EVAA is a local art community in Cottonwood Arizona.

Benefits of Joining Us


  • Walkin’ on Main
  • Verde Valley Fair
  • Many other venues
Ongoing Exhibits:
  • Cottonwood Library
  • Northern AZ Rehab Facility
  • Mohave State Bank
  • Workshops open to all
  • Low cost  
  • Virtual workshops

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Luscious Abstracts with Depth – Julie Bernstein Engelmann

Luscious Abstracts with Depth – Julie Bernstein Engelmann

Julie's layering technique gives you a powerful foundation for painting deep and luscious abstracts. You’ll be guided to enter the painting process naturally, ease into your own personal marks and forms, and weave beautiful depth and complexity. Julie will demonstrate...

Cedar Cross Stitch Basket – Cass Schorsch

Cedar Cross Stitch Basket – Cass Schorsch

Cass has been weaving and teaching Bark Basketry since 1981. Cass’s baskets are unique in that they are made with materials that she has gathered and prepared for her own work as well as for her students. Being formerly from the state of Michigan, the materials she...

Walkin’ on Main

Walkin’ on Main

November 9th 2019 Every year we have a large tent at the first position on Main St. Plan on being a vendor as part of our group location. This event is on a closed-off portion of the historic highway for a day of live music, local fine art, tastings from...

Past Events

Handmade Accordion Book Journals

September 28, 2019

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Pine Shadows Mobile Home Park – Community Center
2050 W State Route 89A, Cottonwood, AZ

Members: $55, Non-members: $65 Contact Nadine Cummins 480-375-0982 for more information

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Karen Elaine Parsons Flyer 2019

Texture – Color- Feeling
Mixed Media Abstract/Acrylic Workshop

October 26, 2019
9:00AM – 3:00 PM
Pine Shadows Mobile Home Park – Community Center

This workshop invites you into a unique process of exploring more creative ways of self-expression! Jan will lead
you in constructing your own mixed-media abstraction… combining aggressive textures and unusual mediums with various materials, including acrylic paint, acrylic inks and gels.

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What is the El Valle Artists Organization? (EVAA)

EVAA is a Verde Valley organization begun in 1972 by 10 artists and in 2001 earned the status as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The organization has a current membership base of 90+ visual artists. EVAA also provides volunteers, supplies and financial support to community -based area outreach programs serving children and older adults.


Guests are always welcome!

GENERAL MEETING We meet the second Thursday September through May.
LOCATION: Pine Shadows Club House: 2050 W. St. Rt. 89A | Cottonwood, AZ 86326
TIME: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.