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We wanted to share with our viewers a letter that was sent to us in response to Sotheby’s Hong Kong featuring four paintings by ARC Living Master™ Han-Wu Shen at their 20th Century Chinese Art April ...

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The Last Dance by Rodney Davis 2012 Charcoal and White Pastel 36 x 26 inchesAni Art Academies' The Big Gamble will open this Saturday, April 6th. The opening reception will be from 11:00 AM - 6:0 ...

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We have recently added 50 new old master and 19th century artist photographs thanks to another image donation by Don Kurtz.Photographs have been added for the following artists:Aublet, Albert / Baton ...

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Next week several ARC Masters and a faculty of over 70 instructors and speakers will converge at the Monterey, CA Conference Center for the Plein Air Convention from PleinAir magazine. ARC Masters™ ...

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As shown in the most recent Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine issue, Palm Avenue Fine Art is hosting American Masters 2013, an exhibition featuring several of the finest living American artists, includin ...

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Sotheby's Hong Kong will be featuring four paintings by ARC Living Master™ Han-Wu Shen at their 20th Century Chinese Art April 6th auction. They have included a large write up on the artist, his relat ...

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Artist Paul DeLorenzo passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at his home in Greensboro, North Carolina. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1947. He graduated from preparatory school ...

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The International Guild of Realism (IGOR) has just announced a “call for entries” with a deadline of May 20, 2013 for their member's to submit work for the upcoming 8th Annual IGOR Exhibition at the ...

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2012 first place winnerKresten SmedemarkTennebristWe will be accepting applications for the 2013 ARC Scholarship Competition starting May 1st, with a deadline of May 31st, 2013. We will be awarding ...

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The Art of Trompe L'oeil at Cavalier Gallery will be a solo show featuring the Trompe L'oeil works of ARC Living Master™ Joel Carson Jones. Jones won best Trompe L'oeil in the Art Renewal Center's 20 ...

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Encountering the Orient: Masterworks from the Dahesh Museum of Art will run from March 27 to April 15, 2013. This exhibition re-examines 19th-century European Orientalism to give a fuller understandi ...

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We have added two new letters to the ARChives section of the website pertaining to photography and whether or not it can hold up to painting or sculpture as an art form."Congratulations on your web ...

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After several recent requests, ARC Living Master™ Shaun Downey, has decided to host a series of portrait drawing workshops in his studio in Toronto. There will be two different sessions avail ...

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The European Museum of Modern Art – MEAM, Barcelona, Spain exhibits some of the finest Contemporary Figurative Art. It is owned by The Foundation of Arts and Artists and the purpose is to promote and ...

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Shane Wolf has kindly donated five of his drawing to the Art Renewal Center. Wolf was a winner in the Art Renewal Center's annual Scholarship Competition™ in 2006, 2007 and 2008, and the draw ...

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Ani Art Academies Anguilla will hold an open house Thursday, March 28th, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:30PM for prospective students and the local community. The event, which will be held at the school, will ha ...

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The Foundation of the Art and the Artists is based out of Spain and it's main purpose is the promotion and dissemination of realist art at all levels. They focus on the figurative, and very specifi ...

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Atelier Dualis, located in Bethlehem, PA, has posted the first of their 2013 Workshop Series. Workshop instructor and atelier head, Erin Anderson, will lead the sessions providing techniques and tools ...

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ARC Director of Operations, Kara Lysandra Ross, has just had her most recent article Gustave Jean Jacquet: Validating his Rightful Place in Art History published in the Epoch Times. "Gustave Jea ...

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The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization™, is hosting a special event. On March 2, 2013 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, three CAC artists will capture a scene in pastels with simultaneous demonstrati ...

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27 February, 2013

We would like to announce that we have added several new high-resolution images to the Jean Leon Gérôme Gallery on ARC. He is one of the most sought after and beloved artists of the period. In 1 ...

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We are happy to announce two new exhibitions that will be coming up this Spring.The first is titled Contemporary Realism and will feature the work of ARC Living Master™ Anthony Waichulis at Gallery 1 ...

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The National Portrait Gallery has been awarded £23,582 to fund the cataloguing of the papers and important letters of George Frederick Watts (1817-1904). "The letters represent a broad cross-secti ...

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21 February, 2013

This instructional documentary follows ARC Associate Living Master™ Thomas Kegler as he completes an oil painting on a linen panel outdoors. Over the course of two late summer days, Kegler captures t ...

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On Saturday, March 16, the Florence Academy of Art in Sweden is opening their facilities for future applicants to view the facility and learn about their three year intensive program. The Florence ...

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Plein Air Magazine, the master mind behind the The 2nd Annual Plein Air Convention and Expo are now taking reservations to participate in what they are calling the largest artist gathering in history. ...

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We would like to announce that we have reworked the Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale Gallery, adding over 40 new images by this famous female artist and illustrator, many in high resolution. In 1902, sh ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Artist™ Sivananda Nyayapathi for winning First Place and Member’s Choice Award in the Portrait Society of Atlanta's 2013 Winter Juried Exhibition for his painting "Kirtan ...

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A special congratulations to ARC Living Artist™ Anand PKC, for being featured in an article in the New York Daily News by Tanyanika Samuels.About the article Anand said the following "The two greate ...

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Arantzazu Martinez is an academic painter from Vitoria, Spain. She attended the Fine Arts University of the Basque Country and graduated in 2000. Unable to find any classical art training, she moved t ...

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We would like to welcome Bryan Larsen to the ARC Website. Bryan has been drawing and painting since childhood. As a young person he was also fascinated with math and science and always found creativ ...

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We would like to announce that the Art Renewal Center has purchased Julie Bell's painting, The Order of Wolves, which is an additional $15,000 purchase award. This painting won first place in the 2011 ...

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The Beaux-Arts Atelier of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, is our first school whose primary focus is classical architecture. They offer a one-year intensive program in the study of ar ...

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The Grand Central Academy's Water Street Atelier will be having an open house in conjunction with The Beaux-Arts Atelier on Thursday February 21st from 6 – 8pm. The four studios on the sixth floor wil ...

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Renowned artist, Thomas Kegler, is a self-taught painter, producer, and certified teacher residing in Western New York. He is a Senior Fellow and instructor for the Hudson River Fellowship. Kegler' ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ John Pototschnik has recently published part three of his teaching series titled “Training the 21st Century Artist”. The series features the works of ARC Living Master’s™, ...

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The Epoch Times, which is a large international newspaper available in 35 countries and 19 languages recently published an article titled Studio Incamminati Celebrates 10 Years of Teaching Realist P ...

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The 2013 LA Art Show will be taking place from January 23 - 27, 2013 at the LA Convention Center (South Hall). ARC Living Master™ Erik Koppel and ARC Associate Living Master™ Mark Lovett will both b ...

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Deadline, Monday Jan 21This year we are offering more awards then ever. In addition to our over $50,000 in cash awards, and publicity on the Art Renewal Website and in our full color Salon Catalogue, ...

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ARC Living Master™ Mario Robinson will have approximately 40 paintings and drawings on display at the Skylight Gallery in Brooklyn. The exhibition will run from February 17 through May 31. The openi ...

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"Since leaving the corporate world to focus on his art full time seven years ago, Vail, Colorado based painter James Van Fossan has brilliantly told the story of people's lives, struggles and triumph ...

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"Poetry" by Alma-TademaThe Atlantic Poetry Guild exists to help revive the significance of traditional poetry in our culture. They conduct public readings of the great poets, to restore their work t ...

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For all interested artists, a rare opportunity has arisen to study with ARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliott, who has an opening for a few new part-time students. Painter/writer Virgil Elliott (born 194 ...

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"Justice" by ARA InstructorBrian MacNeilThe Academy of Realist Art, Boston is holding a scholarship competition. One scholarship is to be awarded for a year's free tuition (school year, September 20 ...

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Classically L.A will run from January 7 – through February 8, 2013, though the opening reception is tonight from 5 to 7pm for all who can attend. The show features the work of several of their membe ...

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ARC would like to give special thanks to Cesar Santos for the donation of one of his self portraits to the Art Renewal Center. Santos is becoming increasingly well known for his edgy works that show ...

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This show, which was organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, will run from Feb. 20 through Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2013 at the New Hampshire Institute of the Arts . This exh ...

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We would like to welcome John Pototschnik to the Art Renewal Center's Artist and Living Master's Gallery™.Many may remember his work from the recent 2011/2012 International ARC Salon, where he won t ...

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The artists and alumni of Studio Incamminati are celebrating the school's 10th anniversary with an exhibition at the prestigious National Arts Club in New York City. Enjoy more than 50 works from acco ...

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Due to a large number of requests, we have decided to extend the deadline for the 2012/2013 ARC International Salon to Monday, January 21, 2013. Please let me know if you have any questions. Ha ...

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We would like to introduce a new set of six DVDs to the ARC Store, presented by On Air Video. These new DVDs cover the basics from Color Mixology, Anatomy, Measuring Methods, Perspective, and more. ...

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ARC would like to welcome Lance Richlin to the Art Renewal Center Approved Artist™ and Living Master's™ Gallery.Lance is an American artist and teacher. He is the author of a book on portrait drawing ...

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ARC Living Master™ Erik Koeppel will be teaching a new workshop through the Grand Central Academy of Art. The workshop is titled "Techniques of the Hudson River School", and the goal to place one's ...

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This year we are offering more awards then ever. In addition to our over $50,000 in cash awards, and publicity on the Art Renewal Website and in our full color Salon Catalogue, this year, Fine Art C ...

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To continue to provide the highest level of instruction possible, The Florence Academy of Art recently inaugurated a new space in Florence, the Robert and Christine Emmons Center for Sculpture for The ...

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This year we are offering more awards then ever. In addition to our over $50,000 in cash awards, and publicity on the Art Renewal Website and in our full color Salon Catalogue, this year, Fine Art Con ...

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At long last the 2011/2012 International ARC Salon Catalogues are in! All outstanding orders will be shipped this week. They are by far the largest of our ARC Salon Catalogues, measuring 1/2 inch ...

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10 December, 2012

We would like to introduce our first Brazilian ARC Living Master, Gilberto Geraldo. Geraldo received the highest awards in the major and most prestigious Art Competitions of Brazil, being also invited ...

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We are proud to announce the addition of an exciting new award to the ARC Salon Best in Show winner. ARC and Streamline Publishing, producers of Fine Art Connoisseur and Plein Air (both ARC Allied Org ...

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Jacob Collins is the founder of the Water Street Atelier, The Grand Central Academy of Art, and the Hudson River Fellowship. He is an extraordinarily respected artist, teacher, and role model in the ...

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We would like to introduce our first painter of miniatures, Debra Keirce, to the ARC Museum. Her works are usually 4 x 6 inches or smaller. For their size, they are painted with tremendous detail as m ...

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For all those who have been patiently waiting, the final ARC Salon Catalogues are due to arrive at the Art Renewal Center next week. The Salon Catalogue this year has run 200 pages and is a monument ...

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29 November, 2012

Just wanted to thank you all again for the wonderful work you do and the incredible display of work your site contains. Every visit to your site is a little present I can give myself.Best wishes,Thom ...

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Atelier Dualis is a small independent educational institution located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It is a novel approach to arts education combining the fine art training program developed by renowned ...

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As many of you know, ARC is a 501C3 non-profit educational foundation. One way we help raise funds for the continued work we do is by selling fine art prints of paintings that appear in the ARC muse ...

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21 November, 2012

ARC Living Master™ Erik Koeppel is being featured by McColl Fine Art, Charlotte, NC in a exhibition titled Hudson River Revisited. The show is open now through Dec. 6, 2012. Joe Panarelli, th ...

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IlluXcon, organized by the Association of Fantastic Art, just opened up jury submissions for the 2013 show at the Allentown Art Museum in Allentown, PA. Since things are working a bit differently this ...

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19 November, 2012

ARC Living Master™ Vala Ola will be showing her work in the upcoming 2012 “Hidden in the Hills” art show, where she will be exhibiting some of her newest works. The show is a prestigious long stand ...

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16 November, 2012

As of this week, we are selling fine art books on many of the most popular artists in the ARC museum. You may have already noticed that under the artist bio and above the images we have a bar for "Boo ...

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15 November, 2012

Congratulations to Paul Oxborough who has been honored in the November issue of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine in a "Today's Master" feature article. This is the same issue that features an article on ...

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ARC Living Master™ Peter Fiore has a solo show of his work open this month at the Travis Gallery, 6089 Lower York Road Route 202, New Hope, PA 18938. The exhibition, Subjects Emerge, will run from N ...

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As many of you know, ARC is a 501C3 non-profit educational foundation. One way we help raise funds for the continued work we do is by selling fine art prints of paintings that appear in the ARC museum ...

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We are both happy and proud to announce that the winner of the 2011/2012 ARC Salon, "Amelie" by Thomas Reis will be featured on the cover of the November/December issue of Fine Art Connoisseur ...

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The results are in! We are happy to announce the winners of the 2012 ARC Scholarship Competition live on the Art Renewal Center website. This year the ARC Scholarship Fund will distribute $31,700 i ...

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To all William Bouguereau fans, the six copies of the two volume set Catalogue Raisonne at $480 mentioned in our last Bouguereau book announcement have all been sold, and the next six are now ...

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18 October, 2012

Ron A. Cheek, Director of the ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figurative Art, is currently having an exhibition of his work at Texas A&M University, August 30–October 21, 2012. To read a review of the ...

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There are a series of exciting auctions in New York, NY that include some of the finest works of the period. Combined, these auctions include a total of twelve paintings by William Bouguereau, fi ...

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We are proud to announce the judges for the 2012/2013 ARC Salon:Frederick Ross - Founder and Chairman of the Art Renewal Center, Ross is the leading authority on William Bouguereau and co author o ...

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We wanted to share with our ARC Fans a recent portrait by ARC Living Master™ Cesar Santos, of the Art Renewal Center Chairman Fred Ross. About the portrait, Mr. Ross said the following: “My fami ...

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Over the last 15 years Garin has been working primarily in the "Public Art Realm" as a Muralist creating large scale commissioned works for municipalities in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington ...

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8 October, 2012

ASTA, an ARC Allied Organization, is having their annual show in Scottsdale, AZ. It is a five-week event, held from October 8th, 2012 thru November 10th, 2012. Over $2 million in paintings by contempo ...

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Now you can share your favorite images on ARC with all your friends on Facebook...We are very excited to announce the implementation of a share button for every artist page and every painting ...

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ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes, Best in Show winner of the 2009/2010 ARC Salon, and Second Place Figurative Winner and Purchase Award Winner in the 2011/2012 ARC Salon, is being featured in thre ...

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In April 2012, PleinAir™ magazine made history with the first convention devoted to painting en plein air, and the largest gathering of artists painting in one outdoor location simultane ...

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The Epoch Times has published the speech given by Kara Lysandra Ross at the International Guild of Realism's 7th annual juried exhibition entitled "Why Realist Art Matters". To read the speech click h ...

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Shane Wolf, who was a former ARC Scholarship Winner, and a Finalist in the 2011/2012 International ARC Salon ™ , will be having a Solo Show of his work at The Gallery L'Oeil du Prince, Paris, ...

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28 September, 2012

We are pleased to announce the addition of a new page to the Art Renewal Center website. This page is geared towards helping students find scholarships that can be used at ARC Approved™ schools. In a ...

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27 September, 2012

Sands of Gorgoroth by Mark ZugThe annual IlluXCon symposium, founded in 2008, now draws artists and attendees from all over the world. It is an annual symposium for Imaginary Realism and illus ...

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The remaining supply of Bouguereau Catalogue Raisonne two volume box sets are extremely limited. The next 6 sets sold will be at $480 and then the price will increase to $620 per set. If you would lik ...

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Fortune Teller - detailARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliott will be giving a lecture at TRAC2012 on October 16, 2012 at 9:00am. The Concept Of Quality In Art; Inspirational And Practical Concern ...

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A brand new exhibition of artwork from James Gurney's imaginary world of Dinotopia is now on view at The Lyman Allyn Museum in New London, Connecticut. Unlike Gurney's recent exhibition, The Fantasti ...

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Congratulations to Duffy Sheridan for winning Best Figurative work in the International Guild of Realism's 7th Annual Juried Exhibition for his painting Decoration Red & Gold, 38 x 42 inches, ...

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20 September, 2012

Erik Koeppel received his formal training from the Rhode Island School of Design followed by the New York Academy of Art, and an annual apprenticeship in Wiscasset, Maine with his professor and friend ...

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19 September, 2012

Oracle by Juliette AristidesThe staff and faculty at Cypress College in Southern California, are presenting an exhibition that includes major works by some of the finest Contemporary Figurati ...

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The American Society of Traditional Artists, an ARC Allied Organization, has just announced the Scottsdale, 2012, ASTA Annual Show at Open Range Gallery, 7077 East Main Street in the prestigious Scott ...

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We would like to welcome the First Place Figurative Category winner from the 2011/2012 ARC Salon as an ARC Living Master™. Orley hails from Toledo, Cebu, Philippines. He discovered a love for ...

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ARC Living Master™ Jeremy Lipking will be giving a painting demonstration as part of The Representational Art Conference which will be held from October 14 - 17, 2012 in Ventura, CA. There has been a ...

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Come and attend the opening of The International Guild of Realism's 7th Annual Juried Exhibition. Works will include among others, those by ARC Living Masters™ Duffy Sheriden, Vala Ola, James Van ...

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10 September, 2012

We are proud to welcome Thomas Reis to the Art Renewal Center's Artist and Living Master's Gallery™. Many of ARC's visitors are already be familiar with his work, since he won best in ...

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Special congratulations to ARC Living Master Richard Whitney for landing a major portrait commission from governor Mitt Romney, who is now the Republican candidate for president. About the work, Whitn ...

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