Association for Viet Arts
The Association for Viet Arts (1991) is a San Jose-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of artists of Vietnamese heritage, to nurture their art and foster its cross-cultural understanding in the Bay Area. The more than forty AVA projects already mounted include stage plays, poetry readings and workshops as well as music performances and fine arts exhibitions.
The board includes Hoa Trinh Glassey, Nora Chau Nguyen, Maria Nguyen, Phuong Thao Bui, David Nguyen, Q. Thang Do, AnhViet Nguyen, and Linh V. Chau, as of May 2009. The advisory committee, as of the same date, includes Man Bui, Van Pham Mai, Isabelle Thuy Pelaud, Binh Danh, Caroline Kieu Linh Valverde, and Juan Luna-Avin.
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