Allied Artists of Johnstown (AAJ) boasts over 100 members and
encourages new membership from around the region. Amateur, semi-
professional, and professional artists 18 years and older may submit
works for jurying at two of our annual shows. Currently, membership
is represented in six Pennsylvania counties and more than five states.
Allied Artists hosts three art exhibits each year as well as offering
scholarships to area students entering the art fields. Allied Artists
are exhibited in Johnstown at AmeriServ bank, the Community Arts Center of Cambria County, the BottleWorks, and UPJ's Pasquerilla Center for the Performing Arts. Our organization depends on the generosity of you, our patrons. Funding supports Allied Artists of Johnstown exhibits and events
Photo by Jim Richey
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Johnstown art Painting by Kenneth Cotlar
Enjoy exquisite work in a variety of mediums, styles, and subject matter from artists in southwestern Pennsylvania. Click here to see more local Johnstown art and artists.  
above: Tango (photo by J. Richey), #277-cv-07(painting by K. Cotlar)
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AAJ Memoriums
IN MEMORIUM of our departed  members:
Florence Doyka, Mar 27, 1929 -Mar 8, 2018

AAJ Committee information
2018 AAJ Exhibition Schedule

Spring Exhibition –March 10 - April 7
Ameriserv Financial – 216 Franklin Street
Artists Reception - March 16, 6 - 8 pm

Summer Exhibition – May 27 - June 30
Community Arts Center, Westmont

86th Annual Exhibit – Aug 24 - Dec 14
Opening - Friday, August 31
SAMA Johnstown–Pasquerilla Ctr, UPJ
Juror - Susan M. Palmisano

Johnstown Concert Ballet – Oct 21
Bottle Works

See full info on Events page

Dues must be current before entry to shows.
Latest Exhibit
click here to see it
Board Meeting info
2018 Board of Directors
President: Kathleen Kase Burk 
Vice President: Ken Cotlar   
Treasurer: Bennett Vaughn
Secretary:  Marianne Krizner
Membership: Kim Williams
Patron Drive: Marianne Krizner
Scholarship Chair: Annette Ballow     
Spring Show:  Chris Tower/Sandy Vigna
Summer Show:Dan Helsel/Gray Lehman
Annual (Fall) Show: Kathleen Burk/Ken Cotlar
Social Media: Lora Marsh/Diane Safko/Duane Webb
ACOAA Liason: Jeanne Wagle

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Johnstown art by Ralph Clemenson

JAN 10th
FEB 14th
MAR 14th
APR 11th
MAY 9th
JUN 13th
JUL 11th
AUG 8th
SEP 12th
OCT 10th
NOV 14th
DEC   no meeting scheduled
Monthly meeting
is open to all AAJ members

Wednesday, Nov 14th
at 7:00pm
and will be held at St Mark's Church
Coming AAJ Member Show
Announce your solo shows on
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85th Annual Exhibit
Aug 24 - Dec 14, 2018
SAMA Johnstown Pasquerilla Ctr, UPJ Campus

Artists will pickup work on Monday, December 17, or Tuesday, December 18,
between 10 am and 4 pm.

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before November 10th

If you have any information you would like to have included in our 2018 AAJ Fall Newsletter, please forward it to no later than November 10, 2018. Items for inclusion may be information related to upcoming art related exhibitions, art classes, items of interest to our members, artists opportunities, etc. Photos related to articles are acceptable. These items need to be EVENTS OCCURRING IN DECEMBER or later since the newsletter will be mailed in late November. This newsletter will include the 2019 Slate of Officers. 

Please note that there is an opening for the Spring exhibit chairperson and ACOA representative.  If you have any interest in either position, please email the information to:

All newsletter items MUST INCLUDE COMPLETE INFORMATION about the event, class, etc. Include dates, times, location, cost and a contact reference (website, phone number, name of contact person). If the information is incomplete it may not be included in the newsletter.

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