Helpful information about OPAS

OPAS is a member-owned and operated not-for-profit society dedicated to the support and promotion of plein air artists and their work in Ontario, Canada.

Membership in OPAS is on a 12-month basis.  The membership fee is $30. If you want to join, click here.

The following is a list of topics with links to more information when there is any more to give. This page and the sub-pages will be added to as we think of more to say or as the membership tells us is necessary

  1. Only Members are allowed to post photos or comments anywhere in the OPAS site. It's your privilege. If you've tried to post and not been able to, you might have forgotten to sign in.
  2. Members receive discounts in a number of art stores. Click here for the current list.
  3. OPAS is member owned. It's yours. Everyone of you has the right to run for a Board position or volunteer to help have a say in how we do things.
  4. Click here if you would like to know who is presently on the Board.
  5. If you are unsure where to post an event, and if it even is allowed to be posted, click here to read our "guidelines for posting member events".
  6. Do you want to post a subject but are not sure if it's appropriate, click here to read our Guideline for posting Discussions.
  7. Members can have their for-fee events endorsed by OPAS by following the rules as posted in sections 9 and 10 of the by-laws. Click here to read the pertinent sections of the bylaws.
  8. Do you want to host a Paint-Out, click here for a guideline on how to do it.
  9. If you would like to form a local Paint Out Group and use PAS resources to do so, click here to read a guideline on how to do it.