Welcome! The Olney Art Association (OAA) located in Olney, Maryland, USA, and founded in 1974, is a professional, learning, creative community of visual fine artists whose expertise ranges in a variety of media, such as oil painting, watercolor, acrylics, pastel, colored pencil, pen and ink, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics, digital art and photography. Our meetings are held in the Olney Community Room in the Buffington/Remax Building. This building is located at 3300 Olney Sandy Spring Road in Olney 20832. It is located between Ricciuti's Restaurant and the Bank of America. The Community Room is on the side which faces the bank. 

Calendar of Upcoming Events

April 30, 2017 Pick up at Ranazul 10:00 a.m.

May 2, 2017 We willl hold a regular meeting at the Buffington Building in Olney, MD.

May 21, 2017 OAA at Olney Farmers Market; Set 8-8:30 a.m.

June 6, 2017 OAA Board Meeting

July 19, 2017 OAA Meeting 7-9 p.m. at the Buffington Building in Olney, MD.



Looking ahead to celebrating our Sandy Spring neighborhood ...

Aug. 1, 2017 Install our new exhibit at the Olney Sandy Spring Museum.

Aug. 2, 2017 Olney Sandy Spring Museum exhibit opens.

Aug. 3, 2017 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.  Reception at the Olney Sandy Spring Museum.

Sept. 5, 2017  Take down our exhibit at the Olney Sandy Spring Museum.

Olney Library Exhibit (Hung April 22, 2017)

"Street Music in Amsterdam" 11x15 Watercolor Painting by Glenn J. Perry


On April 22, 2017, a new exhibit was installed on the walls of the Olney library.   All pieces are for sale – buyers will find a price list at the library and are asked to contact the individual artist.   Stop by to see the works of your fellow artists . . . and pick up a book or two.

Sixth Annual Ranazul Show - April, 2017


Our Sixth Annual show at La Galeria in Ranazul Restaurant (Fulton/Maple Lawn) is now open (opened Sunday April 2nd).  Our artists reception was held on Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 4 to 5 p.m.  We enjoyed complimentary tapas and beverages had engaging conversations with the artists.  The exhibit includes fine, original artwork by our members and will remain up until April 29th.  See the menu tab "Galleries" and select "Ranazul" for images of this year's exhibit.  For information on the restaurant, please point your web browser to www.ranazul.us.






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We appreciate the donations we received from Blick Art Supplies for our goodie bags handed out at our holiday party.

The next time you need art supplies, consider patronizing them.