Kern River Valley Art Association

About the KRVAA

Mission Statement

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and all volunteer organization, KRVAA’s mission is to provide opportunities, resources, and exhibition venues for the Kern River Valley artists, with an emphasis on art education, and emerging artists.

"Art for all and all for art"

… is the slogan for our Association whose charter is to broaden the cultural horizons of the Kern River Valley’s residents by:

  1. Providing a forum for all artists to showcase their work and exchange ideas.
  2. Sponsoring education and development of future artists.
  3. Introducing new ideas and expressive imagery from beyond our environs.
  4. Promoting tourism by creating and maintaining a destination for assimilating high quality visual art in all of its aspects.

2020 KRVAA Officers

Elected Officers Name
President Chris "Buffalo" Folsom
1st Vice President William Box
2nd Vice President Kelly Pankey
Secretary Catherine Cassidy
Treasurer Katherine Cutts

Chairpersons Name
Publicity Chris "Buffalo" Folsom
Membership Merry Hinkey / Melody Lindley
Curator Chris “Buffalo” Folsom
Social Media Kelly Pankey
Theater Outreach John Lakovits
Communications Coordinator William Box

Please use our contact page to reach out to any of our Officers.

To view our ByLaws - click here.