Become a Member


Join our growing network of creatives by becoming a member of the Oshawa Art Association Inc. Meet other artists, enter exclusive shows and get great local discounts. As a member, you can even be featured right here on our website.

Normal membership period is 1 year from January 1st to December 31st each year. New members who join on or after July 1st are considered members until the end of the following year; that is up to 18 months.

How to Join

Interested in joining the OAA Inc.? Click here to purchase a membership online.

You can also opt to complete our Membership Application Form and email it to or mail your completed form to us. See below for our mailing address and for payment options.


$50.00 - Regular membership
$30.00 - Student membership (with valid student ID)
$30.00 - Family membership (per each member from the same household)

Payment Options

Membership fee payments can be made by cheque or e-transfer. See our
e-transfer instructions here
. Please make cheques payable to Oshawa Art Association Inc. and mail to:

Oshawa Art Association Inc.
Stevenson King Postal Outlet
PO Box 30637
Oshawa, ON  L1J 8L8


Member Benefits


Monthly Meetings

Our monthly member meetings are a great opportunity to meet other artists and creatives right in your community. Each meeting features a guest speaker and a demonstration of an artistic technique. See our upcoming meetings and guests here.



As a member of the OAA Inc., you'll get a 10% discount at Curry's just by showing your membership card at checkout.

DeSerres offers members a 10% discount at all Canadian stores and for online purchases. Register for DeSerres' free Artists' Associations Rewards program with your OAA Inc. membership card to receive your discount and collect points towards art supplies. See more details at

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Art Exhibitions

Our very successful members-run Spring and Fall Art Festivals showcase work exclusively by OAA Inc. members. The annual Juried Art Exhibition is also open to OAA Inc. members, as are community events such as Art-in-the-Garden, the Peony Festival, Culture Days and more.

Membership also entitles you to participate in our Art Showcase program, where you can display your work at a number of public locations in the Durham Region.


Art Matters Newsletter

Issued monthly, our Art Matters newsletter updates members on art events, members' shows, calls for artists, upcoming speakers and their biographies, along with a wealth of information on art-related items.