The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Inc. (OCAF) promotes cultural arts and artists, and provides art education to the citizens of Oconee County and the northeast Georgia area.
OCAF was created to enrich lives and help build a vibrant community through the arts. OCAF maintains a vision to inspire creativity, learning, and personal growth through visual arts exhibitions, art education, cultural events, and community collaborations.
OCAF is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity.
Looking for a space to host your next workshop, meeting, lecture, or special occasion?
OCAF has a variety of spaces available to rent out. Please contact our office for additional details.
- 1902 center building
- Main gallery
- Members gallery
- Hall gallery
- Kitchen/meeting room
- Sculpture garden
- School Street Studios
- Rocket Hall
Board of Directors
Michael J. McCleary
Chairman (Attorney, Fortson Bentley and Griffin, P.A.)
Vice Chair (Professor of Art, University of North Georgia)
Treasurer (Business Banking, Wells Fargo Bank)
Secretary (Retired Attorney)
Dr. Jason L. Branch
Superintendent, Oconee County Schools
Art Educator, Oconee County Schools
Associate Professor of Art, University of North Georgia
The Adsmith, Designer
Brian J. LaHaie
Tenured Associate Professor, UGA College of Environment and Design
Retired Owner, The Parsons Agency (Insurance)
Author, Retired Food Professional
Artist, Retired Educator
Stadion Financial Management, Athens GA
Mary Lillie Watson
Retired Financial Advisor Associate, Morgan Stanley
OCAF is located in historic Watkinsville Georgia.
Tuesday – Saturday
10am to 4pm
34 School Street, Watkinsville, GA, 30677
We appreciate the support of our sponsors.
Beverly & Edward Phares
Kathy Prescott & Grady Thrasher
Amrey & Debra Harden
Dr. Claire & Dr. Robert Clements