The Ottawa West Arts Association (OWAA)

Membership Requirements

Membership is open to all adults 18 years of age and older living within a 150 kilometre radius of Ottawa.  To become and remain a member, the person must: (a) Pay membership dues on time; (b) Serve as a volunteer in some capacity; (c) Consent to the terms decribed in the Payment & Waiver Form, and; (d) Follow all the rules governing the OWAA.

Membership Fee & Commission Fee

The membership fee is $40 for the period 1 September to 31 August.  There is a 15% commission on sales.

Membership Benefits

Exhibitions – There will be 6 exhibitions in the owaa gallery between 1 September and 31 August.  Members may display one or two large (max size 40″x36″) artpieces in each exhibition and display a smaller piece (max size 14″x14″) in the glass cabinets (as available).  The owaa gallery is located in the CARDELREC Recreation Complex, 1500 Shea Road, Stittsville.

Special Events – There will be one or two special exhibition/sales events yearly to promote art sales.

OWAA Website – The OWAA Website (this site) is the online face of the Ottawa West Arts Association.  It contains bios and personal galleries of members, galleries of the current and past exhibitions, and galleries featuring members’ artwork.

Artists Catalogue – The Artists Catalogue contains one-page bios of members and is displayed in the owaa gallery.

Discounts – Members receive a 15% discount when buying framing services at Walkerworks Picture Framing, 2 Beverly Street, Stittsville.

Members’ Handbook – For more information, please refer to the OWAA Members’ Handbook.

How to Join the OWAA

Here are links to the Membership Form (PDF and WORD).  Please print and complete the form, and contact our Membership Coordinator, Trudy Daley.  Phone: 613-836-6545.  Email: trudydaley@rogers.com.  Address: 10 Brightside Avenue, Stittsville, ON  K2S 1K5.