Texas and Neighbors Juror Reception & Talk March 31

You are invited!
2018 Texas and Neighbors juror Lyle Novinski will give a talk on the evening of Saturday, March 31st from 7-9 pm at the Irving Arts Center. Lyle selected 75 works of art from 637 images entered into the regional competition. He will discuss about what qualities he looked for when jurying and will comment on those pieces he selected, along with a slide presentation of the art in the upcoming exhibit.  For a preview online gallery, click here.

IRVING ARTS CENTER, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX 75062 


Lyle Novinski is Professor Emeritus of Art and former Chair of the Art Department at the University of Dallas. He is an established painter and designer. He holds MA and MFA degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, with further study in Philosophy  and Theology at Marquette University. Professor Novinski’s interests as a working artist embrace a wide range of topics, including painting as a discipline, design and execution of liturgical spaces, and the history of sacred art. Consequently, he remains a sought after lecturer. His many exhibits over the years have brought note to his work with over 60 installations in churches including the windows of St. Rita’s in Dallas, furnishings for the Neuhoff Chapel at SMU, as well as a life-sized mosaic in a chapel in Rome.  www.novinskistudio.com


  • Juror talk & Reception                    Saturday, March 31, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
  • Exhibit dates                                     MAY 12 – JUNE 9, 2018
  • Reception & Awards Ceremony    Sunday, May 20, 2:00 – 5:00 pm