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We are pleased to announce that [DefaultValue(null)] by Stephen Yavorski has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition "When I designed [DefaultValue(null)], I wanted to explore emot ...

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Many artists working in Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries contributed to a fascinating and rich period of artistic exchange. Northern artists (predominantly those in the Netherlands an ...

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We are pleased to announce that In the Hourglass by Catherine Haverkamp has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "In the Hourglass is a visual convergence of multiple conflicts m ...

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We are pleased to announce that Kate in Lace by Roger Schmidt has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "As a person who has spent most of his adult life creating music and playi ...

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Studio Incamminati, an ARC Approved Atelier™, recently hosted the "Dream Stream", a Facebook Live Broadcast of three artist demos.For those who missed watching the broadcast or would like to view it a ...

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We are pleased to announce that The Romance of Land and Sea, Cuttyhunk Island by Joseph McGurl has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."The Romance of Land and Sea is of Cuttyh ...

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M.C. Escher: Reality and Illusion, taking place at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum located on 700 North 12th Street Wausau, WI 54403 from March 4 - May 28, 2017, displays some of the Dutch artist' ...

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ARC Living Master™ Erik Koeppel released his judge's picks for the winners of the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly competition.ARC Living Master™ John Buxton took the first place award for his painting Great ...

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We are pleased to announce that The Teeth of Scatha Worm by Matthew Stewart has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "The Teeth of Scatha Worm depicts a scene from the appendic ...

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ARC Living Master™ Jeremy Lipking is holding a solo exhibition for the first time in four years at Arcadia Contemporary, Town Plaza, 9428 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232.The show runs un ...

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We are pleased to announce that Melancholia by Jason Brady has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "We all wear masks throughout our lives. Sometimes they are donned as an uni ...

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We are pleased to announce that Snow Storm by Nicholas O’Leary has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."It was a grey wintry day. It had been raining for weeks and I was itching ...

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The Paris Academy of Art is an art institute dedicated to high-level realist painting and drawing techniques. The Academy is open to all those who, regardless of age, nationality or background, wan ...

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We are pleased to announce that Stream of the Shadow by Katsu Nakajima has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "This is the Yukawa river, a small stream originating from one ...

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We are pleased to announce that Away from the City by Hsin-Yao Tseng has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "This painting is part of my Disconnect series from 2015. It is a ...

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Caroline of Ansbach, Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, and Charlotte of Mecklenberg-Strelitz — three German princesses who married into the British royal family in the 18th century — are the focus of a stunning ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Vicki Sullivan will be exhibiting her painting "Born to Run" in the National Equine Art Prize Exhibit. The painting has been selected as a finalist and the exhibit will ...

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We are pleased to announce that The Attributes of Art by Michael DeVore has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "This painting is a tribute to the famous 18th century French ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19t ...

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We are pleased to announce that Fate Casting Judgment upon the Earth by Mica Pillemer has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "Judgment is on the horizon. The earth is in the ...

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We are pleased to announce that Minnehaha Falls in Winter by Mary Pettis has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "Minnehaha Falls is treasured by the residents of Minnesota ...

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The ARC Approved™ Studio Incamminati is broadcasting a four-hour demo featuring Instructors Lea Colie Wight, Darren Kingsley and Kerry Dunn. While a small live audience watches the demo, Facebook user ...

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The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization, will be holding it's 106th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition from April 9 – 30, 2017 at the Autry Museum of the American West - 4700 Western Heritage W ...

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The ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figurative Art is holding their Spring Gallery Night Reception on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 from 5 - 9 pm. Works by the students and faculty of TAFA will be on view ...

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An article titled "A Resurgence of Art" by Milene Fernandez has recently been published in the Epoch Times. The article details how ateliers and artists who are creating traditional art are flourish ...

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ARC Living Master™ Robert Liberace will bring to life the beauty and poetry of Venetian red chalk drawing as he works on a live portrait while describing the key features of this technique and how the ...

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We are pleased to announce that 5th Circle by Robert Liberace has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "The painting 5th Circle expresses my fascination with the active human ...

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We are pleased to announce that Capturing Beauty by Daniel Gerhartz has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "The emphasis of my entire career has been quite simply, the pursui ...

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We are pleased to announce that Fritter and Waste by Emanuela De Musis has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "Discovering Edmund Tarbell's Mrs. Lovering Hathaway at the MFA B ...

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ARC Living Master™ Joshua LaRock is offering several workshops this spring and summer. There is still space available in the 3 day portrait painting workshop from April 28-30 2017 in Durham, NC, the ...

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ARC Living Master™ Morgan Weistling has recently had an article written about his work in Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine."Since he was a child, artist Morgan Weistling has constantly seen beauty and d ...

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13 March, 2017

IX Arts, an ARC Allied Organization™, now has a new website to showcase their art show and symposium that is dedicated solely to imaginative realism.To see their new website, please visit www.imaginat ...

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We are pleased to announce that The Twilight of Venus by Rubén Belloso Adorna has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "My painting titled The Twilight of Venus aims to be a ref ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19th ...

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We are pleased to announce that Animal Nitrate by Alessandro Tomassetti has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. “The sitter for my painting, Animal Nitrate, is a Colombian mode ...

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Prayer for Winter's End by Coulter PrehmARC is pleased to welcome Renaissance Life as our newest Allied Organization™!Renaissance Life is a 501c3 organization whose primary aim is to facilitate creati ...

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8 March, 2017

ARC Living Artist™ Clark Gussin will be displaying his work at the "Salon at Triton", a 2D Competition and Exhibition.The exhibition is being held at the Triton Museum of Art located on 1505 Warburto ...

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We are pleased to announce that Sparrow’s Rest by Michael Dumas has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."Every painting inevitably has something to do with the individual. It’s n ...

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Held on the East Coast of the United States at the prestigious and historic Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida, the first annual Figurative Art Convention & Expo (FACE) is designed to be hands-o ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Svetlana Kanyo as our newest ARC Living Artist™.Lemons by Svetlana KanyoSvetlana believes that human experience and emotions are most naturally and profoundly expressed throu ...

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We are pleased to announce that The Storyteller by Cornelia Hernes has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. “The Storyteller is a part of a recent body of work portraying a sele ...

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Pre-order your copy of the 12th International ARC Salon Catalogue today!This catalogue will include images of all finalist works by all 640 artists. This book will also serve as our official exhibiti ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Mary Ross Buchholz is participating in the Texas Masters show at Insight Gallery located on 214 West Main Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624.The show runs from March 1, 201 ...

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We are pleased to announce that Blowing Smoke by Nicole Moné has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "Aaron Shikler was my friend and mentor for many years, and this was the ...

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This extraordinary gathering of rarely seen masterpieces traces the rise of a uniquely American medium. Shaped by the genius of Winslow Homer and John Singer Sargent, the watercolor movement tells a ...

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28 February, 2017

ARC Living Artist™ Debra Keirce is exhibiting her painting "Victory" in the show "Map Your World". The exhibition takes place on February 17 - March 12, 2017 at the Franklin Park Arts Center - 36441 B ...

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This show features a selection of contemporary drawings and paintings by practicing architects and artists from the ARC Approved™ Grand Central Atelier that showcases the importance of drawing to the ...

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We are pleased to announce that Hugging the Shore by Jane Chapin has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "Hugging the Shore is a scene of boaters on the Yellowstone River in M ...

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Great Lakes Academy of Fine Art, run by ARC Living Master™ Jeffrey Larson, is a small apprenticeship-style program dedicated to the training of classical drawing and painting. Its full-time, four-year ...

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We are pleased to announce that Courting Death by Linda Adair has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition.DEATH be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for, t ...

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The Foundation of the Arts and Artists, an ARC Allied Organization, is organizing Figurativas ‘17, with a First Prize for painting of up to €36,000, a Sculpture Acquisition Fund of €40,000 and a fund ...

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Ani Art Academies, an ARC Approved Atelier™ would like to congratulate the winners of their 3rd Annual Drawing Competition. A prestigious panel of judges including ARC C.O.O. Kara Ross, Joshua Rose, P ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19t ...

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Drawn to Life: Celebrating the Tradition of the Academic Nude is a unique opportunity to view a rare collection of American, French, and Russian academic drawings and paintings, that have been put tog ...

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We are pleased to announce that Miss Rachel by Emanuela De Musis has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."We look up at Miss Rachel and she looks down at us. Her lids are heavy w ...

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First Place WinnerSulphur Springs Minature ShowGuinness by Debra KeirceARC Living Artist™ Debra Keirce has recently been accepted as a member of the prestigious Copley Society of Art, which is the old ...

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We are pleased to announce that "The Thinker" by Marta Crawford has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."When I create a work in charcoal, very often what inspires me is not a pa ...

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Bella by Carla D'aguannoCarla D'aguanno began her career as a movie poster artist and then as an illustrator of young adult and romance covers for several New York publishing companies. After she marr ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the South African Portrait Society as our newest Allied Organization.South African Portrait Society was created with the main purpose to enhance "Fine Art Portraiture" in Sou ...

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14 February, 2017

Come paint with two-time ARC Salon Purchase Award winner and ARC Associate Living Master, Tina Garrett in Tuscany! This 5 day workshop is appropriate for all levels and is great for those who want to ...

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About the work, Vanessa Lemen says:“Letters To A Young Poet was inspired by the book with the same title by Rainer Maria Rilke. The painting evolved from an abstract vision using meditative marks and ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19th ...

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8 February, 2017

Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ Joke Frima who has recently won second place still life in the Members Only competition of the Portrait Society of America for her painting, Eternal Return. The M ...

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7 February, 2017

Victorian Treasures brings together more than 60 outstanding Victorian paintings and watercolors from the art collections of National Museums Liverpool. The exhibition explores the work of leading 19t ...

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American Miniatures at Settlers West is one of the best exhibitions of small original paintings and sculpture. More than 200 artists will participate in this stellar event, including works by ARC Livi ...

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3 February, 2017

The Medici’s Painter: Carlo Dolci and 17th-Century Florence is the first exhibition in America devoted to the luminous and meticulously rendered paintings and drawings of Italian artist Carlo Dolci.Th ...

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ARCALM™ Sergio Roffo has recently had an article on his work published on Fine Art Connoisseur's website."Many view making art as a meditative practice that calms the nerves, provides clarity, and is ...

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Honoring the 100th anniversary of Auguste Rodin’s death in 1917, the Legion of Honor will present a completely new installation of its extraordinary Rodin holdings in Auguste Rodin: The Centenary Inst ...

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This exhibition features the work of 30 world-renown realist painters with an emphasis on detail-orientated works. ARC Living Master™ Anthony Waichulis will be among the artists exhibiting in the sho ...

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The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization™ , is holding it's 106th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition. This year's Gold Medal Exhibition spotlights nearly 200 representational works of art from r ...

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The Rob Gutteridge School of Classical Realism is a new school, created by Rob Gutteridge in 2016 in Adelaide, the capital city of the state of South Australia, Australia. It provides atelier training ...

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Lesson 16 in the Bargue course has just been released on Patreon!Viewers supporting DVI on Patreon gain exclusive access to bonus tips and tricks videos with additional educational footage as well a ...

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Mandy Hallenius, an artist and art teacher, says children can master the skills needed to draw or paint whatever they can imagine. To help children gain these skills, as well as open up many avenues f ...

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Treasures of British Art presents a selection of paintings from the acclaimed traveling exhibition, providing a panoramic view of British cultural history seen through its art. Featured are examples b ...

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Storm Approaching by Heidi PalmerARC is pleased to welcome Heidi Palmer as an ARC Associate Living Master™!"Light, air, and the meaning of time are the three elements that I try to address in my paint ...

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The ARC Approved™ Atelier, Florence Academy of Art, US, located in Jersey City, NJ, now offers study visas to international students.For information on how to study at the FAA, please click here. ...

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18 January, 2017

The Academy of Realist Art, Boston, an ARC Approved™ atelier, launched its fifth annual scholarship competition for promising artists with a love for academic style painting and drawing. The sch ...

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Greg Hildebrandt and his identical twin brother, Tim, were born in Detroit, Michigan in 1939. Both boys were avid artists from a young age and carried their artistic passion with them throughout their ...

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art, located on 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028 is holding an exhibition of Velazquez portraits from now until March 12, 2017.Seven exceptional portraits by Velázquez, ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Jane Jones is holding a solo show titled "Glorious Survivors".Every canvas tells a story, and each flower she paints represents survival, not only as a plant, but for what ...

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Support the DVI on Patreon! Subscribers gain exclusive access to bonus tips and tricks videos with additional educational footage as well as access to the weekly footage one day in advance of the gen ...

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Studio Incamminati has partnered with Project HOME to provide foundational drawing classes to the homeless. Participants in the program develop the empowering life skills needed as they transition fro ...

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The Dahesh Museum of Art is the only institution in the United States devoted to collecting and exhibiting European academic art of the 19th century. Masterworks features paintings and sculptures by c ...

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Inspired by Robert C. Jackson’s 2014 publication, Behind the Easel: The Unique Voices of 20 Contemporary Representational Painters, this exhibition surveys the state of realistic painting at the start ...

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Join GCA on January 19, from 6-8pm to find out more about their full time studies. Meet current students, teachers and administrators and tour the studio.Also, Eleventh Street Arts will be open for LI ...

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Erik Bossik, creator of "How to Create an Underpainting Like the Old Masters: A Step by Step Guide" has released a new instructional video titled "Underpainting Secrets for Artists". In this eighty-fi ...

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4 January, 2017

ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg is holding a solo exhibition of his work titled "Realism and Reality".A workshop, including a live demo and talk, will coincide with the reception of the exhibition on ...

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The greatest French follower of Caravaggio, Valentin de Boulogne was one of the most original protagonists of the new, naturalistic painting. This is the first monographic exhibition devoted to Valent ...

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The Bargue-Gérôme Drawing Course is a complete reprint of a famous, late nineteenth century drawing course. It contains a set of almost two hundred masterful lithographs of subjects for copying by dra ...

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Support the DVI on Patreon! Subscribers gain exclusive access to bonus tips and tricks videos with additional educational footage as well as access to the weekly footage one day in advance of the gen ...

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The 12th International ARC Salon Catalogue is currently in the process of being created, but we expect to have the them in hand and ready to ship by April 2017.The catalogue will include images of the ...

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22 December, 2016

We are pleased to announce these important dates for our 12th International ARC Salon Live Exhibition: Public Opening (Salmagundi Club, New York, NY) - Saturday, May 13th, 2017, 11am - 3pm Atelier Ed ...

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We are proud to offer the new volume, Frank Dicksee, His Art and Life in the ARC Store. This important volume, published in association with the Art Renewal Center, includes a history and catalogue ra ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Eric Armusik has recently been featured in an article in the Epoch times."Armusik realized he wanted to paint from real life, with real people who gave him a sense o ...

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The official selection of additional works for the Live Exhibition of the ARC Salon will begin on January 1, 2017.The Live Exhibition will travel from the Salmagundi Club, New York, New York to the ME ...

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ARC Approved™ Bay Area Classical Arts Atelier is offering a ten day workshop by Kamille Corry focusing on painting the nude figure from life. Starting with limited palette, and working up to a more ex ...

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15 December, 2016

Lesson 13 in the DVI Bargue Drawing course has just been released.The DVI is using Patreon to help finance the expense of producing high-quality video courses. Patreon subscribers gain exclusive acces ...

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14 December, 2016

Glory of Venice features about 50 significant works, and provides visitors with a rare opportunity to experience 19 artworks from Venice’s Gallerie dell’Accademia, which houses one of the greatest col ...

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The Arcadia Contemporary gallery is holding a group show of paintings all measuring 12 x 12 inches and created by over 30 painters from around the world.Nick Alm, Daniel Bilmes, Shaun Downey, David Gl ...

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The Epoch Times has recently published an article about the 12th International ARC Salon Competition Winners written by ARC COO Kara Lysandra Ross.To read the full article, please click here. ...

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