Membership In The OAS

Membership in the OAS runs from September 1st to August 31st. Members are professional and emerging artists and art lovers who help support and promote the arts. There is space available for members to work on their creations and opportunities to socialize, and our gallery displays and sells members’ work. As an OAS Member, you’ll receive a discount on classes, workshops, entry fees, art supplies, and framing!

Current Membership Rates;   

Adult: $60 – Half Year to Sept 01   

Family: $105 – Half year to Sept 01

Benefits of Membership

  • Receive a discount on classes, workshops and entry fees
  • Receive a discount on art supplies and framing at selected art supply stores:
    Aboveground Art Supplies
    Clea’s Gallery & Custom Framing
    Glen Abbey Framing and Artist Gallery
    Gwartzman’s Art Supplies
  • Submit work to the Juried Show; works judged by an independent jurist
  • Submit work for consideration for the OAS Art Auction
  • Display artwork at Town of Oakville venues
  • Use of the Newsletter and OAS website to send out announcements and notices related to your art
  • Access the OAS library
  • Participate in the Friday morning painters group, and other Open Studio times
  • Join the OAS Plein Air group
  • Meet others who share your interest and commitment to visual arts
  • Voting privileges at the AGM
  • Contribute by becoming an Event Coordinator
  • Volunteer on OAS committees
  • Serve on the Board of Directors
  • Advance notice regarding classes, shows and special events
  • Announcements of your upcoming exhibition or show

If financial hardship is a barrier to membership, please contact us to apply for a solution.