The Louisville Visual Art Association is a Catalyst for Education and Participation in the Visual Arts
LVAA engages artists and audiences through an energetic agenda of education, community outreach, artist support and exhibitions. These programs nurture creative expression and stimulate dialogue, thereby enriching contemporary culture and community spirit.
How does LVAA fulfill its mission?
In order to fulfill our mission, the LVAA provides a continuum of Visual Arts programming:
Art Education - The Children's Fine Art Classes (CFAC) program provides opportunities for studio art instruction to visually talented students, ages 9-18. Food for Thought, adult art classes, and symposiums nurture creative expression and enhance public participation in the Visual Arts.
Community Art Outreach - The Open Doors program provides an arts enrichment experience to individuals with special needs and to those in under-served communities.
Artist Advocacy and Support Services - Offers a milieu for artistic professional growth and success. Programs and services include, Fiscal Agency, Visual Artist database, Artist Registry, Micro Loan program, Contractual Employment (CFAC instructors, Open Doors facilitators, etc.), marketing, media and sales support.
Exhibitions - The Exhibition program showcases emerging and established artists, thereby providing a Visual Art link to contemporary culture.