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MEETINGS & DEMONSTRATIONS

This year, due to COVID-19 we are having our monthly demos virtually. This allows us to invite national artist as well as our local artist.

February 16, 2021
Virtual Meeting

February's demo artist will be Soon Young Warren, demonstrating painting cut glass in watercolor.

Soon Young Warren is known for her transparent watercolor paintings of flowers, crystal vases, bicycles and nature.

She studied commercial art from Hampton college. Soon had conducted several exhibitions and has received several awards.

She is a signature member of AWS and NWS.

Visit Soon Young Warren's web site for more information::

SoonWarren.com

UPCOMING 2021
DEMONSTRATORS

Feburary 16, 2021
Soon Young Warren
Painting Cut Glass


March 16, 2021
William Schneider
Pastels & Oils
"How to Paint Eyes"

April 20, 2021
John MacDonald
Emotion in Oils

May 18, 2021
Jeff Legg
Still Life

WORKSHOPS

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

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SHOW 2020

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2020 -54th RCAS Regional Exhibition
Best of Show
Donald Matheson

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RCAS 54th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition and Sale

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 55th Regional (ONLINE) Juried Exhibition

AWARDS AND CATEGORIES

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.

RCAS 55th Regional Exhibition Entry

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ELIGIBILITY

This exhibit is open to all amateur and professional Texas Artists, age 18 and over. Artwork must be original, executed after April 1, 2019 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.

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DATE EVENT
February 15, 2021 CALL FOR ENTRIES OPENS
April 15, 2021 Online Entry Submission Deadline
April 29, 2021 Acceptance Notifications Emailed
May 1, 2021 Virtual Exhibit Opens
May 15, 2021 Winners Announced!

About the Juror, Judy A. Crowe

I loved to draw as a child-mostly ladies in long beautiful dresses. I guess at one point in time, I thought I might pursue clothes design as a career. My mother passed away when I was 17 though and the social worker at MD Anderson helped me so much that I began to seriously consider social work as my college major. It wasn’t until years later after having children of my own that I discovered painting.

I began painting after a friend gave me a couple of oil painting lessons in her garage. I was hooked and began to take classes from various artists but it wasn’t until I moved to Houston that I began taking painting seriously. I did not grow up in a household that visited museums or art galleries so this field of work was entirely new to me. Those few visits to my friend’s garage opened up a whole world I had never dreamed of. I love the works of the Old Masters but the Impressionist painters are the painters I most admire for their vibrant use of color and their individual brushwork. As it did for the impressionists, everyday subjects inspire me. I love flowers and landscapes and appreciate the beauty of nature. It’s quite a challenge to capture the feel of a time or place on canvas rather than a photo representation.

I’ve been featured in several national artists publications and have won many awards but while those honors are nice, the best reward ~ for me as an artist ~ is when a collector purchases a piece of work. My hope and goal is to add lasting value to the world we live in and perhaps capture a part of God’s wonderful creation to canvas.

For more information, visit Judy Crowe's web site: www.JudyCrowe.com


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