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ARC Living Master™ Shaun Downey will be exhibiting five new paintings for this exhibition, which also features work by William Lazos and Chris Temple.The exhibition takes place at the Bau-Xi Gallery - ...

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ARCALM™ Sergio Roffo will be exhibiting his New England coastal landscapes that have been acclaimed by the Copley Society of Boston and the American Society of Marine Artists.There will be an opening ...

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Visions of Antiquity in the 18th Century brings together prints, drawings, and objects from the Dallas Museum of Art's collection that reflect the taste for all things Greek and Roman during the 18th ...

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The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum is the exclusive West Coast destination for Vatican Splendors: A Journey Through Faith and Art. This 10,000 square foot exhibition, comprising one of ...

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The Sculpture Category in the International ARC Salon is now sponsored by Atelier Programs at Gage Academy of Art: the Magrath Sculpture Atelier and the Aristides Atelier.The Magrath Sculpture Atelier ...

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ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides has recently published a new book Lessons in Classical Painting. The new book, presents aspiring artists with the fundamental skills and tools needed to master pa ...

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We are pleased to announce the judges for the 12th International ARC Salon. This year we will have a panel of 10 judges, 4 per category, for our 8 main categories, plus additional judges for specific ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Svetlana Cameron is holding a solo show titled "Laa Tinvaal". Included in the show is a new portrait of the President of Tynwald, Clare Christian OBE.The exhibition is bei ...

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5 July, 2016

We have now concluded accepting entries for the 12th International ARC Salon. This year we have received 3,196 entries by over 1300 artists representing 63 countries. Adjudications will start on appro ...

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1 July, 2016

Take 15% off of all prints in the ARC Store.All proceeds from the prints are used to provide scholarships for students who study the techniques of the past, thereby acquiring the tools needed to creat ...

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The deadline for the ARC International Salon is 12 midnight eastern standard time.There is still time for all who wish to participate to log in and finalize their artwork submissions.To enter the comp ...

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Though his reputation was eclipsed in the early twentieth century with the triumph of Impressionism, Theodore Rousseau was one of the giants of French landscape in the second half of the nineteenth ce ...

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Spanning 75 years across the Victorian and Edwardian ages, the exhibition showcases the experimental beginnings of photography right through to its flowering as an independent international art form. ...

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ARC Approved London Atelier of Representational Art is holding an Open Studio show featuring the work of full and part time students.The show takes place on Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 6 - 9 p.m. at ...

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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 12th International ARC Salon Competition will be extended until the end o ...

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For two years, ARC Living Artist Laurie Anspach has been volunteering her painting skills to various causes and would like to invite other artists to donate their time and skills for the betterment o ...

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On June 19th, ARC Living Master™ James Gurney was the Artist in Residence at the New York Botanical Gardens. A large plein-air invitational day was held with leading artists like Ricky Mujica, G ...

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The first major exhibition in the United States devoted to the Le Nain brothers, Antoine, Louis, and Mathieu, who were active in Paris during the 1630s and 1640s. More than forty of their best paintin ...

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ARC Approved Atelier™ ARA Boston is happy to announce the 10 participants of their 2016 Boston Figure Painting Competition.Jennifer Balkan, Julie Beck (ARA representative, not competing), Emanue ...

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Located in the Netherlands just 30 minutes from Amsterdam, Classic Art Atelier teaches the methods and techniques that are passed on through the centuries from the Renaissance to the late nineteenth c ...

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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 12th International ARC Salon Competition will be extended until the end ...

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15 June, 2016

Take 15% off of all prints in the ARC Store.All proceeds from the prints are used to provide scholarships for students who study the techniques of the past, thereby acquiring the tools needed to cre ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard Whitney painted a portrait of Dr. Ricardo Azziz that was recently unveiled at Georgia Regents University in Augusta, Georgia. Dr. Azziz was the former President of G ...

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Richard HallRehs Contemporary is proud to work side by side with the Art Renewal Center as we present ARC Select; a group exhibition featuring the works of 6 hand-picked artists from ARC's 11th annual ...

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9 June, 2016

Motor Scooter by Jeffrey LarsonARC Living Master™ Jeffrey Larson is holding an exhibition featuring oil paintings of exquisitely rendered domestic views, figures, and objects. This is the firs ...

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Known for his hyper-realistic painting style, ARC Living Master™ Orley Ypon portrays crowds of cavorting bodies rising from the sea or in a seemingly endless race to nowhere.The paintings in this sh ...

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Looking at the Big Dipperby Han Wu ShenARC Living Master™ Han Wu Shen held an exhibition called "Red Guard Movement - 50th Anniversary” which ran from March 22 - April 10, 2016 in Hong Kong. It ...

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For more than a decade, Studio Incamminati has been a leader in the growing contemporary realist art movement. Founded by the late Nelson Shanks and his wife Leona, it is now recognized nationally a ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master™, Marina Dieul, who has been featured in the 2016 Summer issue of Where Women Create, a magazine which examines the inspiring work and work spaces of creat ...

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The Center for Naturalist and Academic Study, an ARC Approved Atelier, is holding two student competitions. The 2016 Paint en Plein Air Competition is open to students who may be studying privately w ...

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Oil Painters of America (OPA) is dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in representational art. Their primary mission is to advance the cause of traditional, representational fine art by ...

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The MEAM has published a video commemorating the exhibit of the ARC Salon and Figurativas Competitions from this past winter. Entries for the current ARC Salon are being accepted from now until June ...

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We are happy to publish this video of the 11th ARC Salon Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club, New York City, produced by ARC Living Master™, Thomas Kegler. Entries for the current ARC Salon are being ...

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Bois de Boulogne by Jean BeraudThe Sotheby's New York auction of 19th Century European Art which took place on May 18, 2016, concluded with a strong total of $14.3 million, and the highest percentag ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Jane Jones will be among the artists exhibiting in this invitational national exhibition featuring art displaying mastery of the illusionary properties of glass and silver ...

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The Art Renewal Center would like to announce the addition of the ARC Salon entry pages in Spanish and Chinese. We hope this addition will make it easier for artists around the world to enter the AR ...

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Eric Bossik, author of the ebook How To Create an Underpainting Like the Old Masters - A Step by Step Guide, has recently contributed a technical article to ARC.How to Create a Classical Still Life ...

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The ARC Annual Scholarship Competition is more than half over, but there is still plenty of time for students to submit their works before the end date of May 31, 2016!The Scholarship Competition is o ...

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ARC Approved™ Ani Art Academy Waichulis has recently opened a new branch of the school.Ani Art Academy America, located in Red Bank, NJ provides cost-free comprehensive art education to disabled vet ...

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This focus exhibition is the first to unite the series of four whaling scenes made by Joseph Mallord William Turner near the end of his career. The quartet of paintings—comprising The Met's Whalers an ...

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From the fashionable and bohemian streets of Belle Époque Paris to the fields of Barbizon, and the sights of Venice to the verdant English countryside, Sotheby’s New York auction of 19th Century Eur ...

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In the last decade of his life, acclaimed painter Anthony van Dyck began a printmaking project that would change the conventions of portraiture called the Iconography. Presenting several etchings from ...

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The ARC Approved Atelier™ Chiaroscuro Studio of Art is holding an exhibition of teacher and student work at the Miami Dade College West Gallery - West Campus, 3800 NW 115 Ave, Doral, FL.The op ...

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France has never before devoted a solo exhibition to Charles Gleyre. He was a major figure in academy painting in Paris in the mid-nineteenth century. Fresh interpretations of his work, including firs ...

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Studio Incamminati's signature support event, "Nelson Shanks: His Vision in Our Hands," brought hundreds to the iconic Ballroom at the Ben for a celebration of the school's accomplishments and glimp ...

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Founded in 1997, the Angel Academy of Art, Florence, is considered one of the best of the 21st-century academies and ateliers that specialize in the teaching of representational painting. Most of th ...

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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 ma ...

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Russia and the Arts is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see masterpieces from the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow.The exhibition focuses on the great writers, artists, actors, composers and pat ...

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The New York Botanical Gardens, located located off Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road (Exit 7W), New York, NY will be celebrating American Impressionism with several events from May 14 - September 1 ...

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The Florence Academy of Art is presenting a series of lectures that are free and open to the general public. On Friday May 6, 2016, Fine Art Connoisseur editor, historian and curator, Peter Trippi, ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Doug Zider as our newest Associate Living Master™!"I live a stone's throw from the water of The Great South Bay. The bay itself runs along the southern coast of central Long ...

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Collection Magazine will be awarding a featured article on one artist's work in the 12th international ARC Salon. Collection Magazine, founded in 1993, has published 252 monthly issues and has the hi ...

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The Art Renewal Center is pleased to welcome Daniel Martin Stephanian as our newest ARC Living Artist™."By backing away from the art for a couple of years, that allowed me to miss parts of the task. ...

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ARC Living Master Mario Robinson will be presenting a slide lecture about his art and the rich tradition of portraits in American art. The lecture will take place on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 5:00 p. ...

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Anthony van Dyck, one of the most celebrated and influential portraitists of all time, enjoyed an international career that took him from his native Flanders to Italy, France, and, ultimately, the c ...

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The 16th Annual ARC Scholarship competition is set to begin on May 1 and will run through May 31, 2016.Each year, the Art Renewal Center gives $30,000 in scholarship money to talented and deserving st ...

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22 April, 2016

Detail of Spring Flowers by Alma TademaCelebrate Spring with a fine art print! Our fine art prints make the perfect gift for Mother's Day or any occasion!All proceeds support the Art Renewal Center ...

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The MEAM (Museum of European Art Modern) is a museum dedicated to contemporary realism located at the Gomis Palace, in the middle of the streets of the Born in Barcelona. This a neighborhood where cul ...

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The first monographic exhibition devoted to the Hubert Robert since 1933, the exhibition presents an exceptional and varied selection of some 140 works including drawings, paintings, sketches, engra ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard Whitney has recently published Painting the Visual Impression, a beautiful full color book which summarizes the fundamental ideas of representational painting. It focuses o ...

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This award is sponsored by Streamline Publishing. One artist, who paints in a plein air style, will be chosen to have a feature article done on their work in Plein Air Magazine. This award will be c ...

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Sponsored by Streamline Publishing. This award will be an article award given to an individual finalist to be included in the Fine Art Connoisseur printed magazine. In addition, Fine Art Connoisseur w ...

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The Guild of Boston Artists, an ARC Allied Organization™, is formally introducing their new artists in this exhibition. The artists will be divided into two groups to speak about their work on Satu ...

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Although availability for a traveling exhibition is not required for entry into the ARC Salon or for winning the top awards in the ARC Salon, we will be having a live showing of many of the winners, h ...

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Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ Xiang Zhang for winning the Sam Houston Award - 2016 Committee's Choice Award for his painting "Palo Duro Breeze" at the Night of Artists in the Brisc ...

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Residents is a group exhibition featuring new work by the nine resident artists of the ARC Approved™ Grand Central Atelier.The event is being held at the Eleventh Street Arts - 46-06 11th St., Long Is ...

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The Oil Painters of America Award - $1,000Oil Painters of America (OPA) is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 4,000 artists throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Founde ...

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The fourth collaboration between Rehs Contemporary and the ARC Approved™ Ani Art Academies takes its title from the fascinating perceptual phenomenon known as Synesthesia. Each work in this unique col ...

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The Made in California Exhibit, which runs from April 2 - 23, 2016, will be presenting works by ARC Living Masters™ Julio Reyes and Jeremey Lipking among many other talented artists.The show is taki ...

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For the first time, within the ARC Salon, we will be hosting an independent side competition for realist high-school artwork. Through the work of The Da Vinci Initiative, atelier-style schools that ha ...

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ARC Approved™ Academy of Realist Art Edinburgh is now approved to give a nationally and EU recognized qualification. Edinburgh Napier University and the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework ...

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1 April, 2016

The Nexus exhibition is co-curated by David Gluck and showcases the work of artists from two seemingly dissimilar artistic disciplines: painting and tattooing.The works in this show are all paintings ...

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The ARC Salon offers exhibitions and sales at top galleries.Arcadia Contemporary, Santa Monica, CA, in cooperation with ARC will select a group of approximately 15 finalists who will be asked to suppl ...

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ARC Approved™ Laguna College of Design located on 2222 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, California 92651 is holding an exhibition from April 1 - 14, 2016 which will include a live tandem figure pain ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the Magrath Sculpture Atelier as our newest ARC Approved Atelier™. The Magrath Sculpture Atelier at Gage Academy of Art is a multi-year, part-time Atelier designed to conf ...

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The ARC Salon offers exhibitions and sales at top galleries. Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY will select a group of approximately 15 finalists who will be asked to supply the ga ...

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The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization™, will present more than 200 contemporary-traditional fine art paintings and sculpture in their 105th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition that runs from ...

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Thank you to IX Arts for sponsoring the Imaginative Realist Category in the 12th International ARC Salon Competition. IX Arts is dedicated to the promotion, recognition, and elevation of imaginative ...

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ARC Living Master™ David Bowers has recently had an article published in Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine."I am often inspired by an image that I see and my painting materializes from that image. It will ...

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This year we are introducing a new 8th category for portraiture in the ARC Salon. This important genre first thrived 5,000 years ago in ancient Egypt. Since then it has always served as more than ju ...

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The International Guild of Realism (IGOR), an ARC Allied Organization, is proud to announce a call for entries for their upcoming 11th Annual IGOR Exhibition. The deadline for entries will be May 10, ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Mary Buchholz will be exhibiting in the eleventh annual signature event – Cowgirl Up! – a celebration of the West's best women artists. The show runs from March 17 - 20 ...

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The Prado Museum, located on Calle Ruiz de Alarcon 23 in Madrid, Spain is holding an important exhibition of the work of 17th century French artist Georges de La Tour.This exhibition will display 30 o ...

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The ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figurative of Art is holding an open studio and will display the recent work of TAFA artists. The event takes place on March 19 from 4 - 9 pm. The Texas Academy of ...

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We have just added ARC Associate Living Master™ Jane Jones book "Classic Still Life Painting" to the Artist Self-Help Books and DVDs section of the ARC Store! The book is available through our online ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Mary Buchholz will be exhibiting her work in the 7th Annual Texas Masters Group Show.The show is taking place at the Insight Gallery located on 214 West Main Street, Fre ...

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Nature and the American Vision is a landmark exhibition featuring nearly fifty masterpieces from the New-York Historical Society's acclaimed collection of landscape paintings, the most revered in th ...

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ARC Living Master™ He Lihuai has recently won awards in two major competitions, an Honorable Mention in the ModPortrait 2015 in Spain and third place in the Member Only Competition of the Portrait ...

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The Keynote Address from the 2015 TRAC conference by ARC Chairman Fred Ross has just been posted to the site! The speech, entitled "What is Fine Art and Why Realism?", provides a clear and rational ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Edward Little as our newest Associate Living Master™!Edward Little is a professional artist and designer with over thirty five years' experience. Focusing on the dramatic e ...

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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 ...

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ARC Living Master™ Marci Oleszkiewicz is holding her annual solo show titled “Kind Regards” which runs from March 10 - March 24, 2016. Over 15 new works capture the wonder of childhood and the beaut ...

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This major exhibition of more than 120 paintings by masters including Rossetti, Ford Madox Brown, William Holman Hunt, and Millais will highlight Liverpool's significant role in the Pre-Raphaelite m ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Richard T Scott will be holding a solo show of his work entitled "Americana". His work drifts between history and the present, reality and the supernatural, like a semi- ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Tina Garrett as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™!In the few short years since Tina's introduction to oil she has studied intently the Selective Start Method described ...

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ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides will be speaking at the Seattle University Search for Meaning Book Festival. Her lecture, titled, "On Seeing: Art as a Portal to Living More Fully", will take p ...

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19 February, 2016

ARC is pleased to welcome Jeff Hein as our newest Living Master™!Jeff Hein is an American artist born 1974. He works in a variety of mediums but is best known for his figurative oil paintings. In 2007 ...

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18 February, 2016

ARC is pleased to welcome Laurie Anspach as an ARC Living Artist™.Laurie's career began by earning a BA degree from the Rhode Island School of Design. She created designs for leading fashion industry ...

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17 February, 2016

The Society of Animal Artists (SAA) has joined in a coordinated effort with the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation (SKB) to create the single most comprehensive artist training workshop in the history of ...

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ARC Living Artist™ Dr. Sivananda Nyayapathi is an accomplished artist who has exhibited in national and international juried competitions. This exhibition will showcase his portraits, still lives and ...

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