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The 50th Anniversary Year will again have monthly live demonstrators, demonstrating various media and techniques. Our next regular meeting will be Tuesday, Nov. 17th. The November artist will be Janice Hamilton, demonstrating pastels.

Janice Hamilton has studied with many nationally know artist. She enjoys both oils and pastels. She has a degree in education and has taught in the public schools, in the continuing education programs at both Richland and Brookhaven Colleges, private classes and is presently teaching art classed for the Texas Instruments Art club and the Highland Park United Methodist Church.

Her work has been included in the artists of Texas, Volume 1V, Fine Arts Catalog and she was featured as one of the “Master Pastel Artists of the World” in the 2003 June-July issue of the International Artists Magazine. In 1994 one of her paintings was included in the Dallas Museum for the Art’s Beaus Art’s Auction.

Her oils have been included in the Oil Painters of America shows around the country and her pastel was included in the Pastel Society of America show in New York.

For more information about Janice and her work,

Upcoming Demonstrators for the 2015-2016 Season:
October 2015
Artist: Walt Davis
Medium: Watercolor
Walt will also hold a Workshop October 22,23, 24, 2015.
November 2015
Artist: Janice Hamilton
Medium: Pastels
December 2015
Holiday Party in lieu of regular meeting.
January 2016
Artist: Nancy Medina
Medium: Oil Florals
February 2016
Artist: Jane Monsson
Medium: Texturing
March 2016
Artist: Gail Delger
Medium: Acrylic Collage
April 2016
Artist: Pat Kochen
Medium: Watercolor
May 2016
Artist: Rusty Jones
Medium: Oil Landscape


RCAS has several workshops scheduled every year by accomplished artists - both local and national. Check out workshops page.

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Features works from high school age students living in the Richardson ISD area. Take-in is set for December 10th and 11th. It will close on January 5th.

Best of Show winning work of Gaylord O'Con in the 48th Richardson Civic Art Society's Regional Juried Art Show and Sale

RCAS 48th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition and Sale
Complete list of Winners and Slide Show.


We have several shows each season, including a show for local high school students and a well-regarded regional show for all Texas artists.

Show dates for the current season are listed on the Shows page. To see photos from previous shows, go to the Archives page.

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Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month - from September to May - in the Richardson Public Library basement meeting room. The meetings begin at 6:30 p.m.

The business meeting is followed by a demo artist in any of several media including watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, and mixed media.

We also have Painting-of-the-Month available to members, which is voted on by peers at a break in the meeting. Cash awards are given out to winners. Show and Share, also at this time, is a display of any 3-d work by members.

Come early and participate in our Critique Corner at 6:00. Visitors are always encouraged to join us.

Highlights of Recent Meetings

NOTE: Artist marked with * will be giving workshops.

November 17, 2015
6:30 p.m.
Janice Hamilton Pastels
No Meeting in December    
January 19, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Nancy Medina Oil Florals
February 16, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Jane Monsson Texturing
March 15, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Gail Delger Acrylic Collage
April 19, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Pat Kochen Watercolor
May 17, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Rusty Jones Oil Landscape