Join Artists' Studio Association
We are a community of artists, teachers, life long learners, who enjoy creating and sharing art. ASA is a nonprofit . 501(c)(3) corporation with a commitment to bringing arts education to our local community and visitors.
Basic Membership is $30 per year. Membership with gallery display privileges is an additional $20.
Monthly Member Potluck Meeting
On the last Tuesday of each month we meet to enjoy a potluck meal and discuss the business of ASA.
The potluck starts at 6 PM in the ASA classroom. The meeting starts at 6:30. Or member meetings have been suspended during the pandemic.
Classes and Workshops
Throughout the year ASA offers a wide variety of art classes. Local and visiting instructors teach painting, drawing, fabric arts, mixed media, acrylic pour, collage and jewelry making and more.
Members receive a discount on classes.
Painting Open Studios - water media
Painting Guided Open Studio with instructor Arlon Gilliland.
Arlon will plan a painting project for members to follow along. He demonstrates different techniques, methods and subjects using watercolor and acrylic. Members may also bring their own projects to work on , get advice and coaching. Open Studio is free for members & guests though donations are welcome. Registration not required. No materials provided. Bring you own paint brushes and substrate.
Thursdays, 1:00 – 4:00 except some holidays. Check the Event Calendar to confirm.
Open Studio - mosaic
The mosaic guild meets each Friday afternoon for open studio time and once a month for guild business meetings. There is no instruction during the open studio, participants should have a entry level knowledge of the process, tools and supplies. Fridays, 1:00 to 4:00 PM. Open Studio is free for members & guests though donations are welcome.
Use of the ASA classroom
ASA has a large, comfortable classroom with easy access to cleanup. When the ASA classroom is not in use for scheduled events or classes, members can request time to work on personal projects. Check the online Event Calendar. If the space is open, confirm with the scheduler. Classroom Scheduler
The Beachstone Gallery is a place for you to display and sell your artwork. The gallery display is refreshed quarterly. The gallery opening and artist's reception is held on the second Friday of January, April, July and October. ASA members can add, and pay the annual $20 Display Privileges fee, from their personal member profile.
Beachstone Gallery Display Guidelines revised Oct 2019
Network with Local Artists
Spending time with fellow artist is an excellent way to recharge your creative battery. During classes, open studios and member meetings you can find people who will excite you with their unique creations and inspire you to new ideas. Members have access to the member directory.
Have a question, need some direction, curious about a new technique or product? You can post a question on the member forum and spark a conversation. Members can sign up for forums through there personal member profile.
Members' Art Show
All active members are invited to participate in the annual, juried art show. Judges evaluate each piece. Ribbon winners are displayed displayed and visitors vote on the peoples choice award.
Blogs, News and Updates
Stay informed about what is going on at ASA even when we can't get together. Watch instructional videos, read and subscribe to member blogs.
Blog Posts and Videos