IAA presents its schedule for 2018, including our Free Basic Classes, classes for children age 8 – 12, workshops by professional art instructors, and our free art activity groups. Plus we have openings in the Second Saturdays Workshops series for members to hold their own workshops. Questions? Please contact our Workshop Chair Jane Kahler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Irving Art Association offers free basic art classes for adults to get you started in art or in a new medium.
Thursday evenings 7-9 pm at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts
- January 4, 11, 25 Fiber Arts Instructor Laura Griffin
REGISTER for Fiber Arts
- February 1, 8, 15 Gelli Printing Instructor Sharon Giles
REGISTER for Gelli Printing (acrylic printmaking)
- March 1, 8, 15 Oil & Acrylic Painting Instructor Jane Kahler
REGISTER for Oil & Acrylic Painting
- April – Watercolor Painting details tba
- May – tba
Workshops by Professional Art Instructor
July or August ? Laura Lewis: Painting the Landscape in Oil. Details tba.
Second Saturday Workshop Series – call for instructors
We’re looking for IAA members interested in teaching a workshop on the Second Saturday of each month. You don’t have to be an experienced instrutor! The room is free, of course, but there is a per-student fee payable to IAA for sponsoring the workshop. The workshop can be on any art topic and can be 2 hours — 8 hours long. Contact Jane Kahler at email@example.com if you’re interested.
Mar. 10 Junanne Peck: Eco-Printmaking with Texas Plants & Leaves. Fee: $75.00 All supplies included To Register call: Junanne Peck 214-336-8526 or email firstname.lastname@example.org flyer: Eco-Printmaking with Texas Plants.IAA
Free Art Activities
Held at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75062. https://irvingartassociation.org/programs/painting-groups/
Meets every Tuesday from 10:30 am — 3:30 pm. All media are welcome. Oil painters, please use odorless turps. Be sure to bring a sack lunch! Coordinators are Victoria Robinson email@example.com and Susan Murray firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday Open Art Night
Meets every first, second and fourth Friday evenings of the month from 7:00 until 9pm. You can work on individual or group projects. Any media or craft is welcome. Oil painters, please use odorless turps. For more information, contact coordinator Linda Shotwell at email@example.com. For group project announcements, see https://www.meetup.com/irving-art-association/ Note: The fist Friday evening is designated as Acrylic Night starting in 2018! So bring any acrylic project you want to work on, including gelli printing or pouring acrylics. Newbies, feel free to ask for assistance by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday Afternoon at the Art Gallery
Meets usually on the third Sunday of the Month 2-4 pm. A new community program for families and members at Irving Art Association. Fun interactive art projects for the whole family. Coloring books too! Coordinators are Michele Quarton email@example.com and John Hunter firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring 2018 Children’s Art Program
Feb. 3, March 10, April 14, May 12
Saturdays, 2-4pm $15 per class (or $55 for all 4 classes)