Workshops / Classes

Workshops & Classes 2017 Schedule

Held at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts in either the East Gallery (the larger) or the West Gallery (the smaller.) Call 972-721-2488 or 721-8063 for IAA workshops. For more information or to schedule space for a workshop or class, contact

IAA-sponsored Workshops and Classes

See also PAINTING GROUPS for Tuesday Painters and Friday Open Art Nights.

FREE Basic Art Classes (for information and registration form see the Free Basic Art Classes page).  Thursday evenings at 7:00 – 9pm.

Art classes for children see the Children’s Art Program page.

Followup Intermediate Classes to the Free Basic Classes:

TBA. Sign up for these fee–based classes and utilize the skills learned in the basics. To register and for more information concerning cost and supplies, contact the instructor offering them. Thursday evenings 7-9pm

IAA Member Art Workshops

IAA sponsors Saturday Member Workshops once a month, usually on the 2nd or 3rd Saturday of the month.

Members if you are interested in giving a workshop, contact for more information or to reserve a date. 

Dates (all Saturdays):


Abstract Art with Paula Nemec

Nov. 15 – 16, 2017. Details TBA

Laura Griffin Copic Art Classes

Laura is an intermediate Certified Copic Instructor. Contact her at  Usually meets monthly on  3rd Sat.  2017: schedule:  Jan. 21, Feb. 11, Mar. 18, Apr. 22, May 20, June 10, July 15, Aug. 19, Sept. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec. 9.

Nancy Medina. Painting Flowers in Oils Workshops.

Register on her workshop page at Contact Nancy at or 214-802-5537. 2017 dates: Feb. 10 – 12 Nancy Medina: Painting Brilliant Florals and Landscapes Workshop
Nov 10-12, 2017 Nancy Medina: Painting Brilliant Florals and Landscapes in Irving, Texas – read more..

Robert H. Garden School of Art

TBA. Call Robert for more details & registration at 469-371-5063. Visit

Rueben Contreras Drawing Classes

Classes are held three times a month on Thursday or Friday evenings.from 7-9pm. The fee for the series of three classes is $90 or $30 a class. Contact the artist to register: Email Phone 682-241-0053 . Mail checks to Ruben Contreras, 5307 Maverick Dr Grand Prairie Tx 75052.



5 thoughts on “Workshops / Classes”

  1. I have a painting that got some minor damage in storage and would like to find someone to repair it.
    Charles Cadenhead

    1. Charles,

      We don’t have any members with those skills. I’d advise contacting a local art museum for referrals.

      Sharon Giles, IAA Webmaster

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