Welcome!

ZOOM Meeting on July 15th, see below.

See New Pandemic Period Gallery Opening on July 1st, 2020

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.

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.”  Charles Cooley

Upcoming Events

Unfortunately all in-person meetings are cancelled due to the corona virus, but we are pleased to present e-meetings by ZOOM.  Also please enjoy the galleries.  Member artists please submit new works for the Member Gallery.

Starting July 1, 2020

Gallery Open:

Pandemic Period: Art in the Age of Corona 

Click above to see our new exhibition of

Member artwork.

July 15, 2020

OAA Meeting, will be a ZOOM meeting

Speaker: Howard Clark, member, photographer

Topic: Good to Great

7 pm

Click here for more information

August 31st, 2020

Last day of the Pandemic Period online exhibition

Click below to go to the exhibiton:

Pandemic Period: Art in the Age of Corona

Olney Art Association’s Annual Juried Show 

Dates: November 20, 2020 to January 18, 2021

Location: Activity Center at Bohrer Park, Gaithersburg

More information to follow. 

Olney Library Exhibit

The current exhibit of original artwork by OAA members is of original artwork. Please stop by during library hours to view these delightful artworks in various mediums. All artwork is for sale – – but no one is visiting the Library at the moment.  

Due to the corona virus the Olney Library is closed and we are not sure when it will reopen.  The exhibits will resume as soon as the Library reopens..  On the other hand there are several online galleries on this website.  Member artists can add or update an image of their work in the Member Gallery on this site and can also submit images of pictures that were included in past shows but had not been sent in previously.