Northwest Art Alliance is dedicated to connecting the power of art, fine craft and community. We do this by providing artists with "essential tools, education and exposure to help them succeed, and provide our area with access to a vibrant community of artists and craftspeople. Northwest Art Alliance is a 501(c)(3) non-profit.
Formally Northwest Crafts Alliance, the group was founded by a group of artists in 1989 to produce a holiday art show. Reorganized as a 501(c) (3) non-profit in 2011, Northwest Art Alliance has become the heart of an expanding network of artists, art supporters, art organizations and art collectors. Like that first 'Best of the Northwest' Show, our current spring and fall shows feature the area's best makers of both fine art and American craft. Our mission is to nurture and promote the NW art and fine craft community. The NW Art Alliance provides artists with essential tools, education and exposure to help them succeed, and provides our area with access to a vibrant community of artists and craftspeople. During the Covid crisis, NWAA has create virtual art shows to help support artists until we can resume live shows again.