The Irving Art Association (IAA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit established in 1956, located at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. in Irving, Texas. The two-gallery building is nestled in a lovely park setting.

IAA hosts year-round art appreciation and educational opportunities for artists and the public. The schedule includes gallery exhibits, receptions, art competitions, art festivals & events, free art demonstrations, free classes in arts & crafts, workshops by professional artists, and outreach activities.

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CLASS AND WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

FREE instruction - $10 materials fee.

JANUARY
Oils & More 1
(full)
Thurs., Jan. 9, 16, 23 & 30 (Sarah Murphy)
Contour Drawing 1
(full)
Thurs., Jan. 9, 16, 23 & 30 (Frank Stangle)
Renaissance Fantasy Painting and Mask Making: Art Lollapalooza(full)
Fri., Jan. 10, 17, 24 & 31 (Michele Quarton & Monica Criswell)
Naturaleza Muerta/ Still Life (full)
Wed., Jan. 8 & 15 (Leticia Garcia) BILINGUAL
Cuadros pintados decorados  personalizados / Decorated and Personalized Paintings
(full)
Wed., Jan. 8 & 15 (Lupita Padilla) ESPANOL

FEBRUARY
3D Mixed Media: Art Lollapalooza
Feb. 7, 14 & 21 (Jose Angel Hernandez)
Oils 2
Thurs, Feb. 7, 14, 21 & 28 (Sarah Murphy)
Contour Drawing 2
Thurs, Feb. 7, 14, 21 & 28 (Frank Stangle)
Painting with Texture / Pintura con texturas
Wed., Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26 (Leticia Garcia) BILINGUAL
Cuadros de pintura y Manualidades : Miércoles clases en febrero
Wed., Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26 (Lupita Padilla) ESPANOL

MARCH
Gelli Printing
Thurs., March 5, 12, 19 & 26 (Sharon Giles)
Photography 1
Thurs., March 5, 12, 19 & 26 (John Hunter & Terry Cockerham)
Jewelry Making
Friday, March 6, 13, 20 & 27 (Sarah Murphy)

 

Clases de Arte en Español (Spanish-Speaking) Instruccion Gratis – $10.00 Costo de Materiales

Painting with Texture / Pintura con texturas
Wed., Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26 (Leticia Garcia) BILINGUAL
Cuadros de pintura y Manualidades : Miércoles clases en febrero
Wed., Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26 (Lupita Padilla) ESPANOL

Join our Open Art Meetups

Every Friday evening IAA sponsors open classes on arts & crafts – instruction is FREE but bring your own supplies. To join, create a free account at Meetup.com, then join our Open Art Meetup group to receive announcements.

Jan. 24 Chinese New Year Printmaking (Junanne Peck) $10 supply fee
Jan. 31 Valentine Eco Flowers (Leticia Garcia) FREE
Feb. 7 Art Critique with Maureen Brouilette FREE
Feb. 14 Details TBA (Linda Shotwell)
Feb. 21 Romance is in the Air -mixed media Details TBA FREE (Michele Quarton)
Feb, 28 Acrylic pouring session Details TBA FREE (Sharon Giles)
Mar. 6 Zine Workshop and Eraser Carving $10 supply fee (Junanne Peck)

Volunteers needed for instructors for Open Art Night – contact Michele.Quarton@gmail.com

New in 2020! Meets 11 am - 5 pm. All types of art and crafts welcome.