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2018 IAA Animal Art Awards Competition entry deadline August 25

2018 IAA ANIMAL ART AWARDS COMPETITION
(previously IAA National Juried Animal Art Competition)

August 26 – September 28, 2018

Entry Deadline August 25

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving TX 75062

New format for the IAA Annual Animal Art Exhibit

Formerly a national show, this year we are returning to a …

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The Space Between reception August 24 at Haggerty Gallery

The Space Between

Show Dates: August 25 to September, 2018

 

Opening Reception: Friday, August 24, Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery & Thompson Loggia

Curator remarks | 5:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Reception | 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

 

The Space Between features handmade artist books and printed works that converge around the idea of …

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Fall Free Basic Classes on Drawing, Acrylic and Watercolor

The Irving Art Association
offers free basic art classes for adults to get you started in art or in a new medium.

The Free Basics Classes follow a progressive sequence where you will learn basic skills via instructor demo/lecture — exercise —-practice. The series is designed for beginners to a particular art medium. Expect traditional as well …

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Pooran Lashini workshop: Geometric Patterns in Middle Eastern Art & Culture rescheduled

Patterns in Middle Eastern Art & Culture

Workshop by Pooran Lashini

Saturday, September 22nd & Sunday, September 23rd, 2018  9:30 am – 4:00 pm

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

Cost: $60 for two days – handouts included. Both days …

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Artist Studio Space Available

I have a 1500 sq/ft studio space in Irving, Texas and I am looking for a studio mate  Rent would be $250 per month and gives 24/7 access to the studio. I am a sculptor  and use of all my tools and equipment come as part of the deal. I will send photos if interested.

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Paint Party with Navneeta Khemka August 17

IAA is hosting a Paint Party with Navneeta Khemka, in the East Gallery/ Paint, sip and Party at Irving Art Association on Friday, August 17th 2018 from 7-9pm. It will be a fun party environment. All supplies will be provided. Just bring in what you would want to sip or munch on. No alcohol …

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Steve Miller: A Journey in Oils & Pastels

Exhibit: JULY 29 – AUGUST 24, 2018

Reception Sunday, August 12 2-4pm MEET THE ARTIST

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

Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

Flyer: SMiller-Journey-Flyer-8×11

This exhibition is a record of a “Journey”. The artwork tells many stories as it expresses the beauty of an …

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Heritage Senior Arts Festival – Reception August 9

Heritge Senior Center in Irving will host its first Senior Arts Festival in August and it includes an art exhibit by senior citizen artists. Irving Art Association has joined with Irving’s Heritage Senior Center to provide exhibit opportunities for its senior members 50+. Artists participating include Tina Alvarez, Leticia Garcia, Sharon Giles, Rachel Gregory, …

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Aug 18 Copic class with Laura Griffin – Christmas projects!

Registration is open for the August 18th Copic Club class (to be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Jaycee Arts Center in Irving, TX). 

During last month’s class – we talked about doing either a pop-up card or a Christmas project.  I decided to give you both!

Our first project will be this elegant poinsettia and holly …

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Collaging in Your Art Journal or on Canvas July 27

Sharon Giles will lead the July 27 Open Art Night workshop sponsored by Irving Art Association.

This workshop is FREE but supplies are required! RSVP to sharongiles@gmail.com or on the Meetup site. (Meetup is free to join.)

Friday, July 27. 7-9 pm at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving …

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18th Annual Art Connection Members Exhibition – Reception & Awards July 22

Two and three dimensional art works by artists of all ages are on view as part of the Art Connection visual arts membership program. All current Art Connection members who wish to participate are eligible.  Prizes are presented in three categories: Youth, Non-Professional and Professional with an overall “Best of Show” prize also awarded.

Thematic …

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18th Annual Art Connection Members Exhibition call for artists – deadline July 13 & 14

This annual, non-juried exhibition is open to all current Art Connection members who wish to participate. (New members may join at time of entry.)  The entry fee is $5 per work, and artists may submit up to two pieces. Eligible entries will be judged for cash awards in three categories: Youth, Non-Professional and Professional. …

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2018 Tuesday Painters Exhibit and Miniatures Art Show – Reception July 8

TUESDAY PAINTERS EXHIBIT

July 1- 27, 2018
Reception: Sunday, July 8 2-4pm
FREE & open to the public

East Gallery, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving TX 75061

The annual exhibit by the Tuesday Painters group, composed of artists that meet every Tuesday from 10:30 am — 3:00 …

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July 21 Copic Marigold Girl class

Registration is open for the July 21st Copic Club class (to be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts in Irving, TX). 

Remember the Polkadoodles Tulip Girl project we did a couple of months ago?  Many of you wanted a chance to color the Marigold girl too.  You’re in …

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Irving Senior Arts Festival call for art – deadline July 24

Irving Art Assocation is partnering with Irving’s Heritage Senior Center to provide exhibit opportunites for its senior members and area artists. This is a free opportunity for for seniors 50+.

Heritge will host its first Senior Arts Festival in August and they will exhibit art by senior citizen artists all month. A reception will …

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Paint Party! TREE OF LIFE with Navneeta on June 29th CANCELLED

IAA is hosting a Paint Party with Navneeta Khemka, in the East Gallery on Friday, June 29th 2018 Paint, sip and Party at Irving Art Association on Friday, June 29th 2018 from 7-9pm. It will be a fun party environment. All supplies will be provided. Just bring in what you would want to sip …

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Chinese Garden Party Exhibition at the Irving Arts Center – reception June 24

Chinese Garden Party: Annual exhibition of Chinese brush paintings and Ikebana June 16 – July 8, 2018
Irving Arts Center
Main Gallery, 3333 North MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, TX 75062 United States + Google Map

Annual exhibition of Chinese brush paintings and Ikebana, the Japanese art of floral arrangement, is presented by …

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Award Winners of the 2018 63rd IAA Members Juried Exhibition

Irving Art Association presents the award winners at the 63rd Annual 2017 Members Juried Art Exhibition.

83 works of art are on display at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts through June 23 with 31 artists participating. Awards were announced at the reception on June 10th. Juror was Pete Fernandez.

Reception photos will be posted soon on …

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Route 66 Photography at the Irving Arts Center

The Mother Road Revisited: Route 66 Then and Now June 2 – September 2 Carpenter Lobby, 3333 North MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, TX 75062

The exhibition aims to explore the idea of travel and American culture through interactive photography. vernacular photographs taken in the 1950s and 60s are featured and paired with contemporary photographs …

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2018 Irving Art Association Members Juried Exhibition – Reception & Awards Sun., June 10

May 27 – June 29, 2018

You’re invited to the Reception & Awards Ceremony on Sunday, June 10 from 2-4 pm. Refreshments will be served. Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving TX 75062. directions

2018 marks the 63rd year of the Irving Art Association and its annual exhibitions. This year …

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Pouring Madness: The Acrylic Art of Sharon Giles and Linda Wood Shotwell

Irving Art Association is proud to sponsor the exhibit of two members, Sharon Giles and Linda Wood Shotwell, at the West Irving Library May 27 – July 1, 2018.

Sharon and Linda are exhibiting the results of their interest in acrylic pouring (also called fluid painting.) Acrylic pouring is a fascinating process developed recently that …

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1st Friday Acrylic Nights in Irving – FREE!

At Irving Art Association, we’re dedicating this night to acrylic paint. You can paint with it, do printmaking or gelli printing, pour it, create art journal pages etc. Your choice.

If you’re a newbie in a certain technique, email us at info@irvingart.org about the type of assistance you’d like. We’ll do our best to …

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Plant & Sip at Persona Pizzeria Irving May 31

5/31/18 @ 7:30pm

Fun, Food and Friends! Join us for a different kind of ‘night out”.  Bring your creativity, friends and love of food to Plant and Sip where a plant professional/party host guides you as you create your very own terrarium.

Persona Pizzeria’s pies are all of the 12-inch variety. If you recall …

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Winners of the 2018 Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition

May 12 – June 9, 2018

The Reception & Awards Ceremony for the 33rd Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition was held on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the Irving Arts Center. Best of Show was awarded to artist Amy Werntz for her oil “Ella”. The IAC Award of Excellence went to Ken MacFarlane for “More BS!”, a …

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2018 Texas & Neighbors Reception & Awards on May 20th

33rd Annual Texas & Neighbors Regional Exhibition
May 12 – June 9, 2018
Irving Arts Center

You’re invited to the Reception & Awards Ceremony held May 20th from 2-5 pm in the Main Gallery of the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX 75062.

Juror Lyle Novinksi and TxN Chair Linda Wood Shotwell will …

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Francys Flanagan Oil Workshops June 2 & 9 in Irving

FRANCYS FLANAGAN

STILL LIFE & PORTRAIT OIL WORKSHOPS

Saturday, June 2 & 9, 2018

$75/day or $150 for both days
(20% discount for IAA members – $60/day or $120 for both days)
Note: $25/day is the nonrefundable deposit portion

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving TX. Sponsored by the …

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IAA Meeting May 22: Navneeta Khemka on Tanjore Art- Gold Foil & semi-precious stones

The May IAA Members Meeting will be held on the 4th Tuesday evening, May 22 at 7pm.

It will feature artist Navneeta Khemka, who will give a demonstration of Tanjore Art, an ancient Indian (South Asian) art which goes as back as the 1600 AD. These paintings are characterized by rich, flat and vivid colors, simple …

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Kids Art Exhibits & Workshops at the Irving Arts Center

Please join us for the Opening Reception of
BRAVEART
May 12 from 2-4PM
Featuring works from Cistercian Preparatory Students 2nd Sunday Family Funday: Masterpieces with Mom! May 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Suite 200, 3333 North MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, TX 75062 United States + Google Map

Irving Arts …

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Reception for Onward Forward & UD Senior Art on Fri., May 4

you are warmly invited…

Please join us for an evening of art around campus this Friday, May 4, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m

The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is proud to present Onward Forward 2018, a juried student show of local MA & MFA graduate students. This year’s juror Holly Johnson, of Holly Johnson …

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Receptions for Navneeta Khemka and John Lee Hunter Exhibits May 6

Sunday, May 6th 1-pm

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

Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

 

 

Navneeta Khemka Solo Exhibit:
SOUND OF MUSIC
ORIGINAL INDIAN CONTEMPORARY ART
Apr 29- May 25, 2018

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, East Gallery,

RECEPTION Sunday, …

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Navneeta Khemka Exhibit: Sound of Music…Original Indian Contemporary Art

Navneeta Khemka Solo Exhibit:
SOUND OF MUSIC
ORIGINAL INDIAN CONTEMPORARY ART
Apr 29- May 25, 2018


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

RECEPTION Sunday, May 6, 1-4 pm

An artist has the ability to create & contribute unique …

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John Lee Hunter Solo Exhibit: A LIFE IN ART…SO FAR

A LIFE IN ART… SO FAR
John Lee Hunter Solo Exhibit
29 April to 25 May 2018
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

Art has never been a choice for me. As most children will do, I drew …

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April 18th Receptions for “Results: Works from the UD Iron Pour” and “Interstices: Kelly O’Briant”

Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery at the University of Dallas: Please join us for 2 receptions in 1 night – April 18, 2018 5-7pm. For more information on all these events, email gallery@udallas.edu or call Christina Hayes Haley, the Gallery Manager at 972-721-5087.

Note: There is a lot of construction happening around us, so …

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Teta Smith demo on Abstraction April 17 in Irving

The April Irving Art Association Members Meeting will be held on the 3rd Tuesday evening, April 17 at 7pm. (The  gallery is closed on the 4th Tuesday for city maintenance this month.)

It will feature artist Teta Smith, who will give a demonstration on creating abstract paintings. In her words: “Have you ever wanted …

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2018 Celebrating Irving: A View from My Window – Reception & Geocaching Kickoff April 15

In conjunction with the Irving Heritage Society‘s Celebrating Irving event, Irving Art Association 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 encouraged the community to create artwork depicting scenes or activities from this region …

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