2021 Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibit now open in Irving – plus awards announced!

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The Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition is an annual collaboration between the Irving Art Association and the Irving Arts Center. This exhibition we are celebrating its 36th year. Artists from Texas and neighboring states (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma) were invited to compete.74 works were selected by Juror Andrea Karnes from 771 submitted.

The exhibition is on view May 15 – July 10, 2021 (extended from June 12) at the Main Gallery of the Irving Arts Center. A 360-degree online tour will be available soon after the exhibit opening on the website http://irvingartscenter.com. Or you can view the art in person. Free reservations, with social distancing and wearing masks observed. Irving Arts Center is located at 3333 N. MacArthur in Irving. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday: noon to 5 PM.
The Juror is Andrea Karnes, Senior Curator at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. She has awarded $10,000 in prizes to 24 artists (click here to view the winners!). To see (For a video of the juror’s remarks, click here.)
View the 2021 Awards Winners

Signature Artists

The Irving Art Association proudly recognizes the artists who have exhibited in this show more than 5 times.

Congratulations to our new Signature Artist for 2021: Barbara Mason

These Signature Artists were also chosen for the Show:
Nel Dorn Byrd (22 shows), Patsy Lindamood (8 shows), Joanna Littlefield (6 shows), and Steve Miller (10 shows).

TxN Signature Artists List (109)
PAST SHOWS 2020 Texas & Neighbors Exhibition (Virtual Galleries) (last year’s exhibit was virtual only)
For awards and catalogs from past years click here