CALLS FOR ENTRY / OPPORTUNITIES more
- Register for the 2017 Texas and Neighbors Regional Art Competition. $9,000 in prizes. Deadline for entries is Feb. 1, 2017. Cosponsored by the Irving Art Association and Irving Arts Center. IAA members get a $5 entry discount.
- NEW! 2017 IAA Art Scholarship – deadline for application is Jan. 31, 2017. $1,000 scholarship for a high school senior in the city of Irving.
- NEW! Artwork needed for the Indian Folk Art Exhibit Jan. 29 – Feb. 24, 2017. Prospectus Drop off will be Jan. 28. REGISTER NOW Contact Exhibit Chair Deepa Koshaley at Phone: 972-639-6745 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- NEW! Artwork needed for the Jan. 8 – Mar. 25 – 6th Annual IAA Winter Exhibit at the West Irving Library. All artists participating in the IAA Holiday Art Exhibit are invited to participate (we will move your art), plus any IAA member or Irving resident. Bring art on Sunday, Jan. 8 1-3 pm to the West Irving Library or you can bring it on Sat., Jan. 7 10am-2pm to the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts. Contact email@example.com.
- 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.
- Exhibit Space: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts is now filled for 2017 — We’ll be issuing a call for 2018 in February 2017.
Contact email@example.com for reservations. Remember, free exhibits for the small (west) gallery is an IAA member perk! Exhibit space can be shared with other artists.
- 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.
- January 24 Bob Obrian – Caricatures
Silent Auction news: In addition to art books auctioned at the next IAA meeting, we will be offering a desk, a file cabinet and a piano presently located in the small gallery. You may leave a bid any time when you come by the art center. Bids close at the end of the Jan. 24th meeting. Funds raised by this auction will go to provide equipment for IAA, possibly a display case!
- February 28 Gail Delger – Acrylic Abstract www.gaildelger.com
EXHIBITS / EVENTS more
- Dec. 4 – Jan. 8, 2017 Patsy Lindamood & Friends at the West Irving Library
- Nov. 27 – Jan. 6, 2017 Annual IAA Holiday Art Exhibit;
- Jan. 8 – 27 “For the Love of Color” by It’s Pink, Not Purple” (East) “Fractured Sanctum” by Kathleen Ramirez (West); Receptions, Sunday Jan. 8, 2-4pm.
- Jan. 8 – Mar. 25 – 6th Annual IAA Winter Exhibit at the West Irving Library
- Jan. 29 – Feb. 24 Indian Folk Art Exhibit (East) – Reception Friday, Feb. 3, 6:30-8:30 pm;
Cistercian Preparatory Student Exhibit (West) – Reception Sunday, Feb. 5 2-4 pm
WORKSHOPS / CLASSES / ACTIVITIES more
- TUESDAYS Tuesday Painters FREE group hours: 10:30am – 3:30pm; contact firstname.lastname@example.org about
- Jan. 5, 12 & 26 FREE Basic Classes on Acrylic Printmaking with a Gelli Plate. 7-9pm on Thursdays. Instructor Sharon Giles REGISTER NOW
- Jan. 5, 12 & 26 Intermediate Drawing. 7-9pm on Thursdays; $90 for three classes or $30/class; Instructor Ruben Contreras. register email@example.com
- Jan. 6 Open Art Friday: Coloring Book Party – FREE!- contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For group project announcements, click here.
- Jan. 13, 6:30-9:30pm Open Art Friday: Let’s Paint with Alcohol Inks – FREE! Supplies required. contact email@example.com. For group project announcements, click here.
- Jan. 15, 1:30 – 4pm Open Art Sunday: Gelli Printing Free Time. You can borrow a gelli plate if you don’t have one. Supplies needed. All are welcome. RSVP on Meetup or email irvingartassociation@
- Jan. 21 Copic Art Class; contact firstname.lastname@example.org (meets on 3rd Sat.) http://laura-griffin.com/blog/
- Jan. 27, 6:30-9:30pm Open Art Friday: Work on your art or craft – get ready for Celebrate Irving! – FREE! Supplies required. contact email@example.com. For group project announcements, click here.
- February 2, 9 & 16 FREE Basic Classes on Fiber Arts – Instructor Laura Griffin 7-9pm on Thursdays. REGISTER NOW
- Feb. 2, 9 & 16 Drawing Classes by 7-9pm on Thursdays; $90 for three classes or $30/class; Instructor Ruben Contreras. To register firstname.lastname@example.org
- Feb. 3 Open Art Friday: Coloring Book Party – FREE! All ages welcome – contact email@example.com. For group project announcements, click here.
- Feb. 8, 15, 27 Jim Duncan Watercolor Classes. Wed. evenings. Contact Jim at jimduncanwatercolor@yahoo.
- Feb. 10-12 Nancy Medina Workshop: Painting Brilliant Florals and Landscapes – contact Nancy at firstname.lastname@example.org or register online Website: http://www.nancymedina.com/
- February 18 Jim Duncan Workshop: Loose, Fast & Colorful Watercolors $75 IAA Members, $85 nonmembers
FREE PAINTING & ART ACTIVITY GROUPS – Tuesday Painters (weekly), Open Art Night (1st, 2nd & 4th Friday eve.), Sunday Open Art (3rd Sun. afternoon) about
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