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Enter the 2018 IAA Photography Awards Competition – deadline Oct. 24

IRVING ART ASSOCIATION
DALLAS/FORT WORTH
PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS COMPETITION
(Previously IAA D/FW Juried Photography Competition)

Open to all D/FW and surrounding area residents.

Exhibit Curator: Terry Cockerham

For complete entry RULES, see the prospectus: 2018_IAA_PHOTO_AWARDS_COMP_PROSPECTUS

REQUIREMENTS in brief:

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Justin Burns: Golden Art Demo Oct. 23 for Irving Art Association

Tuesday, October 23rd from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m is the monthly Members’ meeting of the Irving Art Association. Our guest artist will be JUSTIN BURNS, a Golden Paints Working Artist.

Justin will present a GOLDEN Acrylics lecture and demonstration, a fun informative, educational and fast-paced introduction to all the products GOLDEN has to offer. …

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Open Studio Night, Best in Show, and Shape-shifter at the University of Dallas

Open Studio Night | The Haggerty Art Village is open for visitors
Meet artists in their studios, enter multiple draw raffle prizes, & see exhibitions!

Meet the next generation of Dallas/Fort Worth artists at the University of Dallas Haggerty Art Village Open Studio Night tomorrow Friday, Oct. 12., 2018 This annual event features graduate …

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Oshibana Art Classes and Workshops

I teach Oshibana art in my studio every weekend from 10 am to 6 pm. Adults and children, beginners and advanced – my students choose what to make – from greeting cards to abstract compositions. Also, mixed media projects on paper with background in watercolor, acrylic or pastels. For the advanced and the ambitious …

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Create a Caricature with Alicia – FREE Oct. 12

Friday, Oct. 12 7-9pm (doors open at 6:30pm)

Draw a self-portrait or a friend as the “Best Version” or greatest potential. You can feature jobs, hobbies, and/or fantasies. Let’s have fun! You can frame your art and hang it to enjoy with family, friends or co-workers.

This workshop is FREE ($10 donation to Irving Art …

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IAA’s Fall Festival of Art on Oct. 14!

Irving Art Association is celebrating the Fall season with a festival and an art exhibit! It’s still hot in Texas, but it’s time to start thinking about the changes coming with the turn of the season: Leaves turning color…cold fronts blowing in…shorter days and longer nights…harvest time…back to school…and family holidays like Halloween and …

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ACRYLIC NIGHT – Let’s paint or pour on pumpkins! Oct. 5

Get ready for the fall season, Halloween and Thanksgiving, by decorating some of these iconic gourds. Doors open at 6:30 pm – free session is 7-9pm at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. in Irving. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

RSVP to info@irvingart.org or on our Meetup site (accounts …

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Papier-mâché Workshop with Leticia Garcia – will be rescheduled

Leticia Garcia – Papier-mâché Workshop

Leticia Garcia is an Irving artist who creates delightful works using the ancient art of Papier-mâché. She will be sharing her modern methods of constructing figures and objects with paper and paste.

A workshop in two sessions:

Dates: TBA

Time: 10am- 4pm

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 …

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Pooran Lashini workshop: Geometric Patterns in Middle Eastern Art & Culture Sept. 22 & 23

 

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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 …

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Ceramic Art Jewelry Class with Pavlina Panova

My Ceramic Art Jewelry Class at North Lake College is open for registration. Only $63 for 7 weeks and more than 21 hours making beautiful jewelry with fine porcelain clay. We master different surface decorating techniques and finish the process with high quality low and high fire glazes.
The holiday season is coming …

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Sept. 25 Irving Art Association meeting: FACE OFF! John Irizarry vs John Hunter

Tuesday, September 25th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m is the monthly Members’ meeting of the Irving Art Association. This is the first meeting of the new season, and we’ll announce new opportunities for our artists!

For more about IAA, see the website IrvingArt.org or email us at info@irvingart.org. Location: Jaycee Park Center for the …

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Shape-shifter: Drawing from Observation opening Sept. 28 in Irving

September 28 to November 4, 2018

Opening Reception: Friday, September 28, Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery & Thompson Loggia

Reception | 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with remarks by artists & curator at 6:30 p.m.

The exhibition “Shape-shifter: Drawing from Observation” features four artists who turn the common notion of observational drawing as “drawing what you …

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Award Winners of the 2018 Irving Art Association Animal Art Awards Exhibit

For the 17th year, IAA has hosted  a competition featuring animal art. Formerly a national show, this year we returned to a regional scope, putting the emphasis on DFW area artists.

Any animal species was accepted as subject matter for works, both wildlife and domestic, including pets. This year creatures from fantasy, mythology and Cryptozoology …

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Laura Griffin’s 100th Copic class on Sept. 15 Flamingo card — plus a Beginner Copic Class

Registration is now open for my September 15th Copic Club class (to be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts in Irving, TX). Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than 7 years since I taught my first Copic class.  …

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Memories in the Making: Reception Sept. 6 at the Irving Arts Center

Memories in the Making  

Art Exhibition & Reception
September 6, 2018 

4 PM – 6 PM
Irving Arts Center  (Suite 200)

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A reception will be held in conjunction with the Memories in the Making® exhibition on September 6 from 4-6 p.m. in Suite 200.

Exhibition: Aug 25-Sept 30
Artwork by …

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IAA Community Fall Festival of Art call for art

It’s still hot in Texas, but it’s time to start thinking about the changes coming with the turn of the season: Leaves turning color…cold fronts blowing in…shorter days and longer nights…harvest time… back to school…and family holidays like Halloween and Thanksgiving. On Sunday, October 14, from 1-4 pm we’ll celebrate the Fall Festival of …

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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 – 12 NOON (instead of midnight). ***UPDATE***

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

New format for the IAA Annual Animal Art Exhibit

Formerly 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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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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