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MEETINGS & DEMONSTRATIONS

Our next meeting is May 15. The demo Artist for May will be Nel Dorn Byrd.

Nel Dorn Byrd is a watercolor painter and has exhibited her work in national and international shows throughout the US.    She studied art at Midland Institute of Fine Arts, Richland College, and the University of Texas at Dallas.  

She has studied at home and abroad with many watercolor instructors, traveling and painting in twelve different countries.   Nel’s work has been included in several publications and books, and in 2003 an article on her interior paintings was published in the summer issue of Watercolor.

She paints in a loose, impressionistic style and paints a variety of subjects. She co-operated a successful art gallery and frame shop for twenty one years.  

For more information on Nel Dorn Byrd and her work visit:
NelDornByrd.com

UPCOMING
DEMONSTRATORS
NEXT MEETING:

May 15, 2018
Artist: Nel Dorn Byrd
Watercolor

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 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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• Click Here for List of 2016 Winners for Young Peoples/Student's Show


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 2018 SUMMER SHOW AND SALE

ELIGIBILITY

All current RCAS members may submit up to 5 works of art. Entry is free.
New members may join online by CLICKING HERE!

You must enter online no later than midnight on Monday, July 2nd. There is no entry fee and you do not have to submit photos of your artwork.

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RCAS 2018 52nd Regional Juried Art Competition

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RCAS Spring Show

To see List of Winners and their winning paintings for the 2018 RCAS Spring Show, Click Here

We have several Art Shows each season.

It all starts with our Membership Show in the Fall. Those members wanting to display their 2D work and compete for prizes are eligible to enter. Paintings hang in the 3rd Floor Gallery of the Richardson Public Library. A judge will select winning entries and awards which are handed out at the monthly meeting. The prospectus explains rules and guidelines for hanging. Most work is for sale and is a great opportunity to purchase local art.

In the Winter, our Young People’s Scholarship Show hangs in the 3rd Floor Gallery with representation from our talented Richardson high school students competing for cash awards.

Following the Young People’s Show is the Rosemary Cheney Memorial Art Show. This showcases the RISD Elementary students. Forty-one schools send their best art to be displayed in the Library’s 3rd Floor Gallery, with the show traveling to the RISD Professional Building for more viewing by the public.

The Spring Show gives artists a chance to display and compete for prize money and awards. This show is open to any 2D artists in the surrounding communities who are over the age of 18. Sales of the artwork are encouraged. This is a great venue to purchase art pieces locally. The monthly meeting after the show hangs will present awards and prizes chosen by our judge. See the prospectus for rules and guidelines.

Our premier show is the Regional Juried Art Exhibition which is displayed at the Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts. This juried show is open to qualified amateur and professional Texas artists. Prize awards totaling over $6900.00 in cash and merchandise are presented at a reception honoring entrants and their families and friends. Refreshments and music are part of the festivities. Sales of the artwork are encouraged by patrons.

Our final show is a casual display of any artwork that members wish to hang in the 3rd Floor Gallery during the summer months. We call this our Simply Summer Show and Sale.

See below for details about any of our shows. To see photos from previous shows, go to the Archives page.

Heights Recreation Center

As a native Texan I grew up in Odessa Texas and went to school in Denver Colorado, Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Denver and worked advertising for Regional Transportation District in Denver.  After moving back to Texas I worked for a local Magazine “The Meeting Manager” for Meeting Planners International as production manager and in production and design for all promotional materials. Then I worked a graphic artist and production communication for a local Printer.  I then took on my most important job of my life, staying home with my two boys for ten years

I was approached to do some school signs for my son’s school and was offered to teach.  So I went back to school and my certification in teaching art in all levels K-12 grade since 1999. I’ve taught at Canyon Creek Christian Academy, Plano Christian Academy and Wylie ISD and currently teach at Lucas Christian Academy.

I am the Vice President of Richardson Civic Art Society, where I have held many positions for the past several years. I am also member of Southwest Watercolor Society, Colored Pencil Society and Christians in the Visual Arts.

My work is in various mediums including watercolor, acrylic, collage and mixed medium. 

I hope you enjoy my show.

Debbie A. Langham

debbielangham@yahoo.com

Face Book site Langham Design

If you are an RCAS member and would like to host your own solo show at the recreation center, please contact the show chairman, Lari Howard lari.howard@gmail.com for information.

Heights Recreation Center hours are:

Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Huffines Recreation Center Exhibit - Now till September 6th

A new RCAS exhibit has been installed at the Huffhines Recreation Center in Richardson. Come by during regular recreation center hours (M-F - 6am to 10pm, Sat - 8am to 5pm) to see the exhibit and support your fellow artists. This exhibit will run through September 6th. Participating artists (in no particular order) are: Linda Clary, Ted Houston, Debbie Langham, Ron Stephens, Brenda Guyton, Janice Hamilton, Mandy Sicking, Geri McCleskey, Beverly Theriault, Helene Levitan and Pat Fekete.

Huffhines Gallery hours are:
Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.