Veterans of the United States Armed Forces are invited to submit their art for an exhibit to be held October 30 – December 2, 2022 at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association. Limited to artists in the North Texas area since we are not accepting shipping.
Up to three entries per artist. Submitted works must have been completed in the last 5 years.
All media are welcome, including Oil Painting, Water Media, Dry Media (drawing, pastel etc.), Printmaking (hand-pulled), Mixed / Other Media (collage, encaustics, alcohol inks, etc.), Photography/Digital and Sculpture/3D (sculpture, jewelry, glass, mosaic, pottery, assemblages, fiber arts, etc.).
Presentation & Framing: 2-D and 3-D works must weigh no more than 20 lbs. Glass glazing is acceptable for works 16″x20″ and smaller. Larger works must use plexi if glazing is used. Back stapled, or gallery wrap canvas may be used, and must have finished or painted edges or be framed. Multi-panel art (diptych etc.) must not exceed 36″x36″ all together, or it must be entered as separate pieces. All art must have the artwork title and artist’s information on back, including name and contact info. Wall art must be wired using screw eyes or D rings and ready to hang. NO CLEATS. NO SAWTOOTH HANGERS.
IAA reserves the right to reject any artwork not meeting the requirements listed above or deemed inappropriate to hang with no refund of entry fee. No frontal nudity.
DEADLINE for Online Entry: October 22, 2022 by midnight — NO IMAGES REQUIRED!
REGISTER ONLINE – click here. Entry fee $25 for 1, 2 or 3 artworks; payable online through PayPal (using a credit or debit card or an account)’ or pay at drop-off with exact cash or check.
Drop-off entries Saturday, October 29th, 1-4 pm. (Drop-in entries will be accepted as long as there is room – call 972-721-2488 on Saturday to confirm or contact the curators by email before Saturday.) Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving, TX 75061. If you need to drop your artworks ahead of time, please email the curators.
Rachael Gregory [email protected]
Holly Hertig [email protected]
Sat., Oct. 22 – online registration deadline
Sat., Oct. 29 – hang 1-4 pm
On view October 30 – December 2 (Gallery hours Tuesday 10:30 am – 3 pm; Wednesdays & Saturdays 1 – 4 pm)
Sat., Nov. 12 Reception 1-4 pm
Sat., Dec. 3 strike 1-4 pm