Sept. 27th Irving Art Association Members Meeting — Featured Artist Murthy L. Mantha

At the September IAA Members Meeting on Tuesday, September 27th, the artist Murthy L. Mantha will demonstrate his unique style of watercolor.

Doors open at 6:30 pm. Business meeting and announcements start at 7:00 pm, followed by the art demonstration. Visitors are welcome. 

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061

Note: Each month members should bring one of their recent artworks by 6:45 p.m. to participate in the “Artist of the Month” competition. The winning artist is awarded a prize and the artwork is displayed in the Gallery until the next monthly meeting.

As always all gatherings are better with food! Please bring a snack to share (optional).

About the Artist: Murthy L. Mantha

  • Murthy Mantha is a painter of watercolors. He is currently a member of the Visual Arts League, Irving Art Association, and Art Gallery of Ontario (Canada) and held memberships in many other art associations including as a past president of the IBM Club Art Club, Poughkeepsie, NY. He learned intricacies of art through self-study of various master artists in India and USA. Some of his artistic inspirations came from Tiepolo, Rembrandt, Cezanne, Frank Webb and Paul Klee. 
  • Murthy’s artistic inquiry is division of pictorial space and arrangement of light with emphasis on design. He paints mainly in watercolors preparing for them with plein-air studies, pen and Ink drawings from life and his own photographs during travels around the world.
  • Murthy believes in continuous learning and curiosity as fundamental to being a better artist. He lives and paints from his home in Flower Mound, Tx. He conducts workshops in composition and design using watercolors.
  • email: mlmantha@gmail.com
  • Instagram: #artistmurthym
  • Recent exhibits:
    • Irving Art Association – Solo Exhibit Dec 2021 – Mar. 2022
    • Mainstage222 Irving, Tx for Fall & Winter 2021 – Blue Bonnets Landscape paintings in Acrylics
    • Thrive, Lewisville – Sea Scape paintings in Acrylics
  • Recent Awards:
    • Visual Arts League May 2021 Artist of the Month Award – Second Place for watercolor painting
    • Irving Art Association 2020 Fall/Winter Show – Honorable Mention for photograph for “Joy of the Human Spirit” theme.