Chesapeake Bay Art Association - CBAA

Join the CBAA today!

Please email the application and three examples of your work to You will be notified of the committee’s decision within two weeks of receiving the application. Upon acceptance into CBAA, the membership chair will email you information on the next meeting and where to send/bring your membership dues. The January annual membership fee is $20.00; after March $30.00. Checks should be made out to CBAA.

Monthly Meetings

Each month CBAA holds instructive meetings for the community at large. Space is limited! Reserve your spot at CBAA for hands on art instruction and projects.

Ocean View Art Show

The Ocean View Art Show is getting ready to turn the corner on its 58th annual fall show, making it Virginia's oldest and largest artist run, art show! Overlooking the beautiful Chesapeake Bay the OV Art Show is one of the main events for Visual Arts Month in Norfolk!

Spring Art Show

The CBAA will be hosting our Spring Art Show in MacArthur Mall at Norfolk, Virginia on May 2 - 11, 2020.

VA Flower & Garden Expo

CBAA will be hosting the Artists Alley at the Virginia Flower and Garden Expo January 22-24, 2021 with the theme Symphony of Gardens at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.

Spotlight Artist June 2020

Michal Mitak Mahgerefteh

Michal Mitak Mahgerefteh

CBAA Multi-media Artist

Michal (Mitak) Mahgerefteh is a multi-media artist and poet from Virginia. During long travels, she started doodling on her iPad and quickly discovered that being away from her creative space does not have to halt her creative process. Art - Butterfly Wings

Michal Mitak Mahgerefteh

Michal Mitak Mahgerefteh

“Since 2019, I’ve been creating on four digital apps, each app offers a different palette of shapes and colors … the possibilities are endless,” she says. The Horizon Series can be viewed on her Instagram page, @MitakArt_. Art - Celestial Horizon

Michal Mitak Mahgerefteh

Michal Mitak Mahgerefteh

Art - Once I Was Loved