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Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2016.

The October Demonstrator will be Maribeth Jagger, demonstrating Alcohol Ink. Meeting starts at 6:30.

Maribeth Jagger has painted most of her adult life having received her degree in art from Northwest Florida State University. She currently teaches alcohol ink classes at The McKinney Art Studio in McKinney, Texas and at the Artist Showplace in Dallas.

In addition to teaching, she gives workshops and demonstrations to various art clubs and organizations and has taught art to many youth groups. She headed the Art in a Suitcase school program for the Chrysler Art Museum in Virginia Beach, VA and at the Colorado Springs Art Museum.

Maribeth primarily works with alcohol inks as she feels they vibrate with a purity of color, fluidity and energy that’s hard to replicate with other mediums. "I love the vibrancy and spontaneity of alcohol inks.

October 2016
Artist: Maribeth Jagger
Medium: Alcohol Ink
November 2016
Artist: Bev Boren
Medium: Watercolor or Oil
December 2016
Artist: Marie Renfro
Medium: TBA
January 2017
Artist: Lucille Carter
Medium: Pastel
Feburary 2017
Artist: Ted Houston
Medium: Watercolor/Print Making
March 2017
Artist: Beth Eschbach
Medium: Acrylic
April 2017
Artist: John Pototschnik
Medium: Oil
May 2017
Artist: Janice Hamilton
Medium: Pastel/Oil


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

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SHOW 2016

Features works from high school age students living in the Richardson ISD area. Take-in is set for Saturday December 3rd at 10:00 a.m thru 1:00 p.m. and Mon. December 5th, 4:00 p.m. thru 6:00 p.m. Show closes January 7th.

• Entry is through an ONLINE form AVAILABLE HERE.

• For a full Prospectus, Click Here.

RCAS 50th 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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2016 RCAS Membership Show

For Full Prospectus, CLICK HERE

All current RCAS members may enter up to 3 works of art. Non-members may join prior to the show in order to participate. Take-in will be on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Richardson Library, Third Floor Gallery. Entry fees are $25 for one piece, $30 for two or $35 for three. Cash and merchandise awards totaling over $1400 will be presented at the monthly membership meeting on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in the basement meeting room at the library at 6:30pm....Read More....

A new solo art exhibit featuring Zentangle™ Inspired Art by Linda Clary has been installed at the Heights Recreation Center at 411 W Arapaho Rd, Richardson, TX 75080. The Zentangle™ Method is a relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing easy-to-learn structured patterns. The finished product looks impossibly complex, but anything is possible one stroke at a time. The show will be on display from September 1st through October 5th.

The recreation center is open at the following times: Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

The RCAS Summer Show and Sale is a non-juried show. Show is currently on display.
For More Information, CLICK HERE
• 2016 Regional Purchase Prize Presentation, CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS!

50th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition and Sale
• 2016 RCAS Regional Awards Reception Photo Gallery, CLICK HERE!

Highlights of Septembers's Meeting (Click Here)

Highlights of May's Meeting (Click Here)

Highlights of April's Meeting (Click Here)

Highlights of the March Meeting (Click Here)

2015-Young People's Show

RCAS hosted the Young People's Scholarship Art Show featuring the artwork of Richardson Independent School District art students in grades 9 - 12. The awards were presented to the students on Monday night at the Richardson Library. Many thanks to Pete Quaid for Chairing this show and to Maureen Brouillette for judging it. And thanks to the teachers and students of RISD for their hard work and outstanding art. Claudia Caudill was kind enough to take these pictures at the awards reception, so a round of applause is in order for her work as well. Last, but not least, a heartfelt thank you to all of the volunteers without whom our shows could not exist.

2015-RCAS Christmas Party


To see a complete list of the 2015 RCAS Membership Show Winners, Click Here!


We are a non-profit organization operated for charitable and educational purposes. Our goal is to organize and support events in the Visual Arts that encourage the pursuit of excellence. We are located in Richardson, Texas and our projects are funded in part by the City of Richardson through the City of Richardson Arts Commission.