Archive for February, 2012

Upcoming Events at LAAFA and More
Check out ARC’s upcoming and current exhibitions page.
There are many new events approaching, including our most recent addition of an open house at the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art on March 11th, from 12pm to 4pm. In addition, LAAFA is accepting applications for their 3-year degree and certificate programs which begin in Fall 2012, and will be hosting a 4-Day Figure Painting Workshop with Steven Assael starting on March 31st. laafa
To view more on this and other events, please click here.
Posted Monday, February 27th, 2012

New ARC Living Artist™ Marilyn Ines Rodriguez
ARC is pleased to welcome Marilyn Ines Rodriguez as an ARC Living Artistâ„¢!

Marilyn Ines Rodriguez is a professionally trained classical sculptor whose main focus is the traditional representation of the human figure, and equine form.

Ms. Rodriguez’s powerful style depicts a strong sense of movement, energy, and elegance that is easily recognized throughout her work.

Click here to see Marilyn Ines Rodriguez’s gallery.

Posted Friday, February 24th, 2012

ARC Living Master™ Nelson Shanks Event
The Schubert Lecture Series presents ARC Living Master™ and founder of Studio Incamminati, Nelson Shanks.
One of the foremost realist painters in America, Nelson Shanks is renowned for his portraits of high-profile sitters, his vast collection of 16th and 17th century Italian art, and his dedication to educating young artists.

The lecture is open to the public and takes place on March 22, 2012 at 7 p.m. Chestnut Hill College - 9601 Germantown Ave. - Philadelphia, PA

Visit our Events and Exhibitions page for more information.

Posted Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

New ARC Living Master™ James Gurney
ARC is pleased to welcome James Gurney as an ARC Living Masterâ„¢!

James Gurney is best known for his illustrated book series Dinotopia. He specializes in painting realistic images of scenes that can’t be photographed, from dinosaurs to ancient civilizations. He is also a dedicated plein air painter and sketcher.

Click here to see James Gurney’s gallery.

Posted Monday, February 20th, 2012

Grateful for ARC Atelier Information
Dear ARC

For your information, Sarah Katie Li, winner of a Certificate of Merit in the 2011 Portrait of Canada Competition is a third year student at the Angel Academy of Art. She is 17 years old and finishing her high school education while going to Angel full time. We are very grateful to ARC for providing information on traditional art ateliers teaching classical art techniques which lead us to Angel Academy of Art in Florence, Italy.


Proud Parent

To learn more about ARC Approved™ Ateliers, please click here.

To read more letters to ARC, please visit our ARChives.

Posted Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

ARC Living Master™ Mario Robinson News & Exhibit
Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ Mario Robinson for his interview in the Winter Issue of American Painting Video Magazine!

You can download this issue at

Mario Robinson will also be having a show until February 15, 2012 at the Priniciple Gallery – 208 King Street – Alexandria, VA.

Visit our Events and Exhibitions for more information.

Posted Thursday, February 2nd, 2012