Posts for June, 2022

June 2022

ARTDATAintel 2022 ARC Scholarships Announced

Published on June 27, 2022

As part of their commitment to art, our allied organization ARTDATAintel, scouts, curates, coaches and sponsors -every year- a few talented artists from around the world to compete for the first time in the International ARC Salon Competition.

This year’s ARTDATAintel Scholarship winners include artists from Oviedo, Spain; Barcelona, Spain and yes! … a young artist from Odessa, Ukraine.

To see all the artists and the art they will be submitting to the 16th ARC Salon, please visit (ARTDATAintel).

Boldini - Pleasures and Days

Published on June 24, 2022

Born in Ferrara, Italy in 1842, Boldini spent most of his career in Paris. He was a close friend of Degas and also of Proust, and moved in aristocratic and upper middle-class circles. During his lifetime, he enjoyed considerable success, becoming the favorite portraitist of a rich, international clientele. In Paris, the fashion capital of the world, he had no equal when it came to portraying princesses and rich heiresses – always wearing the most beautiful dresses. His inimitable style, which was modern but at odds with the avant-garde, has made his works captivating and moving testimonies of that lost era in Paris.
This retrospective at Petit Palais, Av. Winston Churchill, Paris, France running until July 24, 2022 is an opportunity for visitors to discover or to renew acquaintance with Boldini, a virtuoso painter and figure on the social, artistic and literary scene of Belle Époque Paris.

To learn more, click here.

To see more events and exhibitions, visit the ARC Calendar.

Writing for the Visual Arts - Florence Academy of Art

Published on June 23, 2022

September 26 - December 9
Taught remotely from the Florence campus

November 28 - December 9
In-person option in Florence

If you would like to write with mastery about figurative art, or simply further your knowledge of art history and the history of literature about art, this course will survey figurative art throughout the ages, while examining the techniques that literature has historically used to write about art.

Starting with the Ancient Greeks and Romans, progressing on to the Medieval period, the arrival of Humanism, the rediscovery of Classical forms, the establishment of the Academies during the Renaissance, and the role of the Academies through the Early Modern period, you will learn to analyze select works by their medium, composition, subject matter, and patronage, and to place them within the greater context of the long tradition of figurative art. By studying the rhetorical techniques that literature has historically used in writing about art, you will develop your writing skills through short weekly exercises, moving step-by-step from literary strategies to the organization and construction of a solid expository essay by the end of the course.

In-person Option: Students may experience the Florence Academy from within to understand how students train to become figurative painters and sculptors, while also touring the main museums, galleries, and churches of Florence, during the final 2 weeks of class.

Click here to learn more.  


Congratulations to Louis Alvarez Roure

Published on June 22, 2022

Congratulations to ARC Living Master Louis Alvarez Roure for winning the William F. Draper Grand Prize and People’s Choice Award at the 24th Portrait Society of America’s

International Portrait Competition for his painting "Masquerade".

The awards were presented to the 20 finalists during the awards banquet gala at The Art of the Portrait Conference in Atlanta, GA on April 23, 2022.

To learn more click here

To view Louis Alvarez Roure's gallery on ARC, click here

Albert Edelfelt - Lights of Finland

Published on June 16, 2022

This new exhibition, organized with the Ateneum Art Museum of Helsinki, is dedicated to Albert Edelfelt, one of the stars of Finnish painting. Some 100 works retrace his career and illustrate how the artist greatly contributed to the recognition of a Finnish art in the late 19th century.

The exhibition runs at the Petit Palais, Av. Winston Churchill, Paris France from March 10 - July 10, 2022.

To learn more, click here

Visit the ARC Calendar for more events and exhibitions.

The Final Week - Rehs Contemporary, ARC Select: INSIGHT

Published on June 20, 2022

Rehs Contemporary, ARC Select: INSIGHT, presents new works by the winners of the Rehs Contemporary Galleries Award in the 15th ARC Salon Competition.

INSIGHT sets out to explore our connection with artwork in a very express and direct way. In nearly all the works featured in the exhibit, the subject is making eye contact with their audience. It not only creates a personal and intimate moment, but it forces us to give deeper consideration for who or what we are observing. On the surface, you might think the relationship between an artwork and its creator, and artwork and its observer, are incredibly different. Yet in reality, there is a compelling argument to be made that an artwork serves a unified purpose – providing valuable insight to help us understand ourselves and the world around us a little better.

The show is open through June 24. 5 East 57th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10022


ARC Salon Deadline Extension

June 17, 2022

Due to a large number of requests for more time and individuals needing last minute technical assistance, the deadline for the 16th International ARC Salon Competition will be extended until the end of the day on June 30, 2022. Works submitted after the original deadline will be charged a $5 late fee per entry to acknowledge those artists who were able to finish and submit their works on time. We are very excited to see a lot of amazing new works being submitted to the competition. To view the prospectus and to enter visit the ARC Salon entry pages.

Boilly - Parisian Chronicles

Published on June 16, 2022

The virtuoso and prolific artist Louis-Léopold Boilly became an enthusiastic chronicler of Paris for sixty years, from one revolution to the dawn of another (1789 and 1848). He is both the portrait painter of Parisians, the painter of urban scenes, the inventor of striking trompe-l'oeil and the author of piquant caricatures.

This monographic exhibition explores the abundant career of Boilly through 130 works that invite viewers to discover the singularity of the artist, his brio, his humor and his inventiveness. It presents several unpublished masterpieces or exhibited for the first time in France.

The exhibition runs until June 26, 2022 at Cognacq-Jay Museum, 8 Rue Elzevir, Paris, France 75003.

For more information, click here

For more events, please visit the ARC Calendar.

Miano Academy New Location and Atelier Apprenticeship

Published on June 10, 2022

The Miano Academy of Art is pleased to unveil a new studio, located on 5320 Lena Rd Unit 105, Bradenton, FL 34211. There, students can learn under the full time tutelage of ARC Associate Living Master Charles Miano through the Atelier Apprenticeship.

Atelier Apprentices begin their four-level curriculum exclusively using dry media before moving onto oil painting in levels three and four, in a two-fold course involving both project and practice. Longer projects intentionally draw inspiration from the methods used by masters such as Michelangelo, da Vinci, Caravaggio, and Rembrandt.

In addition to the full-time apprentice program, students have the opportunity to take Master Workshops artist demos from visiting artists. Past featured artists have included ARC Living Masters Max Ginsburg, Dan Thompson, and Robert Liberace among others.

Openings are limited and applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. One-on-one instruction with detailed attention is provided, so students can thrive in their study no matter their entry level. Visit to learn more about the programs offered and sign up. Fall Trimester begins August 15, 2022, so apply today!

IGOR 16th Annual Exhibition

Published on June 9, 2022

IGOR is proud to announce that their 16th Annual IGOR Exhibition will be at the prestigious McBride Gallery, 215 Main Street, Annapolis, Maryland from June 10 - July 24, 2022, with a preview opening on Friday night June 10th and a public opening on Sunday afternoon, June 12th from 1 to 4pm.

IGOR will again be offering several days of interesting art activities for attending IGOR members. There are plans to have an art seminar with noted guest speakers, a gallery and city tour of Annapolis, a private invitation only dinner and much more. The Opening Preview and Reception will be on June 10th and 12th, 2022.

For more information, please click here

To see more exhibitions, visit the ARC Calendar.

8 Days Left to Enter ARC Salon

Published on June 7, 2022

If you are ready and plan on entering, we strongly suggest entering now and not waiting until the last moment. A full 20% of ARC Salon entries (last year about 1,000 works) are submitted within the last 24 hours. This puts a tremendous strain on our website and systems which can cause slow upload times and timeouts. Last year it caused our website to crash for a full hour. We also have limited staff to assist with questions and any technical difficulties that may occur. If you are ready with your images, please consider entering prior to deadline day. The sooner the better. Each day we get closer to the deadline, higher and higher volumes of entries are submitted. 

Deadline: June 16, 11:59:59 PM (PST)

Offering over $130,000 in cash awards and international recognition. Over 180 awards and honorable mentions including partnerships with prestigious magazines, galleries, museums and more as well as exhibition and sale opportunities.

To read more and enter visit the ARC Salon Entry Pages



Published on June 7, 2022

More than 100 works of students and teachers of the Academy of Fine Art Germany are on display at the English Church Cultural Center, Ferdinandstrasse 16, 61348 Bad Homburg, Germany.

During the opening hours, two students, teachers or alumni will gladly answer questions about the Academy, the artist and their artwork.

The majority of exhibited works is up for sale to art enthusiasts, collectors and all those wanting to support the aspiring artists in this way.

The exhibition runs until June 19, 2022.

To learn more click here

For more events, visit the ARC Calendar.

Crossroads: Drawing the Dutch Landscape

Published on June 7, 2022

Between the late 16th century and the early 18th century, artists working in the Netherlands—then known as the Dutch Republic—produced an extraordinary number of landscape drawings. Many of these works depicted sites that were either recognizable as or evocative of the country’s cities, villages, and countryside. This profusion of local imagery coincided with the young country’s quest for global dominion, as well as with war and dramatic ecological change at home. 

With 90 works selected almost entirely from the holdings of the Harvard Art Museums and the Maida and George Abrams Collection, this exhibition demonstrates how Dutch artists navigated intersections, or crossroads, between artistic traditions and environmental realities through their drawings.

The exhibition runs from May 21 - August 14, 2022 at the Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.

Click here to learn more. 

For more events and exhibitions, please visit the ARC Calendar

Salmagundi Club Call for Entries

Published on June 3, 2022

The Salmagundi Club is accepting entries for their 2022 Annual Painting, Sculpture and Graphics exhibition.

This exhibition of original oils, watercolors, pastels, colored pencils, acrylics, mixed media, graphics, and sculpture is open to non-members.

Submission deadline is Monday June 6, 2022.

The exhibition will run from July 18- Aug 5.

Click here for more details.

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