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Next meeting will be February 18, 2020. Cecy Turner will demonstrate Watercolor.

A native Dallasite, Cecy Turner received her formal art training at Vanderbilt University and the University of North Texas, followed by workshops by over 50 professional artists from across the nation.

She is a Signature Member of the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, American Women Artists, National Watercolor Society, Southwestern Watercolor Society, Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, Outdoor Painters Society (Board Member), Plein Air Artists Colorado, Associated Creative Artists, American Plains Artists, and Texas and Neighbors . She is a Master Signature Member of Women Artists of the West(and a past president of WAOW), a Fellow of the American Artists Professional League and a member of Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters.

Cecy has been a popular lecturer, teacher, juror and demonstrator since 1976. Versatile in both watercolor and oils, she has designed cards and calendars for numerous national greeting card companies. Cecy's work has appeared in articles in American Artist Magazine, Watercolor Magic Magazine, North Light Magazine, Southwest Art Magazine (Artist to Watch), Art of the West, Watercolor Artist Magazine (cover artist 2010) and the book, The Best of Flower Painting.

To read more about Cecy and her work, visit:


February 18, 2020
Cecy Turner
March 17, 2020
Rusty Jones
April 21, 2020
Sue Darte
Fused Glass
May 19, 2020
Moina Sajjad
Abstract Acrylic & Resin


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

Check out the Workshops Page.

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SHOW 2020

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2019 53rd RCAS Regional Show
Best of Show - Steve Miller

RCAS 53rd 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.

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• Download Full 2020 Regional Prospectus •

ENTER HERE! Entry is made through CaFÉ (Click Here)

  • April 29th. through May 25th., 2020
  • Deadline for entering March 9th.
  • RCAS members receive a 25% discount
  • Reception, Sunday, May 10th. from 7:00PM to 9:00PM
  • Juror:  Deanna Thibault
  • Over $7,000 in cash and merchandise awards


  • Best of Show (Purchase Award) $1500.00
  • Judge’s Choice Award $500.00
  • Oil/Acrylic on Canvas 1st, 2nd, 3rd, HM
  • Water media on Paper 1st, 2nd, 3rd, HM
  • Collage/Mixed Media 1st, 2nd, 3rd, HM
  • Pastels/Graphics 1st, 2nd, 3rd, HM

Cash prizes in each category for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mention will be $300, $250, $200, and $150 respectively. Merchandise awards will be distributed equitably among the categories at the judge’s discretion. There will be approximately $7,000.00 in cash and merchandise awards.


This exhibit is open to all amateur and professional Texas Artists, age 18 and over. Artwork must be original, executed after April 1, 2018 without instructor supervision, must not be copies of art work or photographs by persons other than the artist, even with copyright and/or original photographer's permission and must not have been previously accepted in any RCAS Regional Shows. Multiple painting series must be in separate frames only and will be judged individually. Image submission should show the image only, not the frame. Categories will be Oil/Acrylic on Canvas or Hard Surface, Water Media on Paper, Collage/Mixed Media, and Pastels/Graphics. No sculpture, computer art, photographs, shadow boxes or assemblage. Graphics are limited to charcoals, pen & ink, colored & graphite pencils, crayons, woodcuts, etchings, and hand pulled prints. Artwork which includes nudes, conspicuously religious or blatant political statements will not be accepted. Works which differ substantially from image submitted will be disqualified. RCAS reserves the right to refuse any entry.

ENTER HERE! Entry is made through CaFÉ (Click Here)

Download Full 2020 Regional Prospectus


Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 CALL FOR ENTRIES OPENS
Monday, March 9, 2020 Entry Submission Deadline-NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Acceptance Notifications Emailed
Monday April 20 thru Friday April 24, 2020 Shipped Entries Received at Michael Archer, 1014 Means Farm Road, Garland, TX. 75044 - No late entries will be accepted.
Monday April 27, 2020
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Hand-delivered Entries Received at the Eise-mann Center, 2351 Performance Drive, Rich-ardson, TX 75082
NO LATE ENTRIES will be accepted
Wednesday, April 29 thru May 25, 2020 Exhibition on display from 10:00 a.m. til 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 10, 2020 Awards Reception at Charles W. Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, TX 75082. Artists, friends and family are invited. Enjoy live Classical Guitar music and refreshments along with members of the art community and Richardson City Officials.
Tuesday May 26, 2020
4:00 p.m. til 7:00 p.m.
Pickup of hand delivered. No storage facilities are available. Entries must be picked up on the specified date.
May 27 thru May 30, 2020 Shipped art returned to artists.

If you have any questions, contact Michael Archer at:

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