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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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Free Basic Classes on Recycled Bottle Flowers (Irving)

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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April 21st Copic Cherry Blossoms Class with Laura Griffin in Irving

Registration is now open for the April 21st Copic Club class (to be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Jaycee Arts Center, 1975 Puritan in Irving, TX). Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

I absolutely love this time of year when the trees begin to burst into flowers and the world turns …

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Hot Wax Cool Art Workshop April 14 with Junanne Peck – update Cancelled

Hot Wax Cool Art

Introduction to Encaustics and Encaustic Monotypes

Saturday April14, 2018 10-4pm with lunch break

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts

1975 Puritan Dr., Irving, TX75061

Fee: $80.00  + $10.00 supply fee

Limited to 6 participants

Call: 214-336-8526 email: junannepeck@mac.com  to register

This introductory workshop in encaustic painting will teach …

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DFW Fiber Fest April 5 – 8

April 5-8, 2018
Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX

Register for Classes

http://dfwfiberfest.org/registration.html

Registration is only required if you want to take a class.  Registration is not required for General Admission attendees.  Just come to the Irving Convention Center any day the Vendor Hall is open — Friday, Saturday and Sunday — and pay …

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Lyle Novinski: Texas and Neighbors Juror Reception & Talk March 31

2018 Texas and Neighbors juror Lyle Novinski will give a talk on the evening of Saturday, March 31st from 7-9 pm at the Irving Arts Center. Lyle selected 75 works of art from 637 images entered into the regional competition. He will discuss about what qualities he looked for when jurying and will comment on those …

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Stamp & Scrapbook Expo – moved to Irving March 23 & 24

WHEN:
FRIDAY March 23 & SATURDAY March 23 2018

WHERE:

Irving Convention Center
500 West Las Colinas Boulevard
Irving, TX 75039
Event In: Halls 1-2

TIME:
Friday Early Bird: 9am – 6pm
Friday General: 10am – 6pm
Saturday: 9am – 5pm

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IAA’s Art in the Park brings plein air paint-outs to Irving

Looking for fresh inspiration for your art? Join our informal painting and sketching sessions held once a month in Irving. Follow in the footsteps of the French impressionists!

Locations and dates: (All outings are weather permitting )

Saturdays 10am-2pm

  • March 31, Heritage Park, 217 S. Main St. Irving, old train park, downtown …

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Dwelling: Paintings by Peter Ligon + Layla Luna opens March 23 at UD’s Haggerty Gallery

Our next exhibition Dwelling: Paintings by Peter Ligon + Layla Luna opens Friday, March 23rd at 5:30 p.m. and will include artist talks on the night.

Peter Ligon and Layla Luna share a common ground by articulating and exploring the architecture of dwelling spaces in their paintings. The results are quite different and yet each …

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2018 Texas and Neighbors Preview Gallery

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

This year the Texas & Neighbors competition received a record 637 entries from 246 artists residing in the five states of the regional show. Juror Lyle Novinski selected 75 paintings from this huge pool of work.

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IAA Meeting March 27: Junanne Peck on Encaustics

The March Irving Art Association Members Meeting will be held on the 4th Tuesday evening, March 27 at 7 pm.

It will feature artist Junanne Peck, who will give a demonstration of encaustics, the ancient art of painting with wax and resin.

Her demo will feature basic core information, including the history of encaustic, …

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IAA Members & Friends and Jody Martin – Receptions March 11

RECEPTIONS, SUNDAY, MARCH 11 2-4pm Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving TX 75062 Sponsored by the Irving Art Association http://irvingart.org MEMBERS & FRIENDS EXHIBIT February 25 – March 30, 2018
East Gallery 20 artists submitted over 45 (counting rocks) pieces of artwork: Alvi Dalal, Steve Danner, Patsi Davila, Ankita Dwivedi, …

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Tina Bohlman Design & Composition Workshop April 5 – 7

TINA BOHLMAN

3-day “Design & Composition” Workshop

Thursday, April 5 – Saturday, April 7, 2018

$225 for 3 days – $75 deposit required (nonrefundable) Pay by check or PayPal.

REGISTER NOW

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

Sponsored by the Irving Art Association. Workshop chair: Jane Kahler janekahlerart@gmail.com

Students should …

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Indian Folk Art Traveling Exhibit at the Irving Arts Center

Art from the Irving Art Association‘s 2018 Indian Folk Art exhibit traveled to the Irving Arts Center for display from March 3 – April 29, 2018 in the front foyer/administrative halls. The Irving Arts Center is located at 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX 75062.

Curator/juror was Deepa Koshaley, artist and landscape …

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Haggerty’s Open Call for Art by Graduate Students – deadline March 21

Open Call, Apply Now!
We are delighted to announce the return of our summer graduate show Onward Forward with Holly Johnson, of Holly Johnson Gallery, as this year’s juror. This exhibition will showcase work by graduate students currently enrolled in an MA or MFA degree in Dallas, Denton, and Fort Worth. The exhibition is a great …

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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. …

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Eco-Printing with Texas Plants Workshop March 10 with Junanne Peck

Using Texas Plants/leaves/flowers!

March 10, 2018 10am – 4pm
Fee: $75.00 All supplies included

To Register call:
Junanne Peck 214-336-8526
or email junannepeck@mac.com

Bring enough leaves/flowers/plant parts to share with the group
and something to make notes on

Workshop location:

Irving Arts Association
2000 W Airport Fwy
Irving …

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IAA Members & Friends Exhibit – Reception March 11

MEMBERS & FRIENDS EXHIBIT February 25 – March 30, 2018 RECEPTION, SUNDAY, MARCH 11 2-4pm   You are invited to the reception at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts on Sunday, March 11 from 2-4pm. Address: 1975 Puritan, Irving 75061. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association. Thanks to all of the IAA members …

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Jody Martin Solo Exhibit explores the dreams of small town Texas

Jody Martin Solo Exhibit:
WRAPPED IN DREAMS;

EXPLORING THE DREAMS OF SMALL TOWN TEXAS
March 6 – 31, 2018

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

RECEPTION Sunday, March 11, 2-4pm

As I travel the highways and back roads of my …

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Spring Free Basic Classes on Watercolor and Candle Making (Irving TX)

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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Winners of the IAA Indian Folk Art Juried Exhibition

This is the first year that Irving Art Association has sponsored a juried Indian Folk Art exhibition. Last year we held our first exhibition devoted to Indian Folk Art, but it was nonjuried. It was such a success that we decided to hold a juried version. This year 31 artists from the North Texas …

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IAA Meeting Feb. 18 – Katrina Doran on Mosaics

 

 

The February 18th Irving Art Association Members Meeting will be held on a Sunday at 2pm this month, It will feature artist Katrina Doran, who will give a talk about mosaics from classical to contemporary and demonstrate tools and cutting. Special after demo workshop: For a hands-on project, we’ll make tiles in …

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Michael Holter Watercolor Workshop: Bringing Life to Your Landscape – Feb. 20 – 22, 2018

Dates: February 20 – 22, 2018 

Cost: $290    Deposit: $100   REGISTER NOW

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

Sponsored by the Irving Art Association. Contact IAA Workshop Chair Jane Kahler at janekahlerart@gmail.com.

This 3-day workshop will focus on the use of watercolor to paint exciting …

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Indian Folk Art Exhibition in Irving – Reception & Awards Feb. 11

Indian Folk Art exhibition, a celebration of Indian culture and heritage.
January 28 – February 23, 2018

Reception & Awards

Sunday, February 11th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving TX 75061

The Exhibition returns for a second year! 33 artists from the North Texas area …

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Rachel Meginnes + Kelly O’Briant: What Remains opens Feb. 1 at Haggerty Gallery in Irving

New Exhibition | Rachel Meginnes + Kelly O’Briant: What Remains

Please join us for the opening reception of What Remains on Thursday, February 1, 5:30-8 p.m.

  • Artist talk | 5:30 to 6 p.m., Art History Auditorium
  • Reception | 6 to 8:00 p.m., Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery

What Remains speaks to both visual …

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This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement opens Jan. 14 at the Irving Arts Center

Exhibition Opening Sunday, January 14, 2018

Lecture by Leslie Kelen, Director of the Center for Documentary Expression and Art

Sunday, Jan. 14 @ 1:30 PM

To mark the opening of This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement Mr. Kelen will give a lecture “Rediscovering the Civil Rights Movement”  about the Southern Freedom Movement and the …

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Indian Folk Art Exhibit call for entries – deadline Jan. 19

Indian Folk Art exhibition, a celebration of Indian culture and heritage.

The Exhibition returns for a second year and goes national!
Indian Folk Art
January 28 – February 23, 2018
Entry Deadline: January 19, 2018 (extended)
Reception
Sunday, February 11th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Jaycee Park Center for the …

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Free Basic Classes in Gelli Printing (Acrylic Printmaking) in Irving

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.

We have a few spots …

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J.C. Phrey Mixed Media Demonstration Jan. 23 in Irving

The January 23rd Irving Art Association Members Meeting will feature artist J.C. Phrey,  who will demonstrate how to do a mixed media painting.

The example he’ll be working on will include aerosol, India Ink, Modeling Paste and Acrylic. He’ll be discussing texture and application of mixed media to desired effects as well as basic information …

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Ruben Contreras Exhibit in Irving

Irving Art Assoication member artist Ruben Contreras exhibits his acrylic works and drawings this month in the West Gallery at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts in Irving. Directions

He is known for his powerfully drawn and colorful portraits, animal studies and landscapes. His work will be on view January 7 through …

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Sharon Serrago: Italy and Beyond Exhibit – reception Jan. 21

Irving Art Association Member artist Sharon Serrago starts off our new year with a beautiful exhibit entitled “Sharon Serrago: Italy and Beyond” in the East Gallery at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts. Directions.

Her work will be on view January 7 through January 26. The Reception will be Sunday, Jan. 21 from …

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Free Basic Classes in Fiber Arts, Gelli Printing and Oil & Acrylic Painting

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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