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


July 17, 2018 OAA Meeting 7-9 p.m. at the Buffington Bldg., Olney, MD.

July 28, 2018  Olney Library exhibit extended to this date. 

July 31, 2018 Artists & Makers Delivery and Installation of accepted artwork.

Aug. 3, 2018 Artists & Makers Reception.

Aug. 31, 2018 Artists & Makers Take down and pick up artwork.

Sept. 4, 2018 OAA Meeting 7-9 p.m. at the Buffington Bldg., Olney, MD.

Artist and Makers Juried Show, 2018

This exhibit will be a great opportunity to showcase the work of all OAA members in A&M galleries during the month of August 2018.

In order to be included and to better streamline this process, all artists who wish to participate will need to follow directions, submit as requested, and respect timelines. Each artist must fill out this entry form and return it to David Terrar, 23663 Rolling Fork Way., Gaithersburg, MD 20882, with the entry fee of $10 for up to four (4) pieces. In addition, digital images for each piece of artwork entered must be sent as an attachment to an email directly to David in jpeg format, 300 dpi image of the works - email is david_terrar@msn.com

Judith Heartsong, Gallery Director, will serve as juror for all entries and for awards. The awards will be three (3) Juror’s Awards and six (6) Honorable Mentions

Sales will be made directly to the artists. Work sold in the exhibit will require a 25% gallery commission.

Artists are required to fill out and submit a Hold Harmless Form as well as the Entry Form which contains more information on how to enter the show.  


Olney Library Exhibit

Sally Drew "Kitchen Confusion" 19x25" framed, watercolor


The current exhibit of original artwork by OAA members will remain until July 28, 2018.  Please stop by during library hours to view these delightful artworks in various mediums.  All artwork is for sale.