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Thousand Oaks Art Association Invites Artists to Apply for Membership

The Thousand Oaks Art Association (TOAA)  invites prospective members to submit their completed application, three (3) high-quality digital images of work completed in the last two years, and high-quality digital images of five (5) additional examples of their work (labeled with title, medium, size, and date completed) to 

Joan Sharron at by September 15, 2024. 


Jurying-in will be conducted in person at the Newbury Park Library on Saturday, October 5th at 10:45 AM.  


On Saturday, October 5th, Artists must bring a hard copy of their application, a $15 application fee, a portfolio as described in the application, and the three (3) original framed pieces of artwork completed in the last two years.  


Please read the application carefully for additional requirement details.


The annual membership dues cover the Association's calendar year from

June 1 through May 31 and include:

* Free entry to the annual Membership Show

* TOAA’s monthly newsletter

* Listing as a member on the association’s website

* Direct link to the Member Artist Gallery website

* Discounts on TOAA sponsored workshops

* Admission to monthly general meetings

* Lectures with guest speakers 

* Demonstrations

* Opportunities to participate in special exhibitions

​* Field trips and social events


Becoming a Member

A prospective member applies to join the Association by submitting

an application to present his/her work on designated viewing dates.
(dates to be announced).​ 

 If accepted, the $15 application fee is applied

to the annual membership dues of $50

($145 if no activities)

Artist membership is both an honor

and a responsibility




New Member  Jurying Process

The criteria governing the decision of

the selection committee are:

• Consistency of the body of work
• Originality of concept
• Professional presentation

   (portfolio, framing, matting)
• Integration of the elements of art

with the principles of design

• Technique and mastery of your medium


Exhibiting Only Member

 Active membership is required. 

Each member is expected to participate in supporting the activities

and services the group undertakes. 

If you are unable or unwilling to fulfill this requirement, you may elect to become an Exhibiting Only Member.

The annual membership for

Exhibiting Only Member is $145  

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