MEETINGS & DEMONSTRATIONS

Our next regular meeting will be April 21, 6:30 p.m. The April demonstrator will be Bonnie Leibowitz.

Bonny Leibowitz has been an influential participant of the Dallas art community since the late '80s when she moved to Dallas. The artist studied at Temple University's Tyler College of Art in Philadelphia then worked in the gallery business, representing artists and organizing shows. Eventually, she began exhibiting her work. Her one person shows include those in Dallas, Laguna Beach, Palm Springs, Chicago, Hawaii and Santa Fe, to name a few.

Bonny has been recognized for her art internationally through Israel bonds, traveling to Israel in 2002 to participate in a group multi media event /exhibition. Other International group exhibitions include works curated into curated into 'OFF THE WALL' 2014 by Karl Bielik, London, England ‘14 and "Arte Internationale", September 2013 in Matera, Italy.

She was interviewed in by Phillip J. Mellen "Mixed Media Tapes" February '15, Stephen B. MacInnis blog "Have you met...Bonny Leibowitz?" June '14, Papercity, Dallas in 2013, Luxe Magazine 2012 by Nancy Ruhling and by Lynnette Haggard, Lynnette Haggard artist interviews in 2013 and 2012. Her work has been reviewed by Todd Camplin for “Plight Of The Pleasure Pods” exhibition 2013 and “Symbiosis” in 2012 and “Surface Tension, An Evolution Revealed” 2011 in Modern Dallas.net. For more information about Bonnie and her work, visit

www.Bonnyleibowitz.com and www.thebonnystudio.com

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

Featuring Richardson High School Art Students. Work will be displayed on the second floor of the library until February 14, 2015. The awards presentation is Tuesday, January 20 at 6:30 in the library basement meeting room before the monthly general meeting.


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.

SHOWS

49th Regional Show Dealline Coming Soon

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RCAS Membership Show Winners

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

Heights Recreation Center

Please check out an exhibit NOW showing at Heights Recreation Center. The current artist is Debbie Berman. Go by the rec center and check out her work.

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 2nd 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 2nd 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 2nd 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 2nd 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.

RCAS SHOWS AND COMPEITIONS
SHOW DATES DESCRIPTION PROSPECTUS
Deadine to enter is
Feb. 28


May 1 thru May 26
49th Annual Regional Show
Eisemann Center

Chairman: Rosalinda Trevino Stone

Download the 2014 Membership show Prospectus
Download the 49th Annual Regional Show Prospectus
Receiving Entries March 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Show on display from March 21-April 25, 2015
50+ Show
Chairman: Wanda Grice
Download the 2014 Membership show Prospectus
Download the 50+ Show Prospectus
February 18 to March 18, 2015 Rosemary Cheney Show  
January 9- Feb 14, 2015
Student Art Show
Richardson Library
Chairman: Pete Quaid



  Summer Show
Contact: Beth Eschbach
betheschbach@gmail.com
 
October 4 - Novermber 8, 2014
RCAS 2014 Membership Show
Richardson Library

Show Chair: Linda Clary
linda@clary.org

Download the 2014 Membership show Prospectus
Download Prospectus Here!