Archive for June, 2015
Posted Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
|This month ARC Living Master™, Shane Wolf, personally delivered his painting of Songs of Sagesse (left panel), to the MEAM museum. This painting, which won the MEAM purchase award in the 2014/2015 International ARC Salon, is now apart of the museum’s permanent collection.
|The painting will be exhibited as part of the live exhibition of the 2014/2015 International ARC Salon which will start at the MEAM museum in Barcelona, Spain, where it will be on view from November 17th till December 28th 2015, and then travel to the Salmagundi Club where it will be on view from January 18th to February 4th, 2016.
To view more on this exhibition, click here.
Posted Thursday, June 25th, 2015
|ARC Living Master™ Cesar Santos has recently created an interview podcast with Suggested Donation, an ARC Allied Organization™, during his visit to the Grand Central Atelier.
Suggested Donation is a podcast devoted to the arts in all forms. Hosted by two contemporary painters, Tony Curanaj and Edward Minoff, the conversations provide an insight into the creative mind.
To listen to this podcast, please click here.
Amore by Cesar Santos
Posted Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
||The ARC Approved Atelier™ London Atelier of Representational Art is holding an Open Studio on July 2nd from 6 to 9pm. This is a great opportunity to come and see the student’s work at the end of the academic year.
Refreshments will be served from 6pm, followed by a quick talk from LARA’s Director, James Napier, at 7.30pm.
LARA is located on W0012/14 West Wing Basement Studio, 1-45 Durham Street, London SE11 5JH, UK.
Please RSVP by the 1st of July to: email@example.com.
|The Art of Bedlam: Richard Dadd|
Posted Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
|This exhibition of Dadd’s work, the most ambitious in decades, will tell his extraordinary story of genius, psychosis and eventual philosophical resignation to his fate. It will bring together some of the artist’s most brilliant works, including his masterpiece, The Fairy Feller’s Master-Stroke, generously lent by the Tate.
The show will run from June 16 through November 1, 2015 at the Watts Gallery, Down Lane, Compton, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 1DQ, UK.
For more information on this and other exhibitions, please click here.
|Painted Journeys: The Art of John Mix Stanley|
Posted Monday, June 22nd, 2015
||150 years after the Smithsonian gallery housing his paintings burned to the ground, premier painter of the American West, John Mix Stanley, is receiving a long overdue retrospective exhibition.
Featuring sixty of Stanley’s key surviving works, the exhibition will be held at Buffalo Bill Center of the West – 720 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414 from June 6 – August 29, 2015.
|For more information on this and other exhibitions, please click here.
Posted Friday, June 19th, 2015
|Clock hours, undergraduate and graduate college credits are available for the DVI’s first online course, Introduction to Advanced Observational Drawing, through a partnership with The Heritage Institute at Antioch University.
The course, OBSERVATIONAL DRAWING SKILLS FOR THE TEACHER/ARTIST, involves additional online discussions and assignments and is available through the University for $395 plus the cost of the DVI Introduction to Advanced Observational Drawing videos which are purchased separately through DVI.
| For more information on how to get college credit for this course and to register for credits through the University, click here.
To view a lesson from our online course, click here.
|To order the $100 version of the course consisting of just the videos though the DVI, click here.
Posted Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
Taking Flight by Morgan Weistling
|The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum hosts its prestigious invitational art exhibit of over 300 Western paintings and sculpture by the finest contemporary Western artists in the nation with art seminars, receptions and awards banquet. Among the artists in the show will be ARC Living Masters™ Scott Burdick, Steve Hanks, Daniel Gerhartz, Jeremy Lipking, Jeffrey Watts, and Morgan Weistling.
The exhibit will be held June 12 – 13, 2015 at The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum – 1700 NE 63rd St. Oklahoma City, OK 73111.
Posted Monday, June 8th, 2015
The Spellbinder by John Buxton
|ARC Living Masters™ John Buxton and Peter Fiore will be exhibiting their work at the 17th annual History Meets the Arts show. The show will take place at Gettysburg College Union Ballroom – W Lincoln Ave, Gettysburg, PA from June 12 – 14, 2015.
Over 40 painters, sculptors, traditional 18th century period accoutrement makers, and accomplished historical book authors will be taking part in this three day event.
For more information, please click here.
Posted Friday, June 5th, 2015
|There is still time to register for Da Vinci Initiative Summer Workshops!
The Southern Atelier in Sarasota, FL will be hosting a Drawing for Educators workshop with Charles Miano from June 12-14, 2015. The $300 weekend workshop is appropriate for art teachers and for anyone wanting to increase their technical drawing skills.
For more information and to register, please click here.
The Ryder Studio in Santa Fe, NM will conduct a Portrait Drawing in Pencil Workshop from July 27-31, 2015. The cost for the 5- day workshop is $680. John Reger and Amy Genesoto will teach the workshop from 9:30am – 12:30 and 1:30 – 4:30pm.
To register, please click here.
Posted Thursday, June 4th, 2015
|Ani Art Academies are excited to announce the upcoming academy-wide exhibition, Capturing Realism 2015. 17 years since its inception, the wildly popular biennial event will bring together Ani Art Academies’ artists from multiple countries around the globe. The highly anticipated show will captivate audiences with a showcase of artwork from instructors, apprentices, and alumni of the Ani Art Academies. Capturing Realism’s opening reception will be held on July 11, 2015 at the Pauly Friedman Gallery at Misericordia University, Dallas, PA from 5:00-8:00, and runs through September 30th. Please stay tuned to Ani Art Academies News for more information.
To see a promo video of the event, please click here.
Rue by Rodney Davis
|ARC Approved™ Swedish Academy of Realist Art – New Name and Location|
Posted Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
|The Swedish Academy of Realist Art (SARA), also known as Atelier Stockholm, is excited to announce that it is relocating from Stockholm to the picturesque, southern coastal town of Simrishamn, this summer.
||Simrishamn is located in the southern tip of Sweden in the region of Österlen, famous for its natural beauty as well as its long established artistic culture, boasting the highest density of working artists in northern Europe. The academy will own and fully occupy an impressive, 19th century historic building, centrally located within Simrishamn. The Swedish Academy of Realist Art invites everyone to visit the new school. Look for more updates about their new location at http://www.swedishacademyofrealistart.se/about/locatio/.
|Students can still apply to start studying at SARA. The last application deadline for the 2015/16 academic year is June 31, 2015. To learn more about their programs and how to apply, visit their website, www.swedishacademyofrealistart.se.
The school is also hiring an instructor, administrator and art models! Learn more at http://www.swedishacademyofrealistart.se/career/.
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