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The Michener Art Museum will be exhibiting the paintings of ARC Living Master™ Nelson Shanks, June 8 through September 8, 2013 in the Putman Smith Gallery. Nelson Shanks: A Brush with Reality brings t ...

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GCA hopes that the publicity generated by this event will encourage even more applications next time-especially from the other centers of draftsmanship also dedicated to the teaching and practic ...

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Rêve de printemps (Dream of Spring) by William Bouguereau was donated by Melvin and Bren Simon on May 30, 2013. The donation had been in the works since 2008. This is the first significant work by the ...

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During its 22-year history, The Florence Academy of Art, led by ARC Living Master™ , Daniel Graves, has served its mission to train students to become highly skilled painters and sculptors. Succe ...

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As the California Art Club unveiled its hallmark exhibition at an Exposition Park museum after a nearly 70-year absence, the century-old arts organization bestowed honors upon both veteran and emergin ...

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Portrait of Jessie by Daniel GreeneCongratulations to ARC Living Masters™ Daniel Greene and Nelson Shanks for having their work featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal. The article titl ...

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Old Masters Atelier, Hialeah, Florida began as a place for those who love beauty and the great traditions of drawing and painting. Their program continues as a vibrant community where students acquire ...

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Although Oleszkiewicz has been studying art and painting for some time, it wasn't until 2007 that she began to see what the future might hold for her as an artist. Upon entering several art competi ...

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All prints 15% off! Use coupon code arcmem13 for your savings!All proceeds from purchases at the ARC Store go to maintain ARC's programs and scholarships. The Foundation for the Art Renewal Center®, a ...

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The deadline for entries for the Art Renewal Center's 2013 Scholarship Competition is May 31, 2013.We are now accepting entries for the 2013 ARC Scholarship Competition, designed to help talented stud ...

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God's Gift by John BuxtonWe would like to welcome John Buxton, a painter of American history and heritage as an ARC Living Master™. Because his paintings are extensively researched, they enjoy an ...

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The ARC Approved™ Grand Central Academy of Art presents their Water Street Atelier Student Art Exhibition, free and open to the public. Peruse portrait, figure, cast, still-life and landscape drawings ...

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He Lihuai was born in Chongqing, China in 1961. He worked as an art designer at Capital Museum from 1985 to 1996 after receiving Art of Bachelor degree in oil painting at Tianjin Academy of Fine Ar ...

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The Artist's Guide to Perspective with Patrick Connors, is a two disk DVD set that focus on the foundations of perspective. The viewer can gain experience working with vanishing points, picture planes ...

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There are limited spaces available for students who are interested in taking classes starting in the Fall of 2013 at the Golden Gate Atelier, San Francisco, CA (Bay Area).Cast Drawing by second yea ...

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Four museum exhibitions will be closing on May 19th, 2013. The first is The Panoramic River: the Hudson and the Thames at the Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY which focuses on British late 18th cent ...

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We would like to welcome Anara Abzhanova as an ARC Living Artist™ . Abzhanova was born in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan. From her early years she knew she wanted to be an artist. Anara has been deaf from child ...

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ARC 2012/2013 SalonSecond Place Figurative Fumiko by Joe DoldererApplications for Studio Incamminati’s acclaimed Professional Program are now being accepted for the 2013-2014 school year. ARC Livi ...

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We would like to announce that we are now accepting entries for the 2013 ARC Scholarship Competition, designed to help talented students learn proper painting methods and techniques at one of the Art ...

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Best in Show WinnerInterregnum by Orley YponThe press coverage of the 2012/2013 ARC Salon has already begun in Fine Art Today, a new weekly e-newsletter from Fine Art Connoisseur magazine.The Salon ...

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Students of the Aristides Atelier present classical drawings and paintings founded in traditional academic techniques while highlighting the artists' own observational skills, demonstrating how studen ...

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The Signal by John William GodwardSotheby’s New York is about to have its bi-annual major 19th century painting sale on May 9th. The sale will include five William Bouguereau paintings, two by Jeh ...

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There are only 4 days left before the unveiling of the winning and finalist works of the 2012/2013 ARC Salon. Be sure to visit ARC on April 30th to see the results.With an approximate 2000 entries ...

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Jason Patrick Jenkins was born and raised in Newfoundland, Canada, and discovered drawing in a time before he can remember. About his work he has said the following:"I want to contribute to a revival ...

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Reverie Sur le Seuil by William BouguereauChristie's New York is about to have its bi-annual major 19th century painting sale on April 29th. Two William Bougureau paintings, one of which, Reverie ...

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The Ani Academies exhibition at Rehs Contemporary Galleries in New York attracted the attention of the Epoch Times after it appeared in ARC announcements. The article titled Ani Art Academies Offer ...

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There are only 11 days left before the unveiling of the winning and finalist works of the 2012/2013 ARC Salon. Be sure to visit ARC on April 30th to see the results.With an approximate 2000 entries ...

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We wanted to follow up with our readers that the four paintings by ARC Living Master™ Han-Wu Shen which recently appeared in the Sotheby’s Hong Kong 20th Century Chinese Art April 6th auction all sold ...

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Last Train Home by Tony ProThe California Art Club will present the 102nd Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition at the USC Fisher Museum of Art on the campus of the University of Southern California ...

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ARC Associate Living Master ™ John Pototschnik recently won "Best of Show" in the Plein Air Southwest Salon. About the award, Pototschnik said the following:"What can I say? While attending the openi ...

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We thought our ARC fans would be happy to know that realist art and the art of the 19th century are continuing to make a strong come back to popularity.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, who for a lon ...

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12 April, 2013

There are only 18 days left before the unveiling of the winning and finalist works of the 2012/2013 ARC Salon. Be sure to visit ARC on April 30th to see the results. With an approximate 2000 entrie ...

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The Epoch Times has recently published an article for the old but not as talked about Frick Museum. Although it is much smaller then the Metropolitan Museum of Art, it is home to many important old m ...

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10 April, 2013

Le Gouter by William BouguereauI just read your article on William Bouguereau - written many years ago, but perfectly relevant today. It affected me enough to write this email. WB played a major r ...

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BACAA will be teaching a special three month summer program June - August, 2013, with advanced instruction from six different instructors including ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides, ARC Living M ...

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ARC Living Master™ Orley Ypon will be featured with ten works in a two man show with Romulo Galicano. Both artists hail from Cebu, in the Philippines. The works showcase their talents not only in ...

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We wanted to share with our viewers a letter that was sent to us in response to Sotheby’s Hong Kong featuring four paintings by ARC Living Master™ Han-Wu Shen at their 20th Century Chinese Art April ...

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The Last Dance by Rodney Davis 2012 Charcoal and White Pastel 36 x 26 inchesAni Art Academies' The Big Gamble will open this Saturday, April 6th. The opening reception will be from 11:00 AM - 6:0 ...

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We have recently added 50 new old master and 19th century artist photographs thanks to another image donation by Don Kurtz.Photographs have been added for the following artists:Aublet, Albert / Baton ...

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Next week several ARC Masters and a faculty of over 70 instructors and speakers will converge at the Monterey, CA Conference Center for the Plein Air Convention from PleinAir magazine. ARC Masters™ ...

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As shown in the most recent Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine issue, Palm Avenue Fine Art is hosting American Masters 2013, an exhibition featuring several of the finest living American artists, includin ...

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Sotheby's Hong Kong will be featuring four paintings by ARC Living Master™ Han-Wu Shen at their 20th Century Chinese Art April 6th auction. They have included a large write up on the artist, his relat ...

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Artist Paul DeLorenzo passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at his home in Greensboro, North Carolina. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1947. He graduated from preparatory school ...

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The International Guild of Realism (IGOR) has just announced a “call for entries” with a deadline of May 20, 2013 for their member's to submit work for the upcoming 8th Annual IGOR Exhibition at the ...

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2012 first place winnerKresten SmedemarkTennebristWe will be accepting applications for the 2013 ARC Scholarship Competition starting May 1st, with a deadline of May 31st, 2013. We will be awarding ...

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The Art of Trompe L'oeil at Cavalier Gallery will be a solo show featuring the Trompe L'oeil works of ARC Living Master™ Joel Carson Jones. Jones won best Trompe L'oeil in the Art Renewal Center's 20 ...

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Encountering the Orient: Masterworks from the Dahesh Museum of Art will run from March 27 to April 15, 2013. This exhibition re-examines 19th-century European Orientalism to give a fuller understandi ...

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We have added two new letters to the ARChives section of the website pertaining to photography and whether or not it can hold up to painting or sculpture as an art form."Congratulations on your web ...

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After several recent requests, ARC Living Master™ Shaun Downey, has decided to host a series of portrait drawing workshops in his studio in Toronto. There will be two different sessions avail ...

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The European Museum of Modern Art – MEAM, Barcelona, Spain exhibits some of the finest Contemporary Figurative Art. It is owned by The Foundation of Arts and Artists and the purpose is to promote and ...

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Shane Wolf has kindly donated five of his drawing to the Art Renewal Center. Wolf was a winner in the Art Renewal Center's annual Scholarship Competition™ in 2006, 2007 and 2008, and the draw ...

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Ani Art Academies Anguilla will hold an open house Thursday, March 28th, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:30PM for prospective students and the local community. The event, which will be held at the school, will ha ...

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The Foundation of the Art and the Artists is based out of Spain and it's main purpose is the promotion and dissemination of realist art at all levels. They focus on the figurative, and very specifi ...

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Atelier Dualis, located in Bethlehem, PA, has posted the first of their 2013 Workshop Series. Workshop instructor and atelier head, Erin Anderson, will lead the sessions providing techniques and tools ...

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ARC Director of Operations, Kara Lysandra Ross, has just had her most recent article Gustave Jean Jacquet: Validating his Rightful Place in Art History published in the Epoch Times. "Gustave Jea ...

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The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization™, is hosting a special event. On March 2, 2013 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, three CAC artists will capture a scene in pastels with simultaneous demonstrati ...

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27 February, 2013

We would like to announce that we have added several new high-resolution images to the Jean Leon Gérôme Gallery on ARC. He is one of the most sought after and beloved artists of the period. In 1 ...

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We are happy to announce two new exhibitions that will be coming up this Spring.The first is titled Contemporary Realism and will feature the work of ARC Living Master™ Anthony Waichulis at Gallery 1 ...

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The National Portrait Gallery has been awarded £23,582 to fund the cataloguing of the papers and important letters of George Frederick Watts (1817-1904). "The letters represent a broad cross-secti ...

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21 February, 2013

This instructional documentary follows ARC Associate Living Master™ Thomas Kegler as he completes an oil painting on a linen panel outdoors. Over the course of two late summer days, Kegler captures t ...

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On Saturday, March 16, the Florence Academy of Art in Sweden is opening their facilities for future applicants to view the facility and learn about their three year intensive program. The Florence ...

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Plein Air Magazine, the master mind behind the The 2nd Annual Plein Air Convention and Expo are now taking reservations to participate in what they are calling the largest artist gathering in history. ...

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We would like to announce that we have reworked the Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale Gallery, adding over 40 new images by this famous female artist and illustrator, many in high resolution. In 1902, sh ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Artist™ Sivananda Nyayapathi for winning First Place and Member’s Choice Award in the Portrait Society of Atlanta's 2013 Winter Juried Exhibition for his painting "Kirtan ...

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A special congratulations to ARC Living Artist™ Anand PKC, for being featured in an article in the New York Daily News by Tanyanika Samuels.About the article Anand said the following "The two greate ...

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Arantzazu Martinez is an academic painter from Vitoria, Spain. She attended the Fine Arts University of the Basque Country and graduated in 2000. Unable to find any classical art training, she moved t ...

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We would like to welcome Bryan Larsen to the ARC Website. Bryan has been drawing and painting since childhood. As a young person he was also fascinated with math and science and always found creativ ...

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We would like to announce that the Art Renewal Center has purchased Julie Bell's painting, The Order of Wolves, which is an additional $15,000 purchase award. This painting won first place in the 2011 ...

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The Beaux-Arts Atelier of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, is our first school whose primary focus is classical architecture. They offer a one-year intensive program in the study of ar ...

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The Grand Central Academy's Water Street Atelier will be having an open house in conjunction with The Beaux-Arts Atelier on Thursday February 21st from 6 – 8pm. The four studios on the sixth floor wil ...

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Renowned artist, Thomas Kegler, is a self-taught painter, producer, and certified teacher residing in Western New York. He is a Senior Fellow and instructor for the Hudson River Fellowship. Kegler' ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ John Pototschnik has recently published part three of his teaching series titled “Training the 21st Century Artist”. The series features the works of ARC Living Master’s™, ...

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The Epoch Times, which is a large international newspaper available in 35 countries and 19 languages recently published an article titled Studio Incamminati Celebrates 10 Years of Teaching Realist P ...

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The 2013 LA Art Show will be taking place from January 23 - 27, 2013 at the LA Convention Center (South Hall). ARC Living Master™ Erik Koppel and ARC Associate Living Master™ Mark Lovett will both b ...

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Deadline, Monday Jan 21This year we are offering more awards then ever. In addition to our over $50,000 in cash awards, and publicity on the Art Renewal Website and in our full color Salon Catalogue, ...

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ARC Living Master™ Mario Robinson will have approximately 40 paintings and drawings on display at the Skylight Gallery in Brooklyn. The exhibition will run from February 17 through May 31. The openi ...

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"Since leaving the corporate world to focus on his art full time seven years ago, Vail, Colorado based painter James Van Fossan has brilliantly told the story of people's lives, struggles and triumph ...

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"Poetry" by Alma-TademaThe Atlantic Poetry Guild exists to help revive the significance of traditional poetry in our culture. They conduct public readings of the great poets, to restore their work t ...

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For all interested artists, a rare opportunity has arisen to study with ARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliott, who has an opening for a few new part-time students. Painter/writer Virgil Elliott (born 194 ...

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"Justice" by ARA InstructorBrian MacNeilThe Academy of Realist Art, Boston is holding a scholarship competition. One scholarship is to be awarded for a year's free tuition (school year, September 20 ...

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Classically L.A will run from January 7 – through February 8, 2013, though the opening reception is tonight from 5 to 7pm for all who can attend. The show features the work of several of their membe ...

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ARC would like to give special thanks to Cesar Santos for the donation of one of his self portraits to the Art Renewal Center. Santos is becoming increasingly well known for his edgy works that show ...

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This show, which was organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, will run from Feb. 20 through Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2013 at the New Hampshire Institute of the Arts . This exh ...

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We would like to welcome John Pototschnik to the Art Renewal Center's Artist and Living Master's Gallery™.Many may remember his work from the recent 2011/2012 International ARC Salon, where he won t ...

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The artists and alumni of Studio Incamminati are celebrating the school's 10th anniversary with an exhibition at the prestigious National Arts Club in New York City. Enjoy more than 50 works from acco ...

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Due to a large number of requests, we have decided to extend the deadline for the 2012/2013 ARC International Salon to Monday, January 21, 2013. Please let me know if you have any questions. Ha ...

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We would like to introduce a new set of six DVDs to the ARC Store, presented by On Air Video. These new DVDs cover the basics from Color Mixology, Anatomy, Measuring Methods, Perspective, and more. ...

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ARC would like to welcome Lance Richlin to the Art Renewal Center Approved Artist™ and Living Master's™ Gallery.Lance is an American artist and teacher. He is the author of a book on portrait drawing ...

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ARC Living Master™ Erik Koeppel will be teaching a new workshop through the Grand Central Academy of Art. The workshop is titled "Techniques of the Hudson River School", and the goal to place one's ...

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This year we are offering more awards then ever. In addition to our over $50,000 in cash awards, and publicity on the Art Renewal Website and in our full color Salon Catalogue, this year, Fine Art C ...

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To continue to provide the highest level of instruction possible, The Florence Academy of Art recently inaugurated a new space in Florence, the Robert and Christine Emmons Center for Sculpture for The ...

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This year we are offering more awards then ever. In addition to our over $50,000 in cash awards, and publicity on the Art Renewal Website and in our full color Salon Catalogue, this year, Fine Art Con ...

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At long last the 2011/2012 International ARC Salon Catalogues are in! All outstanding orders will be shipped this week. They are by far the largest of our ARC Salon Catalogues, measuring 1/2 inch ...

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10 December, 2012

We would like to introduce our first Brazilian ARC Living Master, Gilberto Geraldo. Geraldo received the highest awards in the major and most prestigious Art Competitions of Brazil, being also invited ...

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We are proud to announce the addition of an exciting new award to the ARC Salon Best in Show winner. ARC and Streamline Publishing, producers of Fine Art Connoisseur and Plein Air (both ARC Allied Org ...

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Jacob Collins is the founder of the Water Street Atelier, The Grand Central Academy of Art, and the Hudson River Fellowship. He is an extraordinarily respected artist, teacher, and role model in the ...

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We would like to introduce our first painter of miniatures, Debra Keirce, to the ARC Museum. Her works are usually 4 x 6 inches or smaller. For their size, they are painted with tremendous detail as m ...

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For all those who have been patiently waiting, the final ARC Salon Catalogues are due to arrive at the Art Renewal Center next week. The Salon Catalogue this year has run 200 pages and is a monument ...

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29 November, 2012

Just wanted to thank you all again for the wonderful work you do and the incredible display of work your site contains. Every visit to your site is a little present I can give myself.Best wishes,Thom ...

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Atelier Dualis is a small independent educational institution located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It is a novel approach to arts education combining the fine art training program developed by renowned ...

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