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Creating a Mosaic with Kevin Morrow Demo

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  23 January 2024 - 7:00 pm Monthly Members Meeting Resumes Free Demonstration: Creating a Mosaic Kevin Morrow will be presenting an up close and personal "how to" on creating mosaic art. The meeting begins at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Irving Art Association Gallery in Jaycee Park 1975 Puritan Drive Irving, Texas 75061 The meeting and demonstration are free to the public. Bring family, friends, neighbors... anyone and everyone is welcome.

WORKS ON PAPER Call for Artist due May 1st, 2024

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Call for Entry   WORKS ON PAPER Curated by: Junanne Peck and Ariel Esquivel This includes, but is not limited to, Origami, paper airplanes, textile, stitching, sculpture, painting on paper, printmaking, collage, book arts, artist’s books and 3-dimensional works.  Ideally emphasizing a relationship between artist, media, and the surface (paper). The content must be of a nature that a public entity can display for the enjoyment of a diverse, family-type audience. Work submitted must be suitably framed, firmly wired, prepared for hanging, and professionally presented. No sawtooth hangers; no sandwich frames. RSVP to junannepeck@mac.com   arielmicheleesquivel@gmail.com Artists are invited to submit up to 3 JPEG images to: junannepeck@mac.com     arielmicheleesquivel@gmail.com Entry Fee: $5.00 for 1- 3 images. For  IAA  members and $10.00 for nonmembers. Paid at time of delivery of art - Cash only Must have been completed within the last two years. Hand delivered work only.  Deadline: May

Earth Day Recycle Reuse Call for Artist Due April 1st

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Call For Entry Texas Celebrates Earth Day 2024  “Paintings and Assemblages” Paintings and Assemblages on pre-existing Surfaces will be an exhibit that celebrates the transcendent, innovative and experimental works of Art. The goal of this exhibit is to use art to inspire artist to recycle more and conserve natural resources. Reduce - to use less Reuse - to put again into service without changing Recycle - to put into service with changing Recycled art and design encourage creativity in others— it's alchemical, magical, subversive, and transformative by nature. Through the use of these discarded materials, we attempt to not only recycle but also make a comment on our rampant "throw-away" society. Artist will be exhibiting paintings, assemblages, mosaics, found objects, cardboard and anything else our society has deemed no longer useful. We turn trash into art while keeping it out of our landfill. Throughout our exhibit, the community will find ways we can help keep our Ea

Abstract Call for Artist due February 29th, 2024

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Abstract Art Call Call for Abstract Art Curated by: Junanne Peck and Ariel Esquivel Irving Art Association is now accepting submissions from artists to participate in our upcoming exhibit: Abstract Art. All forms of abstract art from any media will be accepted.  Works in Acrylic, Airbrush, Assemblage, Charcoal, Color Pencil, Collage, Digital Art, Drawings, Encaustic, Fiber Art, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Painting, Pastel, Photography and Watercolor will be considered.   True abstract art not only utilizes flexibility and freedom; it also employs bold uses of color, line, pattern, form, process and composition.​ The content must be of a nature that a public entity can display for the enjoyment of a diverse, family-type audience. Deadline: February 29, 2024 Hand delivered work only. RSVP to junannepeck@mac.com   arielmicheleesquivel@gmail.com Artists are invited to submit up to 3 JPEG images to: junannepeck@mac.com     arielmicheleesquivel@gmail.com Entry Fee:
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Irving Art Association NEWSLETTER January 4, 2024 Always keep Creating! A big big thank you! Thank you everyone who made it to the two receptions on December 9th!  We really want to give the community a space to come together.  On December 9th we had the pleasure of Maya Gayler Journalist with the Rambler Texas Media come by to interview Artist and guests that joined us for our events.  This month we will have our Monthly Board meetings and Members meeting starting back on January 10th.  Monthly members meeting starting back off on January 23rd. We took time off of them for the holidays.  Tuesday painters hosted by Victoria our IAA President it is every Tuesday from 10:30am to 3:00 pm.  Come bring something you are working on and join us. Ariel is taking appointments for anyone who would like to schedule a day to create together and to open the gallery to view our art work here at IAA. Contact Irvingartactivities@gmail.com to schedule a day and time. Community Art related events (

Receptions this Saturday December 9th for current exhibits

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We have a double reception this coming Saturday, December 9th, 2023. We are recognizing the member artists in our annual Members Winter Show, and Raquel Gregory hosting her solo show, The Deep Blue Sea series. Both galleries are quite full of diverse art, and Saturday is your chance to meet the artists. Both shows run through March 2nd, 2024. Check the website calendar for all events and activities to see when the gallery will be open. Because of the holidays, the regular 4th Tuesday members meeting has been canceled, but other activities, Tuesday Painters, Friday Night Collage Cut-Ups (2nd and 4th Friday), and Saturday Afternoon at the Gallery will continue, but check the calendar to verify dates through the holiday season. Our 4th Tuesday monthly members meetings will resume in January. Watch the website Newsletter for announcements of upcoming events and workshops.
Irving Art Association Newsletter November 2023 The IAA Newsletter is posted each month with information about art related events of interest to the IAA membership. Also, watch this space for useful tips for practicing artists, member spot lights and more.   Events happening in November 2023 at IAA Holiday Fair: Saturday November 11, 10am to 5 pm. A One day only art and craft fair. Come and join us to support the local artists and their original handmade creations! Camp Giggles : Saturday November 18, 10 am to 1 pm. Come and paint leaves with us! For ages 10 to 15 accompanied by an adult. Free and supplies included. Upcoming Events - December For information on regularly scheduled and upcoming events, please visit the following links: https://www.irvingartassociation.org/activities/ https://www.irvingartassociation.org/calendar/ Exhibitions in the East Gallery Exhibitions in the West Gallery Planned Workshops Member news - IAA members outside workshops, shows etc. Community Art relate