Painting Groups

Groups are open to the public — membership not required. They meet at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts. Directions

Enjoy the fellowship of other artists in these weekly opportunities to get inspired and create art. Tables, chairs and some equipment are provided, including drop cloths, easels, a light box and a mat cutter.  There is an attached kitchen for a source of water. You can bring snacks. The beautiful park setting is an inspiration. A library with more than 400 books and videos is available to members for use.

Drop in for just a couple of hours or stay the entire session. You can bring a sack lunch and eat in the gallery or outside in beautiful Jaycee Park.

Participants can display work created in the yearly exhibition for Tuesday painters, usually held in July. Artists working in all media are welcome whatever the level of expertise.

The Groups:

Tuesday Painters

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 and Susan Murray

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 group project announcements, see  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 Coordiantors Linda Shotwell and Sharon Giles at

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 and John Hunter

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