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


March 26, 2018 Library Swap - Take down old and bring pictures to Olney Library, 3 to 4:30 pm.

The date to pick up/drop off work displayed at the Olney Library has changed from March 24th to Monday, March 26th, between 6:30pm and 8:00pm.  If you would like to have your work displayed there, please send an email to Margo Lehman at cmmmargo@verizon.net  with the title, medium. FRAMED size and the price. We need your full name, an email address and phone number that you are willing to have published on the price list.  All sales are between the buyer and the artist. Neither the library or OAA takes a commission for sales.  If you offer prints of your work, please let us know and we will indicate that on the price list.  There is no theme for this exhibit.

April 8, 2018  Ranazul Show - hanging at 9:30 a.m.

April 15, 2018 Ranazul Show - reception - 4-5 pm.

April 16, 2018 Brookside Gardens show, deadline to enter

April 23, 2018 OAA Exhibit at Brookside Gardens.

May 6, 2018 Take down and pick up pictures for Ranazul show, 10 am.  

May 21, 2018 Take down and pick up pictures, Brookside Gardens show

July 10, 2018 Deadline for submission of digital images for OAA's exhibit at Artist and Makers.

Seventh Annual Ranazul Show - 2018

Ann Bolt - "Taking a Stand" - watercolor

Ranazul Restaurant in Fulton, MD

 Our Seventh Annual show at La Galeria in Ranazul Restaurant, (Fulton/Maple Lawn), will open on Sunday, April 8th with a reception on Sunday, April 15, 2018 from 4 to 5 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity to enjoy complimentary tapas and beverages as well as meet the artists. The exhibit includes fine, original artwork done by our members and will remain up until May 5th. We look forward to seeing you there! www.ranazul.us

Click on the links below for entry forms for artists and directions to the restaurant:

2018 Brookside Gardens Show

Brookside Gardens






Brookside Gardens 

The 2018 Brookside Gardens Show is coming up in April.  There are quite a few spaces for member's art work.  Please see the forms and factsheets in the attachment below:


Olney Library Exhibit

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


The current exhibit of original artwork by OAA members will be swapped out on March 26, 2018.  Please stop by during library hours to take a look at the pieces in many different mediums.  All pieces are for sale.