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.

2021 KRVAA Officers

Elected OfficersName
PresidentChris “Buffalo” Folsom
1st Vice PresidentVacant
2nd Vice PresidentKelly Pankey
SecretaryKristen Freeborn
TreasurerKatherine Cutts
PublicityChris “Buffalo” Folsom
Curator Chris “Buffalo” Folsom
Social MediaKelly Pankey
Membership RelationsMelody Lindley
Communications CoordinatorWilliam Box

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

To view our ByLaws – click here.