past exhibitions
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Currents-2007 All-Member Exhibition
Opening Reception: Saturday, December 8, 2007 from 4:30-7 pm. Exhibition Dates: December 5, 2007 - January 12, 2008
Our annual all-member exhibition showcases the breadth of RCA talent!

Billy Keen: Visions of Santa
December 1st, 2007 - January 6th, 2008
Keen's paintings of Santa span three decades and will adorn the walls of Rockport Center for the Art's Garden Gallery this Holiday Season.

Architecture Show
October 24 - December 1, 2007 Reception Saturday Oct 27, 5-7 pm
RCA celebrates the theme of Architecture in Art... Artists from all backgrounds were invited to submit their renditions of man-made structures that existed or exist today in Aransas County.

Pat Bailey and Jim Forsythe

Printmaking Now
RECEPTION: Saturday, Sept 22, 5-7 pm GALLERY TALK: 4:30 EXHIBITION DATES: Sept 19 - Oct 20, 2007
Curated by Katherine Brimberry of Flatbed Press in Austin, TX, this exhibition features master prints from some of today's most prominent printmakers.

2007 Rockport Merit Artists Exhibition
RECEPTION- Saturday, August 11, 5-7 pm. EXHIBITION DATES: Aug 8 - Sept 15, 2007
This exhibition features the work of our six Merit Artists for 2007: Shirley Blackman, Sharon Forsythe, Bonnie Prouty, Anne Molkentin, Barry Brown, and Betty Irey.

The Merit Artists are chosen by jury and peer review from "Currents," the Rockport Center for the Arts annual members' exhibition held every December.

Donald R. and Peggy S. Pimpler
RECEPTION: Saturday, August 11, 5-7 pm GALLERY TALK: 4:30 EXHIBITION DATES: Aug 8 - Sept 15, 2007
Donald and Peggy Pimpler are inspired by the relics they collect. Their joy comes from putting new life into found objects whether it is welded metal sculpture or a delicate assemblage. Their hope is to cause an unexpected reaction whether it is a smile or a bit of introspection.

Nanci Barnes, 2007 Rockport Art Festival "Poster Artist"
Exhibition Dates: June 13 through August 4 Opening Reception on Saturday, June 16
Nanci Barnes

Plein Air Show
Weekend Show and Sale open to all artists. May 18, 19, 2007 Show 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sale 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Guatemala Explorations
Exhibition Dates: May 16 through June 9 Opening Reception on Saturday, May 19

Shirley Blackman Solo Exhibition
Exhibition Dates: May 16 through June 9 Opening Reception on Saturday, May 19

Michael Frary & Estelle Stair Retrospective Exhibition
Exhibition dates: April 11 - May 12, 2007 Opening Reception, Saturday, April 14, 5-7 p.m. A Gallery Talk will be held at 4 p.m. the evening of the opening reception. The opening Reception is sponsored by: Coldwell Bankers - The Ron Brown Company and Ledbetter's Flooring and Window Covering
Michael Frary

Student Show
Exhibition Dates: March 9 through April 7

Clay Show

Larry Tate's Pysanka Eggs
Opening reception Jan. 6 from 5 to 7
Larry Tate shows his unique wax-dyed eggs in the Garden Gallery. Pysanka Eggs come from a Ukranian tradition of decorating eggs with elaborate designs to be used as gifts.

Monte Toon
Reception Jan 6, 2007 5 to 7 PM
Inspired by the work of Andrew Wyeth and Charles Sanderson, Toon does not believe in just rendering a subject of making a visual representation.
Instead, he injects himself into every painting.