August 2017: IAA in Brief / Coming Up


  • Irving Farmers Markets Saturdays at the Irving Arts Center and Heritage Crossing – for vendor applications visit
  • Volunteers needed for the IAA booth at the Irving Farmers Market at the Irving Arts Center –  held on 1st & 3rd Saturdays – 2 hour shifts 8:00 – 10:00, 10:00 – 12:00, 12:00 – 2:00. Opportunity to sell art & do demos. Upcoming dates: Aug. 5 & 19; Sept. 2, 16 & 30; Oct. 7, 21, & 28. Contact Michele Quarton at
  • Exhibit Space – call for IAA Members The IAA Board is now doing exhibit space planning for 2018. Email to a description of your intended exhibit, participating artists, some images, and your preferred months.

  • Baylor call for more artwork – must be current IAA member. Change out or place your work at Baylor, Scott & White. Contact CAAP Chair Frankie Sieloff Couch at 972-255-3468 or or Susan Murray at if you would like to participate in this Corporate Art Appreciation Program project.
  • Place your art in other Irving locations! Contact CAAP Chair Frankie Sieloff Couch at 972-255-3468 or if you would like to participate in the Corporate Art Appreciation Program
  • Looking for other artist calls around DFW? Check’s art competition calls, other opportunities, and the Art Deadlines Calendar.  For small craft fairs, check DFW Craft Shows.


  • Meetings & Demonstrations will either be at 7:00 pm on the 4th Tuesday, Sept. – June, or occasionally on a Saturday or Sunday, depending upon the activity planned. Note: Artists, be sure to bring your entries for Artist of the Month by 6:45; meeting starts at 7pm ( for meetings held at the Jaycee Center)Guests are welcome. 
  • Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 7pm IAA Member Art Experience – acrylic pour and two other art experiences.


  • June 26 – Oct. 1 5th Annual IAA Summer Exhibit; West Irving Library 4444 W. Rochelle, Irving TX 75062

  • July 15 – August 27 2017 IAA Winners Exhibit; Irving Art Center’s Dupree Lobby, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX 75062 (Challenge entries included); July 16 Reception for the IAA Winners Exhibit 2-4pm

    IAA Award of Excellence: “Ardhangini” by Sudeep Kumar
  • July 30- Aug. 25 IAA Printmaking, Collage & Assemblage Exhibit (East); Reception Sunday, August 6, 2-4pm
  • July 30- Aug. 25 IAA Board Annual Exhibit (West Gallery; Reception Sunday, August 6, 2-4pm
  • Aug. 27 – Sept. 29 IAA Annual National Animal Juried Art Exhibit (East & West Galleries) Reception & Awards: Sunday, Sept. 10, 2-4pm.


Register your child for the IAA Children’s Fall Program – classes start in October

Free Basic Classes for Fall start in September – registration is now open!

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!

JOIN NOW for 2017 – 2018 

Membership year runs
June 1st through May31st.