Join us in celebrating 30 years of OVAC!

For our Anniversary, we have created a new mini-website, found at ovac30th.org. The mini-website is a way for the community to interact with the organization’s history through a responsive timeline, an interactive map, oral histories, and testimonials. You can become part of the history through the live social media feed! Use the hashtag, #ovac30th on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, so that you can share your story of how OVAC has impacted you and see it directly integrated into the 30th website!

OVAC on Gallery.


Learn about OVAC’s programs and mission in this feature from OETA’s “Gallery” show.

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Art Focus Magazine.


Featured Artist.


Jean Longo

I am a self-taught artist. My paintings are created as reactions to incidents, conversations, or dreams. I find great inspiration from nature, particularly the different texture of natural objects, and I enjoy superimposing shapes of both natural and artificial origin. I am most comfortable in the abstractions, but my abstractions are connected to something real and the titles are clues for what they may be.
I work in oil paints primarily on arches watercolor paper. I begin each painting with an idea in mind, yet this idea may change as the image or textures send me in another direction.

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