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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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This exhibit explores works in the Dallas Museum of Art’s collection by the Renaissance German artist Albrecht Durer. Durer left a profound mark on the course of art history through his contribution ...

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28 September, 2015

ARC Living Master™ Hsin-Yao Tseng's solo show "Disconnect" is a collection of paintings which offers moments to reflect on our current lifestyle and the ever persistent changes technology imposes on o ...

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Cunning of the Conjurer by Joel Carson JonesThree 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 Best ...

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Chinese translations of the following two chapters from the ARC Philosophy appeared in the Epoch Times this past June and August, and have now been made available on the ARC website. Chapte ...

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During the Hellenistic period from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. until the establishment of the Roman Empire in 31 B.C., the medium of bronze drove artistic innovation. Sculptors move ...

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The National Gallery of Art, located on 6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW in Washington, DC is exhibiting the works of Joachim Wtewael. A masterful storyteller, Wtewael was a virtuoso draftsman a ...

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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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Three 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 the runner up for Best Nude by ARC Living Master™, ...

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17 September, 2015

The ARC Approved™ Grand Central Atelier will be exhibiting works from artists in the school. The Still Life Show will open on Friday, September 18 and runs through October 15, 2015 and will take pla ...

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16 September, 2015

ARC Allied Organization™ Suggested Donation, conducted an interview with Sadie Valeri of the ARC Approved™ Sadie Valeri Atelier.To listen to the interview, please click here. ...

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15 September, 2015

ARC Living Master™ James Gurney is the artist and author best known for his illustrated book series Dinotopia. He specializes in painting realistic images of scenes that can't be photographed, from ...

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Paint or draw with ARC Living Master™ Robert Liberace Jan. 11-15, 2016, at ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figurative Art in Fort Worth, TX. The focus of the class will be "The Figure in Action." The ...

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Three 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 the Third Place Figurative Winner, Incarnation, Ka ...

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Join ARC Approved™ Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier (BACAA) for an exciting fall and winter workshop and class line up.BACAA is one of the leading California schools for learning drawing and painting ...

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This exhibition features the work of artists from the ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figurative Art. The show will be held at the TAFA Gallery on 1324 East Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76102 and w ...

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In "Face to Face," artists from Studio Incamminati, School for Contemporary Realist Art, use the intimate process of portrait painting to help young people dealing with the medical and psychological e ...

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Texas of the South Pacific by Christian HemmeThree 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 the ...

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The ARC Scholarship Fund distributes over $30,000 in direct scholarships to aid students at ARC Approved™ art academy and atelier schools. As those familiar with ARC and its mission know, the organiza ...

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2 September, 2015

The 10th Anniversary Quest for the West celebration show, sale, and auction is being held at Eiteljorg Museum, 500 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Among the fifty artists at the show will b ...

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ARC Living Master™ and head of Studio Incamminati Nelson Shanks passed away on Friday, August 28, 2015 from complications from cancer. Shanks became world famous for his paintings of international lu ...

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Three 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 a Rehs Contemporary Galleries Inc. Award Winner, P ...

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Recently, we received a letter from an aspiring artist:I am wondering if the Classical Realism Journal is still being published? I am retiring on August 26, and I am going to start painting again. I ...

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At the end of his career, the British artist Frederic Leighton painted the now-iconic image of a sleeping woman in a vivid orange gown. On loan from the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico, Flaming ...

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Wildfire by Xiang ZhangARC is pleased to welcome Xiang Zhang as an Associate Living Master!Born in the year of the Horse, Xiang Zhang grew up in China. After graduating from The Central Academy of D ...

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From September 1 - October 4, 2015, ARC Approved Atelier™ Lavender Hill Studios will present to the public a rare insight into the rigors of drawing and painting, as passed down by a long line of Mas ...

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Three 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 the Most Ambitious Runner Up, The Scrum, by Chri ...

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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 pro ...

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This exhibit features 90 of the finest examples of drawings, etchings, and monotypes of the master Genoese draftsman, painter, and printmaker Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione. A forgotten master from ...

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Suggested Donation, an ARC Allied Organization™, has recently conducted an interview with ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides.To listen to the podcast, please click here. Touch by Juliet ...

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The International Guild of Realism is holding the 10th Annual Juried Exhibition hosted by the Principle Gallery located on 208 King Street, Alexandria, VA. The show will take place from August 18 - ...

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Three 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 the Best Trompe L'oeil Runner Up, Dragon Fruit, by ...

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13 August, 2015

The Arcadia Contemporary Gallery, located on 51 Greene Street, New York, NY 10013, will display work from ARC Living Masters™ Julio Reyes, Jeremy Lipking, and Mario Robinson, as well as many other a ...

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From August 2 - November 29, 2015, Boscobel House and Gardens located on 1601 Route 9D in Garrison, NY 10524, will be displaying an exhibit on Thomas Prichard Rossiter (1818-1871). This will be the fi ...

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Study in White by Jennifer GernnariPaint with ARC Finalist and New York artist Jennifer Gennari Nov. 2-6, 2015, in downtown Dallas, TX, in coordination with the ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figura ...

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The Detroit Institute of Arts announced today a series of statewide programs including two traveling exhibitions a year.A single-painting exhibition of one of the DIA's most popular paintings, "The Nu ...

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Peter Adams, the president of the ARC Allied Organization™ the California Arts Club, will present an exclusive artist talk titled “The Ephemeral and the Ethereal,” on Wednesday, August 12, beginning ...

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We are happy to announce three 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 the Best Nude, Psalms for ...

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ARC Living Master John Buxton has been recently featured in an article in the Trib LIVE.Buxton won the Western Art Collector Magazine award in the 2014-2015 ARC Salon for his painting “The Uninvited ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Sergio Roffo will be holding an exhibit from August 6 - 19, 2015 at the North Water Gallery - 27 North Water Street, Edgartown, MA 02539.There will be an artists' re ...

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Jonathan LeVine Gallery will be presenting the breadth of imaginative realism in one exhibition. Patrick Wilshire, founder of the Association of Fantastic Art, an ARC Allied Organization™, selected ...

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August 1 - 9, 2015Sunapee Landing Trading Company - 356 Rte 103, Sunapee NH Featuring the paintings of ARCALM™ Mary Jane Q Cross and ARC Living Artist™ George Hartley.This is a rare art sales event of ...

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We are happy to announce three 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 the First Place Still L ...

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At the MEAM (European Museum of Modern Art), the jury of the Figurativas'15 recently judged the finalist paintings of the competition of the Foundation de les Arts i els Artistes, a contest in which 2 ...

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The Center for Academic Study recently held a "Paint Plein Air Student Competition". Students from several academies, national and international, applied. Kate Sammons, Carlo Russo and Ryan Brown ...

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The PleinAir magazine Salon contest will be closing in less than a week.Don't miss out on the chance to win cash prizes, including the annual $15,000 grand prize and to be featured on the cover of Ple ...

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We are happy to announce three 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 the Second Place Anima ...

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ARC Living Master™ Michael John Angel and salon finalist Martinho Correia are currently showing their works in the Lucio Parrillo Gallery and Atelier.The gallery which is located on via dell'amorino 4 ...

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Pauly Friedman Art Gallery - Misericordia University - 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612 Ani Art Academies are excited to announce the upcoming academy-wide exhibition, Capturing Realism 2015. 17 ye ...

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ARC Allied Organization™, Suggested Donation, conducted an interview with ARC Living Master™ and head of the ARC Approved™ Florence Academy of Art, Daniel Graves. To listen to the podcast, please cli ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Mary Ross Buchholz as a new Associate Living Master™! Drinking Buddies by Mary Ross BuchholzMary Ross Buchholz is from a pioneering, ranching family heritage and those time- ...

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ARC Living Master™ Michael John Angel and head of the ARC Approved™ Angel Academy of Art has recently given an interview with Kathryn Lloyd of The Master Secrets.The interview is approximately 40 minu ...

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