Emily Alice Painton, MLIS, MA

Emily Painton is a painter and visual artist currently living in Austin, Texas. At fourteen she began a series of art saturated journeys to Europe, which inspired her future academic and creative interests. In college she earned a BFA in Art History and Photography and spent an extended period studying in Paris. She also spent a summer waiting tables and living in the French Quarter in New Orleans. Later she returned to that magical city to earn an MA in Art History from Tulane University, where she concentrated her studies in 19th Century French art. She works predominately in oils, most often painting spectacular and magical events like Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Day of the Dead parades in Austin and Christmas markets in Rome, as well as many everyday scenes of her favorite cities. Paintings shown: Mystery Man, Oil on Canvas, 30x40, 2013 Second Line, Oil on Canvas, 24x30, 2014
January Artist of the Month: Emily Alice Painton, MLIS, MA
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About CAS
February 4, 2015
Program: Tips for Applying for Juried Show

The Creative Arts Society (CAS) meets on the first Wednesday of each month except January, July, and August. The meeting is held on the 10th floor of the ACC Pinnacle Campus, 7748 West 290, Austin, Texas, in the Faculty Lounge.
Networking and socializing begins at 6:30 PM. The meeting begins at 7 PM and is comprised of a short business meeting usually followed by a program reflecting one of the many diversified artistic medi- ums represented by the membership or information pertaining to the marketing of art. This may include demonstration of techniques, slide shows, and/or guest speakers who present meaningful suggestions about being successful in the \"business of art.\" Artists are always encouraged to bring samples of their artistic creations for the group to view.

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Upcoming Meeting
January 8, 2015 – April 9, 2015

4214 N Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin, TX

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Riverbend Inspirational Gallery
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Welcome to CAS!

The Creative Arts Society is an Austin based, non-profit 501(c)(3) thriving arts organization actively promoting the development of the “Artist in Everyone” for the expanding growth and diversity of our community. Our vision is to be a vital presence in the community inspiring: Cultural enrichment, Community participation, and respect for diversity. Our goal is to increase awareness and appreciation for and through the Arts.

Presidents Message

Goodbye 2014 and Hello 2015!

Here we are at the beginning of another New Year, 2015. And we have a shiny new website!

Please take some time to look through it and learn more about the Creative Arts Society in Austin. We have a wonderful group of artists, be sure to take a tour of our new online gallery.

This New Year has unlimited possibilities for all Creative Arts Society members. I welcome all our members back to 2015 and I am looking forward to meeting many new members this year.

We have so many plans for 2015. What are your art goals for 2015? My personal goal is to find more time to paint.

See you at the February meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the ACC Campus on 290 South.

Happy New Year,
Sharon Bibbee, President

Special Announcements

Our first exhibit is a juried show going up at Riverbend Inspirational Art Gallery on January 8th at 10:00 a.m. Be sure to check your emails for any announcements.

Just a friendly reminder to pay your dues (Membership Info) and sign the waiver and release forms. Both the waiver and release are required annually before you can exhibit in our CAS shows. Please sign and return all forms as soon as possible!