All Artists Cultural Organizations Partners Spaces The Alberta Society of Artists Contact 222 - 1235 26 Ave SE Calgary, AB T2G 1R7albertasocietyofartists.email@example.com Back to Listing Organizations The Alberta Society of Artists The Alberta Society of Artists (ASA) is a Non-profit, Registered Charity that works with public venues to provide enhanced support for existing programs in education and exhibition. The ASA is a large part of Alberta’s visual arts history, through its members, its exhibitions and other initiatives. The Alberta Society of Artists was founded in 1931, making it the oldest society of juried professional artists in the province. The organization has a colorful history, entwined with the history of visual arts in Alberta. The organization can count many important historical figures among its members, including A.C. Leighton and H. G. Glyde (ASA’s first two presidents), Marion Nicoll, Maxwell Bates, Illingworth Kerr, Stan Perrott and Janet Mitchell.