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Welcome to the Fluvanna Art Association (FAA)! We're a vibrant community of visual artists founded in 1975 by Harriet Lipscomb Snead and Alice Clifford. Our goal has always been to inspire artists, nurture their creativity, and create lasting connections. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, FAA is an inclusive space for personal and artistic growth across various mediums.

At FAA, we value creative freedom and encourage members to explore their chosen medium while learning from each other. Sharing knowledge is a cornerstone of our ethos, fostering a collaborative environment where artists support and mentor one another. Through engaging workshops, discussions, and exhibitions, FAA offers a platform to learn, create, and be inspired.

If you're seeking a welcoming artistic community, FAA is the place for you. Whether your interest lies in painting, sculpting, photography, or any form of art, the Fluvanna Art Association welcomes you. Join us to celebrate the beauty of art, unleash your creativity, and be part of our flourishing artistic journey.

Artistic collaboration is the key to

unlocking the full potential of creativity

Our Mission

Our Mission

We are devoted to cultivating a vibrant artistic community that celebrates and supports the visual arts. Our mission centers on two key principles:

1. Inspiration and Education: Our aim is to spark and sustain a passion for the visual arts through dynamic education and inspiration. We provide a welcoming and inclusive space that encourages artistic exploration, skill advancement, and the pursuit of creative excellence among our members and the wider Fluvanna County community.


2. Sharing and Support: FAA values the importance of sharing knowledge, expertise, and artwork for every level of artist. We foster a collaborative culture where artists gather to exchange techniques, experiences, and collaborate on art exhibits. As a community, we support and uplift one another, fostering a strong sense of belonging and empowerment.

Through these guiding principles, FAA strives to enhance individual lives, enrich the cultural landscape of Fluvanna County, and contribute to a broader appreciation of the visual arts. Our commitment remains unwavering as we continue to nurture creativity, support artistic talent, and establish a lasting artistic legacy for generations to come.



Our Vision

Our vision at the Fluvanna Art Association (FAA) is to be the vibrant heart of Fluvanna County's visual artistic community, inspiring and empowering visual artists of all ages and backgrounds. We strive to create a dynamic and inclusive space that nurtures creativity, fosters artistic growth, and celebrates the diverse talents within our community.

Through a wide array of engaging programs, interactive workshops, and enriching gatherings, we envision FAA as the go-to destination for artists seeking inspiration, skill development, and meaningful connections.


As a membership group for visual artists in Fluvanna County, we aim to provide a welcoming and supportive environment where artists can explore, experiment, and flourish in their artistic endeavors.

Our vision extends beyond the boundaries of our association, as we aspire to play a pivotal role in shaping the cultural landscape of Fluvanna County. By collaborating with local organizations, schools, and community partners, we seek to elevate the appreciation and understanding of the visual arts throughout the region.

At FAA, we believe that the arts are a powerful force for positive change. Our vision is to empower artists to express their unique voices, challenge boundaries, and inspire transformation within themselves and their community.


Through this shared journey of artistic exploration, we envision Fluvanna County becoming a beacon of creativity and artistic expression.

As we move forward, our vision remains anchored in our commitment to providing a nurturing space that sparks the imagination, cultivates talent, and fosters a sense of belonging. We envision a future where FAA stands as a testament to the boundless potential of the visual arts, leaving a lasting legacy of artistic excellence and cultural enrichment for generations to come. 

Join FAA Today!

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