Welcome to our artist community

Discover more about our family of over 43,000 artists and how you can get involved...

Here in the community section you can find answers to artistic questions on the forum, or even answer someone else's creative conundrum; read member stories and interesting articles on the blog; catch up with the latest from Paint magazine and access back issues; enter a competition (or two!); find your local art club or go to an exhibition near you… There is so much you can discover and explore!

SAA members are part of a global network of creative collaborators - sharing, discovering and being inspired by each other. Isn't it time you joined us?

"I feel like one of a very large and extremely happy family that inspires me to paint… Joining the SAA was the best thing I have ever done!" Clive, SAA Member

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It's good to talk

As the saying goes, it's good to talk. Our popular Facebook group allows artists to share views, voice opinions and ask questions. It's the perfect platform to unite with fellow artists from all over the world.

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Enter a SAA online competition today!

Entering a competition and sharing your work with others is immensely rewarding and allows you to challenge yourself and develop as an artist.

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If you're looking for a sense of belonging and the stimulus to paint more and better every day, SAA membership is the place for you!

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Local Art Clubs

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With over 1,500 UK based SAA affiliated clubs, our online directory is a great resource for finding and getting involved with your local art club.

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Paint Magazine

Exclusive Bi-monthly Paint Magazine

Packed full of step-by-step guides, features, news, reviews and more, Paint magazine is an exclusive, bi-monthly magazine for SAA members.

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