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November 15 - January 4, 2014The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum - 705 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell, NJ 07649The Society of Animal Artists, an ARC Allied Organization™ focuses on capturing wild and domestic ...

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Detail of Sleeping Venus by Patricia WatwoodARC Allied Organization Suggested Donation is a series of podcasts devoted to the arts in all forms. Hosted by two Contemporary Realist painters, Tony C ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ Ardith Starostka for having her painting Wallflower featured on the December cover of The Artist's Magazine.Her work is also part of the 9th Annual Inter ...

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Although appropriate for anyone wanting to increase their technical drawing skills, this weekend workshop is geared for art teachers. Participants will be introduced to a 19th century drawing curricul ...

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18 November, 2014

Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ David Bowers for winning Best in Show for his painting, “After the Bath” at the 9th Annual International Guild of Realism (IGOR) exhibition.The IGOR exhib ...

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Morning Roses by Adrian GottliebARC Living Master™ Adrian Gottlieb has recently been featured in an Epoch Times article titled “Painter Spotlight: Adrian Gottlieb, a Poet With Paint”."Adrian G ...

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The Florence Academy of Art is proud to offer for the first time at its location in Florence, Italy, a workshop in Russian figure drawing.The Russian Academic Figure Drawing Intensive, taught by art ...

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Stephen Bauman’s painting “When I Was Young”, winner of the Fine Art Connoisseur Award and first place in the Imaginative Realism Category in the International 2013-2014 ARC Salon, is featured on th ...

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Academy of Realist Art is pleased to announce the launch of their new website. The new site has many new functions and an art store where users can purchase original art work online. The site is al ...

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11 November, 2014

Headwinds by Julio ReyesARC Living Master Julio Reyes™ will have a solo exhibit of works at the Arcadia Contemporary gallery on 51 Greene Street New York, NY 10013. The show opens on November 13 and ...

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National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, a new ARC Allied Organization™, encourages the development of excellence in art through its annual "Best of America" juried competition and exhibit as well ...

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Ernest, Which Stamp is Real? by Don ClapperThe 9th Annual Exhibition of the International Guild of Realism will be hosted by Robert Lange Studios and unveil 75 artworks from 70 award winning artists ...

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ARC Living Master™ Patrick Devonas is creating the first figurative monument dedicated to the victims of the witch burnings that occurred throughout Europe from the 15th to the 17th centuries. ...

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Dans Une Ville de Campagne Alger by Frederick Arthur BridgmanOn November 6th, Sotheby’s New York will have an auction of important 19th century European paintings.This sale will consist of 110 lots ...

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4 November, 2014

ARC Living Master™ Peter Fiore is having a solo show of 35 paintings running until November 30, 2014 at the Travis Gallery in New Hope, PA.Opening night for the exhibit will be on Saturday, No ...

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ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg will be opening his studio for visiting, viewing, and buying small works, studies, and illustrations.The studio will be open from December 12 -14, 2014 and is l ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Jerry Luisi as an ARC Associate Living Master™. "The subject matter of all my art is primarily the human figure. My work is a reflection of my basic view of the positive na ...

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The winners of the bi-monthly PleinAir Salon competition have been announced and are featured in PleinAir magazine's e-newsletter. Winner - Best FigurativeChasing Shadows by John Buxton Winners of t ...

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The Florence Academy of Art offers a full time NASAD accredited Certificate program and intensive workshops in Sculpture. New this year is a two-week all-day course, Sculpting the Portrait from Life ...

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Sign up for this Da Vinci Initiative workshop with Charles Miano & Mandy Hallenius at The Southern Atelier in Sarasota, FL. Although appropriate for anyone wanting to increase their technical drawin ...

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We are very happy to announce the DVI Kickstarter for their first online-class is fully funded! A very special thank you to all the backers! The support they have received not only financially but ...

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23 October, 2014

The Proposal by David Gluck October 3 - 31, 2014SR Brennen Galleries - 124 West Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM, 87501Former ARC International Salon Winners Teresa Oaxaca, David Gluck, and Katherine Sto ...

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We started accepting entries to the 2014/2015 International ARC Salon Competition on October 1st.Participants will compete for recognition, cash prizes, and a chance to have their work seen by some ...

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Detail of Dame Alice Owen by George Frampton This exhibition, the first of its kind, examines the making and viewing of sculpture in Britain and its empire during the reign of Queen Victoria.The dis ...

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See Studio Incamminati firsthand at Open House. Learn about the Professional Program and talk to representatives from Chestnut Hill College, Studio Incamminat's partner in the new Integrated Art Stu ...

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17 October, 2014

Skeleton by Dan Thompson The Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier will be hosting a number of exciting workshops, classes and open model sessions in the winter of 2015. A few highlights are as follows: ...

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John Rowe has created work for such companies as Disney, National Geographic, and Harper Collins, along with numerous private and public commissions.“A great painting much like a great movie, book o ...

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15 October, 2014

Greater amounts are of course welcome, but even a $1 donation will help the DVI Kickstarter come up with greater frequency within Kickstarter Searches. If even a small portion of our subscribers we ...

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The 9th Annual Exhibition of the International Guild of Realism will be hosted by Robert Lange Studios and unveil 75 artworks from 70 award winning artists from around the world. IGOR has been an ex ...

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Starting January 2015, the Florence Academy New York Metro will offer a full time Certificate program in Drawing & Painting with places for 20 students. Intensive workshops begin in March. Academic ...

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"It's no secret that art instruction in public schools is hurting-not only for funding, but for applicable skills.The problem often starts at the top. Students may have the desire to learn to draw, ...

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Suggested Donation is a series of podcasts devoted to the arts in all forms. Hosted by two Contemporary Realist painters, Tony Curanaj and Edward Minoff, the conversations provide an insight into th ...

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Bacchanal by Nick Alm“Every year the Art Renewal Center, a non-profit educational foundation dedicated to the re-appreciation of traditional art and training techniques, hosts a prestigious internat ...

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Charlene Helfend Lane's first heroes were the traditional artists she saw in books and museums. Winning an art award at the age of nine confirmed her desire to be an artist. However, life brought h ...

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Unemployed On Line by Max GinsburgARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg will be conducting a 5-day Traditional Realist Alla Prima Oil Painting from Life workshop in his personal studio. 9am to 4 pm ...

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"The stone has been thrown. The splash is being made and as the repercussions arc across the surface of the representational revolution, they are intercepted as inspiration, as ideas, and The Da Vin ...

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This will be our 11th annual competition in which some of the best contemporary realist artists in the world compete for recognition, cash prizes, and a chance to have their work seen by some of the ...

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ARC would like to congratulate ARC Associate Living Master™ Jon Boe Paulsen for winning first place in the 10th Artavita art contest. His winning work will be exhibited at World Wide Art, Los Angel ...

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Representational Painter and Journalist, Brandon Kralik, writes about The Florence Academy of Art's new U.S. Campus in his featured blog on the Huffington Post. Kralik speaks with the Florence Acade ...

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29 September, 2014

The Academy of Realist Art has opened a new branch of their already successful ARC Approved™ school. Set in the heart of the beautiful historic city of Edinburgh, Scotland, The Academy of Realist Ar ...

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Drawing by 16 year old Sarah Katie Li, charcoal on paper The Da Vinci Initiative has started a major fundraising campaign through Kickstarter to bring skill-based training in the visual arts to publ ...

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PleinAir magazine is currently holding their Annual PleinAir Salon. In the spirit of the French Salon created by the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris, this annual competition, with bi-monthly contes ...

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Register now for DVI workshops this winter. Each workshop is geared towards art educators and will be held at Gage Academy, home of the Juliette Aristides Atelier, in Seattle, Washington. The first ...

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23 September, 2014

Vala Ola with Lost Tribes MonumentClear Vision MonumentARC Living Master™, Vala Ola, has created two monuments that will be displayed in the Rocky Mountains in Avon, Colorado.About the monument “Lo ...

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22 September, 2014

ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes will be exhibiting in the Contemporary Realism Biennial in Fort Wayne, IN. Every two years, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art (FWMoA) organizes the Contemporary Realism Bi ...

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Starting January 2015, the Florence Academy New York Metro will offer a full time Certificate program in Drawing & Painting with places for 20 students. Self Portrait by Richard GreathouseIntensive ...

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18 September, 2014

The European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), an ARC Allied Organization, is running an exhibition titled “Some sculpture, please!”. The exhibit focuses on European sculpture of the twentieth century w ...

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Cover Painting by Anne Blair BrownPleinAir Magazine Award Winning Painting2013-2014 International ARC SalonBrisk Evening by John Pototschnik John Pototschnik, winner of the PleinAir Magazine Award i ...

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16 September, 2014

IlluXcon is the ground-breaking art show, symposium, and celebration dedicated solely to imaginative realism. This event, beginning on September 17th through Sunday September 21st, brings artists, ...

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15 September, 2014

Artist and art instructor Robert Florczak has created a video lecture for Prager University entitled “Why is Modern Art So Bad?”. The five minute lecture supports the return of classical standards ...

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12 September, 2014

Shrine by Noah Buchanan, Marla Gorretis The Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier will be hosting a number of exciting workshops, classes and open model sessions this fall.Some of the workshops that sti ...

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Show opens Friday, September 12, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pmThe Florence Academy of Art opens an Alumni Exhibition at the Richard J. Massey Foundation. To view the work on exhibit, visit www.therichardmasseyf ...

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10 September, 2014

Portrait of Mark Abouzeidby Jamie CorethREPRESENT is an exciting debut exhibition showcasing some of today's most promising representational and figurative artists from all over the world but who ha ...

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9 September, 2014

The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization™, reveals the intriguing qualities of small-format artwork with this exhibition, which is on view at its gallery at the historic Old Mill.A recept ...

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Michael John Angel, head of ARC Approved Angel Academy of Art in Florence has written a new article about Caravaggio and his painting The Betrayal of Christ.The Betrayal of Christ by Caravaggio"Duri ...

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The IX symposium is the world's largest exhibition of imaginative realist art. Featuring over 150 artists, the show is a visual feast for all fans of imaginative painting. The artists who will be e ...

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The Art Renewal Center is now offering a boxed set of greeting cards featuring some of the most popular paintings in the ARC museum.This beautiful set of 12 cards (1 unique image per card) are print ...

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Francesca Anderson Fine Art will feature several new Ani artist's works for their upcoming exhibit, Trompe L'oeil. Specializing in Contemporary Realism and Portraiture, FA Fine art has been hosting ...

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Manna From Heaven by Lori ShorinThe Richard J. Massey Foundation for the Arts and Sciences presents selected work from Florence Academy of Art Alumni.The opening reception for the show will be on Fr ...

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IlluXcon, a five day event held at the Allentown Museum, is the world’s largest exhibition of imaginative realist art. Featuring over 150 artists and well over 1000 original pieces of artwork, the ...

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ARC would like to congratulate ARC Living Artist™ Clark Gussin for winning Best in Show for his painting “The Whopper” in the 58th Juried Exhibition at the Haggin Museum in Stockton, California.The ...

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ARC would like to congratulate ARC Living Artist™ Sivananda Nyayapathi for winning first place in the 2014 Summer Juried Exhibition of the Portrait Society of Atlanta for his portrait "Adithi".The P ...

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Red Crown 5 by Debbie StevensThe Society of Animal Artists, an ARC Allied Organization™, focuses on capturing wild and domestic creatures in art on land, sea and air. In their mission to promote art ...

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The Art Renewal Center is very pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Annual Scholarship Competition.For 14 years now, the ARC Scholarship Fund has awarded scholarships to some of the most tal ...

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John Ruskin is primarily remembered as Victorian Britain's leading art critic and the champion of Turner and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Less well known is that Ruskin was an outstanding artist ...

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This is Australia by John Mccartin In the spirit of the French Salon created by the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris, this annual competition, with bi-monthly contests leading to annual Salon Grand ...

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The Guild of Boston Artists is a non-profit association of painters and sculptors whose purpose is to promote, nurture and encourage traditional art adhering to the highest standards of quality and ...

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We will be announcing the results of the 14th Annual ARC Scholarship competition on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. est.We hope that all of our ARC viewers will visit the site to see the work ...

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Starting on August 25, 2014, the artists and alumni of Studio Incamminati will be exhibiting and selling artwork at the Art Center at The Market and Shops at Comcast Center in Philadelphia, PA.At a ...

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"Although Social Realist painters emerged in countries throughout America and Europe at the time, each with their own distinguishing factors, in England, Frank Holl was very prominent for this type ...

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February 22-23, 2015 at the Ani Art Academy WaichulisBear Creek Twp., PA This two-day workshop will explore several aspects of visual perception and language development to uncover an incredibly eff ...

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Rainbow by Aivazovsky We are pleased to announce that we have recently updated the Aivazovsky gallery on ARC. To view the gallery, please click here.To view all new additions to the ARC museum, c ...

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Running through September 21st, Dürer's Women features over fifty of works from the Cleveland Museum of Art's distinguished collection of Dürer's prints and considers the artist's multivalent depict ...

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Several artists from the ARC Approved™ Ani Art Academies will be exhibiting at the John Pence Gallery."Drawings are at once the heartbeat, the bones, the musculature, and the spirit of all art. Draw ...

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With works by some of the greatest names in European art, the show entitled, Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums, examines the thematic and stylistic developments ...

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Portrait of Maria Elisabeth Theresia (Elise) Schwartze-Herrmann with her grandchildren Letty and Lizzy Ansingh by Thérèse SchwartzeARC is pleased to announce the addition of new biographical informa ...

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ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg will be conducting a 5 day traditional realist oil painting from life workshop from his Personal Skylight studio located in Long Island City, NY.The workshop ru ...

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Silence and Sagebrush by Jeremy LipkingCongratulations to ARC Living Master™ Jeremy Lipking for winning the top prize purchase award in the Prix de West Art show held at the National Cowboy an ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is working with the State Art Education Associations, Boards of Art Education in the 50 states, to set up three DVI-sponsored skill-based retreats each year. For the 2014-201 ...

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More than 50 contemporary and traditional artists associated with the historic California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization, celebrate the enduring appeal of the Golden State. The exhibition high ...

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Come visit our new Pinterest page and pin your favorite old master paintings. Show us which old master artworks inspire you, make you think or just make you happy! This section will be dedicated spe ...

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Award winning ARC Living Master™, Joseph McGurl, will be conducting a landscape painting workshop Sept. 24, 25, and 26, 2014. It will be held at his home/studio on Amrita Island, Cape Cod. This wi ...

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This fascinating exhibition showcases conservators' forensic analysis of five Renaissance paintings in the Carnegie Museum of Art's collection. Learn how curators and conservators discovered a portr ...

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The Board of Art Education in the State of Washington, the Washington Art Education Association (WAEA), has just officially endorsed The Da Vinci Initiative. The Da Vinci Initiative has been working ...

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A Victorian Obsession presents 50 exceptional paintings by many of the leading artists of the Victorian period within the extraordinary interiors of Leighton House Museum. The pictures all belong to ...

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23 July, 2014

Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ Gordon Hanley, who is featured in the July edition Australian Artist Magazine. Gordon's work is also featured on the cover.The article details the process of cr ...

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Attention Mingled with Fearby François RudeGods and Heroes will be a rich overview of masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, the original school of fine arts in Paris, France, and a repository ...

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ARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliott will be conducting a three-day nude figure workshop August 15, 16 & 17 at his atelier in Petaluma, California. There are convenient accommodations for travelers in ...

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Portrait of Mark by Jamie CorethEach year, the ARC Approved Florence Academy of Art adds excitement to their curriculum by holding an informal competition among their students and awarding one stude ...

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17 July, 2014

For the first time in my life I have applied for the Art Renewal Salon 2014 and really did not expect anything to come out of it. To my great surprise, not only did I make it as a finalist, but both ...

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Griffin by Devin Cecil-WishingArtist and Grand Central Academy Instructor, Devin Cecil-Wishing, will be teaching a very special drawing intensive workshop in LA (Venice) September 24th-28th. The cl ...

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July 10 - 22, 2014Victorian Artists Society Galleries430 Albert St East Melbourne, Victoria 3002Australia We are happy to announce that ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan will be exhibiting ...

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14 July, 2014

Skin Deep by Darren KingsleyThe Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier will be hosting a number of exciting workshops this summer and fall. Some of the summer workshops that still having remaining spot ...

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May 20 - October 26, 2014Metropolitan Museum of Art1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)New York, NY 10028Le Chant d'Amour by Burne-JonesThis exhibition will highlight the second wave of the Pre-Raphae ...

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Twilight Calm by Sergio RoffoNorth Water Gallery - 27 North Water Street, Edgartown, MA 02539 ARC Associate Living Master™ Sergio Roffo will have an exhibition of works focusing on Martha's Vineya ...

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The Golden Gate Atelier will be conducting a 19 - 22 week Écorché sculpture course. Students will be taught the bony and muscular shapes that impact the surface of the skin and create form. By sculp ...

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Veil of Expressions 2by Marcos DamascenaMarcos Damascena was born in Poções Bahia in 1981 and rooted in São Paulo, where he began his artistic career studying with what was considered the biggest na ...

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July 12 - August 20, 2014La Casa del Berlingaio (Stazzema) and the Palazzo della Cultura di Stazzema (frazione di Cardoso), Stazzema, ItalyIn the 1960s, Signorina Simi's school was the only one in E ...

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Now through September 14, 2014The Taft Museum of Art - 316 Pike Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202The Voyage of Life: Youthby Thomas ColeDiscover a landmark of American art by Thomas Cole, a leader of t ...

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Juliette Aristides will be teaching a special workshop from August 27th – 29th on the foundations of drawing. She has three highly popular and well received published instructional books on classica ...

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