Archive for August, 2007

Recent Work by Mario Robinson

Mario Robinson, an ARC Living Master will be at Ann Long Fine Art on Thursday 20 September 2007 from 6-8pm at a show of recent work.
Click here to see some of the works from the show.

Ann Long Fine Art
177 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401
o. 843.577.0447
c. 843.367.8586

by Mario Robinson
Posted Thursday, August 16th, 2007

Quent Cordair Fine Art 2008 Arts Cruise

The Quent Cordair Gallery Arts Cruise sails in 5 months. This Western Caribbean cruise with 24 full hours of fine Arts, leisurely paced over the 6 days and 7 is nearly full.

The Arts Program features art lectures and demonstrations and culminates on the last evening with a production of Maurice Maeterlinck’s three-act play Monna Vanna, described by Ayn Rand as “…one of the greatest plays in all world literature.”

Click here for more information.

Posted Thursday, August 16th, 2007

2007 4th Annual ARC Salon™ Competition

Call for Entries
The Art Renewal Center’s
International 2007 ARC Salon™

Win International Recognition Overnight
Have your work seen by 5.5 Million Yearly Visitors.

More than $44,000 in Awards
Compete and Win in 5 Categories
Award Winners and Finalists will be featured on the
Art Renewal Centers website.


Best in Show: $10,000 cash award plus gallery space in the Museum section of the ARC's website. Gallery space will include the artist s biographical information accompanied by 1 to 5 web pages of the artist’s finest works.

The William Bouguereau Award – Emotion, Theme, and the Figure: $3,000

5 First Place Awards: $2,500 awarded in each category
5 Second Place Awards: $1,000 awarded in each category
5 Third Place Awards: $500 awarded in each category

Chairman's Choice Award: 2 Awarded at $500 each

ARC Staff Award: 4 Awarded at $100 each

People’s Choice Award: $100 cash award. Winner will be selected by the public from the top 100 finalists through an online voting system at

Purchase Awards: Minimum of $10,000 in Purchase Awards Works do not have to be for sale to be eligible for the competition. Purchase awards will be chosen from the finalists by our four judges and awarded at the sole discretion of the ARC’s Chairman, Fred Ross.

30 Honorable Mentions: Award winners will receive an Award Certificate and have their winning artwork accompanied by their name displayed on the ARC website. Top 100 Finalists will have their entry accompanied by their name displayed on the ARC website and will also be featured in the 2007 ARC Salon™ Catalog.

For more details on how to enter you can download entry forms in either PDF or Microsoft Word format.

Entry Deadline: September 24, 2007

To see the winners from the 2006 ARC Salon™ have a look at the announcement of the winners.

Inquiries may be addressed to Karen McCormack at

For more information on the Salon click here.

Posted Wednesday, August 1st, 2007


For each 3rd Annual ARC Salon Catalogue that you order, get 20% off on a 2005 2nd ARC Salon Catalogue.
Order more than ten catalogs and you will receive a 20% discount and a 2005 2nd ARC Salon Catalogue as a gift.


For a limited time only, when you order a 2005 2nd Annual ARC Salon Catalogue, you can request the hardcover version for the same price. The first 25 orders will be signed by ARC Chairman Fred Ross.

Posted Wednesday, August 1st, 2007