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MEETINGS & DEMONSTRATIONS

Our next meeting is November 20. The demo Artist for November will be Justin Burns, demonstrating Acrylic Transparent Layers..

Justin grew up in Farmers Branch, Texas and studied close to home at the University of North Texas. He earned his BFA focusing primarily on Studio Drawing and Painting in 2013. Before achieving a BFA, Justin and his twin brother were traveling playing music and signed a record contract to Island/Def-Jam Records in 2009.

During his travels playing music, Justin experimented in painting and photography and began to gather photographs of a small community were the Burns family has a one-hundred-year old farm in Kopperl, Texas. Justin took interested in stories of the farm, community and what is physically left behind.

After experiencing an apartment fire where he and his family lost everything in 2014, Justin’s work began to take a new role and meaning. His work focuses on spaces that are left as they are, weathered and abandoned fragments of a time once lived. His paintings have been exhibited in Dallas/Fort Worth and have been featured in publications such as Studio Visit Magazine and Friend of the Artist.

Read more about Justin at his web site:

www.justinlburns.net/

UPCOMING 2018/2019
DEMONSTRATORS

November
Justin Burns - Acrylic Transparent Layers
December
Benjamin Vincent-Caricatures
January
Janis Krendick - Pastels
February
Maribeth Jagger - Alcohol Ink
March
Jo Moncrief - Acrylic
April
Walt Davis - W/C
May
Ron Stephens - Acrylic/Mixed

WORKSHOPS

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

Check out the Workshops Page.

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Features works from high school age students living in the Richardson ISD area. The show runs from December 1 thru January 6th.

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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.

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WORKSHOPS

Walt Davis, signature member and past president of the Southwestern Watercolor Society, will conduct a watercolor workshop October 22, 23 and 24, 2015. Workshop information below.
Price: $255.00 for Non-Members - $225 for RCAS Members - There is a $50 non-refundable deposit. Make Checks payable to RCAS and submit to Workshop Chair - Lari Howard:
9801 Royal Lane, #307
Dallas, Texas 75231
Workshop Dates:  10/22/2015 - 10/24/2015
Location:  Gallery at Midtown, 13331 Preston Road, Dallas - Handicap Accessible.
Phone Number: cell 972-890-2238.
Address:
13331 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 


Walt Davis and his work.

Walt Davis has taught drawing and watercolor painting for over thirty years. He is a past president and signature member of the Southwestern Watercolor Society and has won numerous awards in regional art competitions. In 2012, his painting, Insectarium, was selected for the American Watercolor Society Annual Show in New York. His 2013 painting, Katy-did, Katy-didn't, won the AWS Margery Soroka award and was selected for the AWS traveling show that year, and with a third acceptance this year he became a signature member of the organization. Davis especially enjoys introducing beginning students to the wonders of watercolor through a combination of instruction, demonstration, practice, and constructive feedback in a positive and supportive atmosphere.

Walt Davis worked at the Dallas Museum of Natural History Museum for 25 years and was director of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum for 12 years. His experience building wildlife dioramas and leading field trips to various parts of the state provide him with a wealth of material for paintings. According to Davis, "Nature is the ultimate designer, using soil and rock, water and plants to create beautiful places following the laws of nature. Watercolor, applied according to the elements and principles of design, is a beautiful medium for artistic expression. My challenge as an artist is to coax the potential of the medium into revealing the beauty and complexity of the subject."

For more information about Walt Davis or his workshops, visit: www.WaltDavisArt.com

WORKSHOP DATES DESCRIPTION LOCATION
October 22, 23, 24, 2015 Walt Davis Workshop

$225 Members
$255 Non-Members
$50 Deposit Required
Teta Smith Studio at Valley View
See info above
Studio is Handicap Accessible
     

Workshop Chair:

Lari Howard • 972-890-2238