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2024 Competition & Convention 

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Hot Springs Convention Center

Online Bill Pay Is Now Available

Important News

  • The Convention Location Will Once Again be Located in Hot Springs, AR.

  • Sponsor Teachers, Please Check Your E-Mail Regularly for Event Updates and News.


Arkansas Young Artist Association is the largest organization of high school visual arts students in Arkansas, with over 60 high school chapters and over 1,500 student members. We have been serving art students since our founding in 1979. Our mission is to encourage and support the visual arts across Arkansas to students through professional speakers, competitions, exhibitions, and scholarships. Our Association is highlighted each spring with our AYAA Convention and Competition, an officially sanctioned event by the AAA (Arkansas Activities Association).

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