October 2023

Richardson Civic Art Society

 is proud to present the

2023 Fall Membership Show

September 27- October 29, 2023

Greetings from the Eisemann Center!

Thank you for subscribing to our monthly Visual Arts Newsletter, Brushstrokes. We hope you find it informative and inviting. The Forrest and Virginia Green Mezzanine Gallery is free to view and open daily to the public. Located in the heart of Galatyn Parkway, and steps from the DART rail, our monthly art installation is not something you want to miss. For more information on Visual/Public Art at the Eisemann Center, exhibit schedule, and all information for those wanting to exhibit their work, click here.

Abstract portrait of a woman with paint splatter- watercolor

Invincible by Ted Houston

The Richardson Civic Art Society (RCAS) is a nonprofit volunteer-run organization providing a support system locally for the visual arts. It was established in 1966 as the city's first Art group. RCAS is hosting its 2023 Fall Membership Show at the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts. It is a juried show, open to current RCA members. Awards include First, Second and Third place in each category, Best of Show, and Honorable Mentions. The categories are Oil/Acrylic on Canvas or Hard Surface, Water Media on Paper, Collage/Mixed Media including Digital/Photographic Art, and Pastels/Graphics.

Liz Bonham will serve as a juror for this show. She started as a pastel portrait artist at Six Flags when she was only 15 and went on to receive a BFA in Painting and pursue post graduate work and a private study. She is a member of numerous organizations and has won many awards for her works. For more information about Bonham, visit her website at lizbonham.com

The Awards Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, October 17th from 6:00 until 8:30 pm at Tower 2600 during the RCAS member meeting. 

Gallery Views

Landscape painting of boats in a wharf as the sun sets- pastel

Orange Wharf by Wendy Koehrsen

Painting of a man sitting and playing guitar with a wine glass- water color

Mellow Michael by Jones McConnell

Eisemann Center Presents First Fridays

We are staring a new program called First Fridays! Starting October 6th, there will be a small reception on the first Friday night of each month completely free and open to the public to celebrate the new exhibit in the Green Mezzanine Gallery. The reception is set for 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on the second level of the Eisemann Center Lobby. This reception is a separate event from the award ceremony for the RCAS.

We hope to see you there!

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Artists wanting to be considered for the exhibit can find details at the Eisemann Center website


Hours: 10 am-6 pm Monday through Saturday and during all public events

 2351 Performance Dr. • Richardson, TX 75082