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Collection Magazine will be awarding a featured article on one artist's work in the 12th international ARC Salon. Collection Magazine, founded in 1993, has published 252 monthly issues and has the hi ...

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The Art Renewal Center is pleased to welcome Daniel Martin Stephanian as our newest ARC Living Artist™."By backing away from the art for a couple of years, that allowed me to miss parts of the task. ...

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ARC Living Master Mario Robinson will be presenting a slide lecture about his art and the rich tradition of portraits in American art. The lecture will take place on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 5:00 p. ...

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Anthony van Dyck, one of the most celebrated and influential portraitists of all time, enjoyed an international career that took him from his native Flanders to Italy, France, and, ultimately, the c ...

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The 16th Annual ARC Scholarship competition is set to begin on May 1 and will run through May 31, 2016.Each year, the Art Renewal Center gives $30,000 in scholarship money to talented and deserving st ...

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22 April, 2016

Detail of Spring Flowers by Alma TademaCelebrate Spring with a fine art print! Our fine art prints make the perfect gift for Mother's Day or any occasion!All proceeds support the Art Renewal Center ...

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The MEAM (Museum of European Art Modern) is a museum dedicated to contemporary realism located at the Gomis Palace, in the middle of the streets of the Born in Barcelona. This a neighborhood where cul ...

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The first monographic exhibition devoted to the Hubert Robert since 1933, the exhibition presents an exceptional and varied selection of some 140 works including drawings, paintings, sketches, engra ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard Whitney has recently published Painting the Visual Impression, a beautiful full color book which summarizes the fundamental ideas of representational painting. It focuses o ...

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This award is sponsored by Streamline Publishing. One artist, who paints in a plein air style, will be chosen to have a feature article done on their work in Plein Air Magazine. This award will be c ...

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Sponsored by Streamline Publishing. This award will be an article award given to an individual finalist to be included in the Fine Art Connoisseur printed magazine. In addition, Fine Art Connoisseur w ...

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The Guild of Boston Artists, an ARC Allied Organization™, is formally introducing their new artists in this exhibition. The artists will be divided into two groups to speak about their work on Satu ...

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Although availability for a traveling exhibition is not required for entry into the ARC Salon or for winning the top awards in the ARC Salon, we will be having a live showing of many of the winners, h ...

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Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ Xiang Zhang for winning the Sam Houston Award - 2016 Committee's Choice Award for his painting "Palo Duro Breeze" at the Night of Artists in the Brisc ...

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Residents is a group exhibition featuring new work by the nine resident artists of the ARC Approved™ Grand Central Atelier.The event is being held at the Eleventh Street Arts - 46-06 11th St., Long Is ...

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The Oil Painters of America Award - $1,000Oil Painters of America (OPA) is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 4,000 artists throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Founde ...

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The fourth collaboration between Rehs Contemporary and the ARC Approved™ Ani Art Academies takes its title from the fascinating perceptual phenomenon known as Synesthesia. Each work in this unique col ...

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The Made in California Exhibit, which runs from April 2 - 23, 2016, will be presenting works by ARC Living Masters™ Julio Reyes and Jeremey Lipking among many other talented artists.The show is taki ...

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For the first time, within the ARC Salon, we will be hosting an independent side competition for realist high-school artwork. Through the work of The Da Vinci Initiative, atelier-style schools that ha ...

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ARC Approved™ Academy of Realist Art Edinburgh is now approved to give a nationally and EU recognized qualification. Edinburgh Napier University and the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework ...

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1 April, 2016

The Nexus exhibition is co-curated by David Gluck and showcases the work of artists from two seemingly dissimilar artistic disciplines: painting and tattooing.The works in this show are all paintings ...

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The ARC Salon offers exhibitions and sales at top galleries.Arcadia Contemporary, Santa Monica, CA, in cooperation with ARC will select a group of approximately 15 finalists who will be asked to suppl ...

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ARC Approved™ Laguna College of Design located on 2222 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, California 92651 is holding an exhibition from April 1 - 14, 2016 which will include a live tandem figure pain ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the Magrath Sculpture Atelier as our newest ARC Approved Atelier™. The Magrath Sculpture Atelier at Gage Academy of Art is a multi-year, part-time Atelier designed to conf ...

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The ARC Salon offers exhibitions and sales at top galleries. Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY will select a group of approximately 15 finalists who will be asked to supply the ga ...

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The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization™, will present more than 200 contemporary-traditional fine art paintings and sculpture in their 105th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition that runs from ...

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Thank you to IX Arts for sponsoring the Imaginative Realist Category in the 12th International ARC Salon Competition. IX Arts is dedicated to the promotion, recognition, and elevation of imaginative ...

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ARC Living Master™ David Bowers has recently had an article published in Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine."I am often inspired by an image that I see and my painting materializes from that image. It will ...

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This year we are introducing a new 8th category for portraiture in the ARC Salon. This important genre first thrived 5,000 years ago in ancient Egypt. Since then it has always served as more than ju ...

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The International Guild of Realism (IGOR), an ARC Allied Organization, is proud to announce a call for entries for their upcoming 11th Annual IGOR Exhibition. The deadline for entries will be May 10, ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Mary Buchholz will be exhibiting in the eleventh annual signature event – Cowgirl Up! – a celebration of the West's best women artists. The show runs from March 17 - 20 ...

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The Prado Museum, located on Calle Ruiz de Alarcon 23 in Madrid, Spain is holding an important exhibition of the work of 17th century French artist Georges de La Tour.This exhibition will display 30 o ...

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The ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figurative of Art is holding an open studio and will display the recent work of TAFA artists. The event takes place on March 19 from 4 - 9 pm. The Texas Academy of ...

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We have just added ARC Associate Living Master™ Jane Jones book "Classic Still Life Painting" to the Artist Self-Help Books and DVDs section of the ARC Store! The book is available through our online ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Mary Buchholz will be exhibiting her work in the 7th Annual Texas Masters Group Show.The show is taking place at the Insight Gallery located on 214 West Main Street, Fre ...

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Nature and the American Vision is a landmark exhibition featuring nearly fifty masterpieces from the New-York Historical Society's acclaimed collection of landscape paintings, the most revered in th ...

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ARC Living Master™ He Lihuai has recently won awards in two major competitions, an Honorable Mention in the ModPortrait 2015 in Spain and third place in the Member Only Competition of the Portrait ...

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The Keynote Address from the 2015 TRAC conference by ARC Chairman Fred Ross has just been posted to the site! The speech, entitled "What is Fine Art and Why Realism?", provides a clear and rational ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Edward Little as our newest Associate Living Master™!Edward Little is a professional artist and designer with over thirty five years' experience. Focusing on the dramatic e ...

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The most prestigious realist art competition in the Americas and perhaps the world, the International ARC Salon offers over $100,000 in cash awards and International recognition through partnerships ...

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ARC Living Master™ Marci Oleszkiewicz is holding her annual solo show titled “Kind Regards” which runs from March 10 - March 24, 2016. Over 15 new works capture the wonder of childhood and the beaut ...

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This major exhibition of more than 120 paintings by masters including Rossetti, Ford Madox Brown, William Holman Hunt, and Millais will highlight Liverpool's significant role in the Pre-Raphaelite m ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Richard T Scott will be holding a solo show of his work entitled "Americana". His work drifts between history and the present, reality and the supernatural, like a semi- ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Tina Garrett as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™!In the few short years since Tina's introduction to oil she has studied intently the Selective Start Method described ...

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ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides will be speaking at the Seattle University Search for Meaning Book Festival. Her lecture, titled, "On Seeing: Art as a Portal to Living More Fully", will take p ...

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19 February, 2016

ARC is pleased to welcome Jeff Hein as our newest Living Master™!Jeff Hein is an American artist born 1974. He works in a variety of mediums but is best known for his figurative oil paintings. In 2007 ...

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18 February, 2016

ARC is pleased to welcome Laurie Anspach as an ARC Living Artist™.Laurie's career began by earning a BA degree from the Rhode Island School of Design. She created designs for leading fashion industry ...

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17 February, 2016

The Society of Animal Artists (SAA) has joined in a coordinated effort with the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation (SKB) to create the single most comprehensive artist training workshop in the history of ...

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ARC Living Artist™ Dr. Sivananda Nyayapathi is an accomplished artist who has exhibited in national and international juried competitions. This exhibition will showcase his portraits, still lives and ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Richard T Scott as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™!Working between New York and Paris, Richard is a painter, writer, and designs coins for the United States Mint. He ...

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Hieronymus Bosch is viewed worldwide as the most intriguing and exciting Netherlandish artist of the late Middle Ages. The exhibition includes the lion's share of his surviving paintings and drawings ...

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Three ARC Living Masters, John Buxton, Jeremy Lipking, and Morgan Weistling, are participating in one of the country's premier Western art shows. Each year, 75 nationally recognized, contemporary West ...

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Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun was one of the finest eighteenth-century French painters and among the most important of all women artists. She achieved success in France and Europe during one of the ...

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5 February, 2016

The ARC Salon exhibition has ended, but we will be accepting entries to the 12th annual ARC Salon Competition starting March 1, 2016. We will be posting the prospectus sometime this month.Please conti ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Svetlana Cameron as our newest Associate Living Master™! “Svetlana Cameron (b. 1978) is a Russian-born British portrait artist dedicated to the revival of traditional fine a ...

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Carlo Russo’s painting, Mortars, which won an honorable mention in the Still life Category in the 2014/2015 ARC Salon Competition, has now sold. The painting is a part of the first live exhibition of ...

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Listen to Myself, by Hsin-Yao Tseng, which was a finalist in the Figurative Category in the 2014/2015 ARC Salon Competition has sold. The painting, part of the first Live ARC Salon, is currently on d ...

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Mooncalf, by Giuseppe Guindani, which won an honorable mention in the Imaginative Realist Category in the 2014/2015 ARC Salon Competition has now sold. The painting is a part of the first live exhibit ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Jane Jones as an Associate Living Master™!Harmony by Jane Jones"The flowers in her paintings all come from her gardens, or a local orchid grower, and are infused with the cry ...

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ARC founder and Chairman, Fred Ross, will be giving a lecture tonight about the Visual Language of Realism at the Salmagundi Club.Come and view the paintings before the lecture. Wine and Soda availabl ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard Whitney was awarded an Honorary Doctorate for lifetime achievement by the University of New Hampshire at commencement last May before a crowd of 25,000.Whitney graduated Phi ...

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18 January, 2016

The ARC Salon is now open for viewing at the Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth ave between 11 & 12th st., NYC. The show will run until Feb 4th. ...

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The ARC Approved™ Florence Academy of Art is holding an exhibition of works created by alumni, students and instructors from their FAA Swedish branch.This event is free and open to the public. It runs ...

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The Epoch Times has published an article about the upcoming lecture by ARC Chairman, Fred Ross, at the Salmagundi Club in NYC.“ARC will be planning several lectures and educational events during the t ...

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ARC Living Master™ Michael John Angel will be conducting a 5 day workshop on Composition and the Art of Still Life.This workshop focuses on the many aspects involved in painting a still life. Students ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ John Rowe has recently been featured in Fine Art Connoisseur magazine.“The range of Rowe’s work is stunning — and inspirational. While many artists hone their skills on po ...

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Dreamer's Descent by Dorian VallejoThe first Art Renewal Center Live Salon is on its way to the Salmagundi Club in New York City, where it will be on display from January 18 - February 4, 2016. Sevent ...

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ARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliott is conducting a workshop at The Florence Studio, from June 6-17, 2016.Students will learn how to apply an opaque gray and white (grisaille) underpainting to a master ...

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6 January, 2016

Ryan Brown, head of the ARC Approved™ Center for Naturalist Study and Academic Painting, is teaching a special 5 day intensive workshop. Participants will discover how to paint realistic portraits wit ...

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An article about the upcoming live ARC Salon Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club in New York has been published today in the Huffington Post.Brandon Kralik writes, "What a great step this is for paintin ...

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ARC Approved™ Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art is holding a student exhibition at The Loft at Liz’s located on 453 S. La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036.The show will be open from January 6 – ...

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ARC's first live show of 76 of the winning works and finalists from the 2014-2015 ARC Salon is coming to New York City, where it will hang at the prestigious Salmagundi Club from January 18th to Febru ...

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Gary Christensen, author of The Richard F. Lack Catalogue Raisonné, will present an illustrated lecture on the woodcuts and etchings of Richard Lack. The lecture will be held on January 9, 2016 at The ...

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

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23 December, 2015

ARC is pleased to announce Joshua LaRock as our newest ARC Living Master™.“LaRock's works are an ode to the past while being filtered through his contemporary point of reference. Even when referencin ...

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ARC Approved™ Academy of Realist Art, Toronto has partnered with RealistArtOnline.com to launch a new website for both new and seasoned artists who want to discover the secrets of the Old Masters. A ...

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Marie Spartali Stillman was one of the few professional female artists working in the second half of the 19th century. She was an important presence in the Victorian art world and closely affiliated w ...

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18 December, 2015

The work of Ingres undoubtedly constitutes an important forerunner to the late 19th- and early 20th-century artistic revolutions. The exhibition to be shown at the Museo del Prado in 2015, which has b ...

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The Legion of Honor, located on 100 34th Ave in San Francisco, CA will be exhibiting one of Raphael's most beguiling and enigmatic paintings - "Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn". The masterpiece, pr ...

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ARC will be planning several lectures and educational events during the time the show will be in New York including a speech by ARC Chairman Fred Ross, and a collaboration with the Da Vinci Initiative ...

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ARC Allied Organization, Suggested Donation, has recently conducted and posted an interview with ARC Living Master™ Joseph McGurl.To listen to the full podcast, please click here. ...

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Organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, this groundbreaking exhibition proposes a new approach to understanding 17th-century Dutch painting. Through 75 carefully selected, beautifully preserved ...

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Opening Night at the MEAM: Line to Get In "It was a Friday night. The museum was hopping. It felt like it was the number one night club of Barcelona by the time the award ceremonies commenced at the o ...

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We are pleased to welcome the Barcelona Atelier of Realist Art as our newest ARC Approved Atelier™.Located in the heart of Barcelona, Spain, the Barcelona Atelier of Realist Art is one of the few art ...

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The Society of Animal Artists, an ARC Allied Organization™ focuses on capturing wild and domestic creatures, on land, sea and air, in a wide range of media and artistic styles. In their mission to p ...

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From about 1515 until his death, Andrea del Sarto (1486–1530) ran the most successful and productive workshop in Florence, not only leaving his native city richly decorated with his art but also gre ...

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The Fat of the Land, by David Cheifetz, which won an honorable mention in the landscape category in the 2014/2015 ARC Salon Competition has now sold. The painting is a part of the first live exhibiti ...

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For the first time many of the works from the ARC Salon will be exhibited in a live traveling exhibition that will start at the MEAM museum in Barcelona, Spain, and then travel to New York City, where ...

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This exhibition is presenting 27 masterpieces from the Royal Collection, including works by Gerrit Dou, Gabriel Metsu, Jan Steen and Pieter de Hooch, and Johannes Vermeer's A Lady at the Virginal wit ...

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1 December, 2015

Gary Christensen, Author of The Richard F. Lack Catalogue Raisonné, will present an illustrated lecture on the paintings of Richard Lack. Lack's interior genre paintings will be presented and will inc ...

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30 November, 2015

"Mr. Fred Ross, I just came across your website a few days ago and it is amazing!!! I also just read your piece Why Realism? and it speaks volumes. As an artist for over 30 years, I just could not un ...

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25 November, 2015

Give the gift of Art this holiday season! The Art Renewal Center is a 501 c3 educational foundation and all proceeds from ARC Store purchases go towards our scholarship fund and help to keep ARC on t ...

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ARC is pleased to present the winners and finalists of the 2014/2015 International Salon Competition. With an approximate 2,500 entries this year by over 1,050 artists, the competition was steeper tha ...

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ARC Living Master™ Patricia Watwood is holding a solo exhibition of drawings and two large scale narrative paintings in the exhibition titled “New Narratives”.The show is being held at the Dacia Gall ...

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ARC Living Master™ Maureen Hyde has recently had her painting, "The Next Move," accepted into the permanent collection of the New Britain Museum of American Art.To learn more about the museum, please ...

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"The 2015 Representational Art Conference, which was held this past November 1st through the 4th, is one of the most important events for the visual arts in our culture to come into existence. In only ...

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The Official Awards Ceremony of ARC Salon and Figurativas 2015 winners will take place as one tremendous event tomorrow on November 20th, 2015 at 19:00 hours at the European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM ...

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18 November, 2015

ARC Approved™ Chiaroscuro Studio of Art will be holding an open studio event and Christmas party.The event is open to everyone and begins on December 12th at 5 pm.Chiaroscuro Studio of Art is located ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Eric Armusik as an ARC Associate Living Master™.Born in 1973, fine artist Eric Armusik grew up in the northeastern coal region of Pennsylvania. Once one of the largest coal m ...

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