PAVA Business Info

Board of Trustees

Mission Statement

Serves our Membership and the Arts Community with:

Exhibitions in the Tampa Bay Area, including:

The Annual Cool Art Show – a mid-summer indoor art show, juried from the membership of PAVA. This fine art and fine craft show has earned a strong reputation in the Tampa Bay Area for its high quality, and is a much-anticipated annual event.
Annual PAVA Member’s Show
Members Meetings – designed to assist working artists and those desiring a career in the visual arts. Featuring practical business topics, educational materials, study programs, information on government arts programs, guest speakers, sage advice on practical information from career artists, and great networking opportunities.

PAVA’nt Garde – the newsletter of the Professional Association of Visual Artists, a quarterly publication for members

News of opportunities in the arts
Resources for career promotion and publicity
Opportunities to learn how to organize and run art exhibitions.

PAVA website and membership directory

PAVA encourages members to volunteer for arts related activities in the community.

PAVA offers support for arts projects throughout Tampa Bay.


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