Kite Soaring Above Sutro
Amei Papitto
18 x 18
Anne Rabe  //  Photograph on Canvas
12 x 12       $250

"Breaking Out" Show
Art Education in Oakland
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Life During Lockdown--
the Art of Resilience

April - May 2021    Online show

June - July 2021 ONLINE SHOW
"Breaking Out"

Intrepid Explorers

Iris Sabre

Oil  4 x 18   $500

First Prize



June 15 - August 26 2021 

May - June 2021 ONLINE SHOW
"Light in these Times"


Caribbean Reef Squid

John Henry

Photograph   16 x 16  $220

First Prize

Enter our next Show:

Red, White & Blue
Celebrate America with Color and/or Strong Imagery
July 2021    Online show

Entry deadline is 12 noon on Sunday, July 4, 2021

Long Hot Summer
Rick Nelson
Wood Bowl
2 x 10

American flag waving


S. Newman

Oil on canvas

18 x 24


shows and activities
Current Shows

First Federal S&L Show
June 15 - August 26, 2021

 Life during Lockdown--
The Art of Resilience
April - May 2021

Light in these Times
May - June 2021
Breaking Out
June - July 2021

Upcoming shows:
Red White & Blue
July 2021
                    Information above  
who we are
OAA is a non-profit group  of artists, photographers, and art supporters in California's Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.  We encourage artistic endeavor in our community, support public-school art education, and arrange show venues for our members' artworks.
We have about 10 juried shows each year where all members are invited to show original work in an array of community venues.  Look at our latest newsletter.
It's easy to join OAA--select "membership application" below to learn more.

You can use this auto-fill PDF form to prepare and print the OAA's show entry form


Looking for venues to show your art? 

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Oakland Art Association!

We are continuing our very popular online shows and resuming shows in venues as it becomes safe to do so


The Gardener

Joan Gombos   Watercolor   17 x 12
$300   "Breaking Out" Online Show

Look at images from prior OAA shows
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