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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 & 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.
- July 24 – Aug. 26 Brett Dyer Exhibit (East Gallery); IAA Board Annual Exhibit (West Gallery); reception Sun., July 31 2-4pm
- 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.
- July 30 – Sept. 24 2nd Annual Irving Photography Exhibit at the West Irving Library
WORKSHOPS / CLASSES / ACTIVITIES more
- TUESDAYS Tuesday Painters FREE group hours: 10:30am – 3:30pm; contact email@example.com about
- August 7, 13, 14 & 18 Pinta Facil Painting Sessions with Zakehia (in English & Spanish) details & registration
- August 12 6:30-9pm Open Art Friday: Create gelli prints with botanicals. FREE contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For group project announcements, click here.
- August 20 Copic Art Class; contact email@example.com (meets on 3rd Sat.) http://laura-griffin.com/blog/
- August 21, 1:30 – 4pm Open Art Sunday: Make printing plates from kid’s sticky foam. And print from them! FREE- contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For group project announcements, click here.
- August 26, 6:30-9:30pm Open Art Friday: Airbrush Tutorial with Daniel Rowland– FREE contact email@example.com. For group project announcements, click here.
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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