Art Connection entries due July 11 & 12 at the Irving Arts Center


15th Annual Art Connection Members Exhibition
July 18 – August 29, 2015

Reception & Awards Presentation: Sunday, July 19, 2 – 4 p.m.

Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX 75062

This annual, non-juried exhibition is open to all current members who wish to participate. The entry fee is $5 per work, and artists may submit up to two pieces. Eligible entries will be judged for cash awards in three categories: Youth, Non-Professional and Professional. An overall “Best of Show” prize will also be awarded. Eligible Participants All Art Connection Members are eligible to participate. Membership fees must be current. New members may join and pay dues at the time of entering their work.

$1,650 in cash prizes will be awarded. Members may enter in one of three categories: Youth (17 years old and younger), Non-Professional and Professional.*

All entries must be original works completed within the last two years. Entries that have been in any previous exhibition at the Irving Arts Center (IAC) are ineligible. Eligible media include: painting, sculpture, ceramics, drawing, printmaking (hand-pulled graphics), digital printmaking, photography, textiles, fiber, mixed media, and fine art crafts (no work from kits). Video will be accepted (submitted on a DVD with a continuous loop function); however, equipment availability for viewing/displaying is limited.



Contact Information Marcie Inman, Director of Exhibitions & Educational Programs (972) 252-7558 x1225 or


  • July 11 -12: Hand-deliveries of art work accepted on Saturday, July 11, 12 noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 12, 1 to 5 p.m.
  • July 18 – Aug. 29: Exhibition dates for The 15 th Annual Art Connection Members Exhibition in the Main Gallery.
  • Sunday, July 19, 2-4 p.m.: Opening reception and awards ceremony for Art Connection Members in the Main Gallery. Awards will be announced at 3 p.m. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Aug. 30: Hand-delivered work must be picked up, 1 – 5 p.m.

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