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Gainesville Fine Arts Association

1314 S Main St
Gainesville, FL 32601
352-415-5873

The Gainesville Fine Arts Association, Inc. (GFAA) has fostered and encouraged the study of the visual arts through every medium since 1923.

Vision Statement

We are recognized as a diverse organization of emerging and accomplished visual artists enriching the cultural and economic vitality of the Gainesville community and beyond.

Mission Statement

The Gainesville Fine Arts Association strives to value, foster and celebrate the visual art contributions of its members.

We believe:

  • Artistic achievements are cultivated by acknowledgment and celebration.
  • Engaged participation is vital to a thriving, volunteer-driven organization.
  • Membership in GFAA enhances the prosperity and personal growth of visual artists.
  • Mentoring relationships benefit members and augment the organization’s cohesiveness.
  • Networking facilitates creative growth. The creative contributions of visual artists enrich the cultural life of the community.
  • Persistent, lifelong training in the visual arts stimulates creative output and fosters collegiality
  • Art exhibitions nurture, inform and inspire artists and the community alike. When visual artists collaborate with other community partnerships, the community benefits.