2020 Entries Closed - For List of Selected Artists & Works see 2020 Artists page
The 2020 Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition is open to all artists 18 and older living in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. Up
to three works may be entered by an artist for an entry fee of $50 ($40 for IAA members).
NEW for 2020! In addition to our regular categories (oils, acrylic, water media, mixed media, and drawing), we now include TWO new categories of work: Photography
$9.000 in prizes! Artists may also earn signature status by exhibiting in five shows.
For requirements, see the Prospectus. NOTE: Entry deadline has passed.
CALENDAR (note: because of the COVID-19 facility closings, events has been delayed or canceled.)
Entries open January 1, 2020
Deadline for entries Sunday, March 1 by midnight DEADLINE PASSED
Notification of acceptance March 25
Shipped paintings arrive April 6 - 10 - DELAYED TBA
Hand deliveries Saturday, April 11, 10 am - 3 pm - DELAYED TBA
Juror talk & Reception Saturday, April 11, 7 - 9 pm - CANCELED
Exhibit dates MAY 17 - JUNE 13, 2020
Reception & Awards Sunday, May 17, 2 pm - 5 pm - CANCELED
Strike Sunday, June 14, 1 -5 pm
Irving Art Association proudly recognizes the artists who have exhibited in this show more than 5 times. Recipients receive a commemorative pin, a certificate and a link to their website from the Texas & Neighbors website. Artists are entitled to use the suffix “TxN” after their names.
Congratulations to our newest Signature Artist Steve Danner!
For the complete list of 105 Signature Artists, click here.
Cosponsored by the Irving Art Association
and the Irving Arts Center for 35 years.
This prestigious five-state competition pulls entries representative of the best of American art. The jurors who select the show and then judge the winning works of art are artists of national standing or prominent experts in art. The show is hung in the Main Gallery of the Irving Arts Center in the spring.
For information on past exhibits, click here.