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MEETINGS & DEMONSTRATIONS

The 50th Anniversary Year will again have monthly live demonstrators, demonstrating various media and techniques. 

Our next regular meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 16th. The February artist will be Jane Monsson.

I have known Jane for several years and am impressed with the innovative techniques she uses in her art. Her love of horses is transferred to the canvas in beautiful exciting ways. She uses texture and sometimes wire and texture to build up the images and bring them forward to the viewer. Then acrylic colors are added to the final product.

Her work is a major attraction at horse shows across the country. Locally, her work can be seen at Café Bohemia in Plano and frequently at ArtWalk in Valley View Center, Dallas. Her Facebook page, Monsson Fine Art, also has examples of her work. I know we will learn a lot from this artist.

Upcoming Demonstrators for the 2015-2016 Season:
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

WORKSHOPS

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

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YOUNG PEOPLE'S
SHOW

Features works from high school age students living in the Richardson ISD area. Take-in is set for December 17th and 18th. 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

• SEE THE WINNERS!
RCAS 48th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition and Sale
Complete list of Winners and Slide Show.

SHOWS

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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SHOWS

CALL FOR ARTISTS

This show was previously known as the 50+ Show, but is now the SPRING SHOW and has no age limit. The show take-in is March 19, 2016. To save time, it is requested that entries be submitted to linda@clary.org before entry date. Also payment will be due upon acceptance of art work at the library.   

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Show Chair: Carol Powell - cdpowell67@sbcglobal.net
Show Co-Chair: Claudia Caudill - claudicaudill@gmail.com

CALL FOR ARTISTS
50th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition and Sale

Hello Artists!
It is 2016 and it is time to enter your artwork for our 50th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition and Sale.  The entry deadline is February 29, 2016.  This exhibition will be on display from April 28 – May 30, 2016 at the Charles W Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, TX 75082. The Awards Reception will be held on Sunday, May 15, 2016 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  This inspiring and prestigious exhibition is open to all Texas Artists, age 18 and over. RCAS Members will be eligible for discounted entry fees.  A coupon code will be sent to you shortly. The Juror is Michael Holter, NWS, SWS, SWA.  For details on his qualifications and depth of talent visit his website at  http://michaelholter.com.  Entries must be submitted online at https://www.callforentry.org.  Please read the full prospectus for detailed entry requirements.

FOR FULL PROSPECTUS, CLICK HERE!
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CLICK HERE!

2015 RCAS Fall Membership Show

This show is in progress now and will hang thru November 14, 2015. To see a list of this years winners, click here or the image below.

2015 RCAS Membership Show Wiinners

This show is funded in part by the City of Richardson, through the City of Richardson Arts Commission.

Click Here to download the full Prospectus for the 2015 Membership Show.

2014 RCAS Membership Show Winners

To view a Slide Show and see a complete list of winners 2014 Winners,
Click Here!

Heights Recreation Center

The current Solo Exhibit  at the Heights Recreation Center at 711 W. Arapaho Road in Richardson is showcasing the work of Janice Hamilton.

Heights Recreation Center hours are:

Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Huffines Recreation Center Exhibit

New paintings are up at the Huffines Rec Center. This exhibit is an ongoing effort by RCAS to promote more public art in our city. Go by and see the wonderful art and tell your friends.

2014 Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition and Sale

See the Slide Show and list of Winners for the 2014 Regional Show

2013 50+ Show

See the Slide Show and list of Winners for the 2013 50 + Show.

We have several Art Shows each season.

It all starts with our Membership Show in the Fall. Those members wanting to display their 2D work and compete for prizes are eligible to enter. Paintings hang in the 3rd Floor Gallery of the Richardson Public Library. A judge will select winning entries and awards which are handed out at the monthly meeting. The prospectus explains rules and guidelines for hanging. Most work is for sale and is a great opportunity to purchase local art.

In the Winter, our Young People’s Scholarship Show hangs in the 3rd Floor Gallery with representation from our talented Richardson high school students competing for cash awards.

Following the Young People’s Show is the Rosemary Cheney Memorial Art Show. This showcases the RISD Elementary students. Forty-one schools send their best art to be displayed in the Library’s 3rd Floor Gallery, with the show traveling to the RISD Professional Building for more viewing by the public.

The 50+ Show in the Spring gives “seasoned” artists a chance to display and compete for prize money and awards. This show is open to any 2D artists in the surrounding communities who are also over age 50. Sales of the artwork are encouraged. This is a great venue to purchase art pieces locally. The monthly meeting after the show hangs will present awards and prizes chosen by our judge. See the prospectus for rules and guidelines.

Our premier show is the Regional Juried Art Exhibition which is displayed at the Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts. This juried show is open to qualified amateur and professional Texas artists. Prize awards totaling over $6900.00 in cash and merchandise are presented at a reception honoring entrants and their families and friends. Refreshments and music are part of the festivities. Sales of the artwork are encouraged by patrons.

Our final show is a casual display of any artwork that members wish to hang in the 3rd Floor Gallery during the summer months. We call this our Simply Summer Show and Sale.

See below for details about any of our shows. To see photos from previous shows, go to the Archives page.

Richardson Library-3rd Floor
Claudia Caudill-Chairman
Take-in Saturday, July 18, 2015 10:15-12:00
Take-down August 22, 2015 from 10:15-12:00

RCAS SHOWS AND COMPEITIONS
SHOW DATES DESCRIPTION PROSPECTUS
 

 

   
 
 
February 25, 2016 thru March 18, 2016
Rosemary Cheney Show Not available at this time

TAKE-IN IS MARCH 19
March 19, 2016 thru April 23, 2016
Spring Show
Show Chair: Claudia Caudill
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for PROSPECTUS
Entry DEADLINE - Feb. 29
April 26, 2016 thru May 31, 2016
50th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition CLICK HERE
for PROSPECTUS