APRIL 29 – JUNE 3, 201
The Reception & Awards Ceremony for the 32nd Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition was held on Sunday, April 30, 2016 at the Irving Arts Center. Best of Show was awarded to artist Linda Conley for her pastel “Days Finale”. The IAC Award of Excellence went to Linda Lucas Hardy for “It Don’t Make Sense But It’s So Much Fun”, a work in colored pencil. $9,300 in cash was awarded in five media categories to 22 artists. For a full list of awards see below.
For reception photos of awards, artists, celebrants, and Chocolate Rose floral arrangements see the IAA Photo Album (coming soon).
The exhibit was juried by Michael Holter and represents works from regional artists residing in Texas and the four surrounding states. Cosponsored by Irving Art Association and the Irving Arts Center.
It continues at the Irving Arts Center through June 3, 2017. Gallery hours: Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sunday: 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX 75062
Best of Show: Day’s Finale by Linda Conley (Pastel)
IAC Award of Excellence: It Don’t Make Sense but it’s So Much Fun by Linda Lucas Hardy (Colored Pencil)
- Think About Your Troubles by Steve Danner
- Patrick’s Chickens by R’Lene Winters
- Bayou Moon by James Stewart
- Honorable Mention: Chain Reaction II by
- Spheres #2 by Russ Mackensen
- Egyptian Arabian Ak Al Kaseed by Helen Bailey
- Oasis by Jesse Lane
- Honorable Mention: Portrait of an Artist by Marie Maines
Honorable Mention: Eye’ve Got an Eye on You by Patsy Lindamood
- Gathering Eucalyptus by Rance Jones
- Ladies Day by Dawna Hasara
- Western Transportation by Tina Bohlman
- Honorable Mention: Mamacita by Kim Granhaug
Honorable Mention: New York State of Mind by Ron Bigony
- Madeline by Barbara Hack
- Kim by Henry Prikryl
- Soft Rock by Behnaz Sohrabian
- Honorable Mention: Timid Trio by Carolyn Mock
Honorable Mention: Late September Melody
by Beth Haywood
- Life Among the Poppies by P.K. Williams
- Divine Intervention by Patricia Craft
- Watching by Priscilla Krejci
- Honorable Mention: About Face by Suzanne Seiler