Orange County Fine Arts
Celebrating 57 year in Orange County, Orange County Fine Arts (OCFA) is a local non-profit 501 c3 organization dedicated to cultivating public interest in the arts through art education, exhibitions and scholarships for aspiring artists. The organization provides opportunities for emerging and accomplished artists to showcase their work while enriching the community with a variety of artistic modalities. Artists looking to connect with other artist and art enthusiasts find many opportunities within OCFA. Members have access to workshops and teaching space, demonstrations, rentable studio space when available, exhibitions, competitions and other special events that stimulating public interest in all art mediums. OCFA has two gallery locations which feature a broad range of innovative and imaginative artworks created by local and regional artists.
OCFA was founded as the Costa Mesa Art League in 1964 and currently encompasses over 200 well-respected members, representing a diverse array of artists, art enthusiasts, collectors, students, philanthropists and more. OCFA welcomes art lovers and artists of all levels and experience who are passionate about the arts.
Art education is supported through scholarships and donations, special student shows and community exhibits. OCFA encourages and supports art education for youth and adults by awarding scholarships to college students and contributing to high school art programs that teach art as a valued form of self expression. A portion of all proceeds are allocated to the OCFA scholarship fund, which supports OCFA’s commitment to continuing education in the fine arts.
Benefits of Membership
- Themed exhibitions every 4 weeks
- Sales and promotions via our Galleries (once juried in)
- Expand your artist community by getting involved or joining a committee
- Rentable studio space (if available)
- Learning opportunities through workshops, demonstrations, artist talks
- Classroom teaching space (fees apply)
Membership Fees (January 1 through December 31)
$40 Single Membership
$50 Double Membership (must be same household)
$25 Student Membership
$250 Lifetime Membership
If you’d like to become a member you can Contact Us and we’d be happy to send you a membership application. Return the application and payment payable to ORANGE COUNTY FINE ARTS to :
3851 S. Bear Street, Suite B-15
Santa Ana, California 92704
If you have any questions, please use our contact form here and someone will respond as soon a possible.
Join the Email List
OCFA sends regular e-mail announcements to members and patron about gallery events and opportunities for artists. If you like to be included, please visit our Contact Us page to be added to The Email List. We respect your privacy and your personal information is never shared. You can opt out of future e-mails at any time.