Chesapeake Bay Art Association - CBAA

Ocean View Art Show

The Ocean View Art Show is getting ready to turn the corner on its 57th annual fall show, making it Virginia's oldest and largest artist run, art show! Overlooking the beautiful Chesapeake Bay the OV Art Show is the kickoff event for Visual Arts Month in Norfolk!

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.

VA Flower & Garden Expo

CBAA will be hosting the Artists Alley at the Virginia Flower and Garden Expo January 24-26, 2020 with the theme Symphony of Gardens.

Spotlight Artist April 2019

Tamara Seraph Painter

Kathleen ‘Kathy’ Bruce

CBAA Painter

When I was a child,I would squint my eyes to see how light bounced off of different surfaces. Prisms,snowflakes,ice,and of course the occasional rainbow were always a thrill to carefully examine .

Tamara Seraph Painter

Kathleen ‘Kathy’ Bruce

After reading and studying books on color and light as an adult, I realize why abstract painting is my chosen way to express delight in the changing seasons and all of creation. Lately I've added a bit of realism in...sign of aging ??

Tamara Seraph Painter

Kathleen ‘Kathy’ Bruce

Playing with paints is so much fun. Add music into the mix....pure joy !!

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.