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 IAA Community Fine Art School offers Spanish Bilingual classes, Fine Art Technique classes, Lollapalooza art classes, Tuesday & Thursday painters and crafters free sessions, and free Friday Open Art Meetups.

The schedule includes gallery exhibits, receptions, art competitions including the Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition, art festivals & events, free art demonstrations, and outreach activities.

Join our membership!  To follow us, sign up for IAA Updates.

Membership – Join or Renew

Membership – Join or Renew
CLASS AND WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

FREE instruction - $10 materials fee.

FEBRUARY (classes full)
3D Mixed Media: Art Lollapalooza
Feb. 7, 14 & 21 (Jose Angel Hernandez)
Oils 2
Thurs, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 (Sarah Murphy)
Contour Drawing 2
Thurs, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 (Frank Stangle)
Painting with Texture / Pintura con texturas
Wed., Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26 (Leticia Garcia) BILINGUAL
Cuadros de pintura y Manualidades
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
Fri., March 6, 13, 20 & 27 (Sarah Murphy)
Alebrije! Paper Mache /Papel Mache
Wed., Mar. 11, 18 & 25 (Leticia Garcia) BILINGUAL
Pinturas Manualidad
Wed., Mar. 11, 18 & 25 (Lupita Padilla) ESPANOL

Painting with Texture / Pintura con texturas
Wed., Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26 (Leticia Garcia) BILINGUAL
Cuadros de pintura y Manualidades
Wed., Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26 (Lupita Padilla) ESPANOL
Alebrije! Paper Mache /Papel Mache
Wed., Mar. 11, 18 & 25 (Leticia Garcia) BILINGUAL
Pinturas Manualidad
Wed., Mar. 11, 18 & 25 (Lupita Padilla) ESPANOL

Feb. 15 Michele Quarton: Mixed Media Painting with a Masquerade Flair – 10am-2pm
Feb. 22 Watercolor Tips & Techniques with Sarah Murphy – 10am – 2pm cancelled
Mar. 7 Color Mixing Plus Workshop with Ruben Contreras – 10am – 2pm $40 to register contact contrreras11121@att.net
Mar. 28 Earth Pigments Workshop : Ochres with Mica Enriquez 2-5pm $25 Register online
Apr. 4 AIRBRUSH 101 Workshop with Justin Burns – 9:30 – 4:30 $75 register online
Apr. 18 Paintings and Assemblages on pre-existing Surfaces (Junanne Peck)

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. 31 Valentine Eco Flowers (Leticia Garcia) FREE – bring empty clear plastic water bottles
Feb. 7 Art Critique with Maureen Brouilette FREE – bring a painting to critique
Feb. 14 Styrofoam Stamping FREE bring supplies (Linda Shotwell)
Feb. 21 Drawing Dogs FREE bring supplies (Susan Murray)
Feb. 28 Romance is in the Air -mixed media  FREE (Michele Quarton)
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.