Transportation Art Contest
FROM RAILS TO WINGS: Irving, Texas
|Evolution of Transportation by Rupal Sanghavi. |
1st place, 14-17
2013 Transportation Art Contest
Open to all Irving students, ages 6 – 17
Cash prizes awarded in three age categories.
Click here to download contest guidelines and entry form
Deadline for entry is May 17, 2013
The 6th Annual Transportation Art Contest celebrates transportation in Irving's past and present as well as the 16th Annual Transportation and Infrastructure Summit hosted by the City of Irving. Beginning with the surveying of the railroad route between Dallas and Ft. Worth in 1902, Irving's growth has been affected by key developments in transportation including DFW International Airport, major highways, the TRE and DART's light rail system.
The award-winning artwork, including honorable mention recipients will be exhibited at the Irving Arts Center, August 3 – Sept. 29.
Stanton, Norma. Irving, Texas: From Rails to Wings,1903-2003. Donning Company Publishers, 2003.
Rice, Joseph, Irving: A Texas Odyssey. Northridge,California: Windsor Publishing, 1989.
Explore the Holdings of the Irving Archives: The Portal to Texas History
Irving History – City of Irving website
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport – Wikipedia
The 2013 Transportation Art Contest is sponsored by the City of Irving, the Irving Arts Center, Irving Heritage Society and the 16th Annual Transportation & Infrastructure Summit.