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A View from My Window call for art (2018 Celebrate Irving)

Pick up your paint brushes: Start creating for 2018 Celebrate Irving! This is an open call for IAA members and residents in the Irving area. FREE to enter.

In conjunction with the Irving Heritage Society‘s Celebrating Irving event, IAA is again hosting exhibits at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts and the West Irving Library. The title of this year’s exhibit is “A View from My Window”. For this exhibit we encourage the community to create artwork depicting scenes or activities from this region of the country similar to the type of work created by Regionalist artist Grant Wood. The artwork will hang in galleries at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts from April 1 – April 27 and at the West Irving Library from March 25 – May 27.

We also need 3-D art and local crafts for the new glass cabinets at the IAA gallery and the display cabinets at the West Irving Library.

Artwork for the West Irving Library is due on Sunday, March 25 from 1-3 pm. (This is also pick-up date for the 2018 IAA Winter Art Exhibit there.) Address: West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle, Irving 75062 near the intersection of Rochelle & Esters.

Artwork can be dropped off at IAA’s gallery from 10a-2pm March 31 with a Reception and Geocaching Kickoff on Sunday, April 15 at 2pm. Artwork may also be dropped off earlier in the week at the Members meeting on March 27 7-9pm or during Gallery hours 1-4 on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday or Thursday.

Exhibit addresses & dates:

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving TX 75061
Drop-off Sat., March 31 10am-2pm or earlier in the week
Exhibit dates: April 1 – 27
Reception, Sun. Apr. 15 2-4pm

West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle, Irving 75062 near the intersection of Rochelle & Esters
Drop-off Sun., March 25 1-3pm
Exhibit dates: March 25 – May 27

Click on the link to REGISTER NOW!  FREE! Reserve your spot now! Space is limited.

Entry requirements:
–Limit of five (5) entries per Artist.
–No nudes.
–2D, photography, or wall art must not exceed 20 lbs. Any media welcome, including computer art and photography.
–3D art needs to be 12″ in height or smaller in order to fit the shelves in the glass cabinets. Other types of 3D art may be entered if it can be hung on the wall. Limit of 20 lbs.

Images are optional! If submitted, they may be used for publicity. Limit of 2MB per image. Note that images should total 10MB or less.

Framing & Presentation of artwork:
Artwork must not exceed 20 lbs and should be framed and wired. Plexiglas only for work over 16″x 20″. No saw-tooth hangers. Wall hangings with dowels or wrap around canvas or cradled panels finished on all sides may be used instead of a frame.

For questions, contact Linda Wood Shotwell at iaaexhibits@gmail.com

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The Spirit is Ageless call for art


The Point & Pavilion’s Art Gallery highlights C. C. Young’s belief that a person’s spirit and creativity are ageless.

2016 Art/Writing Contest: Entries Accepted on 3/30 & 3/31/2016

Click here for the 2016 Details/Entry Form.


C. C. Young, 4847 W. Lawther Dr., Dallas, TX 75214. The Point is 3rd building on the left as you enter campus.


About the Contest: Started in 1999, The Spirit is Ageless continues to be a very special event at C. C. Young. The contest, art gallery show, and celebration of artists and writers, age 55 and better, is designed for the entire Dallas/Fort Worth community to enjoy. C. C. Young residents and the general public, age 55 and better, are welcome to enter. The annual art show features entries from the contest in an effort to celebrate each person’s ageless creativity, ability to grow, and eagerness to share his or her special talents-no matter a person’s limitations or status. All ability levels are welcome in the contest. The art will be on display Wednesday, April 27 through Monday, May 30, 2016.

C. C. Young will host a special Spirit is Ageless Celebration of Participating Artists & Awards Event, open to all participants and the general public, at The Point on the C. C. Young campus on Saturday, April 30, 2016. The featured speaker will be John Henry. John is known worldwide for his large-scale public art. Please RSVP today to rsvp@ccyoung.org or 469-828-3485.



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ARTrageous Art Exhibit


July 2nd–August 9th


VAGF Art Exhibition; Closing Reception on August 9th from 3-5 pm– Frisco Art Gallery


The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco will host an open art show for members and non-members this summer in the Frisco Art Gallery at Frisco’s Discovery Center. Come during regular business hours to view art of all mediums and genres from local artists.

Questions? Contact VAGF President, Brenda Thomas at brenda.g.thomas@gmail.com

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