About Us

The South Oakland Art Association
(SOAA)

The South Oakland Art Association was established in 1960 by a group of artists representing a cross section of communities in southern Oakland County, as well as Detroit. Since then, we have had artists join from many cities throughout Oakland, Wayne, Livingston, and Macomb counties.

The purpose of this group is to become acquainted with other artists, their styles, and techniques through regular meetings. We also share in, and benefit from, each other’s experiences, interests, and artistic pursuits.

SOAA is an organization includes both amateur and professional artists and artisans. This association specializes in a wide variety of visual arts and includes members who have an active interest in the appreciation and promotion of the fine arts. Although our association itself is a “non-profit’ organization, many of our members have benefited from the SOAA through sales of their work at sponsored events and shows.

SOAA meets each month, September through June. Each meeting a features a subject of interest that is of During the meeting, members also have the opportunity to participate in the Artist of the Month program. Members can submit up to 2 pieces of artwork into the monthly competition

SOAA offers several opportunities for artists of every level to gain public exposure through art shows, art fairs and events.  The quality of our work is well recognized by the art community, by both professionals and collectors alike.

Our members are kept current on the activities of the association and its members through our monthly newsletter. Included in ArtiFacts are additional opportunities to view and participate in area artistic activities.

Monthly Meetings: 1st Monday each month, September – June (except when delayed by a Holiday). 
Location: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 814 N. Campbell Road, Royal Oak, MI 48067.
The church is located on the east side of Campbell between 11 Mile Road and 12 Mile Road.

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