Oct. 7th Receptions for Lyle Novinski and Playing with Chess Exhibits at the Irving Arts Center

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Lyle Novinski: A Life in Art

September 22November 11

Lyle Novinski, professor emeritus of art at University of Dallas, has lived in Irving for over 50 years, teaching, making art and raising his family. This exhibition, organized by Irving Arts Center, highlights the work produced during his long career as well as his seminal role in developing the art program at UD and his contributions as a designer of liturgical spaces.

Reception and Artist Talk: Oct. 7, 2 – 4 p.m. (Talk begins at 3:30 p.m.).
Free and open to the public.

Playing with Chess

September 8November 25


This playful and whimsical exhibition gives life to the unique collaboration and conflation of art and chess. Featuring the works of an eclectic group of 21 artists, professors and teachers from around the state of Texas, the group show includes works of glass, clay, collage, assemblage, painting and metal.

Reception for the Artists:
Sunday, Oct. 7, 2 – 4 p.m.

Participating artists: Chris Adams, Donna Finch Adams, Future Akins, Steve Black, David Bondt, Arlene Carson, M.C. Farris, Francys Flanagan, Wm. Flint, Dawna Gillespie, Caleb Jack, Norman Kary, Shawn Knuckles, Jayson Luce, Daniel Rodriguez, Bob Rynearson, Marco Sanchez, Jim Shivers, Barb Stewart, Jon Whitfill, and Chase Yarbrough.

Free guided gallery tours are offered at 6:30 p.m.
Thursdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays.

3333 North MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, TX 75062


Gallery Hours:
Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00-5:00 p.m.