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. 

OAA Calendar

Dec 15, 2018 Deadline date for images of entries for Shaare Tefila Gallery show

Jan 2, 2019 Dropoff works to Shaare Tefila Gallery , Georgia Ave, Olney, MD

Jan 7, 2019  Pick-up artwork from Kentlands Show, 10:30am

Jan 15, 2019  OAA Meeting - speaker, Christine Lashley

Feb 4, 2019 OAA Board Meeting

Feb 4, 2019 Begin submitting images for Ranazul 

Feb 25, 2019  Pick-up artwork from Shaare Tefila Gallery show

Mar 5, 2019  OAA Meeting - speaker, Alison Menke

Mar 4, 2019  Ranazul image submission deadline

Mar 31, 2019 Ranazul show hung 9:30 a.m.; show opens same day.

April 1, 2019  OAA Board Meeting

April 7, 2019  Ranazul reception, 4 - 5pm

April 28, 2019 Ranazul take down 10 a.m. 

May 7, 2019 OAA Meeting, speaker, Walt Bartman

June 3, 2019 OAA Board Meeting

July 2, 2019  OAA Meeting, speaker, Bill Mapes, portraits, oils

Aug 5, 2019  OAA Board Meeting

Sep 3, 2019  OAA Meeting, speaker, Bill Schmidt

Oct 7, 2019  OAA Board Meeting

Nov 5, 2019  OAA Meeting, speaker, Jennifer Rutherford, connection to music, opera, visual arts

Dec 2, 2019  OAA Board Meeting

Dec 4, 2019  OAA Holiday Party

Shaare Tefila Gallery Show 2019

Ann Bolt 'The Pond' watercolor, 15 x 18"

Show theme is Winter Wonders.  Shaare Tefila is at 16620 Georgia Avenue, just up the hill from the Antiques Village on the frontage road.  

December 15, 2018  submit images for show to swdrew@verizon.net

Jan 2, 2019 Drop off accepted works at the Shaare Tefila Gallery, Georgia Avenue

Feb 25, 2019 Pick up works from the Shaare Tefila Show



OAA Annual Juried Show at the Kentlands Mansion

Important Dates for Artists to Remember:

Pick Up Art, Monday, January 7, 2019



Olney Library Exhibit

Sally Drew 'Natures Symmetry' print of original work


The current exhibit of original artwork by OAA members is an exhibit of framed prints and giclees.  Please stop by during library hours to view these delightful artworks in various mediums.  All artwork is for sale.