BIG SHOW VIRTUAL AWARDS CEREMONY
Thank you to everyone who tuned in to see our virtual awards ceremony this past Saturday, October 3, and congratulations to the Winners!
1st Place for $400: Greg Davis, Circle of Gratitude Too, Kenya
2nd Place for $200: Lawrence Jolly, Attached
3rd Place for $100: Aliene Pylant, Morning
4th Place for $50: Eva Glock, Horizon Winds
Susan Axel Bedsaul, Low Fog on the Lake
Maribel Hill, Paint Quilting
Marcy Villafana, Come Along with Me
Teresa Rodriguez, Mountain Range
To see the BIG Show exhibit, CLICK HERE
We have one more award to give to one BIG Show participating artist, but we need YOUR help deciding! Cast your vote for the piece you think deserves to win the People’s Choice Award.
PANDEMIC PERSPECTIVES EXHIBIT – DOWNTOWNER GALLERY
September 16 – November 20 | Tuesdays through Fridays, noon – 5pm.
Round Rock Arts presents Pandemic Perspectives, an exhibit showcasing Visual Art reflecting a personal response to the quarantine, or inspired by some aspect of the global pandemic.
To see this show virtually, CLICK HERE
GIFTED SIGHT – The Art of Kristopher Muldrew
DOWNTOWNER GALLERY | September 15 – November 20 | Tuesdays through Fridays, noon – 5pm.
As a teen, Kristopher Muldrew worked in this very art gallery location, proudly welcoming visitors and interacting them about exhibits and creativity as a volunteer gallery docent for Round Rock Arts. With his family’s wish to keep Kristopher’s name alive through his art, the Downtowner Gallery presents over a dozen works by this young painter, many of which reveal the influence of one of Kristopher’s favorite artists, the late Jean-Michel Basquiat. READ MORE
To see this show virtually, CLICK HERE
WILLIAMSON COUNTY ART GUILD EXHIBIT – JESTER ANNEX
September 3 – November 3 | Mondays through Fridays 9am – 5pm
Round Rock Arts presents the Williamson County Art Guild group exhibit, which will take place at the Williamson County Jester Annex. Enjoy the beautiful artwork from this this talented local artist group. Do you love visual arts and want to join this guild? Visit www.wcartguild.org for more information!
The exhibit features donated art from local artists, with the intention of selling unique beautiful pieces, and use all proceeds to support Round Rock Arts’s mission “to create, support, and promote an inclusive community where lives are transformed and enriched through the shared experience of art.”
GEN Z ART SHARING SESSIONS – NEW DATES ADDED
We are looking for young artists that would like to test a new event format with us! “It’s like Pinterest, but with local friends!” This includes sharing your artistic skills through 5-10 min. presentations, and hanging out with other teens. Sessions are held through Zoom, and are free to the public.
Dates available: Fridays: November 13, and December 11, at 6pm
CLICK HERE for more information and to sign up!
Visit our new webpage “Community Events” under the “Events & Galleries” tab, to see what is happening around Williamson County! This section will be constantly updated with current and upcoming events that partners and other arts organizations are hosting. If you would like to include your event in here, please email us at, email@example.com
PROPOSED 2021 CALENDAR
Please visit our Calls for Art page, and take a look at the proposed 2021 calendar for upcoming exhibits.
RRA NEEDS A TREASURER ON BOARD
Round Rock Arts is still searching for an experienced individual to take the the lead as Treasurer officer for the Board of Directors. Must have experience with non-profits, and QuickBooks, or a background in finance. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact nominating committee members Petra Krugel, or Larry Raper, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LOOKING FOR WORKSHOP INSTRUCTORS, WHETHER AT THE DOWNTOWNER GALLERY, OR THROUGH ZOOM
Do you want to teach, or are you looking for ways to generate some income on difficult times like these? Then let us help you by hosting a workshop through Round Rock Arts! We can work with you whether you want to host one virtually or at the Downtowner Gallery. Just sign up in the link below, and please mention what your preferable method would be.
Here is the link: https://roundrockarts.org/workshops/