Every year RCA hosts a statewide juried exhibition for undergraduate and graduate students emerging in the visual arts. Prize winners are awarded to the top three artworks and selected by an invited juror: $500 First Prize, $300 Second Prize, and $200 Third Prize. 

9th Annual Rising Eyes of Texas Show

33 Artists Representing 16 Texas Universities

Opens Saturday, March 12, Reception from 5-7 pm

Show continues through April 2, 2016

2016 Prize Juror: Anna Stothart, Brown Foundation Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, San Antonio Museum of Art.

Also on view: Artwork from Rockport-Fulton High School Students -- the Susie Love Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior!

Exhibiting Artists by school:

Abilene Christian University

Ashley Smith

Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Laura Drey
Cynthia Giron (Honorable Mention)

Houston Baptist University

Dana Caldera
Jeremiah France (Honorable Mention)
Kentra Gilbert
Guadalupe Hernandez (2nd Place)
Laura Sprague
Xiaoyuan Xian
Hillaree Hamblin

Houston Community College

Louisa Tang

Steven F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches

Brianna Deterling
Travis Erxleben

Texas A&M Corpus Christi

Lars Roeder
Trent Thigpen

Texas A&M Commerce

Shelby Rackley

Texas State University, San Marcos

Alexander Kamelhair
Jennifer Masley
Jerry Solomon

Texas Tech University, Lubbock

Victor Beckman
Ashley Busby (1st Place)

University of Houston

Hyun Park (3rd Place)

University of Houston, Clear Lake

David Moya

University of North Texas, Denton

Marcy Bishop

University of Texas, Arlington

Cor Fahringer
Jose Cánepa
Josh Dryk
Billi London-Gray
Zahra McGinnis (Honorable Mention)

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Josie Del Castillo
Angela Ruiz

University of Texas, San Antonio

Kallie Pfeiffer

University of the Incarnate Word

N. Everett Engel