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In Brief / Coming Up for July & 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

CALLS FOR ENTRY / OPPORTUNITIES more

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. 
  • Sept. 2015 – 60th IAA Anniversary Celebration. Barbecue and paint out challenge! More details to come…
  • September 22 —SUSAN NEUMAN oil demo 7pm

EXHIBITS / EVENTS more

  • July 11 – August 30, 2015 IAA Winners Exhibit at the Irving Arts Center’s Dupree Lobby, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX 75062 (60th Challenge entries & other nominees included); August 31 Pick up 9 am – noon
  • June 28 – July 24 2015 Tuesday Painters Exhibit (East Gallery);  Linda Shotwell: Simply Nature (West Gallery); Receptions: July 5, 2-4pm
  • May 30 – July 25 The Art of Poetry Exhibit at the West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle, Irving TX 75062
  • TAO Arts (IAA organizational member) has an exhibit through July 5 at the Irving Arts Center.

WORKSHOPS / CLASSES 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
  • July 10 Open Art Night contact openartnight@irvingart.org FREE.  Come this week & work on any craft or art you want to. For group project announcements, click here.
  • July 10-12 Nancy Medina: Painting Brilliant Florals and Landscapes. Contact Nancy at nancy@nancymedina.com   REGISTER NOW
  • July 11 New Materials Transformation Workshop with Leisa Rich – $75 – discount for IAA & Art Connection members (held at the Irving Arts Center). In this intensive materials workshop, participants will creatively explore a new, revolutionary felt-like fabric (Fosshape®) that can be magically transformed from soft and flat to hard and dimensional when heat is applied.  http://www.irvingartscenter.com/event/new-materials-transformation-workshop-with-leisa-rich
  • July 18, Aug. 15  Copic Art Class; contact laura_griffin@yahoo.com (meets on 3rd Sat.) http://laura-griffin.com/blog/
  • July 24 Open Art Night: Chalk Boards Pt.2 contact openartnight@irvingart.org Free activity For group project announcements, click here.
  • Oct. 30 – Nov. 1 Go Big, Go Bold: Abstract Painting Workshop (instructor Filomena Booth fil@filomenabooth.com) WORKSHOP IS FULL.

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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