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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!

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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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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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53rd Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition & Sale Awards Reception at the Eisemann Center

The 53rd Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition & Sale Awards Reception was held at the Charles W. Eisemann Center, Sunday evening May 12. Best of Show Purchase Award went to Steve Miller for "Out in the Cold", and Judge's Choice went to Curtis Frederick for "Where Blue Monsters Live". Read More about this Show...


RCAS Spring Show 2019

To see List of Winners and their winning paintings for the 2019 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

New Exhibit: The Artwork of Toni Wengler is hanging at the Heights Recreation Center at 711 W. Arapaho Road in Richardson, TX. It will be on display thru June 4th, 2019. Stop by the Rec center during regular business hours and veiw this show.

Heights Recreation Center Hours:

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 - Hangs March thru April, 2019

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.

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.