Montgomery Art Association

    • 10 Jan 2022
    • 15 Apr 2022
    • Oasis Art Gallery, Westfield Montgomery Mall, 7125 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda, MD 20817
    • 3

    After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, we are delighted to return to the Oasis Art Gallery at Westfield Montgomery Mall. This show is the fourth MAA-Oasis collaboration, with 65 works of the artists' choice on display.

    At a Glance

    • Eligible media: Oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, pastel, encaustic, drawing/ink mediums, and 3D works. All must be securely wired for hanging on a wall.

    • Requirements: The subject is your choice. Your work must be between 9x12" and 28x28" framed and may not weigh more than 15 pounds. 

    • Number of pieces allowed: One entry per member. 

    • Membership: You must be a Montgomery Art Association member in good standing to enter this show.

    • Entry fee: $10 per work (nonrefundable)

    Key Dates

    • Registration open: November 17-December 15 (or once the maximum capacity of 65 pieces is reached)

    • Drop off: January 3-6, 2022 from 10 am-4 pm.

    • Show dates: January 10-April 15, 2022

    • Pick up unsold artwork: April 18-22, 10 am-4 pm

    About Oasis: Washington Metropolitan Oasis and the Oasis Art Gallery are part of the national, non-profit Oasis education organization dedicated to enriching the lives of adults age 50 and older through lifelong learning, health and wellness promotion and volunteer opportunities including Intergenerational Tutoring. Oasis brings people together to learn, lead, and contribute in their communities. Weekdays, the Oasis offices and Gallery are busy with Oasis class attendees, registrants, art lovers, as well as Macy’s shoppers.  

    Questions: Contact show manager Helen Wood,

    Download the prospectus
    • 11 Jan 2022
    • 5 Apr 2022
    • Windridge Vineyard 15700 Darnestown Road, Darnestown, MD 20874

    Key dates

    Registration -- December 2 through December 12

    Juried Selection -- December 18

    Notification to Artists of Selected Works -- December 20

    Artwork Drop Off --January 11, 2022.  10:00 am - 1:00 pm 

    Show Opening -- January 19, 2022 

    Winter's Reach by Donna Baron 

    The Windridge Vineyard in Darnestown will be hosting its first  MAA art exhibit of 2022 in the Tasting Room.  

    Submissions: The theme of our 2022 Winter Juried Show is Seasonal Inspirations.  MAA has created a digital library that member artists can submit up to 3 works per member for consideration in any of the following categories. 

    1. natural landscapes, maritime and seascapes
    2. cityscapes, townscapes, urbanscapes 
    3. still life celebrating material local pleasures of flowers, fruit food and wine --  
    4. abstract art that breaks away from the traditional representation of everyday objects and familiar subjects. 

    There is no fee to submit your work for inclusion in the Windridge Vineyard Digital Library.   A fee of $10  (returning to pre-covid show fee) will be required.  

    Juried Process:  Submitted artwork will be juried by the vineyard owners. Selected work (~18-20 pieces) will be exhibited for a 3 month period.  All artwork must be for sale.   Sold artwork can be replaced by the artist with a similar size piece -contact the MAA show manager.  Windridge will notify the artists when work is sold.  

    Membership Requirement:  Annual membership (new or renewal) is required prior to registration for this show.  Go to Join MAA.

    Note: Artwork previously submitted but not shown in earlier Windridge exhibits will remain in the digital library unless withdrawn by the artists. Contact Show Manager to withdraw work from library.   

    Show Prospectus: Please refer to the Windridge Winter Inspiration 22 Exhibit Prospectus for full information Windridge Vineyard Winter 2022 Prospectus

    Show  Manager:  Kathy Tynan ( or

    • 1 Feb 2022
    • 28 Feb 2022
    • Kensington Park Library, 4201 Knowles Avenue, Kensington, MD
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    What brings you joy these days? A favorite person? A bright bouquet on dreary day? A friend to lean on? Show us what sparks joy for you in our exhibition "Ode to Joy" at the Kensington Park Library in Kensington Maryland. We'll exhibit 25 wall-hung pieces, plus six 3D works. 

    At a Glance

    • Eligible media: Small- and medium-sized Oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, pastel, encaustic, drawing/ink mediums, and 3D works. 

    • Number of pieces allowed: One entry per member. 

    • Membership: You must be a Montgomery Art Association member in good standing to enter this show.

    • Entry fee: $10 per work

    Key Dates

    • Registration open: December 27-January 7 (or once the maximum capacity of 25 pieces is reached)

    • Drop off: February 1, 10 am-noon

    • Hanging: February 1, noon-onward

    • Show dates: February 1-28

    • Pick up artwork: March 1, 10 am-noon

    Questions: Contact show manager Amelia Desilva,

    See the prospectus

    • 9 Feb 2022
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Via Zoom
    • 69

    You are invited to a special conversation with

     Watercolorist, Teacher, and Author:
    Soon Warre

    We are very lucky to have Soon share her artistic journey and watercolor techniques with MAA.

    Peonies and Crystal by Soon Warren

    Texas based Soon Y. Warren is a full-time artist, teacher, and workshop instructor, nationally and internationally.  Soon Y. is a signature member of National Watercolor Society (NWS), American Watercolor Society (AWS), Southern Watercolor Artist (SW), Texas Watercolor Society, Purple Sage Brush (TWS), Transparent Watercolor Society (TWSA) and more.

    Her paintings and articles have been published in many times in Artist’s Magazine, Watercolor Magic Magazine, North Light Book, Southwest Art Magazine, Watercolor Artist Magazine, International Artist Magazine, The Art of Watercolour, and Pratique des Arts. 

     Her awards included in Purchase Award in National Watercolor Society and also Master’s Award. Awards in  American Watercolor Society, Transparent Watercolor Society, Southern Watercolor Society, Texas Watercolor Society, and many more.

    For more about Soon, her artwork, teachings and publications please visit:

    Zoom info: The workshop will be held via Zoom. For security reasons, the Zoom link is provided to registrants in your confirmation email and in the reminder email we'll send you the day before. 

    • 14 Mar 2022
    • 11:00 AM
    • 25 Apr 2022
    • 12:00 PM
    • Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, MD
    • 75
    Registration is closed

    Our annual exhibition at Brookside Gardens is a mid-sized art show using the full gallery space within the visitors center. The show is a wonderful opportunity for MAA artists to display their botanical works -- flowers, plants, butterflies, landscape paintings from the gardens, etc. The image shown here is "Mellow Yellow" by member artist Diane Shipley.

    Registration will be open February 14 - 28; however if the maximum number of art pieces is achieved, the registration will close early and a wait-list will start.

    Artwork suitability for this exhibit are mid-sized paintings (max size 28" wide by 28" tall,  including frame).  

    There are also two new display cases in the Gift Shop, available for 3D artwork. New this year!

    Each artist can submit one piece of artwork - either 2D wall hung, or 3D glass case (which can include small art on mini easels).

    Please review the Prospectus before you register - it has all the rules and dates specific to this show.

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