Chesapeake Bay Art Association - CBAA

Fall Ocean View Art Show

CBAA is proud to present the 56th Annual Ocean View Art Show on October 13th and 14th, 2018! From 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM at Ocean View Beach Park, 100 West Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia.

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 and Garden Expo

CBAA will be hosting the Artists Alley at the Virginia Flower and Garden Expo January 25-27, 2019 with the theme Symphony of Gardens.

Spotlight Artist May 2018

Sheila Nash

CBAA Artist


Sheila Nash is an Ocean View resident of Norfolk, Virginia. She taught art in private school and went on to teach English in Norfolk City Schools. After retiring from teaching, she has once again returned to art as her mainstay.

Watercolor One

She is a member of Tidewater Artists Alliance, Chesapeake Bay Watercolor Society, and as a member of Chesapeake Bay Art Association, served as past chairman of the student scholarship fund, student tent chair, Ocean View Art Show director, Vice President and President. She has a double major in Fine Art and English with a minor degree in Secondary Education from Old Dominion University.

Watercolor Two

Her work has been in the Riverview Gallery in Portsmouth, LIN-LIN Gallery, the Gallery at The Chapman in Hampton Town Center, The American Cottage Gallery in Yorktown, and the East Beach Gallery. She has won many awards over the years and some prestigious awards such as Best In Show and First Place ribbons. She has also won the Outstanding Member's Award in the Ocean View Arts Festival two years in a row.

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.