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May 2017: IAA in Brief / Coming Up


  • Volunteers needed for the IAA Board. We’re looking for a few good men and women…this organization can’t exist without good leadership and volunteers.  Please contact IAA President Linda Shotwell  ASAP at president@irvingartassociation.org

  • 2017 62nd Annual IAA Members Juried Exhibit call for entries. Your choice of online registration (deadline May 25) or registration at intake on May 27 like last years’ show. $2,000 in awards.
  • Exhibit Space – call for IAA Members The IAA Board is now doing exhibit space planning for 2018: Solo or group exhibits in the West (small) Gallery are a perk for members, so please send us your request for an exhibit ASAP. Email to iaaexhibits@gmail.com a description of your intended exhibit, participating artists, some images, and your preferred month: January, March, May or July.

    We also have two open slots for larger exhibits in the East (large) Gallery: dates TDB. For those we’re looking for major or established artists or groups. Requests will be considered by the Board.

  • West Irving Library call for art: “In the Garden” group exhibit. May 28 – June 24, 2017. Intake: Sunday May 28, 1 – 3 pm. Reserve your spot: iaaexhibits@gmail.com. FREE!  Note: art should weigh less than 10 lbs. and be wired for hanging.
  • Place your art in Irving locations! Contact CAAP Chair Frankie Sieloff Couch at 972-255-3468 or franki1930@aol.com if you would like to participate in the Corporate Art Appreciation Program
  • 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. 
  • May 23 6:45 – 9pm Sharon Serrago Acrylic demo  http://www.serrago.com/


  • Mar. 26 – May 5 Celebrate Irving Exhibit; April 2, 2-4 p.m. – Reception. (East & West Galleries)
  • Mar. 26 – May 28 – Celebrate Irving Exhibit at the West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Blvd, Irving TX 75062 (near the intersection of Esters and Rochelle).
  • April 29 – June 3, 2017 32nd Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition;  Held at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX 75062 Main Gallery)
  • May 7 – MAY 26 The work of artist Wanda Anderson (East); “In the Garden” Exhibit (West) Receptions Sunday May 14 2-4pm
  • May 28 – June 24 In the Garden group exhibit; West Irving Library 4444 W. Rochelle, Irving TX 75062


FREE PAINTING & ART ACTIVITY GROUPS – Tuesday Painters (weekly), Open Art Night (1st, 2nd & 4th Friday eve.), Sunday Open Art (3rd Sun. afternoon) about

DUES are due!

For a limited time only!!!!  With each NEW membership purchased between now and June 15, 2017, the Irving Art Association will pay for entrance and a docent lead tour to the Dallas Museum of Art’s exhibit: Mexico: 1900-1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Jose Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde on June 24, 2017.

A NEW member is defined as someone who has not paid dues after January 1, 2015. Questions, contact us at irvingartassociation.org.

Membership year runs
June 1st through May31st.

JOIN NOW for 2017 – 2018 



  • Contacts: Office Phone 972-721-2488 – email irvingartassociaton@gmail.com –
    for officers go to the Contacts page.
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