Tag: Irving Art Association

Behnaz Sohrabian Online Gallery

Behnaz Sohrabian is the Grand Winner of the 2020 Irving Art Association Annual Members Awards Show as determined by a poll of the members. Part of her award was a free gallery for a year. Visit it at http://tinyurl.com/sohrabian.

Behnaz is an artist and long-time IAA member (and frequent winner) living in Oklahoma. She is …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/exhibits-events/behnaz-sohrabian-online-gallery/

Raquel Gregory Solo Exhibit: All Things Beautiful (Irving)

On display in the Irving Art Association’s West Gallery through the month of September are the current (and beautiful) works of Raquel Gregory, acrylic and mixed media artist. Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061

Email Address:  rgregoryartworks@yahoo.com
Raquel’s Web Site Address:  www.1-rachael-gregory.pixels.com

About the artist:

Raquel began drawing at …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/exhibits-events/raquel-gregory-solo-exhibit-all-things-beautiful-irving/

Tuesday Painters / Thursday Art Group 2020 Show

Irving Art Association presents the annual show by the Tuesday Painters group, currently on display in the large gallery. Participation in the show has been expanded to members of the new Thursday Art Group. The show includes 54 artworks — beautiful examples of many different art media and styles.

The gallery is open by …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/exhibits-events/tuesday-painters-thursday-art-group-2020-show/

Paper Mache Witchery – Thursday classes in September (Irving)

Thursdays – Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24 at 7 PM – 9 PM

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

Have fun with Halloween creativity in this four-session hands-on workshop led by Michele Quarton.

Students will create 2 Halloween witches using the ancient magic medium …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/competitions-calls-for-entries/paper-mache-witchery-thursday-classes-in-september-irving/

Alla Prima Portraits with Oil Paints on Canvas Sept. 19

Saturday September 19th :10 AM – 4 PM

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

Alla prima or wet-on-wet , is a painting technique in which layers of wet paint are applied to previously administered layers of wet paint. Used mostly in oil painting, the …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/alla-prima-portraits-with-oil-paints-on-canvas-sept-19/

3D Mixed Media on Board – Thursdays in September

Thursdays – Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24 at 7 PM – 9 PM

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

Come explore the possibilities with Mixed Media Art in this four-session hands-on workshop facilitated by mixed media artist Jose Angel Hernandez. By the end of …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/3d-mixed-media-on-board-thursdays-in-september/

Introduction to Abstract Modern Art – Fridays in September

Fridays in September 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th : 7 PM – 9 PM

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

Welcome! We’ll have some fun each Friday learning how to make abstract art.

My name is Aidan: As a former school teacher and abstract artist, I’ll …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/introduction-to-abstract-modern-art-fridays-in-september/

Awards Winners – 2020 Irving Art Association Members Awards Online Show

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 65th Irving Art Association Annual Members Awards Show! 48 members participated and submitted 148 works.

To view the virtual gallery, click here. Click here to view the Winners Gallery.

This year instead of a juror, IAA members voted in an online poll to select the …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/exhibits-events/awards-winners-2020-irving-art-association-members-awards-online-show/

Thursday Art Group – new free art group in Irving

Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED – contact John at snakehunters@gmail.com LIMITED TO 10 ARTISTS

Come paint with us! All media are welcome — crafters too! This group is open to the public and free, but registration is required for July and August sessions. Be sure to bring a sack lunch. Oil painters, …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/thursday-art-group-new-free-art-group-in-irving/

Weave a Craft Basket – Wed., 8/5 & 8/19

Making a Basket with Leticia Garcia
Wed. in Aug 5th & 19th : 7pm to 9pm. BILINGUAL!

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

Trabajaremos en una manualidad y crearemos una canasta hermosa.
Seguiremos las normas de cuidado de Covid 19 y distanciamiento social. Máscara facial se …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/weave-a-craft-basket-wed-8-5-8-19/

Pintura Basica con Acrilicos Aug. 5 & 19

Clases de arte en Espanol – Lupita Padilla

Wed., August 5 & 19 | El Miércoles, Agosto 5 & 19
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061

Clase basica de pintura .Trabajaremos en 2 lienzos similares a las fotos con pintura acrilica todos los Miercoles del mes de Abril.

Debido a …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/pintura-basica-con-acrilicos-aug-5-19/

Cezanne’s Garden Flower Basket August 6th & 20th

Cezanne’s delightful garden flowers will inspire you to create your own flowers using his post-impressionist style. Two sessions on Thurs., August 6th & 20th.7-9pm

All supplies provided. Instruction is free but there is a $20 materials fee.

RESERVATION REQUIRED – Students are required to wear a mask and will have a temperature check before entering …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/cezannes-garden-flower-basket-august-6th-20th/

Award Winners of the 2020 Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition (Irving TX)

The Texas & Neighbors Exhibition is an annual collaboration between the Irving Art Association and the Irving Arts Center. This exhibition we are celebrating its 35th year.

This year the gallery exhibit will be a virtual exhibition only, due to the temporary closing of the Irving Arts Center for the quarantine (it was scheduled to …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/exhibits-events/award-winners-of-the-2020-texas-neighbors-regional-art-exhibition-irving-tx/

Jewelry Making with Sarah Murphy: Free Classes in March

FREE instruction. $10 materials fee. Registration required.

Dates: Friday evenings, Mar. 6, 13, 20 & 27 – 7 PM – 9 PM
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061

Bring your prettiest beads to this class and learn the wrapped wire loop method which turns a bead, or several beads, …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/jewelry-making-with-sarah-murphy-free-classes-in-march/

Photography 1 with John Hunter & Terry Cockerham: Free Classes in March

FREE instruction. No materials fee! Registration required.

Dates: Thursday evenings, March 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2020 – 7 PM-9 PM
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061

IAA Community Fine Art School Classes

Instructors: Terry Cockerham and John Hunter
Email: snakehunters@gmail.com
Supply Fee: none

REGISTER (age: 17+ only)

SUPPLIES: Bring your …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/photography-1-with-john-hunter-terry-cockerham-free-classes-in-march/

Art Relaxation/Mindfulness Workshops in Irving

Saturdays, March 14, April 25, May 16 or June 6

10am – 2-m at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association (IAA).

Tough week? – IAA’s Art Relaxation/Mindfulness workshops will relax your mind with mindfulness quietness.

Afterwards, discovery your creativity with …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/art-relaxation-mindfulness-workshops-in-irving/

Earth Pigment Workshop – April 4th with Mica Enriquez

Earth Pigments Workshop : Ochres
Saturday, April 4th 2PM to 5PM
(note date change from March 28)

Learn how to make your own Oil, Acrylic and Watercolor Paints using natural materials you can find anywhere. You will have some to take some home as well!

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/earth-pigment-workshop-mar-28th-with-mica-enriquez/

Receptions on Feb. 9 for the IAA Masquerade Exhibit & the John P. Irizarry & John Lee Hunter Exhibit

Receptions for Irving Art Association’s February exhibits: IAA Masquerade Awards Competition and John P. Irizarry & John Lee Hunter Exhibit – FREE!

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061

RSVP optional but appreciated

FREE! Sunday afternoon Receptions on February 9th (2-4pm) for 2020 IAA Masquerade Awards Competition

(The Mask and the Hidden …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/exhibits-events/receptions-on-feb-9-for-the-iaa-masquerade-exhibit-the-john-p-irizarry-john-lee-hunter-exhibit/

Art Critique with Maureen Brouillette Feb. 7th – FREE

Professional artist Maureen Brouillette will be our guest artist for the Friday night Open Art meetup on February 7th. She has had much experience with critiquing art in her local critique groups and as an instructor in art workshops.

She will do a five-minute evaluation of your work for free. Because time is limited, a …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/art-critique-with-maureen-brouillette-feb-7th-free/

John P. Irizarry & John Lee Hunter Exhibit

JOHN & JOHN

26 January – 28 February 2020
John P. Irizarry & John Lee Hunter Exhibit
West Gallery
Opening Reception: Sunday 09 February 2020 – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Please do not miss the opportunity to view the curious and whimsical art of the two Johns. This collection of recent works by the two artists …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/exhibits-events/john-p-irizarry-john-lee-hunter-exhibit/

Cuadros de pintura y Manualidades : Miércoles clases en febrero

Workshop with Lupita Padilla – Wednesdays in February – Miércoles clases en febrero

Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26 7-9pm

Location : Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061

Sponsored by Irving Art Association

Cuadro con pinturas acrilicas y adornados con botones, flores
Y variedad de adornos. El tema sera un Pavorreal y …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/cuadros-de-pintura-y-manualidades-miercoles-clases-en-febrero/

Contour Drawing 2 with Frank Stangle: Thursday classes in February

FREE instruction. $10 materials fee. Registration required.

Dates: Thursday evenings, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 – 7 PM-9 PM
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061

IAA Community Fine Art School Classes

Instructor Name: Frank Stangle
Email: Kickrocksstudio@gmail.com
Supply Fee $10: pay at first class

REGISTER (age: 17+ only)

A continuation of …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/contour-drawing-2-with-frank-stangle-thursday-classes-in-february/

Oils 2 with Sarah Murphy: Thursday classes in February

FREE instruction. $10 materials fee. Registration required.

Dates: Thursday evenings, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 – 7 PM-9 PM
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061

Irving Art Association Community Fine Art School Classes

Instructor Name: Sarah Murphy
Email: murphy.sarah430@gmail.com
Supply Fee $10: pay at first class

REGISTER (age: 17+ only)

A …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/oils-2-with-sarah-murphy-thursday-classes-in-february/

2020 IAA Masquerade Awards Competition call for entries – deadline Jan. 22

(The Mask and the Hidden Persona)
26 January 2020 through 28 February 2020

Curators: John Lee Hunter & John P. Irizarry
Judge: TBA
Awards Reception: Sunday, 09 February 2020 – 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Masquerade Party: Friday, 28 February 2020 – 7:00 to 9:00 pm
(Door Prizes/Prize for Best Costume)

SUBMISSION & PAYMENT
REGISTER ONLINE
(by …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/competitions-calls-for-entries/2020-iaa-masquerade-awards-competition-call-for-entries/

Oils & More with Sarah Murphy: Thursday classes in January

FREE instruction. $10 materials fee. Registration required.

Dates: Thursday evenings, Jan. 9, 16, 23 & 30 – 7 PM-9 PM
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061

Irving Art Association Community Fine Art School Classes

Instructor Name: Sarah Murphy
Email: murphy.sarah430@gmail.com
Supply Fee $10: pay at first class

REGISTER (age: 17+ only)

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/oils-more-with-sarah-murphy-thursday-classes-in-january/

Renaissance Fantasy Painting and Mask Making: Art Lollapalooza Friday Classes

Experience Renaissance-style creativity: Draw, design, paint, Renaissance-style fantasy pictures on black canvases and design a complimentary masquerade mask for fun and the IAA Masquerade Ball on February 28.

FREE instruction. $10 materials fee. Registration required.

Dates: FRIDAY evenings, Jan. 10, 17, 24 & 31 – 7 PM-10 PM
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/renaissance-fantasy-painting-and-mask-making-art-lollapalooza-friday-classes/

Clases del Arte en Enero (January classes in Spanish in Irving — bilingual too)

Patrocinado por Asociación de Arte de Irving / sponsored by the Irving Art Association. Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061. irvingart.org

Instruccion gratis. $10.00 Costo de materiales – Pague en la primer clase.
FREE instruction. $10 materials fee – pay at first class.

Naturaleza Muerta / Still Life: Jan. 8 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/clases-del-arte-en-enero-january-classes-in-spanish-in-irving-bilingual-too/

Contour Drawing 1 with Frank Stangle: Thursday classes in January

FREE instruction. $10 materials fee. Registration required.

Dates: Thursday evenings, Jan. 9, 16, 23 & 30 – 7 PM-9 PM
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061

Irving Art Association Community Fine Art School Classes

Instructor Name: Frank Stangle
Email: Kickrocksstudio@gmail.com
Supply Fee $10: pay at first class

REGISTER (age: 17+ only)

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/contour-drawing-discovery-1-with-frank-stangle-thursday-classes-in-january/

Steve Riella: Small to Big & Big to Small

September 29 – October 25, 2019
Photography Exhibition

RECEPTION, October 13, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

West Gallery, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts
1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

For more about the photographer, see his website: http://stephenriella-fineartphotography.com/ and FB page: https://www.facebook.com/riellaphotos/

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/exhibits-events/steve-riella-small-to-big-big-to-small/

Award Winners of the IAA 2019 Animal Awards Competition

For the 18th year, Irving Art Association has hosted a competition on animal art. Formerly a national show, this is the second year we have featured a regional scope, putting the emphasis on DFW area artists.

Any animal species was accepted as subject matter for works, including wildlife and domestic, as well as creatures from …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/exhibits-events/award-winners-of-the-2019-animal-awards-competition/

2019 IAA Members Juried Exhibition – Reception & Awards Sunday, June 9

May 26 – June 28, 2019

You’re invited to the Reception & Awards Ceremony on Sunday, June 9 from 2-4 pm. Refreshments will be served. Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving TX 75062. directions

2019 marks the 64th year of the Irving Art Association and its annual exhibitions. This year 37 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/exhibits-events/2019-iaa-members-juried-exhibition-reception-awards-sunday-june-9/

Donna Chambers: Pastel Workshop June 1st

June 1, 2019

Fee: Morning session only, 2 hours, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm $40
Full day: 4 hours, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm , ½ hour break , 12:30 – 2:30 pm $75

The Irving Art Association at Jaycee Park will host Donna Chambers, pastelist, for a one-day workshop open to all artists who …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/classes-workshops/donna-chambers-pastel-workshop-june-1st/

Jane Kahler oil demo Feb. 3 in Irving

Jane Kahler will demonstrate oil painting on Sunday, February 3 during the monthly membership meeting of the Irving Art Association. Her subject will be painting landscapes.

Doors open at 1pm and the meeting starts at 2pm at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving TX. Guests are welcome.

Jane started her career in …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/meetings-demonstrations/jane-kahler-oil-demo-feb-3-in-irving/

Irving Arts Center Annual Holiday Open House & Free Crafts for Kids

Irving Arts Center Celebrates a Lone Star Christmas

Annual Holiday Open House and Performance Dec. 7

Irving Arts Center shines with the sights and sounds of a Lone Star Christmas. At this annual extravaganza, attendees are treated to stilt walkers, jugglers, Sculpture Garden train rides, cookies, refreshments, FREE holiday crafts for kids, and performances featuring the …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/exhibits-events/irving-arts-center-annual-holiday-open-house-free-crafts-for-kids/

IAA Meeting Nov. 27: Sharon Giles: Marbling on Paper with Inks and Acrylics

Irving Art Association Meeting — visitors are always welcome. Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061.

Tues., Nov. 27 at 7 pm: Sharon Giles art demonstration: Marbling on Paper with Inks and Acrylics

Featured artist Sharon Giles, will demonstrate two simple forms of marbling paper using inks and …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/meetings-demonstrations/iaa-meeting-nov-27-sharon-giles-marbling-on-paper-with-inks-and-acrylics/