“Last Light” 8″x10″ acrylic by Abby Howard Murphy
Jacksonville Coalition for Visual Arts (JCVA)

Welcome to Jacksonville Coaliation of Visual Arts!

We are located in historic and beautiful NE Florida, close to Georgia and Fernandina’s Beaches, on the Alantic Coast. Professional and emerging artists are invited to participate and join our membership throughout the year that organizes several art exhibitions.   Annual memberships for 2021 are still available at $35/yr.   Although guidelines established by CDC for Covid-19 have limited the number of our exhibitions this past year, we continue to plan future opportunities to share and sell our art in our communities.

Our current show is on display at the Jewish Community Alliance (JCA), located on San Jose Blvd in Jacksonville through January 2021.

We are strive to develope visual arts and artists throughout our communities!  

Exhibitions offer an opportunity for members to win cash awards and recognition for their endeavors in drawing, painting, mixed media, photography, digital art, printmaking and installations.

Vicky Lennon “Celebration” acrylic 

We our proud of our professional relationships that include: The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, Archway Gallery, Reddi Arts Gallery, FCCJ-Wilson Center for the Arts, The Stellar Gallery, the Beaches Museum & Historic Center, Jewish Community Alliance and the Karpeles Manuscript Museum.

Exhibitions provide a welcoming environment where artists may exhibit their artwork, network with other members and the community, sell and receive both local as well as national recognition and participate in other art opportunities.


We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, committed to gender equality & cultural diversity.
A small annual membership fee provides affordable juried art shows. Any visual artist is welcome to join our organization and participate in upcoming exhibitions per the prospectus.
We are in process of finalizing upcoming Exhibitions for 2021.
  • Providing support & opportunities to established & emerging visual artists of all specialties.

  • Organizing exhibitions, workshops and developing your resume

  • Providing art programs for under-served areas of our community —currently involved with Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Florida Community College

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.”


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