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Calendar

 

Entry Deadline 

Monday, Feb.1

 

Notification of
Acceptance Feb. 15

 

Shipped Paintings Arrive March 7 - 11

 

Hand Deliveries Sat., March 12 10am -3pm

 

Juror Talk / Reception Sat., March 12 7-9pm

 

Exhibition April 17 - May 14 at the Irving Arts Center

 

Reception & Awards Sun., Apr. 17 2-5pm

 

Strike Sun., May 15 1-5 pm

Prospectus

 

Open to artists 18+ living in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.

 

2-D original artwork only created in the last two years.

 

Media: Oils, Acrylics, Drawing, Water media &  Mixed Media.

 

JUROR

 Soon Warren 

 

Soon is a full-time artist, teacher, and workshop instructor nationally and internationally. Creative process is her passion and the hands-on painting is the life she enjoys.

 

She has had numerous exhibitions and earned numerous awards, including Silver Medal Purchase Award...
 

Registration

ONLINE ENTRY ONLY 

 

Images: JPEGs only - 1800 pixels in longest dimension, 3 MB max. size 

 

Entry fee of $40 allows up to 3 entries per artist. ($35 for IAA members) Pay online through PayPal.

 

Entry form, images & entry fee due mid-night on Mon., Feb. 1.

 

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Awards

Over $8,000 in prizes!

 

Best of Show - $1500

IAC Award of Excellence $1000

Awards in each category: 


1st - $500 + 2nd - $400 + 3rd - $300 + HM- $100

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Signature 

TXN Signature status recognition is earned by having five paintings exhibited in the TxN exhibit. 

     Irving Arts                Center

Cosponsored by the Irving Art Association
and the Irving Arts Center for 31 years.

This prestigious five-state competition pulls entries representative of the the best of American art. The juror who selects the show from submitted entries and then judges the winning works of art in person is an artist of national standing or a prominent expert in art. The show is hung in the Main Gallery of the Irving Arts Center. 

 

For information on past exhibits, click here.

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