Community Outreach

Would you like artists to teach you art?

 

The RRAA outreach committee actively seeks organizations where our artist members can offer assistance. This includes joint programs or events, teaching classes, or donations. If you have an organization and would like us to consider a joint venture, you can contact us by email or you can also call 505.301.2009.

You can view RRAA’s policies for outreach consideration¬†here.

outreach at Art on the Rio

RRAA’s Paint with an Artist Program
at the Inn at Rio Rancho (photo by Paula Scott)

 

RRAA worked to aid the following organizations:

A New Day Youth and Family Services – classes taught by RRAA volunteer artists with RRAA donated supplies, also artist donations for auctions

New Mexico Jazz Workshop Fund – artist donations for auctions

Rio Rancho Community Foundation – artist donations for auctions

Rio Rancho Public Schools – donation of camera equipment, art supplies and classes taught by RRAA volunteer artists

Esther Bone Library – offered various art programs and lectures

Namaste Child and Family Development Center – artist donations for auctions

Albuquerque Public Schools Education Foundation – artist donations for auctions

Coronado State Monument – artist donations for auctions

St Felix Food Bank – on going collection for food donations

Haven House – supplied art for poster campaign, dedicated auction and art sales proceeds from our annual juried show

Westside Art Show: sponsored awards for this Rio Rancho student art show

Rio Rancho Community Foundation – artist donations for auctions

A Park Above – provided art program for children with volunteer artists and RRAA donated supplies

Watermelon Mountain Ranch – artist donations for silent auction for the Fur Ball

Rio Rancho Senior Art Show: sponsored cash award prizes and hosted reception

Casa Esperanza – classes taught by RRAA volunteer artists

Rio Rancho Visionaries-donated art for the Maui Money Luau Fundraiser for Storehouse West

Rio Rancho Public School district after school S.A.F.E. program (after school art programs at various elementary schools in the RRPS district).

 

Cielo de Azul S.A.F.E. (Students Achieving For Excellence) After School art program with Rio Rancho Art Association

 

RRAA pitched a community outreach tent at the Park Above's park fundraiser

RRAA pitched a community outreach tent at the Park Above’s park fundraiser

RRAA member, Marilyn Meuret's art donation for the Mayor's Ball 2009

RRAA member, Marilyn Meuret’s art donation for the Mayor’s Ball 2009

Sometimes the outreach that RRAA does is totally outside the box-such as the Coffee Cup Shootout-a coffee cup drawing contest held at Cafe Bella Coffee. Contestants got to draw on a blank coffee cup, the artwork was submitted to be judged and prizes were awarded to the winners of each category.

 

 

Slideshow of the coffee cup ‘shootout’ drawing contest

 

In 2006-07, RRAA helped in getting a mural done at the Shining Stars Preschool reading room: