Welcome To CAS!
The Creative Arts Society, established in 1999, 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.
September 5, 2018
6:30 pm Networking | 7 pm Meeting
Location Austin Community College District
Highland Campus - Veterans Resource Center
6101 Highland Campus Drive, Building 4000
Austin, TX 78752
August FEATURED ARTIST
I began painting as a young wife and mother, finding art instructors and workshops in the many places we lived while my husband was stationed in the military. I started taking college courses in art when we first moved to Texas, in the early 90’s. After we moved to Georgia, I decided to finish my degree and earned a BFA in painting from the University of West Georgia. We then moved back to Texas to be near family and enjoy the inspiring, beautiful surroundings of the Hill Country.
The process of creating art is exhilarating and challenging for me whether I paint in acrylics on canvas or produce hand pulled monotypes. I approach each painting with an image in mind of abstracted shapes and colors while incorporating elements of light and shadow. These two different mediums allow me to explore the different possibilities that nature and the Texas landscape has to offer.
My intention is to convey that we are all works in progress, constantly changing and reworking our lives much like the painting itself. My idea may evolve into something quite different from what I had intended or it may progress as initially envisioned. Eventually, perhaps after a brief struggle my image emerges.
Featuring Lisa Zinna and Mary Barton
1509 S Lamar Blvd #400, Austin, TX 78704
See more of our venues.
As president, one of my goals was to create a space on our site that would speak to potential venues. I am so pleased to announce a new page that highlights the wonderful opportunities for original art that CAS has to offer to businesses.If you know a venue that needs art, it’s easier than ever to direct them to this information. Please visit and share: http://www.creativeartssociety.org/exhibit-services.html to see the result!
Under the category of changing times… Our May meeting will be our last for a while at the Pinnacle campus in Oak Hill. ACC informed us that the facility will be closing indefinitely for renovations. So we can’t say if and when we will be able to return…. BUT never fear, we will continue to hold our general meetings! A new location will be announce well in advance of the September meeting. So please stay tuned and make sure our fellow artists know about this important change of venue.
We have juried shows coming up in the fall. CAS artists will be exhibiting at Link & Pin ArtSpace and NorthHills Gallery later this year and are working on more! So get busy creating, we have walls to fill.
Not a member yet?
We can fix that, to check out the benefits of membership click here. We would love to have you come be a part of our art!
If you are a member, be sure to renew for 2018. (click here for the membership form)
Also, please visit our online gallery page and see some of the beautiful art from our members.
Make it a creative day,
Leslie Kell, President
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.