Introduction

13th Annual ARC Salon (2017-2018)

New York / Los Angeles / Barcelona

13th International ARC Salon Exhibition

The Art Renewal Center (ARC) is proud to announce the 13th International ARC Salon Exhibition, which will consist of between 75 and 100 Contemporary Realist works selected from over an original 3,750 entries from 69 countries. The most prestigious realist art competition in the Americas and perhaps the world, the International ARC Salon offers over $100,000 in cash awards and international recognition through partnerships with prestigious magazines, galleries, museum exhibitions, and a strong online presence. The ARC Salon Exhibition will be on view at the Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Ave., New York, NY from September 21st—October 2nd, 2018 with the public opening event on Saturday, September 22nd from 11am to 3pm. Entry is free. The exhibition will then travel to Sotheby's, Los Angeles where it will be on view from December 4th—December 13th, 2018 with the opening reception on December 4th from 6pm to 8pm. The show will then travel to the MEAM Museum, Barcelona, Spain from February 8th—March 31st, 2019, with the opening event and award ceremony starting at 7pm on February 8th.

We are now working on the selection process for the 75 to 100 works joining the show. The list below is an expanding list so please check back regularly to view the newest works being added to the 13th ARC Salon Exhibition. Regular updates and announcements will be made about this exciting event.

Salmagundi Club

September 21 - October 2, 2018

Salmagundi Club

47 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10003

Public Opening

Saturday, September 22th, 2017 11am – 3pm

General Opening Hours

1pm to 8pm Monday through Friday

10am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday

Sotheby's, LA

December 4 - December 13, 2018

Sotheby's, Los Angeles

2029 Century Park E #2950,

Los Angeles, CA 90067, USA

Opening Reception

December 4th, 6pm – 8pm

MEAM

February 8 - March 31, 2019

European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM)

C/ Barra de Ferro 5

08003, Barcelona, Spain

ARC Award Ceremony and Opening Ceremony

February 8th, 2018 - Starts 7pm

ARC Purchase Award ($27,500)

Emanuele Dascanio

The Night Doesn't Exist

2017

60 x 40 cm | 23 1/2 x 15 1/2 in

Charcoal and graphite on paper

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($13,000)

Seth Haverkamp

Sitting on the Moon

2017

91.44 x 60.96 cm | 36 x 24 in

Oil on board

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($12,000)

Nick Alm

Elevator

2017

65 x 95 cm | 25 1/2 x 37 1/4 in

Oil on canvas

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($12,000)

Aurelio Rodriguez Lopez

Painting Old Chinese Pottery

2017

45 x 90 cm | 17 1/2 x 35 1/4 in

Pastel on pastelmat

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($12,000)

Lauren Tilden

Jairus' Daughter

2017

91.44 x 121.92 cm | 36 x 48 in

Oil on panel

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($9,000)

Joke Frima

Watermelon Invasion

2017

52 x 72 cm | 20 1/4 x 28 1/4 in

Oil on linen

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($9,000)

Amaya Gurpide

Sapphire

2016

71.12 x 58.42 cm | 28 x 23 in

Graphite, black conte, gouache, white chalk

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($8,000)

Yoann Lossel

The Rise

2017

70 x 50 cm | 27 1/2 x 19 1/2 in

Graphite, gold (24k) and silver leaf on paper

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($6,500)

Philippe Attie

Sound of Innocence

2016

91.44 x 137.16 cm | 36 x 54 in

Oil on panel

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($5,000)

Benjamin Victor

The Angel

2017

68.58 x 43.18 cm | 27 x 17 in

Bronze

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($4,500)

Candice Bohannon

Dawning

2017

38.1 x 48.26 cm | 15 x 19 in

Oil on panel

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

Patricia Alonzo Diaz

Mind Over Music

2017

25.4 x 20.32 cm | 10 x 8 in

Charcoal and color pastel on paper

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Laura Atkins

Ariadne's Thread

2017

81.28 x 81.28 cm | 32 x 32 in

Oil on panel

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Julie Beck

It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

2016

106.68 x 35.56 cm | 42 x 14 in

Oil on canvas

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Julie Bell

Bridge

2016

73.66 x 73.66 cm | 29 x 29 in

Oil on artist's board

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Julie Bell

Speak Softly

2017

121.92 x 152.4 cm | 48 x 60 in

Oil on linen

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Rubén Belloso Adorna

Adoration of the Magi

2017

150 x 100 cm | 59 x 39 1/4 in

Pastel on paper

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Rubén Belloso Adorna

The Knight of Sad Countenance

2017

120 x 100 cm | 47 x 39 1/4 in

Pastel on paper

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Lucas Bononi

Unveiled

2017

60.96 x 45.72 cm | 24 x 18 in

Oil

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Maudie Brady

Muninn's Fate

2017

82 x 50 cm | 32 1/4 x 19 1/2 in

Finished clay

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Ellen Buselli

The Old Melting Pots

2017

50.8 x 60.96 cm | 20 x 24 in

Oil on linen

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Jie Cai

Flower Language

2014

110 x 55 cm | 43 1/4 x 21 1/2 in

Oil on linen

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Ryan Chapman

Exhalation

2017

60.96 x 45.72 cm | 24 x 18 in

Oil on panel

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

MEAM Purchase Awar

Casey Childs

Sliver

2017

76.2 x 50.8 cm | 30 x 20 in

Oil on aluminum

Phil Couture

Naoai

2017

45 x 33 cm | 17 1/2 x 12 3/4 in

Oil on linen

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

TJ Cunningham

Bartlett Falls

2017

91.44 x 91.44 cm | 36 x 36 in

Oil on panel

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

John Darley

Entomology

2017

60.96 x 50.8 cm | 24 x 20 in

Oil on wood panel

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Alia El-Bermani

Hear Me

2017

101.6 x 76.2 cm | 40 x 30 in

Oil on aluminum panel

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Teresa Elliott

Agua Fria

2014

60.96 x 76.2 cm | 24 x 30 in

Oil on metal

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Tanja Gant

1992

2016

60.96 x 38.1 cm | 24 x 15 in

Colored pencil

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Takayuki Harada

Illumination

2017

76.2 x 60.96 cm | 30 x 24 in

Oil on canvas

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Molly Judd

Lúnasa

2017

90 x 100 cm | 35 1/4 x 39 1/4 in

Oil on linen

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Janne Kearney

Me Too

2017

30.48 x 30.48 cm | 12 x 12 in

Oil on linen

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Sandra Kuck

Mermaid (A Hell of a Tail)

2015

182.88 x 121.92 cm | 72 x 48 in

Acrylic on canvas

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

John Lally

Red Hood

2015

60.96 x 45.72 cm | 24 x 18 in

Oil on aluminum composite

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Vanessa Lemen

Harmony in the Ebb and Flow

2017

50.8 x 40.64 cm | 20 x 16 in

Oil on panel

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Steven Levin

National Gallery, London

2017

86.36 x 116.84 cm | 34 x 46 in

Oil on canvas

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Iris Liu

Her Familiars

2017

106.68 x 71.12 cm | 42 x 28 in

Oil on masonite

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Jun Liu

Dark Incense

2014

80 x 60 cm | 31 1/4 x 23 1/2 in

Tempe and oil on linen

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Jun Liu

Old Lady of Ge Ethnic Minority

2015

80 x 65 cm | 31 1/4 x 25 1/2 in

Oil on linen

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Rebecca Luncan

Admiral Vox

2016

20.32 x 20.32 cm | 8 x 8 in

Oil on aluminum

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Gayle Madeira

Young American, February 2017

2017

60.96 x 30.48 cm | 24 x 12 in

Oil

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Angus McEwan

Shroud of Qingdao

2017

55 x 103.5 cm | 21 1/2 x 40 1/2 in

Watercolour

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Joseph McGurl

Light, Sea, Earth, and Sky

2017

76.2 x 60.96 cm | 30 x 24 in

Oil

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Nicole Moné

Reflection (Portrait of Aaron Shikler)

2015

30.48 x 60.96 cm | 12 x 24 in

Oil

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Katsu Nakajima

Woman in the Forest

2017

162 x 162 cm | 63 3/4 x 63 3/4 in

Oil and gold leaf on canvas

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Vince Natale

Stormbringer

2016

38.1 x 68.58 cm | 15 x 27 in

Oil on panel

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Mikel Olazabal

The Choosing of an Idea

2017

146 x 81 cm | 57 1/4 x 31 3/4 in

Oil on linen

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Mary Pettis

Cove Patterns and Turtles Too!

2017

40.64 x 50.8 cm | 16 x 20 in

Oil

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Stephanie Rew

A Soft Light Falls

2017

100 x 100 cm | 39 1/4 x 39 1/4 in

Oil on linen

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Alejandro Rosemberg

Samsara Series - Vanitas II

2017

52 x 80 cm | 20 1/4 x 31 1/4 in

Oil on canvas

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Laurence Saunois

I Love You

2017

100 x 150 cm | 39 1/4 x 59 in

Oil on canvas

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Arantza Sestayo

Ophelia

2017

76 x 60 cm | 29 3/4 x 23 1/2 in

Oil

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Tina Spratt

Breathe

2017

116.84 x 55.88 cm | 46 x 22 in

Oil on linen

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Adrienne Stein

May

2017

76.2 x 76.2 cm | 30 x 30 in

Oil on linen

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.

Alessandro Tomassetti

The Queen is Dead

2017

60.96 x 45.72 cm | 24 x 18 in

Oil on aluminum panel

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Best in Show ($8,000)

Ming Yu

In Bvlag

2014

40 x 50 cm | 15 1/2 x 19 1/2 in

Oil on linen

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Song Zhou

Counter-time

2016

190 x 130 cm | 74 3/4 x 51 in

Oil on linen

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please click to enquire.