Membership benefits

Membership Discounts

  • 20% off regular purchases at Asel Art Supply

Meeting Perks

  • Eight membership meetings held
 September through May on the fourth Tuesday at 7:00 pm. (Except December)
  • Free lectures and demonstrations in a variety of media.
  • Artist of the Month, with prizes: The winners are displayed in the gallery for the next month and posted on the website as well.

Exhibit Opportunities

  • Discounted exhibit entry fees for any IAA hosted competition including:
    • Texas & Neighbors Regional
    • IAA Member Juried Show
    • Annual Animal Art Show nationwide
  • Member artists may exhibit FREE in the 
West Gallery
  • Free non-juried IAA members exhibit each December
  • 22 exhibits annually open to the public.
  • CAAP exhibit opportunities to local businesses.
  • West Irving Library – annual members exhibit and individual artist exhibition opportunities
  • Irving Arts Center sponsored events throughout the year including:
    • IAC Holiday Card Workshops
    • IAA Membership show winners at Irving Arts Center.

Online Promotion

Workshops & Classes

  • FREE painting groups (Tuesday Painters (all media) and Friday Open Art Nights & 3rd Sunday Open Art
  • FREE basic classes in many media – oil, drawing, watercolor, 
  • Over 10 workshops conducted by professional artists, and workshops cosponsored by IAA with other art
  • Opportunity to teach and demo in Open Art groups and IAA-sponsored workshops


  • Monthly newsletter and web site.
  • Secure online membership directory (contact for password)
  • The fellowship and inspiration of local artist members for beginners, professionals, instructors and public art 
  • IAA Library: art books and dvds for check out to members only.
  • Equipment: Mat Cutter,Easels and tables, Dry Erase Board, Digital Camera, Paper Cutter, Light Box & Overhead Projector (Members may use equipment at the 
center — not available for check-out.)

Jaycee Park Center For The Arts

Facility is maintained by the Irving Parks and Recreation Department. Now upgraded for handicapped entrance and restrooms. A beautiful park setting, complemented by hippo sculptures created by David Iles for the Irving Art Association and donated to the City of Irving.

Facility amenities include a full kitchen: Microwave, Stove top, Oven, Ice Maker, and Refrigerator.

East Gallery space – 2100 sq. ft – 
maximum capacity 75 – 100 people.

West Gallery space – 780 sq. ft. 
maximum capacity 20-35 people.

4 thoughts on “Membership benefits

    • August 7, 2016 at 7:47 pm

      Hi Kim,

      Kim, thanks for your interest. To join, go to the Membership page and pay your dues by PayPal or mail us a check. Or come to one of our art activities and join in person. Then complete the Membership Information Form.

      Thanks, Sharon Giles
      IAA Webmaster

  • August 7, 2016 at 7:32 pm

    Hello, My name is Bob LaBelle. I have a question:
    If you are a member of the IAA, can you have one of the gallery rooms to conduct a monthly Art meeting or use for a Colored pencil workshop?

    • August 7, 2016 at 7:56 pm

      Hi Bob,

      It’s possible for a member to reserve a date to conduct an IAA-sponsored workshop. Contact our Workshop Chair Jane Kahler at

      Sharon Giles


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