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Charlene Helfend Lane's first heroes were the traditional artists she saw in books and museums. Winning an art award at the age of nine confirmed her desire to be an artist. However, life brought h ...

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Unemployed On Line by Max GinsburgARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg will be conducting a 5-day Traditional Realist Alla Prima Oil Painting from Life workshop in his personal studio. 9am to 4 pm ...

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"The stone has been thrown. The splash is being made and as the repercussions arc across the surface of the representational revolution, they are intercepted as inspiration, as ideas, and The Da Vin ...

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This will be our 11th annual competition in which some of the best contemporary realist artists in the world compete for recognition, cash prizes, and a chance to have their work seen by some of the ...

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ARC would like to congratulate ARC Associate Living Master™ Jon Boe Paulsen for winning first place in the 10th Artavita art contest. His winning work will be exhibited at World Wide Art, Los Angel ...

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Representational Painter and Journalist, Brandon Kralik, writes about The Florence Academy of Art's new U.S. Campus in his featured blog on the Huffington Post. Kralik speaks with the Florence Acade ...

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29 September, 2014

The Academy of Realist Art has opened a new branch of their already successful ARC Approved™ school. Set in the heart of the beautiful historic city of Edinburgh, Scotland, The Academy of Realist Ar ...

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Drawing by 16 year old Sarah Katie Li, charcoal on paper The Da Vinci Initiative has started a major fundraising campaign through Kickstarter to bring skill-based training in the visual arts to publ ...

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PleinAir magazine is currently holding their Annual PleinAir Salon. In the spirit of the French Salon created by the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris, this annual competition, with bi-monthly contes ...

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Register now for DVI workshops this winter. Each workshop is geared towards art educators and will be held at Gage Academy, home of the Juliette Aristides Atelier, in Seattle, Washington. The first ...

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23 September, 2014

Vala Ola with Lost Tribes MonumentClear Vision MonumentARC Living Master™, Vala Ola, has created two monuments that will be displayed in the Rocky Mountains in Avon, Colorado.About the monument “Lo ...

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22 September, 2014

ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes will be exhibiting in the Contemporary Realism Biennial in Fort Wayne, IN. Every two years, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art (FWMoA) organizes the Contemporary Realism Bi ...

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Starting January 2015, the Florence Academy New York Metro will offer a full time Certificate program in Drawing & Painting with places for 20 students. Self Portrait by Richard GreathouseIntensive ...

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18 September, 2014

The European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), an ARC Allied Organization, is running an exhibition titled “Some sculpture, please!”. The exhibit focuses on European sculpture of the twentieth century w ...

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Cover Painting by Anne Blair BrownPleinAir Magazine Award Winning Painting2013-2014 International ARC SalonBrisk Evening by John Pototschnik John Pototschnik, winner of the PleinAir Magazine Award i ...

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16 September, 2014

IlluXcon is the ground-breaking art show, symposium, and celebration dedicated solely to imaginative realism. This event, beginning on September 17th through Sunday September 21st, brings artists, ...

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15 September, 2014

Artist and art instructor Robert Florczak has created a video lecture for Prager University entitled “Why is Modern Art So Bad?”. The five minute lecture supports the return of classical standards ...

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12 September, 2014

Shrine by Noah Buchanan, Marla Gorretis The Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier will be hosting a number of exciting workshops, classes and open model sessions this fall.Some of the workshops that sti ...

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Show opens Friday, September 12, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pmThe Florence Academy of Art opens an Alumni Exhibition at the Richard J. Massey Foundation. To view the work on exhibit, visit www.therichardmasseyf ...

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10 September, 2014

Portrait of Mark Abouzeidby Jamie CorethREPRESENT is an exciting debut exhibition showcasing some of today's most promising representational and figurative artists from all over the world but who ha ...

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9 September, 2014

The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization™, reveals the intriguing qualities of small-format artwork with this exhibition, which is on view at its gallery at the historic Old Mill.A recept ...

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Michael John Angel, head of ARC Approved Angel Academy of Art in Florence has written a new article about Caravaggio and his painting The Betrayal of Christ.The Betrayal of Christ by Caravaggio"Duri ...

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The IX symposium is the world's largest exhibition of imaginative realist art. Featuring over 150 artists, the show is a visual feast for all fans of imaginative painting. The artists who will be e ...

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The Art Renewal Center is now offering a boxed set of greeting cards featuring some of the most popular paintings in the ARC museum.This beautiful set of 12 cards (1 unique image per card) are print ...

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Francesca Anderson Fine Art will feature several new Ani artist's works for their upcoming exhibit, Trompe L'oeil. Specializing in Contemporary Realism and Portraiture, FA Fine art has been hosting ...

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Manna From Heaven by Lori ShorinThe Richard J. Massey Foundation for the Arts and Sciences presents selected work from Florence Academy of Art Alumni.The opening reception for the show will be on Fr ...

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IlluXcon, a five day event held at the Allentown Museum, is the world’s largest exhibition of imaginative realist art. Featuring over 150 artists and well over 1000 original pieces of artwork, the ...

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ARC would like to congratulate ARC Living Artist™ Clark Gussin for winning Best in Show for his painting “The Whopper” in the 58th Juried Exhibition at the Haggin Museum in Stockton, California.The ...

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ARC would like to congratulate ARC Living Artist™ Sivananda Nyayapathi for winning first place in the 2014 Summer Juried Exhibition of the Portrait Society of Atlanta for his portrait "Adithi".The P ...

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Red Crown 5 by Debbie StevensThe Society of Animal Artists, an ARC Allied Organization™, focuses on capturing wild and domestic creatures in art on land, sea and air. In their mission to promote art ...

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The Art Renewal Center is very pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Annual Scholarship Competition.For 14 years now, the ARC Scholarship Fund has awarded scholarships to some of the most tal ...

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John Ruskin is primarily remembered as Victorian Britain's leading art critic and the champion of Turner and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Less well known is that Ruskin was an outstanding artist ...

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This is Australia by John Mccartin In the spirit of the French Salon created by the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris, this annual competition, with bi-monthly contests leading to annual Salon Grand ...

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The Guild of Boston Artists is a non-profit association of painters and sculptors whose purpose is to promote, nurture and encourage traditional art adhering to the highest standards of quality and ...

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We will be announcing the results of the 14th Annual ARC Scholarship competition on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. est.We hope that all of our ARC viewers will visit the site to see the work ...

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Starting on August 25, 2014, the artists and alumni of Studio Incamminati will be exhibiting and selling artwork at the Art Center at The Market and Shops at Comcast Center in Philadelphia, PA.At a ...

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"Although Social Realist painters emerged in countries throughout America and Europe at the time, each with their own distinguishing factors, in England, Frank Holl was very prominent for this type ...

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February 22-23, 2015 at the Ani Art Academy WaichulisBear Creek Twp., PA This two-day workshop will explore several aspects of visual perception and language development to uncover an incredibly eff ...

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Rainbow by Aivazovsky We are pleased to announce that we have recently updated the Aivazovsky gallery on ARC. To view the gallery, please click here.To view all new additions to the ARC museum, c ...

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Running through September 21st, Dürer's Women features over fifty of works from the Cleveland Museum of Art's distinguished collection of Dürer's prints and considers the artist's multivalent depict ...

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Several artists from the ARC Approved™ Ani Art Academies will be exhibiting at the John Pence Gallery."Drawings are at once the heartbeat, the bones, the musculature, and the spirit of all art. Draw ...

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With works by some of the greatest names in European art, the show entitled, Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums, examines the thematic and stylistic developments ...

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Portrait of Maria Elisabeth Theresia (Elise) Schwartze-Herrmann with her grandchildren Letty and Lizzy Ansingh by Thérèse SchwartzeARC is pleased to announce the addition of new biographical informa ...

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ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg will be conducting a 5 day traditional realist oil painting from life workshop from his Personal Skylight studio located in Long Island City, NY.The workshop ru ...

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Silence and Sagebrush by Jeremy LipkingCongratulations to ARC Living Master™ Jeremy Lipking for winning the top prize purchase award in the Prix de West Art show held at the National Cowboy an ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is working with the State Art Education Associations, Boards of Art Education in the 50 states, to set up three DVI-sponsored skill-based retreats each year. For the 2014-201 ...

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More than 50 contemporary and traditional artists associated with the historic California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization, celebrate the enduring appeal of the Golden State. The exhibition high ...

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Come visit our new Pinterest page and pin your favorite old master paintings. Show us which old master artworks inspire you, make you think or just make you happy! This section will be dedicated spe ...

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Award winning ARC Living Master™, Joseph McGurl, will be conducting a landscape painting workshop Sept. 24, 25, and 26, 2014. It will be held at his home/studio on Amrita Island, Cape Cod. This wi ...

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This fascinating exhibition showcases conservators' forensic analysis of five Renaissance paintings in the Carnegie Museum of Art's collection. Learn how curators and conservators discovered a portr ...

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The Board of Art Education in the State of Washington, the Washington Art Education Association (WAEA), has just officially endorsed The Da Vinci Initiative. The Da Vinci Initiative has been working ...

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A Victorian Obsession presents 50 exceptional paintings by many of the leading artists of the Victorian period within the extraordinary interiors of Leighton House Museum. The pictures all belong to ...

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23 July, 2014

Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ Gordon Hanley, who is featured in the July edition Australian Artist Magazine. Gordon's work is also featured on the cover.The article details the process of cr ...

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Attention Mingled with Fearby François RudeGods and Heroes will be a rich overview of masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, the original school of fine arts in Paris, France, and a repository ...

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ARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliott will be conducting a three-day nude figure workshop August 15, 16 & 17 at his atelier in Petaluma, California. There are convenient accommodations for travelers in ...

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Portrait of Mark by Jamie CorethEach year, the ARC Approved Florence Academy of Art adds excitement to their curriculum by holding an informal competition among their students and awarding one stude ...

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17 July, 2014

For the first time in my life I have applied for the Art Renewal Salon 2014 and really did not expect anything to come out of it. To my great surprise, not only did I make it as a finalist, but both ...

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Griffin by Devin Cecil-WishingArtist and Grand Central Academy Instructor, Devin Cecil-Wishing, will be teaching a very special drawing intensive workshop in LA (Venice) September 24th-28th. The cl ...

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July 10 - 22, 2014Victorian Artists Society Galleries430 Albert St East Melbourne, Victoria 3002Australia We are happy to announce that ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan will be exhibiting ...

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14 July, 2014

Skin Deep by Darren KingsleyThe Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier will be hosting a number of exciting workshops this summer and fall. Some of the summer workshops that still having remaining spot ...

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May 20 - October 26, 2014Metropolitan Museum of Art1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)New York, NY 10028Le Chant d'Amour by Burne-JonesThis exhibition will highlight the second wave of the Pre-Raphae ...

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Twilight Calm by Sergio RoffoNorth Water Gallery - 27 North Water Street, Edgartown, MA 02539 ARC Associate Living Master™ Sergio Roffo will have an exhibition of works focusing on Martha's Vineya ...

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The Golden Gate Atelier will be conducting a 19 - 22 week Écorché sculpture course. Students will be taught the bony and muscular shapes that impact the surface of the skin and create form. By sculp ...

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Veil of Expressions 2by Marcos DamascenaMarcos Damascena was born in Poções Bahia in 1981 and rooted in São Paulo, where he began his artistic career studying with what was considered the biggest na ...

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July 12 - August 20, 2014La Casa del Berlingaio (Stazzema) and the Palazzo della Cultura di Stazzema (frazione di Cardoso), Stazzema, ItalyIn the 1960s, Signorina Simi's school was the only one in E ...

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Now through September 14, 2014The Taft Museum of Art - 316 Pike Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202The Voyage of Life: Youthby Thomas ColeDiscover a landmark of American art by Thomas Cole, a leader of t ...

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Juliette Aristides will be teaching a special workshop from August 27th – 29th on the foundations of drawing. She has three highly popular and well received published instructional books on classica ...

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An Uneven Struggle by Per Elof Nilsson RicklundThe ARC Approved™ Florence Academy has just launched a new updated version of their website with a redesigned Alumni Gallery where visitors can zoom in ...

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Hsin-Yao, having already developed a signature style, has had his work recognized by the major art magazines of today, as well as by an unprecedented number of highly prestigious galleries. Hsin-Yao ...

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Figure Drawing by Sergey ChubirkoThe mission of the Russian Academy of Art, Florence is to teach the fundamental principles, methods and techniques of classical art diligently transmitted over the c ...

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The Epoch Times, a newspaper which supports the return of skill-based training techniques to the arts as a whole and the preservation of artistic heritage won 16 awards at the annual New York Press ...

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Openings are currently available at the ARC Approved™ Aristides Atelier at Gage Academy of Art for the 2014-15 academic year. Located in Seattle, Washington, and led by celebrated artist, author an ...

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"WILMINGTON, Del. --The Delaware Art Museum lost its accreditation and its ability to receive loaned works from many museums Wednesday, one day after the museum sold one of its most famous Pre-Rapha ...

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When Your Lover Has Goneby Gordon HanleyFascinated by the drawings of da Vinci, Raphael and Michelangelo, since 2009 Gordon Hanley's art shifted from watercolor painting to drawings in the Renaissan ...

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Streamline art video is a division of Streamline Publishing, Inc., which publishes Fine Art Connoisseur and PleinAir Magazines. The division was founded on the premise that art education is the foun ...

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Determination under Persecution by Qing Xin, winner of the gold award at NTDTV’s 3rd International Chinese Figure Painting Competition. (Courtesy of Zhengjian.org) The New Tang Dynasty Television is ...

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16 June, 2014

The Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier will be hosting a number of exciting workshops this spring and summer. Ted Seth Jacobs will be teaching an exclusive workshop in France, June 2nd – July 3rd for ...

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Isabella and the Pot of Basil by William Holman HuntChristie's London will be having their major Victorian Painting sale this upcoming week. The exhibition opens today and will remain open until th ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Thomas Kegler will be featured in a show at Burchfield Penney Art Center - 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, N.Y. 14222. The show is titled Fly Fishing and is "A Celebration ...

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Gabrielle by Peter KelseyJune 24 - July 2, 2014The exhibition features more than 60 pieces of some of the finest in contemporary realist art from instructors, students and alumni of Studio Incammina ...

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"I really wanted to tell you that I read every word of WHY REALISM. Absolutely brilliant! Combined with your past essays exposing the fraud that is modernism, your writing has been like a concert to ...

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ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides is "a painter who seeks to understand and convey the human spirit through art." What does that mean in terms of the way she approaches her work, and the decisio ...

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Vessels by Julio Reyes"I must take the opportunity to tell you what an honor it is to be a part of your collection, and how truly grateful I am to you and to the ARC Salon Competition. ARC helped m ...

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An article on the 2013/2014 International ARC Salon was recently published by Fine Art Connoisseur. Fine Art Connoisseur will also be publishing a featured article in the November/December printed i ...

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Portrait of Pope John Paul II by Igor BabailovARC Living Master Igor Babailov was recently featured in Fine Art Connoisseur for receiving the commission to create an official likeness of Pope Franci ...

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ARC Approved™ Angel Academy of Art will be hosting their student exhibition this weekend. The show opens this Friday June 6th from 18:30 – 20:30 but the exhibition will continue on Saturday the 7th ...

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In 2007 Western Art Collector became the first magazine to provide nationwide coverage of upcoming shows and auctions showcasing Western art. With the goal of bringing together galleries, living Wes ...

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Ardith Starostka has been receiving regular awards and honors for her work since 2000. In addition to being an Art Renewal Center Living Master™, Starostka is an International Guild of Realism-Signa ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative, part of a 501C3, nonprofit, educational foundation, is a mission for visual literacy in our contemporary world. With a focus on K-12 public and private schools, the goal o ...

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LAAFA will be giving scholarships to students accepted into their 3-Year Fine or Entertainment Art Program and 18-Month Foundational Track for Fall 2014. Scholarships are between $500 and $2000 ann ...

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ARC is pleased to present the winners of the 2013/2014 International Salon Competition. With an approximate 2200 entries this year by over 1,000 artists, the 2013/2014 ARC Salon competition was more ...

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The deadline for entries for the 2014 ARC Scholarship Competition is rapidly approaching. Please be sure to inform any individuals who wish to continue their studies of this opportunity. ARC Schol ...

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International Artist magazine is known as the publication written by artists for artists around the world. Launched in 1998 as a tool to help artists share their advice, the publication includes pra ...

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Barcelona Academy of ArtCast Program Barcelona Academy of Art aims at teaching drawing, painting and sculpting using a complete curriculum and teaching methods stemming from the classic- realistic t ...

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ARC Living Master™ Ted Seth Jacobs has written a definitive reference for both the professional as well as the art student. A true dictionary of human form, it provides a complete analysis and expla ...

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Faripour Forouhar's home is in New England but he grew up in the high mountains of Middle Asia. He travels to the Rockies, Alps and Andes and the shore lines in the USA and Europe yearly for his pai ...

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The Fox Stole by Ryan BrownThe Center for Academic Study & Naturalist Painting (CAS) will be hosting a scholarship competition with a deadline of May 30th. Located in Springville, Utah, they are gi ...

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American Fine Art Magazine is a bimonthly fine art publication providing comprehensive coverage on the market for 19th- and 20th-century historic American art. Unlike other fine art publications tha ...

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The Grand Central Academy is holding a Still Life Competition from July 27 - August 1, 2014.Finalists will compete for 48 hours over 6 days to paint a still life. Participants will be allowed to bri ...

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American Art Collector, which celebrated its milestone 100th issue in February 2014, is a monthly national magazine written to bring together galleries, living representational artists and active ar ...

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