Become a Member

AVA Members

An AVA member is an artist who has elected to join AVA by paying their annual dues. AVA memberships are $25 for a single membership, $35 for a family membership, or $15 for a student membership. Student memberships are open to artists 13 to 19 years of age. They can be full-time students enrolled in an accredited school or home schooled. Scholarships are available for student artists.
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Community Benefits

Your AVA membership offers, not only AVA artists, but all area artists several benefits. Funds generated by dues-paying artists has allowed AVA to:

  • Provide an identity to area artists.
  • Provide a learning experience for artist at all levels.
  • Host judged shows with cash awards.
  • Provide funds for cash awards and ribbons.
  • Provide opportunities to create larger scale art through our public art program.
  • Provide opportunities to mentor youth through AWA’s Wrap-Teen program.
  • Provide opportunities for area artists to showcase their work at AWA’s Statewide WRAP conference.
  • Provide the change to lead workshops and participate in open sessions at the new AVA Art Center.
  • Provide the chance to work with community through our recycled art project.

  • Scholarships are available for membership dues for students. If you could use a scholarship for dues, please check this box (no payment required to apply).
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