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Our next regular meeting will be May 19, 6:30 p.m. The Tuesday, May 19th demonstrator will be Jane Jones demonstrating experimental acrylic and watercolor.

Vibrant color, texture and fluid abstract design characterize the work of this creative watercolorist. Her subject matter ranges from realistic landscapes and florals to cityscapes, figures and non-objective acrylics and mixed media. Her dynamic use of color and design evoke powerful feelings in abstract forms. With vibrant colors, textures, shapes and lines, Jane communicates the wonder of nature through watercolor, collage, and mixed media.

Jane has studied with over 80 of the country's leading instructors and is in demand herself as an instructor, lecturer and juror.

Winner of innumerable prestigious awards in local, regional, and national juried exhibitions, Jane is a signature member of Southwest Watercolor Society, Associated Creative Artists, Texas Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Oklahoma and Western Federation Watercolor Society. She has served as lecturer and juror for more than 80 different art organizations throughout the country. 

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


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

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.

RCAS Donates Painting to Library

The Richardson Civic Art Society continued its tradition of purchasing the winning artwork from its biggest annual art show, the 49th Regional Art Exhibition, and giving it to the City of Richardson in acknowledgement of the City’s support for the arts. This year’s winner will be displayed in the Richardson Public Library, along with winning art from previous years.

The 2015 Best in Show winner was a pastel painting by Barbara Mason, a nationally recognized professional artist. Her painting “Secrets” was inspired by a trip to Carnevale, a huge winter festival celebrated with parades, masquerade balls, entertainment, music, and parties in Italy.

The Richardson Civic Art Society is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization providing a support system for the visual arts in our community. Its 49th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition was open to all Texas artists; the 78 works selected by the juror from 222 entries were recently displayed in the Eisemann Center. The Best of Show painting “Secrets” will be permanently displayed on the 2nd Floor of the Richardson Public Library.

49th Annual Regional Art Exhibition and Sale

The 49th Annual Regional Art Exhibition and Sale is currently at the Charles M. Eisemann Center, Richardson, Texas. The exhibit is open to the public from May 1 – 26th. The show is sponsored by the Richardson Arts Commission and the Richardson Civic Art Society. Barbara Mason won top honors, Best of Show, with her work titled "Secrets". (below)

See the 49th RCAS Regional Show Winners

• Click here for more information and a PDF of all the winners of this years show.

Richland Park HOA's Spring Fling

On April 18, from 5-9 the Richardson Civic Arts Society helped the Richland Park HOA with its Spring Fling. The event was held on the parking lot at Richland Park Elementary School. Over 200 people attended the event. RCAS members, John Cheney, Pete Quaid, Barbara McNutt, Marianne Phelps and Pat Fekete engaged the children and young people with sculpture WIKI sticks. A good time was had by all that participated. Results are shown in the following photos from the event.

Richardson Civic Art Society - Membership Show

The RCAS 2014 Annual Membership Show Awards reception was held during the regular meeting on October 21. Helen Bailey won top honors with "Starlight Express". To view a slide show of the winning artworks and for a complete list of winners, click here!

RCAS Membership Show

Richardson Civic Art Society - 48th Annual Regional Art Exhitition

See list of 2014 Winners and Slide Show - Click Here

Richardson Civic Art Society Regional Show Reception at the Eisemann Center

Awards Reception at the Eisemann Center for the RCAS 47th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition.

48th Regional Art Exhibition Best of Show

Gaylord O'Con's Winning Watercolor for the 28th RCAS Regional Juried Art Show and Sale

RCAS Member Excellence Award

Marie Renfro's collage won Award of Excellence in the RCAS 48th Annual Juried Art Show and Sale

See list of 2014 Winners and Slide Show - 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.