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Our next meeting is November 21st. The November demo Artist is Pete Quaid, demonstrating his techniques in Oil.

I’ve been painting for 30 years. As a young man I started my own business contracting the painting of billboards. After gathering some years of experience, I signed a contract with a Dallas company and painted their pictorial work in a studio environment for eight years.

With the advent of large printers, I chose to transfer my skills to painting murals. My clients have included PepsiCo, GE, Southwest Airlines, Landry’s (Saltgrass, Rainforest), Simon Properties and many schools and restaurants. I feel fortunate that I’ve been able to support myself with a paintbrush for over 30 years.

For the most part, I am self taught. However, I’m grateful to all of the artists whose work I’ve studied because they have continued my education. In particular, Connie Erickson has provided her honest critique and her encouragement in my pursuit of fine art. Beauty inspires me; training the eye to see color, values and design while pursuing the beauty that light reveals is a lifelong adventure. John Pototschnik, Andrew Wages and Kaye Franklin have shaped my understanding of color. Read More...

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November 2017
Artist: Pete Quaid
December 2017
Artist: Benjamin Vincent
January 2018
Artist: Soon Warren
Febuary 2018
Artist: George H. Jones
March 2018
Artist: Guy Beals
Wild Flower Collage
April 2018
Artist: Frank Sowells
May 2018
Artist: Nel Dorn Byrd


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

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SHOW 2017

Features works from high school age students living in the Richardson ISD area. The show runs from December 1 thru January 6th.

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Best of Show - Ann Hardy

RCAS 51st 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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As an all volunteer, non-profit organization founded in 1966, the RCAS mission is to culturally enrich the lives of Richardson residents.

Our shows and monthly events are held in the Richardson Public Library, with the exception of our prestigious Regional Show which is held at the Eisemann Center.

Through our events, RCAS reaches artists and art lovers of all ages, ranging from students to seniors. As a fiscally responsible organization, we continue to seek opportunities to grow and partner with others through continuing funds, grants and tax deductible donations.

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