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Laguna College of Art and Design, and ARC Approved Atelier, is proud to present "In Search of the Real ll: LCAD Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition", a collection of original works from their est ...

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22 February, 2018

ARC Living Master Mary Pettis will be exhibiting her paintings in tandem with the concerts being performed by the Minnesota Orchestra. "Color Harmonies" is a continuing celebration of t ...

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21 February, 2018

Richard Whitney recently unveiled a portrait of retiring Chief Justice Linda Dalianis at the New Hampshire Supreme Court.  Chief Dalianis is the first woman Justice and Chief Justice in New Ham ...

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PoetsArtists Magazine has extended the deadline of the Painting the Figure now competition until April 15, 2018.  Information about the competition can be found here.      The ...

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ARC is pleased to present the winners and finalists of the 13th International ARC Salon Competition. This year we had over 3,750 entries from 69 countries. Our finalists represent approximately 28% ...

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The ARC will be posting results of the 13th International ARC Salon Competition this Monday, February 19th. www.arcsalon.org   The most prestigious realist art competition in the Am ...

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Since the founding of the United States, American painters have been attracted to the celebrated art, ancient ruins, and picturesque scenery of Italy.  This exhibition of works from the Muse ...

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14 February, 2018

ARC Associate Living Master Sergio Roffo will be holding an art demonstration at Tree's Place located on Rte 6A at 28, Orleans, Massachusetts 02653.    The event takes place on Saturday, ...

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Cast Your Votes and Have Your Opinion Heard! This year we are excited to introduce our 1st ever People's Choice Award! Cast up to 10 votes for your 10 favorite works once results post ...

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This exhibition highlights the extensive artistic and aesthetic exchanges between Dutch and French painters from the reign of Napoleon to the beginning of the twentieth century. Starting in the Firs ...

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8 February, 2018

When eighteenth-century pastellists competed with oil painters for portrait commissions, they faced a challenge. Paper was manufactured in small sheets, and so, to create pastel pictures as large as ...

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ARC Living Artist, Debra Keirce will have works shown at two Copley Society events. The Copley Society of Art New Members Show runs from January 11 - February 22, 2018 and the Copley Society of Art ...

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6 February, 2018

The Manchester Art Gallery recently took down John William Waterhouse's "Hylas and the Nymphs", claiming that the removal was meant to "prompt conversation about how we display and in ...

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The Atelier in The High School at Bradford Christian Academy, was established in 2015 at Bradford Christian Academy by Sandra Galda, who brought atelier training to the school’s art offerings. The ...

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"The Hunt of Odd Nerdrum", a 6 part documentary series, follows Nerdrum's son Öde and his former pupil Tuv around the world, tracking down Nerdrum's artistic inspiration. The se ...

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The Groninger Museum presents Romanticism in the North: From Friedrich to Turner, the first international survey exhibition of northern European Romantic landscape painting. Dramatic scenes of ...

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Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage, organized by the Detroit Institute of Arts, features more than fifty paintings and studies that Church completed during and after his 1867–1869 trip to the N ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the Academy of Fine Art Germany as our newest approved atelier! The Academy of Fine Art Germany offers a three year program that follows the concept and training whic ...

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25 January, 2018

Celebrated as one of America's preeminent landscape painters, Thomas Cole was born in northern England at the start of the industrial revolution, immigrated to the United States in his youth, and tr ...

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PoetsArtists Magazine is holding Painting the Figure Now, a competition for quality paintings that investigate the many ways we see the human figure today; contemporary approaches to portraiture, na ...

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The finalists for the 13th International ARC Salon Competition will be posted on the ARC website at 6 pm Eastern Standard Time.     We thank you for your patience and your interest in th ...

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DVI is thrilled to announce that Robert Pool, co-author of the best-selling book Peak, has written an article about the DVI and the atelier training method. He will also be including atelier trainin ...

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This talk by John Robert Peck will introduce Margaret Livingstone’s book “Vision and Art” and provide direct applications for art students and artists. Since the “sight-size” methods of drawing and ...

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16 January, 2018

The Grand Central Atelier will be hosting a lecture on Giovanni Battista Moroni given by Robert Bunkin, who is a figurative painter, art historian and former Curator of Art at the Staten Island Muse ...

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The California Arts Club, an ARC Allied Organization, is holding an exhibition that will showcase a range of paintings that capture the blooming of colorful flowers and budding of leaves that transf ...

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Sherry Ross is sponsoring a free giveaway of her fantasy novel, Return of the Vinetropes, on Amazon. Click on this link to enter the contest to win a free copy of her book. The contest ends Jan ...

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Sivananda Nyayapathi has recently been elevated from ARC Living Artist to ARC Associate Living Master! An ARC Associate Living Master™ shows significant skill in all of the building blocks of great ...

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ARC Living Masters Julio Reyes, Shaun Downey, and Jeremy Lipking are among the many talented artists exhibiting with the Arcadia Contemporary Gallery at the LA Art Show. The show runs from January 1 ...

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11 January, 2018

Finalists for the 13th International ARC Salon Competition will be posted on the ARC website on January 19th, 2018. Please be sure to visit the ARC website to view a listing of the artists and title ...

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Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt, curator of the Visions of Venus/Venus’s Visions Show was recently interviewed by the Huffington Post. PoetsArtists magazine and the accompanying exhibition at the Zhou B ...

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5 January, 2018

The Florence Academy of Art U.S. is holding "12 x 12, A Portrait Exhibition" at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ from January 12 - March 23, 2018, with the opening reception of on Friday ...

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The website, Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers, has recently conducted an interview with ARC Living Master Kirk Richards. There are also interviews with ...

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The Academy of Realist Art, Boston, an ARC approved atelier, launched its fifth annual scholarship competition for promising artists with a love for academic style painting and drawing. The scholars ...

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Inspired by The Da Vinci Initiative and to show their appreciation for the hard work art teachers do,  The Florence Academy of Art in Mölndal, Sweden has established the “Thank a ...

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28 December, 2017

ARC is pleased to welcome Gulay Berryman as our newest ARC Living Artist. "Art has been my way of acknowledging the world around me.  I have always been a very visual person from a young ...

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Van Eyck’s 'Arnolfini Portrait' informed the Pre-Raphaelites’ belief in empirical observation, their ideas about draughtsmanship, color and technique, and the ways in which objects in a picture coul ...

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This exhibition highlights more than 150 master drawings from the Thaw Collection, one of the world’s finest private collections containing over 400 works on paper. Assembled over the last ...

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Chief Curator of the Crocker Art Museum Scott Shields has revealed his selections for the first, second, and third place winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly competition, presented by Plei ...

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Founded in the 19th century, Rotterdam's Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen possesses one of the world's finest collections of 15th- and 16th-century Netherlandish drawings. Bosch to Bloemaert  ...

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13 December, 2017

We are pleased to announce  BoldBrush/FASO as the Landscape Category Sponsor for the 13th International ARC Salon Competition. BoldBrush is a free online art guild f ...

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The Galleria Borghese in Rome houses six paintings by Caravaggio, the largest gatherings of his works in a single collection. This exhibition offers a rare opportunity to experience three masterpiec ...

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One of the most celebrated painters of the Spanish Golden Age, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo worked primarily in Seville, where he was born in December 1617, until his death in 1682. Well known for his ...

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Yuehua was born in 1959 in Beijing, China. Yuehua's mother was an art teacher and she taught him how to draw. He participated in art activities in school. His dream was to enter the Academy of Fine ...

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Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer presents a stunning range and number of works by the artist: 133 of his drawings, three of his marble sculptures, his earliest painting, his wood architec ...

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The Art Renewal Center is pleased to welcome Arts in Rome as our newest ARC Approved AtelierTM. Arts in Rome is the New School of Figurative Art in Rome, a project that harmonises modern and ancien ...

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The entry period for the 13th International ARC Salon Competition is now closed. This year we have received over 3,750 entries from over 1,500 artists from 69 countries. A listing of the Finalists w ...

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1 December, 2017

The London Atelier of Realist Art, an ARC Approved Atelier, is looking for a Senior Administrator, available to start January 2018. The Senior Administrator will oversee all adm ...

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1 December, 2017

To celebrate the centenary of the death of the European sculptor Auguste Rodin, the MEAM will present, from November 30, 2017, the first great anthological exhibition of the work of the Polish sculp ...

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There's less than 24 hours left to submit work to the 13th International ARC Salon Competition!      Works do not need to be available for sale or available for the live exhibi ...

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29 November, 2017

Realism Without Borders is a beautiful and rare exhibition including works by top International artists from Sweden, America, Russia, France, Italy and Ukraine. Curated by Vaness ...

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The Florence Academy of Art U.S. (Jersey City) is proud to present a new panel-discussion series beginning this fall in New York City titled "FAA Dialogues." The Florence Academy of Art U. ...

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ARC Associate Living MasterTM Arina Gordienko will be among the 28 internationally acclaimed artists participating in this charity exhibition and auction.  100% of the proceeds go towards ...

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This landmark exhibition examines the artistic exchanges among Johannes Vermeer and his contemporaries from the mid-1650s to around 1680, when they reached the height of their technical ability and ...

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Laguna College of Art and Design’s Fine Arts department offers students a carefully crafted curriculum offering an efficient learning experience in representational drawing, painting and sculptu ...

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DaVinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience announces its New York City debut at the Triad Theater. Mark Rodgers, Curator of the DaVinci Machines and Michelangelo Exhibitions for North America, ...

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The Petit Palais is devoting a major retrospective to the work of Anders Zorn (1860-1920), one of the central figures of Swedish painting at the turn of the 19th-century. During his lifetime ...

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Due to a large number of requests for more time and individuals needing last minute technical assistance, the deadline for the 13th International ARC Salon Competition will be extended until 8am on De ...

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Last Day to Enter the 13th International ARC Salon Competition Deadline November 15th https://www.artrenewal.org/SalonApplication/Salon/Home The most prestigious realist art competition ...

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The Minneapolis Club is hosting a Solo Exhibition of ARC Living Master tm Mary Pettis's works.  There will be an artist reception on Friday, November 17, 2017 from 4-7pm. The exhibiti ...

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The Florence Academy of Art announces “Drawing on the Masters", an art auction fundraiser to benefit The Florence Academy of Art education programs.   Drawing on the Masters takes pla ...

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The Art Renewal Center (ARC) is pleased to announce that ACC Art Books (formerly Antique Collector’s Club), will be co-publishers of the 13th International ARC Salon Catalogue, alongside th ...

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The Royal Society of Portrait Painters is holding their annual competition. Submissions to the competition will be accepted Oct 16, 2017 - Jan 19, 2018.   The Society of Portrait Painters wa ...

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“The fairy world has returned!  They are real! But they call themselves vinetropes! Clean energy flows through their veins and they will change the course of history for all creatures on ea ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living MasterTM Mary Pettis for winning the Mini Pearls First Place Award in the EnPleinAirTEXAS Competition for her painting "Texas Diamonds in the Rough". ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Arina Gordienko will be taking part in "Art Visionnaire", the First Exhibition of Visionary Art organized by Montreux Art Gallery (MAG) that will be presented during the Sw ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Leszek Piotrowski Lesstro was invited to participate with his painting "Spices of Arabia" in the Seventh Beijing International Art Biennale, which was held on September 24 ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master Tony Pro for winning Best in Show in the September 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition for his painting Her Day Out IV. To view all of the winners of the competit ...

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Rehs Contemporary is pleased to present ARC Select 2017: Contemporary Figures, an exhibition focusing on the stylistic variations of representing the human form in contemporary art. More than 25 ...

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27 October, 2017

ARC Living Master Peter Fiore recently gave an interview with Antrese Wood for The Savvy Painter Podcast.To listen to this podcast, please click here. https://savvypainter.com/podcast/light-art-p ...

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PleinAir magazine is centered around the worldwide outdoor painting movement. Published bi-monthly, the magazine focuses on the highest-quality painters who do studio and outdoor landscape, figure in ...

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ARC Co-Chairwoman and Chief Operating Officer Kara Lysandra Ross was recently interviewed by Epoch Times in an article titled "Realist Artists Preserving Our Culture"."The Art Renewal Center upholds t ...

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25 October, 2017

Congratulations to Vicki Sullivan for winning the People's Choice Award in the Manning Art Prize Competition for her painting "Back Study of Brianna". The Manning Art Prize has become a prestigious na ...

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20 October, 2017

The Da Vinci Initiative offers online instruction through video courses. The most recent online course is Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a d ...

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ARC Approved Studio Incamminati will be holding two special events this week.On Thursday, Oct 19, Studio Incamminati artists demonstrate Alla Prima painting. In addition, visitors can discover the sto ...

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18 October, 2017

IX is the first, ground-breaking art show, symposium, and celebration dedicated solely to imaginative realism. The show brings artists, students, collectors, and art fans together for an annual gather ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Alex Callaway as an Associate Living MasterTM.   Describing his work as 'observational realism' Alex paints directly from life in natural light and his still lifes ...

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An exhibition of new paintings by ARC Living Master Hsin-Yao Tseng and George Bodine will be taking place at the Waterhouse Gallery from October 14 - 31, 2017.   The Waterhouse Gallery ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Josh Tiessen as a new Associate Living MasterTM.   Josh Tiessen is a young international award-winning artist from Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada. Considered one of ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative fall teaching season has begun, and they will be visiting a number of state conferences and hosting workshops. The Da Vinci Initiative sends ambassadors with atelier training t ...

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Rehs Contemporary is pleased to present ARC Select 2017: Contemporary Figures, an exhibition focusing on the stylistic variations of representing the human form in contemporary art. More than 25 paint ...

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Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier (BACCA), is in the San Francisco Bay Area City of San Carlos. They offer weekly Art Classes, Workshops, Intensive Summer Programs, Open Model Sessions for artists of ...

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11 October, 2017

Congratulations to ARC Living Master Richard Whitney for receiving the Lotte Jacobi Living Treasure Award.  This award goes out to New Hampshire artists in any discipline that have made a signifi ...

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10 October, 2017

Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master Vicki Sullivan for the selection of her drawing "Kinima" which will be published in the upcoming book "Strokes of Genius 10".She has also won second plac ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Lee Alban as an ARC Associate Living MasterTM. Lee's career is characterized by an interest and ability to realistically represent a variety of subject matter and is marked ...

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6 October, 2017

The Salmagundi Club is holding its 9th annual American Masters Fine Art Exhibition & Sale taking place in its elegant brownstone mansion in historic Greenwich Village. Forty-eight of North America ...

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ARC Associate Living MasterTM Garin Baker has recently completed a large-scale mural entitled "28 Blocks" on the Penn Center Building, measuring 65 ft. x 160 ft. This important public work tells the c ...

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The International Arts and Culture Group (TIAC), is an ARC Allied Organization based in Florence, Italy, with branches in China & Australia. This non-profit organization believes that craftsmanshi ...

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For more than a decade, Studio Incamminati, School for Contemporary Realist Art, has been a leader in the growing contemporary realist art movement. Founded by the late Nelson Shanks and his wife Leon ...

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The International Arts & Culture Group (TIAC) is a community of professionals devoted to the arts. TIAC champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural programs that create and enrich art ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Mark Heine as an ARC Associate Living MasterTM. "I am a storyteller. My art is the expression of a carefully chosen moment, captured from a larger narrative. This story is c ...

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The Florence Academy of Art, one of the Art Renewal Center's first approved schools, has been advancing the training and techniques of classical painting and sculpture for 25 years. It has formed many ...

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27 September, 2017

The Barnes Atelier of Art teaches academic methods of drawing and painting to aspiring professional realist artists. The studio based in Barnes, in southwest London, provides an excellent learnin ...

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The Florence Academy of Art is looking for an Administrative Manager for their NJ branch.   Contract: Full time Employment Reports to: Jordan Sokol, Academic Director Working Hours: Monday th ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Denise Antaya as a new Associate Living Master.  "We are surrounded by beauty. I often wonder if people see the world as I do. Do they see the magic that is all around ...

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Zimou Tan was born and raised in Canton, China and apprenticed to Chinese Master Artist Le, YiFeng at age 12. At age 14 he immigrated to America with his family. Mr. Tan graduated from the Academy of ...

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The ARC Salon will open at the European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), C/ Barra de Ferro 5, 08003, Barcelona, Spain on Friday, September 22nd  and will run through November 27th.   Th ...

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The International Guild of Realism has secured a top-ranking art gallery in Carmel, California to host their 12th Annual Juried Exhibition, which will be held from September 23rd through October 23rd, ...

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18 September, 2017

Welcome to the new ARC website! This was a two year project and a massive undertaking. We hope you enjoy the many new features available to you. Just as with any new website of this massive scope, the ...

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The new ARC website will launch this coming Monday, September 18th. The new website will have an updated look and feel as well as organizational structure. The new website will also include many addi ...

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Playing with Dolls by Helena Vallee Dallaire (age 23) We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 ARC Scholarship Competition. The Art Renewal Center has once again awarded over $30,000 ...

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February 2018 16 posts
January 2018 20 posts

2017

December 2017 14 posts
November 2017 17 posts
October 2017 24 posts
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August 2017 25 posts
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April 2017 60 posts
March 2017 36 posts
February 2017 24 posts
January 2017 19 posts

2016

December 2016 21 posts
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2015

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2014

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2013

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2012

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2011

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2008

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