2023 Competition & Convention
Thursday, April 13, 2023
Hot Springs Convention Center
New Convention Location this year!
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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).