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Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

The November Demonstrator will be Bev Boren, demonstrating Watercolor or Oil techniques. Meeting starts at 6:30.

Bev Borenis a professional artist and photographer with a studio located in Trophy Club, Texas where she actively pursues her profession. She enjoys painting a variety of subject matter including florals, landscapes, figurative and portraits. She is both a past and present member of the following associations: Signature Member of Southwestern Watercolor Society Signature Member of the Outdoor Painters Society Oil Painters of America Pastel Society of the Southwest.

Visit Bev's web site for more information about her and her work.

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.

Jessica Kirklin is the Judge for this show. You can find more information on Jessica by clicking her image below.

Information about Jessica Kirklin
Jessica Kirklin

• 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 Member's Show Winners
October 1 thru November 5, 2016
Top Row
First Time Entry Award: Bess Salomon for "Jamie"
Best of Show: Asieh Amiri for "Affection"
Judge's Choice: Wendy Koehrsen for "Trouble"

2nd Row - Collage/Mixed Media -
1st Place: Don Dorsa for "Busy Day"
2nd Place: Susan Martin for "Ancient Wall Art"
3rd Place: Brenda Guyton for "Turquoise Horse"
Honorable Mention: Jones C. McConnell, Jr. for "Journey Home"

3rd Row - Pastel/Graphics
1st Place: Helen Bailey for "Who's My Daddy"
2nd Place: Janice Lorine Matthews for "Warrior Queen"
3rd Place: Linda Ferguson for "Arboretum Gold"
Honorable Mention: Janice Hamilton for "Down the Path"

4th Row - Water Media
1st Place: Gwen Revino for "Samburu Girls"
2nd Place: Michael Archer for "Along the Santa Fe Trail"
3rd Place: Ted Houston for "One of My Favorite Things"
Honorable Mention: Darla Bostick for "Ladies of Lamu, Kenya"

5th Row - Oils/Acrylics
1st Place: Ismail Mahmood for "Meditated Reader"
2nd Place: Geri McCleskey for "Mystic Woodlands"
3rd Place: Linda Clary for "Babe in the Woods"
Honorable Mention: Beth Eschbach for "Summer"

Please congratulate all these fine artists. The show will remain on display in the Richardson Library until November 5th. Please come out to see all the fine works of art in this exhibit. Pick-up of artwork will be on November 5th between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm.

For Full Prospectus, CLICK HERE.

Calendar of Events

Entries will be received and picked up on the 3rd  floor of the Richardson Library, 900 Civic Center Drive at the SW corner of Arapaho Road and Hwy. 75.
Receiving: October 1, 2016 - 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Awards: October 18, 2016 - 6:30 p.m. –   7:00 p.m.
Pick-up: November 5, 2016 - 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
If you cannot deliver or pick up your art on these dates, please contact Show Chairperson Gwen Revino at 972-955-3286 to make alternate arrangements.

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
-Pablo Picasso 1881 - 1973

Art is either plagiarism or revolution. - Paul Gauguin 1848-1903

Every time I paint a portrait, I lose a friend. - John Singer Sargent