Welcome to South Bay Art Association

proudly part of the Long Island south shore community since 1956.

Our mission is to encourage the education, creation and appreciation of the visual arts. Interested in learning more?

SBAA Sketch Club

Interested in honing your drawing skills? Maybe just being surrounded by fellow creatives while using your pastels or watercolors to create? Then come join us at SBAA Sketch Club! We have Live, Clothed Models on Tuesdays and a Still Life once a month at Brookhaven Free Library.

“BIG WORKS” Exhibit

An SBAA Juried Group Membership Exhibition at BAFFA in Sayville, NY!

This month-long exhibit will feature the larger work of our membership at the Gillette Gallery with BAFFA. Deadline for exhibit is August 24th.

Arts on Terry 2023

South Bay Art Association is excited to celebrate our photography members!

South Bay Art Association will be under the Art Organization & Museums Pavillion, along with 17+ other organizations. We want to feature the talents of our members, so we are opening up our booth to exhibit the eclectic diversity of SBAA.


South Bay Art Association will be hosting “Discover the Artisans” during Bellport’s “Discover Bellport” weekend event!

This event will be taking place on the ground of the Bellport – Brookhaven Historical Society on Sunday, October 8, 2023.

Got questions?

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Sponsor of SBAA Plein Air 2022

Featured Blog Posts

  • JoAnn Zambito at the Brewport Coffee House

    A Celebration of EVERYTHING Local! Thursday evening continued the partnership of South Bay Art Association with Brewport Coffee House, in Bellport Village, with another successful artist reception celebrating local artist, […]

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  • Member Spotlight

    February 2023 – Paul Padovano Interested in seeing Paul’s work in person? Head down to The Cheese Patch on Main Street in Patchogue, New York! A selection of Paul’s watercolor […]

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  • An Evening out Celebrating Loretta Oberheim

    Tan·gi·ble – /ˈtanjəb(ə)l/ adjective perceptible by touch. a thing that is perceptible by touch. “TANGIBLE”, a solo exhibition by SBAA’s very own Loretta Oberheim not only highlights, but celebrates all […]

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