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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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16 November, 2015

Maxwell Alexander Gallery- 6144 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232This exhibit features the work of ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes, Candice Bohannon and Aron Wiesenfeld.The show runs from Novembe ...

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The live ARC Traveling Salon exhibition will open on the November 17, 2015 at the MEAM Museum in Barcelona, Spain. The exhibition will run until December 28, 2015 and celebrate an intense collaborat ...

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12 November, 2015

ARC has received a number of requests from artists who have been asked to participate in the live exhibition if they will provide an opportunity for them to sell their paintings. Because of this we ha ...

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11 November, 2015

The Florence Academy of Arts held its first Beaux Arts Ball this past Friday, the 6th of November, 2015, at the elegant catering facility, Cipriani's 25 on Broadway. It was a huge success in raising f ...

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ARC Approved™ LARA will be holding a group exhibition titled “The Art of Representation”.This free group exhibition will feature more than 25 artists from around the world, all trained in the atelie ...

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October 30, 2015 - January 21, 2016Rolland Gallery of Fine Art - 60 West Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 The secrets of the studio are passed between artists, in a gradual sharing of technique and ...

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ARC Chief Operating Officer, Kara Lysandra Ross, has recently written an article about the upcoming ARC Traveling Salon exhibition that will be held at the MEAM Museum in Barcelona, Spain from Novembe ...

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The visual arts in America are witness to a resurgence of meaningful art that celebrates masterful imagery wrought by deliberate and effective skill and concept. This "renaissance of realism" reaches ...

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Gary Christensen, author of The Richard F. Lack Catalogue Raisonné, will present illustrated lectures on the works of Richard Lack.Lack's portraits will be presented chronologically and will include t ...

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3 November, 2015

Art Renewal Center Series™ Secrets of Portrait Painting with Cesar Santos DVD will soon be released. This is the last chance to pre-order this 4 disk dvd set. The DVD will showcase master artis ...

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2 November, 2015

ARC Living Master™ Peter Fiore will be exhibiting a new series of his oil paintings. The show runs from November 7 - 29, 2015 and is being held at the Travis Gallery, 6089 Lower York Road (Route 202 ...

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The final works have been added to the list of paintings to be exhibited in the traveling exhibition for the 2014/2015 ARC Salon. Today we are adding ARC Living Master™ Donato Giancola's Second Place ...

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ARC Chairman Fred Ross recently wrote a response to a visitor's inquiry about ARC's Official view of van Gogh."Van Gogh is the one exception where we have included his work even though he's considered ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™, Mark Lovett, has been commissioned to recreate Leonardo Da Vinci's painting the Mona Lisa and has created a page with an in-depth study of the work. Join Lovett as he goe ...

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The Florence Academy of Art has organized a gala evening in New York City for friends and patrons. It will take place at the Cipriani, 25 Broadway, on November 6. The Beaux Arts Ball theme comes from ...

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Due to the live exhibition of the 2014/2015 ARC Salon which will be exhibiting at the MEAM Museum in Barcelona from November 17 – December 28, 2015 and then at the Salmagundi Club, NYC, from January 1 ...

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A series of auctions featuring 19th century art will be taking place in three major New York City auction houses in the next two weeks.Christie’s will hold their 19th Century auction on October 28, 20 ...

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Today we are adding an Honorable Mention in the Still Life Category by Richard Hall, two Honorable Mentions in the Drawing Category by Stephen Bauman and Albert Ramos Cortes, a Rehs Award Finalist by ...

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ARC Living Master™ Garin Baker recently completed a three part interview about his life and career which can be viewed here: http://www.juskathryn.com/blog/garin-baker/.Other interviews with ARC Livin ...

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November 1 - 4, 2015Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach - 450 East Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001The Representational Art Conference 2015 (TRAC2015) is the premier international art conference focused on the ...

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Comprising more than 130 woodcuts, lithographs, wood engravings, and mezzotints, as well as numerous drawings, watercolors, wood blocks, and lithographic stones never before exhibited, "The Worlds of ...

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ARC Living Master™ Shaun Downey strives to breathe fresh life into realist painting by combining classical ideals within the context of his own life and surroundings. His paintings have elements o ...

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Five new works have been added to the list of paintings to be exhibited in the traveling exhibition for the 2014/2015 ARC Salon. The newest additions are Victoria Steel's First Place Drawing winner, a ...

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ARC will be planning several lectures and educational events during the time the 2014/2015 ARC Salon live exhibition will be in New York. This will include a speech by ARC Chairman Fred Ross, and ...

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October 29th through December 19th, 2015Shepherd W & K Galleries58 East 79th StreetNew York, NY 10075Catalog available at:www.shepherdgallery.comFrom October 29th through December 19th, 2015, the Shep ...

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12 October, 2015

ARC Allied Organization™, the International Guild of Realism, recently held a series of events to celebrate their 10th Annual Exhibition.From August 26th – 28th IGOR held a "Rendezvous in Alexandria, ...

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Seven new works have been added to the list of paintings to be exhibited in the traveling exhibition for the 2014/2015 ARC Salon. Today we are adding Kamille Corry’s Third Place Drawing winner, ...

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For more than five hundred years, the Alba family has formed part of one of the most important aristocratic lineages in Europe, not only because of its military, political, and social significance, bu ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative, an ARC Allied Organization™, focusing on K-12 art education, was honored to have co-founder Mandy Hallenius invited as the the keynote speaker at the Idaho Art Education A ...

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The Florentine painter Sandro Botticelli is celebrated as one of the most important painters of the Italian Renaissance. His paintings have been endlessly reproduced and interpreted. The exhibition tr ...

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A fine art sale held for the benefit of Salmagundi, American Masters will return to adorn the Club's newly renovated Upper Gallery with works of art by nationally recognized artists not often exhibi ...

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Five new works have been added to the list of paintings to be exhibited in the traveling exhibition for the 2014/2015 ARC Salon. Today we are adding an Honorable Mention in the Landscape Category by G ...

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DVI Presentation at NJ Educators ConferenceARC 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 ...

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