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MEETINGS & DEMONSTRATIONS

Our next RCAS meeting will be May 21, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. Location is the Richardson Public Library. The April Demo Artist will be Ron Stephens demonstrating Acrylic/Mixed Media.

My art background is based on an interest developed early on growing up in Texas. I loved art from childhood to high school to college and then to a career in advertising in the Dallas area. In the beginning in advertising I was in the creative end and later in production. I retired from a 33-year career in advertising in 2005 and began thinking about a retirement career.

I began painting in watercolor in May 2006 after reading many books and taking a weekly watercolor course from Tom Wellman, President of Southwestern Watercolor Society at that time, at the Irving Heritage Center. Since then, I have taken workshops from Carl Dalio, Naomi Brotherton, Mark Mehaffey, Skip Lawrence, Maureen Brouillette, Andy Evansen, Michael Holter and Richard Stephens. I have been accepted into many local and regional shows and have managed to win some awards.

I am member of the Southwestern Watercolor Society. I received my Signature status in SWS and to the Texas & Neighbors exhibitions in 2014 and to Western Federation of Watercolor Societies in 2016 and Texas Watercolor Society in 2017.

See More of Ron's Work HERE!

fineartamerica.com/profiles/ron-stephens

UPCOMING 2019
DEMONSTRATORS

May 21, 2019
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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YOUNG PEOPLE'S
SHOW 2019

Features works from high school age students living in the Richardson ISD area.

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Best of Show - Ann Hardy

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RCAS 51st 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.

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RCAS 2019 SUMMER SHOW - CALL FOR ENTRIES

All current RCAS members may enter up to 5 works of art!

Entry is $1 per piece (Links to online entry forms below)

RCAS Members and library patrons will be able to vote for their favorite work of art via a ballot box placed at the exhibit, and the proceeds of the entry fees will go to a People's Choice Award for the art with the most votes.

Please select the correct entry form below... Pay online or Check Pay.

ENTRY FORM - PAY ONLINE (click here)

ENTRY FORM- PAY WITH CHECK (click here)

• Non-members may join RCAS prior to entry into the show. To Join RCAS now CLICK HERE!

DOWNLOAD 2019 SUMMER SHOW PROSPECTUS

Take-in will be on Saturday, June 29th 10:30 am - 12:30 p.m
at the Richardson Public Library, Third Floor Gallery

The summer Show will be on display
June 30th - August 16, 2019

Pick-up will be on Saturday, August 17th from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Questions? Contact Show Chair: Linda Clary (972) 365-2195

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