This prestigious five-state competition pulls entries representative of the the best of American art! The Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition is open to all artists 18 and older living in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma. Up to three works of art may be entered by an artist for an entry fee of $40 ($35 for IAA members). Approximately $8.000 in prizes! See the official Texas & Neighbors website at texasandneighbors.com. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association and the Irving Arts Center.
Juror is LeeAnn Stone, Dallas portrait artist and teacher, and juror for the Deep Ellum Arts Festival.
Signature status is extended to artists who have had their artwork on exhibit in five of our 29 shows to date. The TXN signature award allows signature designees the privilege of using the TXN acronym in their resumes and paintings along with a link from TexasandNeighbors.com website. This privilege is cumulative and retroactive.
All events will take place at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX 75062. Visit www.lrvingArtsCenter.com for directions.
- Entry Deadline – Sunday, February 1, 2015
- Notification of Acceptance – February 15, 2015
- Shipped paintings arrive March 9-13 2015
- Hand Deliveries & Judging – Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
- Juror Talk & Reception – Saturday, March 14, 2015 7:00 – 9:00 pm
- Installation – April 16-17, 2015
- EXHIBIT – April 18, May 17, 2015
- Reception & Awards Ceremony – Sunday, April 19, 2015 2:00 – 5:00 pm
- Strike – Monday, May 17, 2015 1:00 – 5:00 pm