September & October Classes & Workshops at the Irving Art Association

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All the educational art programs, including the art workshops, community outreach art programs, Open Art Night programs, and the Spanish art programs have been reorganized into the IAA Community Fine Art School as of January 2019. For announcements concerning current programs, see News – Workshops & Classes. For the schedule, see the Class & Workshop Schedule.

The Irving Art Association is located at Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061. website:

The September classes for Acrylic 1 and Pastel 2 have been filled! The October classes Acrylic 2 and Dot Painting 2 are now open for registration.

Instruction is FREE, but beginning in September, a $10 materials fee is required for registration for a class session (weekly classes for up to a month in length). Age: Minimum of 17.

Acrylic 2
Thurs., Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 (Zahekia)
Dot Painting 2
Thurs., Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 (Susan Murray)

For information and registration links on our free basic art classes, click here.

Explorando Tonos y Valores en un Paisaje (Exploring Tones and Values in a Landscape)
Wed., Sept. 18 and 25 (Leticia Garcia) BILINGUAL!
Cuadro de Pintura y Manualidades
Wed., Sept. 25 (Lupita Padilla)
La tecnica antigua del Papel Mache (Paper Mache Turkey or Bird)
Wed., Oct. 16, 23, 30 (Leticia Garcia) BILINGUAL!
Arte Popular Mexicano (Mexican Folk Art)
Wed., Oct. 16, 23, 30 (Lupita Padilla)

Sept. 6 Puddle Pours & More (acrylic pouring) with Sharon Giles
Sept. 13 Wood Burning Fun with Linda Shotwell
Sept. 20 Encaustic Monotypes and the Hotbox with Junanne Peck
Sept. 27 More Music & Painting with Michele Quarton details TBA

For the schedule and announcements see our Meetup site: RSVP through Meetup (accounts are free) or email the instructor.

Learn from the expertise of local artists sponsored by IAA! Choose from a variety of media & techniques offered. Note that these sessions are not free — fees are set by the instructor. Click on the links below to find more information about the workshop and to register.

Instructor Junanne Peck
September 7

Fine Art Skills Workshop Series: Printmaking
Instructor Junanne Peck
September 14

Geometric Forms
Pouran Lashini
September 14

Drum Fun & Art: Awaken Your Creative Energies
September 21
Tina Alvarez

Suminagashi – Japanese Art of Marbling on Water
Instructor Sharon Giles
September 21

Japanese Boro
Instructor Junanne Peck
October 5

Photography Skills Workshop
Instructor John Hunter
October 12

Painting a “Catrina” / Pintando una “Catrina”
Instructor Lety Garcia
October 12

DFW Copic Club
Instructor Laura Griffin
October 19

Interested in becoming an instructor for an IAA-sponsored class or workshop? We have opportunities for teaching different media and art topics!

1. Teaching basic classes through our IAA Community Art Schools curriculum.
2. Artist workshops, usually on Saturdays. Your choice of topic or media.
3. Free 2-hour workshops on arts and crafts through our Open Art Meetups on Friday evenings.

Contact our Development Chair Michele Quarton at to explore the options.