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Texas & Neighbors 2014 Call for Entries


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.

The deadline for the 29th Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Competition is March 1, 2014. Download the prospectus HERE. Entry this year will be ONLINE ONLY — no mailed or hand-delivered entries.

Complete details about “DRAWING ARTISTS AND NATURE TOGETHER”, a 2-day workshop, April 5th & 6th, 2014, led by TxN Juror, Julio Suarez are available here.


Signature status is extended to artists who have had their artwork on exhibit in five of our 28 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 unless otherwise noted. 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX 75062. Visit www.lrvingArtsCenter.com for directions.)

Entry Deadline March 1, 2014
Notification of Acceptance March 25, 2014
Juror Workshop at Jaycee Park April 5-6, 2014
Shipped paintings arrive April 14-17, 2014
Hand Deliveries & Judging April 19, 2014 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Juror Talk & Reception April 19, 2014 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Installation May 8-9, 2014
Reception & Awards Ceremony May 11, 2014 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Strike June 8, 2014 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm


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