Live ARC Salon Exhibition News
The official selection of additional works for the Live Exhibition of the ARC Salon will begin on January 1, 2017.

The Live Exhibition will travel from the Salmagundi Club, New York, New York to the MEAM Museum in Barcelona, Spain.

To learn more about the exhibition and to see an updated list of works included in the show, please click here.

Posted December 19th, 2016

Kamille Corry Workshop at BACAA
ARC Approved™ Bay Area Classical Arts Atelier is offering a ten day workshop by Kamille Corry focusing on painting the nude figure from life. Starting with limited palette, and working up to a more extended color palette, students will be developing their painting by focusing on strong draftsmanship, building form with correct values, and honing their skills with naturalistic color application. Kamille will be painting alongside the students and giving individual critiques daily.
The course runs from January 30 – February 10, 2017.

For more information about this workshop, please click here.

Posted December 16th, 2016

New DVI Lesson Released
Lesson 13 in the DVI Bargue Drawing course has just been released.
The DVI is using Patreon to help finance the expense of producing high-quality video courses. Patreon subscribers gain exclusive access to bonus tips and tricks videos with additional educational footage as well as access to the weekly footage one day in advance of the general public. The videos are then posted on the DVI YouTube channel.
The entire course with additional footage can be purchased and downloaded now through DVI by clicking here.

To make a donation to The Da Vinci Initiative, click here.

Posted December 15th, 2016

Glory of Venice
Glory of Venice features about 50 significant works, and provides visitors with a rare opportunity to experience 19 artworks from Venice’s Gallerie dell’Accademia, which houses one of the greatest collections of Venetian Renaissance art in the world. Additional masterworks on view include paintings on loan from the Scuola Grande di San Rocco in Venice, and the Fondazione Magnani Rocca in Parma, Italy, as well as signature paintings in the DAM’s collection.
The exhibition takes place at the Denver Art Museum located on 100 W 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, CO 80204 and is open now through February 12, 2017.

To learn more about exhibition, please click here.

To view other events and exhibitions please visit our exhibition page

Posted December 14th, 2016

“12 By 12 In 12″ Group Show
The Arcadia Contemporary gallery is holding a group show of paintings all measuring 12 x 12 inches and created by over 30 painters from around the world.

Nick Alm, Daniel Bilmes, Shaun Downey, David Gluck, Adrian Gottleib, Julio Reyes, Carlo Russo, and Cesar Santos will be among the artists exhibiting.

The exhibition opens on Saturday December 10th and continues through December 31st and is located at 9426 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232.

To learn more and preview the show, please click here.

To view other events and exhibitions please visit our exhibition page.

Posted December 13th, 2016

ARC Salon Winners in Epoch Times
The Epoch Times has recently published an article about the 12th International ARC Salon Competition Winners written by ARC COO Kara Lysandra Ross.

To read the full article, please click here.

Posted December 9th, 2016

Chiaroscuro End of the Year Open Studio
The ARC Approved tm Chiaroscuro Studio of Art is holding an end of the year open studio featuring the work of full time, half time and part time students at the atelier.

The open studio will take place on Saturday December 16th, 2016 and there will be a contest – a “People’s Choice Award” from 6:30 till 8:30 pm.

Chiaroscuro Studio of Art is located on 5961 NW 102nd Ave. Doral, FL 33178.

For more information or to RSVP, please email: info@chiaroscurostudioofart.com.

Posted December 9th, 2016

Lesson 12 in DVI Bargue Drawing Released
Support the DVI on Patreon! Subscribers gain exclusive access to bonus tips and tricks videos with additional educational footage as well as access to the weekly footage one day in advance of the general public.

If you’d rather not wait, the entire course with additional footage can be purchased and downloaded now through DVI by clicking here.

To make a donation to The Da Vinci Initiative, click here.

Posted December 8th, 2016

Arina Gordienko Wins Major Award
ARCALM™ Arina Gordienko’s painting, ‘The Smile’, has been recognized with the 2nd Place Award (out of 1830 entries from 57 countries) at the Berliner Art Prize 2016 in Germany.

She has also been awarded the Honorary Diploma of the Berliner Art Prize 2016 for ‘bright and remarkable contribution in the conservation and development of the artistic values in Modern Art’.

Arina will also have work on display and available for purchase at the Luxartfair located at 10 circuit de la Foire Internationale – L-1347 Luxembourg-Kirchberg from December 7-11, 2016.

Posted December 8th, 2016

Richard Lack Book in ARC Store
Richard F. Lack was one of the most prolific artists of the last half of the twentieth century–a master of portraiture, still life and florals, landscapes, interior and outdoor genre, etching, pastels, and imaginative paintings. Over a span of sixty-three years, he completed more than 1,100 paintings, drawings, sketches, studies, etchings, woodcuts and watercolors.

This hardcover volume measures 12 x 9.75 inches and is 496 pages with over 1000 color and b/w images.

To order your copy, click here.

Posted December 7th, 2016

New ARC Living Artist™
The Art Renewal Center is pleased to welcome Alan Merris Bell as our newest ARC Living Artist™.

Alan Merris Bell is a fine artist from Portland, Oregon. He attended the San Francisco Academy of Art and began his art career in 1971 while serving in the U.S. Army as an illustrator for Infantry Magazine. Alan retired in 2005 after 30 years of service as a Fire Fighter/Paramedic for the City of Portland and is now able to work full time on his art.

To view his gallery on ARC, please click here.


Venice in Daylight by Alan Merris Bell

Posted December 6th, 2016

Vicki Sullivan Exhibition
ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan’s work will be displayed in the 2016 A.M.E. Bale Travelling Scholarship and Art Prize Exhibition.

The A.M.E Bale Travelling Scholarship and Art Prize are awarded to Australian artists who have demonstrated talent and achievement in traditional styles. The Art Prize is intended to encourage, support and advance classical training of emerging artists at any stage of life, who are pursuing the study and practice of traditional art and who desire to study the works of old masters.

The show runs from November 26 – December 11, 2016 at the Glen Eira City Council – Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia.

Posted December 5th, 2016

ARC Greeting Cards
This beautiful set of 12 blank note cards (1 unique image per card) are perfect for use as holiday cards or make great gifts!

All proceeds from the sale of these note cards goes towards the ARC Scholarship Fund and helping to keep the Art Renewal Center on the web.

Click here to purchase a set of cards in the ARC Store.

Posted December 5th, 2016

Sergio Roffo Exhibition
ARC Associate Living™ Master Sergio Roffo is holding a solo exhibition of his work at the Guild of Boston Artists. The Guild is located on 160 Newbury St. Boston, MA and the show runs from December 6 – 29, 2016.

There will be a live painting demonstration on Saturday, December 17, at 2pm.

For more information, please click here.

Posted December 2nd, 2016

Lesson 11 in the DVI Bargue Drawing Course
Lesson 11 in the DVI Bargue Drawing course has just been released.

Support the DVI on Patreon or by buying and downloading the full class! Your support helps to finance the production of high-quality video courses and subscribers gain exclusive access to bonus tips and tricks videos with additional educational footage as well as access to the weekly footage one day in advance of the general public.

The entire course with additional footage can be purchased and downloaded now through DVI by clicking here.

To make a donation to The Da Vinci Initiative, click here.

Posted December 1st, 2016

New ARC Associate Living Master


Curiosity by Terje Adler Mork
ARC is pleased to welcome Terje Adler Mork as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™!

Terje Adler Mork was born in Odda, Norway in 1949. He has a background within IT and programming from Bergen and later in Sarpsborg where he moved in 1987. In 2001 he quit working with computers and started painting full time. His favorite subject is the study of the human figure and to recreate it as thinking psychological beings.

To view his gallery on ARC, please click here.

Posted November 30th, 2016

John Joseph Hunn News
ARC Living Artist™ John Joseph Hunn’s series of drawings titled “Anthology of Mary” has been moved to a new viewing location. The drawings, which are a part of the Howard Tullman collection, have been moved to Suite 1212 Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL.

Posted November 30th, 2016

Arina Gordienko at Italian Museum
ARC Associate Living Master™ Arina Gordienko’s painting, “Leaves Are Full of Voices”, will be featured at Museum of Modern Art Vittoria Colonna in Italy at the Biennale “PESCARART 2016″, from November 26, 2016 to January 7, 2017.

The museum is located on Via Antonio Gramsci in Pescara PE, 65122, Italy.

Posted November 29th, 2016

New Lesson in DVI Course Released
Lesson 10 in the DVI Bargue Drawing course has just been released.
The DVI is using Patreon to help finance the expense of producing high-quality video courses. Patreon subscribers gain exclusive access to bonus tips and tricks videos with additional educational footage as well as access to the weekly footage one day in advance of the general public. The videos are then posted on the DVI YouTube channel.
The entire course with additional footage can be purchased and downloaded now through DVI by clicking here.

To make a donation to The Da Vinci Initiative, click here.

Posted November 23rd, 2016

IX 10 Jury Submissions Now Open
The jury submission period for the Main Show of IX 10 is now open and will run through midnight, November 30th.

The show will take place October 18-22, 2017 in Reading, PA at the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts.

This year the jurors are Juliette Aristides (ARC Living Master, Aristides Atelier), Peter Frank (Art Critic, Huffington Post), Mary Holahan (Curator, Delaware Art Museum), Danijela Krha (Editor-in-chief, Beautiful.Bizarre), and Zach Tutor (Curator, Supersonic Art).

Please note that this submission period is only for the Main Show. Showcase tables will be available on a first-come, first-served basis in January 2017.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.illuxcon.com/ix-10-jury-submissions.

Posted November 23rd, 2016