Upcoming Meetings
For current information about upcoming meetings and events, please see ourFacebook page. This page is accessible to everyone without having a personal Facebook account.Topics pending confirmation: Tax Laws and Deductions for Artists; Marketing Your Artwork; Electronic Submission of Art Show Applications, Part IITopics/speakers for meetings are announced here as they are confirmed. Please check back.PAVA generally holds monthly meetings around the middle of the month.
Meeting dates and times will be posted here.
24nd Annual Cool Art Show
July 21 & 22, 2012

St. Petersburg Coliseum
See the information and application here.   Follow instructions on the form, save, print and send to PAVA.

Deadline May 1st.

Clearwater Main Library Exhibit
September – October – November 2011
“Perspectives: Life Around the Bay”
Each artist’s interpretation of living in the Tampa Bay area.
Details to follow.
PAVA Annual Membership Exhibit
September 15 – October 28, 2011
Beach Art Center: Indian Rocks Beach
Reception: September 16th, 2011
Details to follow.
PAVA Holiday Exhibit
December 1 – January 12th, 2011
Octagon Art Center at Unitarian Universalists
Reception: TBA
Details to follow.
2Cool Art Show: Gulfport
February 11 & 12, 2012
Gulfport Casino
Juried show. Details to follow
PAVA Meeting
March – April – May 2012
Themed exhibit.
Details to follow.
Curated Art Exhibit – 12 PAVA artists
March – April – May 2012
Ruth Eckerd Hall
Details to follow.
PAVA Spring Exhibit
March 5 – April 27, 2012
St. Petersburg College/Seminole Campus
Details to follow.
PAVA Web Site
PAVA will be revamping its website and needs help
If you would like to be on the website committee, please send your name and contact info in a separate email with the subject line: PAVA web site.


PAVA Member Show
September – November 2010
City of Clearwater Main Library
Congratulations to the following winners
at the PAVA Member show.
    • Best of Show: Melissa Miller Nece, Colorful Calories, colored pencil
    • 1st Place: Ric Savid, Rainna in the Garden, photography
    • 2nd Place: Debra Thomas Weible, A Threesome, watercolor
3rd Place: Holly Bird, This Way to the A.T.!, lino block print + watercolor
Honorable Mentions:
  • Bill Renc, Three for Brunch, watercolor
  • Jack Breit, Way Out West, mixed media
  • Yvette Galliher, Attitudes, oil
  • Susan Rollins Gehring, River of Grass Variation I, lino block print
  • Lisa Glaser, Horus the King, ceramic
  • Barbara Kampe, Egads, Where’s Adam?, acrylic
  • Viv Ruegger, A walk around the block, watercolor
  • Veronica Stewart, Totemic Pine@Honeymoon Island, photography
  • Jan Wunsch, Graduated Sailor Lariat Set, jewelry
PAVA Juried Group Show
September – November 2010
Ruth Eckerd Hall
Members’ Holiday Show at Sterling Hall
December 1 – 30 2010

Stirling Hall, downtown Dunedin
Reception on December 10th

Delivery: December 1st, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Open House: Friday, December 10, 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Pickup: December 30, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Labels: Labels will be printed by PAVA staff.
In a separate email with the subject line PAVA HOLIDAY SHOW: send in your name as you want printed, title of piece, medium, contact phone number, and price.

PAVA Member Show 2009
May 24 – July 11
Reception: June 20, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Leepa Rattner Museum
600 Klosterman Road
Tarpon Springs, FL

2009 Member Show Award Winners

Best in Show:  Adachi, Misao  Lucky Arrow (Oil)
First Place:  Friedman, Jenna  Star Kayaks at the Causeway (Oil)
Second Place:  Stewart, Veronica  Fisher Folk–Myanmar (Photography)
Third Place:  Schatz, Stephen   Jamie (Oil)Honorable Mentions — listed in alphabetical order
Cooney, P.E.  Jazz Man (Oil)
Gardiner, Dorothy  Storm Gazing (Pastel)
Gaston, Dennis  The Jockey (Mixed Media)
Gehring, Susan Rollins   Natural Progression (Copper Etching)
Hanson, Barbara Kampe  12 Dollars and 95 Cents View (Acrylic)
Hodge, Barbara Anders   Wall Springs Park (Oil)
Nece, Melissa Miller  Tree Line 2 (Oil)
Ripoli, Candace Richey  From Above (Oil Stick)
Underwood, William  Welcome to the Jungle (Charcoal)
Weible, Debra Thomas  Great Dane (Watercolor)