​The Arkansas Young Artist Association (AYAA) is a state-wide organization of high school students grade 9-12.   The mission is to encourage the visual arts in Arkansas students through professional speakers, competitions and exhibition.  

The Association is highlighted with the annual AYAA Convention and Competition.  (See Convention Program for details)

2016-17 membership status:  54 chapter schools,  over 1,348 student members.

  Arkansas Young Artist Association is an AAA (Arkansas Activities Association) Sanctioned event