Membership Benefits

  • Association with area artists painting in the realism style.
  • Monthly meeting on the last Friday at 12:30 pm featuring demonstrations by well know professional artists and teachers.
  • ACA Yearbook an annual directory which lists current members, identifies members who teach painting classes and calendar of events.
  • Monthly Meeting competition for prizes.  The First Place winner is named Artist of the Month and the artwork may be displayed at CC Young "The Point" for 1 month.
  • Priority for enrollment in Workshops conducted by well know artists and teachers.
  • A personal web page in ACA's Gallery to display your artwork, provide information about yourself, and links for your email and web site. Contact the webmaster for
  • Active Members may enter and compete for prizes in the juried Annual Award Show.  The accepted artwork is featured the entire month of May in a venue open to the public.
  • Signature Membership recognition is awarded to any Active Member who has had work accepted in five Annual Award Shows.
  • A 20% discount on purchases at Asel Art Supply.

Types of Membership

Active Member

Active Members have full privileges of the organization.  $35/year

Associate Member

Associate Members have all privileges of the organization except voting and exhibition in the Annual Award Show.  $25/year

Membership Details

ACA's fiscal year is June 1st to May 31st.

Submit an on–line Membership Application or manually apply for Membership to join the Dallas artists group which has existed for 60 years.

Read the Constitution & Bylaws of ACA.

For questions about Membership contact Jane Kahler: by phone 682–587–4232 or by email