Winners of the 2013 IAA Wildlife and Domestic Animal Show


12th Annual IAA
Wildlife & Domestic Animal Juried Art Competition


This year, wild and domestic animal artwork were combined beautifully into one show. 55 works from 52 artists came from all across the country, selected by juror Priscilla Krejci. Drawings, pastels, watercolors, oils, acrylics and mixed media are represented in this exciting collection.

The show opened Monday, Sept. 3 and runs until Sept. 28 at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts. Gallery hours are Sun., Mon., & Wed., from 1 to 4 p.m. and Tues. & Thurs., from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The Awards Reception was held on Sunday afternoon.

Host was Exhibit Chair Ron Stephens, assisted by IAA President VET. Food for the reception was arranged by Junanne Peck and Susan Murray.

On Sept. 21, the exhibit will be the feature attraction of the KIDS WILDLIFE SAFARI. Fun for adults and kids will include face painting, art activities, free gifts etc.

On Sept. 28 selected artwork from the exhibit will travel to the West Irving Library (corner of Rochelle & Esters) and be on view until December 7. Traveling exhibit chairs are Sharon Giles and Susan Murray.


Photos from the Reception:

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Helen Bailey Best of Show Award Winners:

Best of Show Helen Bailey, TX A Mother’s Care (left, colored pencil drawing)

IAA President’s Award Patsy Lindamood, TX Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright

Gamblin Award Sheryl Hughes, FL Elephant Eye

IACC Awards Beth deLoiselle, MD Cairn Terrier
Rebecca Latham, MN Great Horned Owl

OIL / ACRYLIC ON CANVASFirst Place Ann Hardy, TX Pavlova 2
Second Place Ann Rowley, TX Buster
Third Place Dawn Secord, CA Longhorn Calf at Sunset


First Place Shirley Nichols, TX Puma Concolor: Native American
Second Place Laurin McCracken, MS Gravy Zebra
Third Place Gwen Revino, TX California Quail


First Place Brian Carney, NC Mom on the Lookout
Second Place Linda Medders Jackson, SC Winning Charms
Third Place Irma Murray, TX Do Not Disturb


First Place Donna Miller, TX On the Run Again
Second Place David Ganz, NJ Majestic Collie
Third Place Jan Partin, TX Stealth


First Place Mary Ann Vela, TX Eastern Brown Pelican
Second Place Mary Forbes, TX Bud a Great Dane
Third Place Erin Curry, TX Dahmer



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