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Come join us for monthly meeting, watch demonstrations and share ideas with fellow artists!

Art Awareness

Learn what is going on in your neighborhood, town, schools and other organizations. The more you become more involved, the more you can grow your experiences and life skills in the arts.


Are you high school student looking for next steps in your art career? Are you looking to shift gears in your life and ready to change to the exciting career in the arts? Contact us to learn more about scholarships!

Welcome to the Rockwall Art League

The Rockwall Art League was established in 2000 in Rockwall, Texas. The purpose was to create a forum for area artists to share ideas, communicate, and support each other, bring an awareness of fine art to the community and provide scholarships to support the efforts of talented high school students. These goals are being realized through annual exhibits, programs, studio tours, the Tom Collins Memorial Scholarship, the ArtReach Program, and our cooperation with the American Society of Marine Artists to promote the Young Marine Artists Search in the North Texas region.

Past, Present and Future

RAL 2016 Art Show!
Rockwall Art League sees record number of entries in 2016 fall show! Click HERE to read the full story and photos by Austin Wells, Blue Ribbon News editor / senior reporter.
RAL Member Meeting
Our monthly meeting is at 5:30pm 9:00pm on Jan 25 - New Member "meet and greet"
Studio Days to the park
The 2017 schedule is being finalized- Stay tuned!

RAL latest happenings

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Dates:  April 27th and 28th
Time:  9 am to 4
Workshop Cost:  $200 for two days
Place:  Harry Myers Community Center, 815 E. Washington, Rockwall, TX  75087

Lara will provide a list of supplies to bring to the workshop.

Lara described herself as "a South African American artist with a fierce work ethic and passion for creativity. I love to create and collaborate with other artists and musicians."

She is represented by The Misfit Gallery in the Bishop Arts district. She was inspired by artists such as Jean Michele Basquiat and Frida Kahlo, and began dedicating days and nights to painting. She adds: "My motto is that life without passion is meaningless, and art is my passion."

Lara Art 

She is also an actress, musician and has been a pianist since the age of 8.

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Please join Marie Gray, for an instructional multilevel watercolor workshop. We will go over the basics of watercolor methods with a demonstration and then move on to doing your own portrait.

Date: May 26

Class fee: $50.00

Supplies will be provided but you can bring your own if you already have supplies that you prefer.

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Artist statement:

Art is a way of expressing my joy and love of color and the emotion it evokes. Many of my paintings focus on the people and the horses that have caught my eye throughout the years. So in my artwork I try to capture a little of their personality and spirit. I like to use a simple background enhanced with color to help draw the eye to the figure. I try not to tell the whole story in my work in order to let the viewer complete the story for themselves. The bright colors of the paints tell a partial story and the viewer fills in the rest with their own interpretation.

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When I was younger I saw artwork created by other students and I thought “I want to do that to.” So that began my love of art and its rich history that still influences my artwork today. I believe my artwork and the subjects I use are influenced by my faith and how I was raised. Through painting I have found a way to visually portray the internal emotions I feel in my pursuit of a deeper and more profound relationship with the Creator.

Come see what we offer!

Explore the Arts
Visual experiences
Meet new friends
Visit new art spaces
ArtReach Programs
Enrich others in the community
Young Artists
Scholarships & teachings
Learn more!
Demonstrations & techniques

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