RCAA’s Elise Spaid-Roberts invited to OVATION pop-up exhibition

RAW-The Leaf Pile. Credits: rawartists.org and Elise-Spaid Roberts

Congratulations to River City Art Association member Elise Spaid-Roberts of Terre Haute for being invited to the OVATION pop-up exhibition.

This event is hosted by an international arts group called RAW. They collaborate and feature performance, fashion and visual artists.
The show will be a one night only event on October 11 at 7 p.m. in the Old National Centre at Indianapolis.
As no fees or commissions are taken, sponsorship tickets help Elise get into the show. A minimum of 20 tickets by October 4th will finalize her entry.
Tickets are refundable if the required amount is not met.
Sponsorship tickets may be purchased at http://www.rawartists.org.theleafpile
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RCAA opens new community outreach gallery in Terre Haute Regional Hospital

Sandy Fisher-TH Regional Hospital Outreach Gallery.

Paintings by River City Art Association member Sandy Fisher of Terre Haute are featured in RCAA’s newest community outreach gallery in the new cafeteria seating area at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.

Fisher’s work will be on display through mid-February 2019, with a new artist featured in the gallery space thereafter every four months.

Works by RCAA artists will no longer be featured in the community outreach gallery in Harrison College.

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Todd Stokes takes First Place at Little Italy Festival Art Show

Todd Stokes of Terre Haute with studio in Dennison, Ill.

Congratulations!! to River City Art Association member Todd Stokes of Terre Haute and Dennison, Ill.

“Conceptual Staging” by Stokes received a First Place in 3-D Media in the 2018 Little Italy Festival Art Show at the annual Labor Day weekend festival in Clinton.

Other RCAA members participating in the Little Italy Festival Art Show were Eugene Thomas of Fairview Park, near Clinton (Honorable Mention); Monty “Indiana” Jones of Terre Haute; and Thomas Wright of Clinton, formerly Terre Haute (Second Place in Photography).

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RCAA’s Neil Garrison honored at Swope Art Museum annual exhibition

Neil Garrison-Photo Brendan Kearns Facebook post

Congratulations!! to River City Art Association member Neil Garrison of Terre Haute on his Grand Champion award winning artwork featured in the 74th Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition in Swope Art Museum at Terre Haute, Indiana.

Garrison’s painting features the oxbow in the Wabash River.

The exhibition opened Sept. 7 with a reception and awards on the second floor of the museum at 25 S. Seventh St.

This year’s distinguished juror and painter Philip Koch of Baltimore, Md., also selected two works by RCAA member Steve Harrold of West Terre Haute for this prestigious exhibition.

The exhibition celebrates several artists from Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio.

All artwork will be on display through Oct. 21.

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Linton gallery to feature artwork by RCAA’s Sandy Fisher

Native American-themed painting by Sandy Fisher

River City Art Association member Sandy Fisher of Terre Haute will display her Native American paintings later this month in the Carnegie Heritage and Art Center of Greene County in Linton, Indiana.

The opening reception is scheduled 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 22 in the gallery at 110 E. Vincennes St.

A book signing by Indiana author James Alexander Thom will take place during the reception. Thom, associated with the Indiana University journalism department, has authored “Follow the River,” “Long Knife,” “The Red Heart” and “Sign Talker” among others.

Sandy’s paintings will be featured in the gallery through Oct. 20.

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RCAA member Thomas Wright places at Little Italy Festival Art Show

First Place in Photography at 2018 WVAG Spring Art Show: “Vertical Limits” by Thomas Wright. Also Second Place at the 2018 Little Italy Festival Art Show. Photo credit: WVAG Facebook

Congratulations!! to River City Art Association’s new member Thomas Wright of Clinton, and formerly of Terre Haute.

“Vertical Limits” by Wright received Second Place in the 2018 Little Italy Festival Art Show at the annual Labor Day weekend festival in Clinton.

In May this year, “Vertical Limits” placed First in Photography at the Wabash Valley Art Guild Spring Art Show in Clabber Girl Museum at Terre Haute.

Other RCAA members participating in the Little Italy Festival Art Show were Eugene Thomas of Fairview Park, near Clinton (Honorable Mention); Monty “Indiana” Jones of Terre Haute; and Todd Stokes of Dennison, Ill., and Terre Haute (First Place).

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Artwork by RCAA’s Steve Harrold in 74th annual exhibition in Swope Art Museum

Big City by Steve Harrold

Artwork by River City Art Association member Steve Harrold of West Terre Haute will be featured in the 74th Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition in Swope Art Museum at Terre Haute, Indiana.

The exhibition opens Sept. 7 with a reception and awards on the second floor of the museum at 25 S. Seventh St.

This year’s distinguished juror and painter Philip Koch of Baltimore, Md., selected two of Steve’s oil on canvas entries for the exhibition: “Big City” and “Orange Gust.”

Orange Gust by Steve Harrold

The exhibition celebrates several artists from Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio.

All artwork will be on display through Oct. 21.

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