery, 4623 Feagan St., 77007   The Booker-Lowe Gallery is one of a handful of American art galleries showcasing Australia’s internationally-acclaimed indigenous art, featuringĀ paintings by…