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Urban Artist Market Relocates to Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas for July 17 & 18 Show

The Fourth Urban Artist Market will be held on July 17-18 at the Irving Convention Center in Las Colinas. The Urban Artist Market features the work of more than 75 regional artisans from a variety of disciplines in an indoor environment.

“Local art is a vital contributor to the growth of a community and its …

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Irving Arts Center: Galleries Re-Opening Update – Delayed

UPDATE

In the interest of safety for visitors and staff, the decision has been made to delay the opening of Irving Arts Center’s galleries, which had previously been scheduled to open to the public July 1.

While a revised opening date has not been set, Irving Arts Center will continue to offer virtual …

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Pinturas Manualidad Julio 8 & 22

Clases de arte en Espanol – Lupita Padilla

Wed., July 8 & 22 | El Miércoles, Julio 8 & 22
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Irving Art Association

Pintura Decorada con botones y pintura tematica del dia y la noche con pintura acrilica.
Painting Decorated with buttons and theme painting of …

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Irving Art Association 2020 Members Awards Online Show entry deadline June 30 – Free

FREE to enter. $300 IN AWARDS! ENTER ONLINE

The tradition of having an annual members awards show goes back 65 years to the founding of the association. To continue it during this time of quarantine, we are hosting the show online as a virtual gallery. (We do plan to open our gallery again in September.)

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2020 University of Dallas Art Graduates and Virtual Art Showcase

Dear Friends of the Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery,

I hope you will join me in congratulating this years’ graduating art students!

Three cheers for Veronica Barrera, Jamie Gardner, Michelle Gonzales, Stephanie Janysek, Richie Peña, Lucy Starhia, Agnieszka Rostkowski, and Emily Wingert!

I would like to invite you to view this virtual art showcase of their great …

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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 …

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ZOOM into Summer with Virtual Art Camps at Irving Arts Center

Art Adventures Summer Camps

Kids ages 4-16 zoom into summer with real time on-line art classes starting as low as $35.  Supplies not included; camp supply kits available for purchase.

Time Travels Through Art 2020 Virtual Summer Camps: June 8 – July 24

This summer campers will experience “most excellent “ time travel adventures …

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Thank You! Call for Art for Baylor Scott & White Nurses

Call for Art

Calling all IAA members and local artists! Irving Art Association has been asked to collect art to thank our Baylor Scott & White nurses for all their service in the current epidemic. Let’s send our appreciation to those who serve in the front line and risk their lives.

Create a small work …

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UD’s Haggerty Gallery update

Gallery Updates regarding COVID-19: Open by appointment + online

Dear friends of the Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery,   We hope that this message finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy. Like many galleries around the country, and in accord with the response by the University of Dallas to the concerns of COVID-19, the Beatrice M. …

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Irving Arts Center COVID-19 Facility Closure Update

3/16/20   COVID-19 Facility Updates As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop we want to update you on the current status of our facilities.

Update 3/16/20 The CDC has updated their guidance on mass gatherings. In keeping with the CDC’s most recent guidance of 3/15/20 that in-person events consisting of 50 people or more …

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Receptions March 15 for Mirror in Mirror: Persian Art & Alfredo Santesteban Exhibits

Exhibit dates: March 1st to March 27, 2020
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association
Reception and award ceremony on Sunday 15 March, 2-4pm

Mirror in Mirror: Persian Art Exhibit

It is a great honor for our community of artists to showcase artwork reflecting the open theme of Iranian …

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Colored Pencil with Rani Verma: Friday classes in April

FREE instruction. $10 materials fee. Registration required.

Dates: Friday evenings, Fri., Apr. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2020 – 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: Rani Verma
Email: ranverma49@gmail.com
Supply Fee $10: pay at first class

REGISTER (age: 17+ only) …

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COPIC Classes March 21 with Laura Griffin

Registration is officially open for two IAA Copic classes on Saturday, March 21st at the Jaycee Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, in Irving.

Copic Club will be held in the morning from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., and a beginner Copic 101 class will be held in the afternoon from 1 – 3:30 p.m.   

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Drawing the Live Model with Susan Murray: Thursday Classes in April

A figure drawing class — learn to draw the live, clothed, model every Thursday night in April 7-9pm. Doors open at 6:30.

Drawing supplies will be provided, but if you have favorite drawing tools, bring them. A $10 materials fee will be collected at the first class.

Dates: Thursday evenings, Thurs., April 2, 9, 16, …

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Figurative 2020: Solo Exhibition by Allison Gillies

Figurative 202: Solo Exhibition

Drawings, paintings, mixed media works by Allison Gillies– Professor of Art at North Lake College.

Reception: Tuesday, March 10th from 4:30pm – 6:00pm at the Art Gallery at North Lake College. Exhibition runs through April 8, 2020.

FREE parking and free to the public. Gallery is located in the P …

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A LITTLE DRAMA! call for art

A LITTLE DRAMA!
This is an ongoing group exhibit featuring a variety of 2D media from contemporary artists in the DFW area.

WHEN:
MARCH 1 – JUNE 26, 2020

WHERE:
MainStage 222
222 E. Irving Blvd
Irving, Texas 75061

While this exhibit is already under way we are looking for an additional 10-20 pieces …

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Tapestry Weaving with Mechele Larson: Thursday classes in April

FREE instruction. $10 materials fee. Registration required.

Dates: Thursday evenings, April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2020 – 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: Mechele Larsen
Email: malpr31@gmail.com
Supply Fee $10: pay at first class

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Ojo De Dios Huichol/ God’s Eye Huichol March 21

Workshop by Leticia Garcia
Saturday, March 21 from 10am – 1pm.
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75062

Ojo De Dios Huichol. Objeto spiritual y votivo que se hace tejiendo un diseno de hilo sobre una Cruz de madera. Semejante a un Mandala. Cultura Mexicana. Costo $ 20.00 – Materiales incluidos.

God’s …

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Mirror in Mirror: Persian Art Exhibit

The 5th Annual Iranian Artists Exhibition 
Mirror on Mirror

Exhibit dates March 1st to March 27, 2020

and award ceremony on Sunday 15 March, 2-4pm. It is a great honor for our community of artists to showcase artwork reflecting the open theme of Iranian artists for a Cultural Exhibit (not a Juried Art Show). …

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Color Mixing Plus workshop March 7 with Ruben Contreras

“Color Mixing Plus Workshop”
Saturday, March 7, 2020 10am – 2pm
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts
1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

TO REGISTER contact Ruben Contreras at contreras11121@att.net

Price $40 – payable to instructor at workshop

We will be mixing all of the colors around you with a limited …

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2020 Texas & Neighbors call deadline March 1st – $9,000 in Awards

The annual Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition is back for its 35th year! This five-state competition is highly respected and very competitive. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association and the Irving Arts Center.

NEW for 2020! In addition to our regular categories (oils, acrylic, water media, mixed media, and drawing), we now include …

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Gelli Printing with Sharon Giles: Free Classes in March

FREE instruction. $10 materials fee. Registration required.

Dates: Thursday evenings, March 5, 12, 19 & 26 – 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: Sharon Giles
Email: sharongiles@gmail.com
Supply Fee $10: pay at first class

REGISTER (age: 17+ only)

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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, …

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Pinturas Manualidad – Clases de miércoles en marzo – Lupita Padilla

Clases de arte en Espanol – Lupita Padilla

Wed., March 4, 11, 18 & 25 / El Miércoles, Marzo 11, 18 & 25 7-9 pm
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061

Pintura Decorada con botones y pintura tematica del dia y la noche con pintura acrilica. Instructora de arte …

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Pieced + Painted: Galen Cheney + Andrea Myers at the Haggerty Gallery

Andrea Myers

The University of Dallas Beatrice M Haggerty Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Pieced and Painted, an exhibition of recent paintings by artist Galen Cheney of Massachusetts and textile wall works by artist Andrea Myers of Ohio. 

Opening Reception March 9, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Both artists will give a talk …

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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 …

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Irving Art Association Masquerade Ball on March 28 – update – cancelled

Update: cancelled to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Come and enjoy the merriment of the Irving Art Association Masquerade Ball!

Wear your fanciful mask, enjoy wine and music in the beautiful mid-century modern architectural home of Nancy Buschel & Tom Zielinski.

DOOR PRIZES / PRIZE FOR BEST COSTUME

View the beautiful art in our silent …

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India a la Art: Artist Reception Feb. 29 in Irving

Artist Reception on Saturday, Feb. 29 at 3 p.m.
Free and open to the public

New Irving Archives & Museum Exhibition Highlights Indian Contributions to America; India a la Art: A Culture Collective

On Feb. 16, a new traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian opens at the Irving Archives and Museum (IAM), 801 W. Irving …

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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 …

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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 …

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“Alebrije” Paper Mache free March classes with Leticia Garcia

FREE instruction. $10 materials fee payable at first class.

Dates: Wed., March 4, 11, 18 & 25 – 7 PM-9 PM / El Miércoles, Marzo 11, 18 & 25
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Note: instruction will be bilingual.

Irving Art Association Community Fine Art School Classes

Instructor Name: Lety Garcia
Email: Letysart2013@yahoo.com

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Paintings and Assemblages on pre-existing Surfaces Workshop April 18

Saturday, April 18th 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
@ Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061 – sponsored by the Irving Art Association
Instructor Junanne Peck

Reduce – to use less
Reuse – to put again into service without changing
Recycle – to put into service with changing

The goal of this …

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Indian American art exhibits open Feb. 16 in Irving

New Irving Archives & Museum Exhibition Highlights Indian Contributions to America; India a la Art: A Culture Collective

On Feb. 16, a new traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian opens at the Irving Archives and Museum (IAM), 801 W. Irving Blvd., that explores the Indian American experience and the community’s political, professional and cultural contributions to …

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AIRBRUSH 101 Workshop April 4 with Justin Burns

Saturday, April 4th 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

REGISTER $75 through Eventbrite

Airbrush 101 goes over all the basic things you need to know to get started in airbrushing where equipment & paint will be provided.

About this Event …

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Watercolor Tips & Techniques Feb. 22 with Sarah Murphy

Cancelled

Basic introduction to Water Colors. Learn the tips and techniques with Sarah Murphy. Registration Required
Fee: $65.00
Saturday, 22 February 10 AM -2 PM

REGISTER: $65 Payment through PayPal

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association
Age: Adults 17 and over
Maximum students 10.
Students will be emailed …

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