News & Press Releases
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Friday, December 14th, 2012
Rockport Plein Aire Group shows work.


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Tuesday, December 4th, 2012
RCA remembers Mary Lou Lewis


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Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
Authors Kathleen Kaska and Karey Johnson will be present Saturday, December 1 from 5-7 pm to sign and share their recently released books.


Friday, November 16th, 2012


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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
SXSW Winner about video game creator turned 2nd generation astronaut; as well as date-night feature about an L.A. musician returning to Texas Roots; a documentary about the Wounded Warrior program honoring war veterans, and the infamous 80s ladies wrestling television program GLOW... along with short film blocks and more, this year's stage is set!


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Friday, September 7th, 2012
Ewoud de Groot, a rising star in the world of painting, will spend three weeks in Rockport beginning October 1, culminating in a show opening October 20.


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Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
11 prize winners were awarded on Saturday, July 7 for the 2012 Rockport Art Festival, including 10 Best of Media and 1 Best of Show award.


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Friday, June 22nd, 2012
Every year the Rockport Art Festival T-Shirt has a unique design. The 2012 shirt design was selected from a contest of Rockport-Fulton Middle School Students.


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Monday, June 18th, 2012
Each year a jury panel awards Best of Category and Best of Show prizes to the top selections in the annual Rockport Art Festival.


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Friday, June 8th, 2012
The June/July issue of Garden & Gun profiles Texas-born artist James Surls through his remarkable career, including a small mention of Rockport as a recent recipient of one of his pieces!


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Monday, May 14th, 2012
Wildlife photographer and author David McChesney will give a visual/musical presentation of his latest series of stunning photographs from the Mojave Desert Saturday, June 9, 4:00 pm at the Rockport Aquarium Education Center. Admission is FREE!


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Friday, May 11th, 2012
Coastal Bend native and filmmaker/screenwriter Clark Childers is developing his first feature film while based in Rockport.


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Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
Wildlife sculptor Sandy Scott is named one of "ten leaders shaping the world of representational art" in May 2012's Southwest Art Magazine.


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Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
Coastal Bend Arts Patron Susie Love has been helping High School seniors into college with a $2,000 scholarship since 2009.


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Monday, March 19th, 2012
Join previous poster award winners Larry Felder, Evelyn Atkinson, Christi Mathews, Kyle Polzin and Kay Barnebey in the 64th Annual Shrimporee Festival's Poster Contest! This fantastic annual event returns this year on the second weekend in June.


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Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
The Art Center will host two resident artists in 2012 as part of a new artist-in-residence program.


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Friday, February 17th, 2012
In 2011, spurred on by yet another school's announcement that it would be eliminating its visual art program due to budget restrictions, I began the ArtSkool Project. My goal was to come up with an affordable alternative for schools that could no longer support a full-time visual art program.


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Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
Carol Koutnik (2005 Poster Artist) will be included in a group show at St. Mary's University in San Antonio, March 1 - April 18


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Friday, February 3rd, 2012
The 2012 Merit Artists are Mary Downing, Pam Fulcher, Deborah Males, Les McDonald, Ken Reese, and People's Choice: Pete Fischer.


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Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
Check out these short videos that demonstrate how to navigate ZAPP and upload images for the Art Festival Jury.


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Friday, January 27th, 2012
Redbone Gallery in Islamorada, FL, has named RCA Member Artist Christi Mathews a featured artist.


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Monday, January 23rd, 2012
Rockport's own music festival is back for another year!


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Friday, January 13th, 2012
2012 Corpus Christi Festival of the Arts announces open call for art entry


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Monday, January 9th, 2012
The SE Coordinator will support volunteer leaders in the efficient planning and implementation of special events. The SE Coordinator will be a hands-on problem-solver, providing administrative support to the Executive Director and Special Event Leaders. In this role, responsibilities will include maintaining the event attendee database, document preparation, processing tax letters for contributions, filing and other administrative tasks. This position also includes additional general administrative duties outside the scope of special events.


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Friday, January 6th, 2012
RCA remembers Pam Stanley who passed away on January 3, 2012.