August 2016: IAA in brief / coming up

IN MEMORIAM

Barbara Fryrear passed away yesterday June 29.  Barbara was an artist and one of the founding members of the Irving Art Association along with Pete Fernandez, Dot Blalock, Marilyn Chandler and others.  It is because of these ladies, the Jaycees and others that we have the Jaycee Center for the Arts. A memorial service was held for Barbara Fryrear on Saturday, July 23, at 1pm  in the Celebration of Life Center at 1600 Corporate Drive Court.

CALLS FOR ENTRY / OPPORTUNITIES more

  • Exhibit Space/Opportunities: We’re now filled for 2016 & 2017. Contact iaaexhibits@gmail.com for reservations at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts. Remember, free exhibits for the small (west) gallery is an IAA member perk! Exhibit space can be shared with other artists.
  • Place your art in Irving locations! Contact CAAP Chair Frankie Sieloff Couch at 972-255-3468 or franki1930@aol.com if you would like to participate in the Corporate Art Appreciation Program. She needs art now!
  • Looking for other artist calls around DFW? Check ArtNewsDFW.com’s art competition calls, other opportunities, and the Art Deadlines Calendar.  For small craft fairs, check DFW Craft Shows.

MEETINGS more

  • Meetings & Demonstrations are held on the 4th Tuesday at 6:45pm, September through May. Guests are welcome. note: Refreshments are now served at 6:45 pm; meeting starts at 7pm. 
  • Sept. 27, 2016 Pastor Garcia – Papier Mache
  • October 25 Colby Parsons – Ceramics / Clay

EXHIBITS / EVENTS more

  • Aug. 28 – Sept. 23 2016 15th Annual National Animal Art Juried Competition (East & West Galleries). Intake for accepted work: Saturday Aug. 27, 10 am – 2pm.; Reception & Awards, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2-4 pm.
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  • July 24 – Aug. 26 Brett Dyer Exhibit (East Gallery); IAA Board Annual Exhibit (West Gallery); reception Sun., July 31 2-4pm
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  • July 9 – August 14 IAA Winners Exhibit at the Irving Art Center’s Dupree Lobby, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX 75062 (61st Challenge entries included) Artists, pick up your work on Monday, August 16 9am – noon.

    Best of Show: Smile by Sohrabian
    Best of Show: Smile by Sohrabian
  • July 30 – Sept. 24  2nd Annual Irving Photography Exhibit at the West Irving Library
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WORKSHOPS / CLASSES / ACTIVITIES more

FREE PAINTING & ART ACTIVITY GROUPS – Tuesday Painters (weekly), Thursday Painters (weekly), Open Art Night (2nd & 4th Friday eve.), Family Night (1st Friday eve.) Sunday Open Art (3rd Sun. afternoon) about



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 irvingartassociaton@gmail.com – for officers go to the Contacts page.
For the latest IAA NEWSLETTER click here
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September 2016: IAA in brief / coming up

CALLS FOR ENTRY / OPPORTUNITIES more

  • NEW! Exhibits for Irving’s BIG READ – call for art! Free to enter. Two exhibits – one for youth and one for adults.
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  • NEW! Open Call for an IAA Member to have a solo exhibit at the West Irving Library Dec. 4, 2016 – Jan. 6, 2017. Number of works needed: 25 to 29, depending upon size and weight. Contact iaaexhibits@gmail.com to reserve your spot!
  • NEW! Volunteers needed for IAA’s booth at the annual Irving Main Street Event Festival on Sept. 17. We’ll be doing arts and crafts with Irving families. You can also bring small artwork for sale on your shift. Contact president@irvingartassociation.org.
  • Exhibit Space: We’re now filled for 2016 & 2017 — We’ll be issuing a call for 2018 early next year.
    Contact iaaexhibits@gmail.com for reservations at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts. Remember, free exhibits for the small (west) gallery is an IAA member perk! Exhibit space can be shared with other artists.
  • Place your art in Irving locations! Contact CAAP Chair Frankie Sieloff Couch at 972-255-3468 or franki1930@aol.com if you would like to participate in the Corporate Art Appreciation Program. She needs art now!
  • Looking for other artist calls around DFW? Check ArtNewsDFW.com’s art competition calls, other opportunities, and the Art Deadlines Calendar.  For small craft fairs, check DFW Craft Shows.

MEETINGS more

  • Meetings & Demonstrations are held on the 4th Tuesday at 6:45pm, September through May. Guests are welcome. note: Refreshments are now served at 6:45 pm; meeting starts at 7pm. 
  • Sept. 27, 2016 Pastor Garcia – Papier Mache
  • October 25 Colby Parsons – Ceramics / Clay

EXHIBITS / EVENTS more

  • Sept. 17 Irving Main Street Festival  in downtown Irving .Noon-6pm. IAA will have a booth. Arts and crafts activities, plus small artworks for sale.
  • Aug. 28 – Sept. 23 2016 15th Annual National Animal Art Juried Competition (East & West Galleries). Intake for accepted work: Saturday Aug. 27, 10 am – 2pm.; Reception & Awards, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2-4 pm.
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  • July 30 – Sept. 24  2nd Annual Irving Photography Exhibit at the West Irving Library
    IrvingPhotoExhibitAnnual
  • Sept. 25 – Oct. 28. IAA Youth and Big Read Exhibit (East Gallery) Reception Sunday, Sept. 25 2-4pm at Jaycee Park Center for the Arts.
  • Sept. 25 – Dec. 3. Big Read Exhibit at the West Irving Library
  • Sept. 25 – Oct. 28 Patsi Davila Member Exhibit (West Gallery); reception Sun., Sept. 25 2-4pm

WORKSHOPS / CLASSES / ACTIVITIES more

  • TUESDAYS Tuesday Painters FREE group hours: 10:30am – 3:30pm; contact tuesdaypainters@irvingart.org about
  • Sept. 1st, 8th, 15th FREE Basic Art Classes: Drawing & Sketching. Instructor Ruben Contreras registration closed contact irvingartassociation@gmail.com
  • Sept. 9  6:30-9pm Open Art Friday:  Carve your own Stamps/Mark making tools. FREE! Supplies required. Contact irvingartassociation@gmail.com. For group project announcements, click here.
  • Sept. 17  Copic Art Class; contact laura_griffin@yahoo.com (meets on 3rd Sat.) http://laura-griffin.com/blog/
  • Sept. 17 IAA-Sponsored Workshop details TBA
  • Sept. 18, 1:30 – 4pm Open Art Sunday:  FREE- contact irvingartassociation@gmail.com. For group project announcements, click here.
  • Sept. 23, 6:30-9:30pm  Open Art Friday: – FREE! contact irvingartassociation@gmail.com. For group project announcements, click here.
  • October 6th, 20th, 27th FREE Basic Art Classes: Paper Arts. Instructor Sheila Cunningham REGISTER contact irvingartassociation@gmail.com
  • October 6th, 20th, 27th Intermediate Drawing & Sketching. Instructor Ruben Contreras. details tba

FREE PAINTING & ART ACTIVITY GROUPS – Tuesday Painters (weekly), Thursday Painters (weekly), Open Art Night (2nd & 4th Friday eve.), Family Night (1st Friday eve.) Sunday Open Art (3rd Sun. afternoon) about



DUES are due!

Membership year runs June 1st through May31st.

JOIN NOW for 2016 – 2017 

 

Follow us:

          Click on button or hit enter to subscribe.


Contact:
 irvingartassociaton@gmail.com – for officers go to the Contacts page.
For the latest IAA NEWSLETTER click here
CALENDAR
PHOTO ALBUM – A photo view of IAA events. Email photos to irvingartassociation@gmail.com
New PageMEMBER NEWS –  MEMBER NEWS NEEDED email to irvingartassociaton@gmail.com
Join IAA, the most active art association in the metroplex with the most benefits. Time to join or renew: Membership Page.

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