Past Shows

2019 Sandy Spring Museum Show

17901 Bentley Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860
August 1– September 1, 2019

  • OAA members may submit two (2) pieces of original artwork. No reproductions, prints or wet canvas will be allowed.
  • Entry fee is $10 for up to two pieces. Registration and installation will be on July 30, 10:30 – 11:30 am.  The application form can be found on the last page of the OAA June 2019 newsletter.  
  • Reception will be on August 8 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.
  • Take-down and pick-up will be on September 3, 11:00 – 12:00 noon.
  • All entries must be professionally prepared for display, i.e., watercolors must be matted and framed; oils, acrylics and pastels must be framed; paintings on wrapped canvas must be finished on all sides; photographs must be framed. All pieces must have hanging wires.
  • Size limitations are minimum of 11” x 14” framed, maximum of 50” wide x 70” high, framed. Plexiglas (not glass) is required on all pieces larger than 22” x 28” framed size. 
  • All entries must be properly labeled on the back with the artist’s name, title of artwork; medium, price and contact information (telephone or email).
  • All entries must be for sale. Sandy Spring Museum (SSM) will handle the sale. 30% of the sales price will go to SSM as commission, with 70% to be retained for the artist. Checks for artwork sold will be mailed to the artist(s) at the end of the month during which the piece was sold, no later than the end of October 2019.  SSM encourages buyers to take possession of the purchased art AFTER the show ends. However, if a buyer needs to take the artwork with him/her, SSM will let it go. No other piece will fill that space.
  • Participating OAA members are required to contribute to the reception and in other activities pertaining to the exhibit, as needed.

Eighth Annual Ranazul Show 2019

Ann Bolt "Woodland Fantasy"

Eighth Annual Ranazul Show ~ 2019

Our Eighth Annual show at La Galeria in Ranazul Restaurant (Fulton/Maple Lawn), will open on Sunday, March 31st with a reception on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 4 to 5 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity to meet the artists as you view their work and enjoy complimentary tapas and beverages. This exhibit includes fine, original artwork done by our members and will remain on display through April 27th. We look forward to seeing you there!




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.  Shaare Tefila is usually open 9 to 5 on Monday through Thursday but call first to make sure. 


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



Artist and Makers Juried Show, 2018

David Terrar "A Time for Gold"

On August 1, 2018, OAA will open an exciting juried art show at Artists & Makers Studio 1, 11810 Parklawn Drive, Rockville.  Sixty original art works in many different mediums, will be on display.  The artists' reception will be held on Friday evening, August 3, 6:00 - 9:00 pm which is also the First Friday of August.  Refreshments will be served.  Come join us and meet the artists.

The exhibit will remain on the walls  from August 1 through August 29.  Entry is FREE.  If you can't come to the reception, please stop by the studios during regular hours, Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 - 4:00.  Open studios on the first Friday of each month have expanded hours.

This exhibit will be a great opportunity to showcase the work of all OAA A&M galleries.

Judith Heartsong, Gallery Director, will serve as juror for all entries and for awards. She is giving out seven awards for bodies of work and an additional special Artists and Makers award.  

See award winners works in the Gallery above.  The following awards were given, with an emphasis on people who submitted more than one work:

Best in Acrylic – Sandra Bourdeaux 
Best in Pastel – Doris Bryant 
Best in Photography – Freddi Weiner 
Best in Oil – Barbara Kahla 
Best in Watercolor – Mimi Hegler 
Best in Mixed Media – David Terrar 
A&M Juror's Award – Antonia Tiu 



OAA Annual Juried Show at the Kentlands Mansion

Howard Clark, photo, Air Force Memorial

Important Dates for Artists to Remember:  completed

See the Gallery of Prize Winners from our 2018 Kentlands Show

The Ed Longley Award For Best in Show
Isabella Martire 
Juror’s Award 
Cecile Kirkpatrick 
Karen Norman 
Rawligh Sybrant 
Honorable Mention 
Joanne Aarons, Howard Clark, Deborah Wolfe 
Jonathan Jaeger, Sandra Bourdeaux & Ann Pielert