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 Reed 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:  



It is my hope that by joining VAA I might meet and network for shows and exhibitions that may further me as an artist

Torgersen, Lula

I have joined VAA with the hopes I can be more involved with other artists as well as with the arts environment. I’d love to be part of a committee,…

Pople, Mark

I am new to VAA. It comes highly recommended. My hope is that the organization will help me connect with other artists and serve as a vehicle to display and…

News and Events

“Third Monday” Critique Night, December 2014

As the world was buying, wrapping and shipping holiday gifts, VAA members were talking about art. We had 19 people come to critique night and show work that included photography,…

Press Release: “Contemporary Sculpture in Houston” with James Hill

“Contemporary Sculpture in Houston” with James Hill November 8, 2014 at 9:45am Freed Auditorium at The Glassell School of Art, 1001 Bissonnet   The Visual Arts Alliance (VAA) presents Contemporary Sculpture…

Press Release: 32nd Juried VAA MEMBERSHIP EXHIBITION

Contact Monica Melgar FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cell 832-544-0249 September 3, 2014 Email Website 32nd JURIED VAA MEMBERSHIP EXHIBITION Dennis Nance, Juror   September 29 – November 14, 2014 October…