Archive for May, 2010

Murdoch Art Studio and School in Bucks County, PA

Full and Part time Atelier Program

The ARC Approved™ Murdoch Art Studio and School in Bucks County Pennsylvania is accepting applications to its full and part time atelier program. Also available are summer classes including "Old Master Painting Secrets" with David Rivera.

Contact John Murdoch:


artwork by David Rivera

by David Rivera
Oil on wood panel

Posted Friday, May 21st, 2010

Search through artists in the ARC Museum by alphabetical letter.
You may now search artists in the ARC Museum by alphabetical letter. This way of searching through more than 3500 artists represented in the ARC Museum has been brought back by popular demand.

Please go to: the ARC Museum and let us know what you think.

The new improved platform for the ARC website includes the ability to search through articles and archives, over 3500 artists and more than 65,000 images in ARC Museum with ease.

Art Renewal Center® was formed in 1999 to provide opposing views to the modernist art establishment and remains devoted to the resurgence of classical training in the fine arts. The ARC website, a vast resource of free articles, artworks and technical information, is used by university scholars, master artists and their students and art lovers worldwide.

Posted Monday, May 17th, 2010

The Ashland Academy is Becoming Atelier Maui
The ARC Approved™ Ashland Academy of Art is pleased to announce that it is moving to Maui.
With a new name and a new location, Atelier Maui will bring superior classical European instruction in painting and drawing to a lush tropical paradise.
Giant palm, banana and avocado trees, birds of paradise, and other exotic forms of life on Maui North Shore, provide the setting for our state of the art facilities. The studios are designed to provide students with the best natural lighting. Large windows and skylights with northern exposure make it the ideal setup for artists.

Lady in a Turban
by Semyon Bilmes
Posted Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Virgil Elliott Portrait/Head Study Workshop

ARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliott

Portrait/Head Study Workshop
May 21-23, 2010
at the Atelier of Virgil Elliott, on the former Eagle Ridge Winery, in Penngrove, California (40 miles north of San Francisco).
Space is limited.
Call (707) 664-8198 or e-mail: for more information.

Posted Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Florence Academy Alumni Show Opens May 13th
The Hedonist by Johnny Kristiansen, alumni of FAA
The Hedonist
by Johnny Kristiansen
ARC Approved™ Atelier Florence Academy of Art presents:

The Fifth Alumni Exhibition of the The Florence Academy of Art
Stables of the Corsini family home, Via Il Prato, 58, Florence, Italy
Exhibition Dates, May 13-16, 2010

An unforgettable event with new drawings, paintings and sculptures by the academy’s director, Daniel Graves and 130 Drawings, Paintings and Sculpture by 75 FAA graduates.

Click here to view the exhibition.


Posted Wednesday, May 12th, 2010