In Brief / Coming Up for January 2016 & more

  • Contacts: irvingartassociaton@gmail.com – for officers go to 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

CALLS FOR ENTRY / OPPORTUNITIES more

  • 2016 Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition – deadline Feb. 1 + $8,000+ in awards
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  • IAA Annual Winter Art Exhibit at the West Irving Library. Bring your art Jan. 23 from 10am-1pm. Prefer new work or season-oriented, but any theme ok. Must be wired for hanging and not exceed 10 lbs. in weight. Contact iaaexhibits@gmail.com for more information.
  • Irving Folk Art Exhibits at the Jaycee Center for the Arts and the West Irving Library. March – April. Details TBA.
  • Exhibit Space/Opportunities: Now booking 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! For free exhibits  at the West Irving Library, also contact iaaexhibits@gmail.com. Exhibit space can be shared with other artists. Interested artists can contact CAAP Chair Frankie Sieloff Couch at 972-255-3468 or franki1930@aol.com if they would like to participate in the Corporate Art Appreciation Program.

MEETINGS more

  • Meetings & Demonstrations are held on the 4th Tuesday at 6:45pm, Sept. – May. Guests are welcome. note: Refreshments are now served at 6:45 pm; meeting starts at 7pm. 
  • Jan. 26 TINA BOHLMAN demo artist www.tinabohlman.com
  • Feb. 23 CHRISTY KIDWELL www.cwkidwell.com/art

EXHIBITS / EVENTS more

  • November 27, 2015 – January 21, 2016 IAA’s 2016 Holiday Art Exhibit (both galleries) Holiday-themed art and new art by IAA members (non-juried)
    Christmas Teddy Bear by Jane Kahler
  • Jan. 24 – Feb. 25 Deepa H. Koshaley: “Landscape and Beyond” ;reception, Sun. Jan 31 2-4pm (East Gallery)
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  • Dec. 5, 2015 – Jan. 23, 2016 IAA Youth Art Traveling Exhibit at the West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle, Irving TX 75062
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  • Jan. 23 – March 25 IAA Annual Winter Art Exhibit at the West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle, Irving TX 75062.

WORKSHOPS / CLASSES / ACTIVITIES more

  • TUESDAYS Tuesday Painters FREE group hours: 10:30am – 3:30pm; contact tuesdaypainters@irvingart.org about
  • THURSDAYS Thursday Painters (oriental art)  FREE contact Contact TAO Arts President Pat Southard at  214-534-9501  or pfsouthard@gmail.com about
  • Jan.7, 21 & 26, 2016 FREE Basic Class on Paper Arts – Sheila Cunningham – REGISTER: CLICK HERE
  • Jan. 16 Copic Art Class; contact laura_griffin@yahoo.com (meets on 3rd Sat.) http://laura-griffin.com/blog/
  • Jan. 22 Open Art Night: Art Journaling Meetup FREE contact irvingartassociation@gmail.com. For group project announcements, click here.
  • Jan.7, 21 & 26, 2016 FREE Basic Class on Paper Arts – Sheila Cunningham – REGISTER: CLICK HERE
  • Feb. 4, 11, 18 Fiber Art – Laura Griffin
    http://laura-griffin.com/blog/ laura_griffin@yahoo.com
    REGISTER: CLICK HERE
  • Mar. 3, 10, 17 Acrylic Art – Hiral Joshi
    http://www.hiraljoshifineart.com/ contacthir@gmail.com
    REGISTER: 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.) about


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