2012/2013 ARC Salon Judges

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2012/2013 ARC Salon Judges

Published October 12, 2012

We are proud to announce the judges for the 2012/2013 ARC Salon:

Frederick Ross - Founder and Chairman of the Art Renewal Center, Ross is the leading authority on William Bouguereau and co author of the recently published Catalogue Raisonné William Bouguereau: His Life and Works.

Dr. Vern Swanson - Director of the Springville Museum of Art, Utah, for over 30 years. Swanson is the leading authority on Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema and John William Godward and author of the Catalogue Raisonnés for both artists, as well as several books on Soviet Impressionism.

Michael John Angel - Angel is an ARC Living Master™ and regarded as one of the foremost figurative painters alive today; with his paintings hanging in both public and private collections on both sides of the Atlantic. His school the Angel Academy of Art is now one of the most successful Atelier Schools in the world.

B. Eric Rhoads - Rhoads is the Founder and Chairman of Streamline Publishing, Inc., publisher of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine which provides art collectors and enthusiasts with in-depth editorial coverage of historical and contemporary representational art and Plein Air, a magazine focused on representational landscape painting. The company also produces artist videos with many masters including ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg and ARC Living Master™ Erik Koeppel.

Patrick Wilshire - Patrick Wilshire is the Director of the Association of Fantastic Art, dedicated to the promotion, recognition and elevation of the art of imaginative realism. In addition he is the author of Visions of Never: The Collection of Fantastic Art, (2009), The Art of the Dragon: The Definitive Collection of Contemporary Dragon Paintings (2012), and the upcoming History of Imaginative Realism, slated to be released in September 2013.

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