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21 November, 2012

ARC Living Master™ Erik Koeppel is being featured by McColl Fine Art, Charlotte, NC in a exhibition titled Hudson River Revisited. The show is open now through Dec. 6, 2012. Joe Panarelli, th ...

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IlluXcon, organized by the Association of Fantastic Art, just opened up jury submissions for the 2013 show at the Allentown Art Museum in Allentown, PA. Since things are working a bit differently this ...

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19 November, 2012

ARC Living Master™ Vala Ola will be showing her work in the upcoming 2012 “Hidden in the Hills” art show, where she will be exhibiting some of her newest works. The show is a prestigious long stand ...

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16 November, 2012

As of this week, we are selling fine art books on many of the most popular artists in the ARC museum. You may have already noticed that under the artist bio and above the images we have a bar for "Boo ...

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15 November, 2012

Congratulations to Paul Oxborough who has been honored in the November issue of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine in a "Today's Master" feature article. This is the same issue that features an article on ...

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ARC Living Master™ Peter Fiore has a solo show of his work open this month at the Travis Gallery, 6089 Lower York Road Route 202, New Hope, PA 18938. The exhibition, Subjects Emerge, will run from N ...

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As many of you know, ARC is a 501C3 non-profit educational foundation. One way we help raise funds for the continued work we do is by selling fine art prints of paintings that appear in the ARC museum ...

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We are both happy and proud to announce that the winner of the 2011/2012 ARC Salon, "Amelie" by Thomas Reis will be featured on the cover of the November/December issue of Fine Art Connoisseur ...

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The results are in! We are happy to announce the winners of the 2012 ARC Scholarship Competition live on the Art Renewal Center website. This year the ARC Scholarship Fund will distribute $31,700 i ...

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To all William Bouguereau fans, the six copies of the two volume set Catalogue Raisonne at $480 mentioned in our last Bouguereau book announcement have all been sold, and the next six are now ...

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18 October, 2012

Ron A. Cheek, Director of the ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figurative Art, is currently having an exhibition of his work at Texas A&M University, August 30–October 21, 2012. To read a review of the ...

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There are a series of exciting auctions in New York, NY that include some of the finest works of the period. Combined, these auctions include a total of twelve paintings by William Bouguereau, fi ...

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We are proud to announce the judges for the 2012/2013 ARC Salon:Frederick Ross - Founder and Chairman of the Art Renewal Center, Ross is the leading authority on William Bouguereau and co author o ...

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We wanted to share with our ARC Fans a recent portrait by ARC Living Master™ Cesar Santos, of the Art Renewal Center Chairman Fred Ross. About the portrait, Mr. Ross said the following: “My fami ...

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Over the last 15 years Garin has been working primarily in the "Public Art Realm" as a Muralist creating large scale commissioned works for municipalities in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington ...

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8 October, 2012

ASTA, an ARC Allied Organization, is having their annual show in Scottsdale, AZ. It is a five-week event, held from October 8th, 2012 thru November 10th, 2012. Over $2 million in paintings by contempo ...

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Now you can share your favorite images on ARC with all your friends on Facebook...We are very excited to announce the implementation of a share button for every artist page and every painting ...

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ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes, Best in Show winner of the 2009/2010 ARC Salon, and Second Place Figurative Winner and Purchase Award Winner in the 2011/2012 ARC Salon, is being featured in thre ...

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In April 2012, PleinAir™ magazine made history with the first convention devoted to painting en plein air, and the largest gathering of artists painting in one outdoor location simultane ...

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The Epoch Times has published the speech given by Kara Lysandra Ross at the International Guild of Realism's 7th annual juried exhibition entitled "Why Realist Art Matters". To read the speech click h ...

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Shane Wolf, who was a former ARC Scholarship Winner, and a Finalist in the 2011/2012 International ARC Salon ™ , will be having a Solo Show of his work at The Gallery L'Oeil du Prince, Paris, ...

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28 September, 2012

We are pleased to announce the addition of a new page to the Art Renewal Center website. This page is geared towards helping students find scholarships that can be used at ARC Approved™ schools. In a ...

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27 September, 2012

Sands of Gorgoroth by Mark ZugThe annual IlluXCon symposium, founded in 2008, now draws artists and attendees from all over the world. It is an annual symposium for Imaginary Realism and illus ...

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The remaining supply of Bouguereau Catalogue Raisonne two volume box sets are extremely limited. The next 6 sets sold will be at $480 and then the price will increase to $620 per set. If you would lik ...

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Fortune Teller - detailARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliott will be giving a lecture at TRAC2012 on October 16, 2012 at 9:00am. The Concept Of Quality In Art; Inspirational And Practical Concern ...

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A brand new exhibition of artwork from James Gurney's imaginary world of Dinotopia is now on view at The Lyman Allyn Museum in New London, Connecticut. Unlike Gurney's recent exhibition, The Fantasti ...

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Congratulations to Duffy Sheridan for winning Best Figurative work in the International Guild of Realism's 7th Annual Juried Exhibition for his painting Decoration Red & Gold, 38 x 42 inches, ...

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20 September, 2012

Erik Koeppel received his formal training from the Rhode Island School of Design followed by the New York Academy of Art, and an annual apprenticeship in Wiscasset, Maine with his professor and friend ...

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19 September, 2012

Oracle by Juliette AristidesThe staff and faculty at Cypress College in Southern California, are presenting an exhibition that includes major works by some of the finest Contemporary Figurati ...

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The American Society of Traditional Artists, an ARC Allied Organization, has just announced the Scottsdale, 2012, ASTA Annual Show at Open Range Gallery, 7077 East Main Street in the prestigious Scott ...

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We would like to welcome the First Place Figurative Category winner from the 2011/2012 ARC Salon as an ARC Living Master™. Orley hails from Toledo, Cebu, Philippines. He discovered a love for ...

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ARC Living Master™ Jeremy Lipking will be giving a painting demonstration as part of The Representational Art Conference which will be held from October 14 - 17, 2012 in Ventura, CA. There has been a ...

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Come and attend the opening of The International Guild of Realism's 7th Annual Juried Exhibition. Works will include among others, those by ARC Living Masters™ Duffy Sheriden, Vala Ola, James Van ...

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10 September, 2012

We are proud to welcome Thomas Reis to the Art Renewal Center's Artist and Living Master's Gallery™. Many of ARC's visitors are already be familiar with his work, since he won best in ...

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Special congratulations to ARC Living Master Richard Whitney for landing a major portrait commission from governor Mitt Romney, who is now the Republican candidate for president. About the work, Whitn ...

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31 August, 2012

by William McGregor Paxton For those artists out their who are looking to improve their technical skills but can not afford to attend one of our ARC Approved schools, you may want to visit ou ...

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We would like to Welcome a new Associate Living Master™, Jon Bøe Paulsen, to the ARC Artist and Living Master's Gallery. This Norwegian artist has exhibited in many locations from Norway to England to ...

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ONLY 4 MORE DAYS LEFT TO ENTER. The distinguished art dealer John Pence is judging the competition and the deadline is August 31, 2012. Merchandise and promotional opportunities will be aw ...

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The plan would display modern art and store old masters paintings for years. Half of the Gemäldegalerie’s entire collection of old masters paintings, one of Europe’s greatest, will be going into stor ...

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Image by Duffy Sheridan ARC Director of Operations, Kara Lysandra Ross, will be a guest judge at the International Guild of Realism Juried Exhibition, in Carmel, CA. The Exhibition will run ...

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Studio Incamminati, founded and directed by world renowned artist Nelson Shanks, is currently accepting applications for full and part-time study. They are also offering there own scholarships to stud ...

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Procession by Michael C. Hayes The annual IlluXCon symposium, founded in 2008, now draws artists and attendees from all over the world. This year the symposium will take place in Altoona, PA ...

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The prospectus for the Art Renewal Center 2012/2013 International Salon Competition is now available for review. Entries will be accepted from September 1st – December 31st, 2012. The 5 judges will be ...

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17 August, 2012

Learn more about the winners of the 2011/2012 ARC Salon and their award winning works: Excerpt below is about the Bouguereau Award Winner, David Gluck's, The Trapper. This work mixes a Rembrandtes ...

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16 August, 2012

ARC Approved Atelier™, The Academy of Realist Art, will be having a show at the French Cultural Center of Boston. Beaux - Arts and the New "Bohemians" French Cultural Center of Boston 53 Marlborou ...

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There has been a neglect of critical appreciation of representational art well out of proportion to its quality and significance; it is that neglect that this conference seeks to address. By its n ...

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There are less then 80 copies of the William Bouguereau Catalogue Raisonne left out of the original 2,000 copies printed. We are now taking the book off sale. For those who are interested in still bu ...

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We have just finished adding 31 new 19th century Brazilian artists to the ARC website. This wonderful addition was donated by Marcelo Jorge, along with a detailed article on that period of pa ...

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Ravenswood Atelier was established in 2008 by two Florence Academy alumni and former instructors, Matthew and Magdalena Almy. The school offers a four-year apprenticeship program centered around the ...

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We would like to announce that in addition to all the winners and finalists, this year's Salon Catalogue will contain a reprinting of the introduction to the William Bouguereau Catalogue Rais ...

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Classic books with original sketch by James Gurney are now available, including the all famous Dinotopia books!To view the books and one of a kind sketches that are currently available, please click ...

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The Swedish Academy of Realist Art - Atelier Stockholm (SARA) is looking for an instructor. They can offer 8 to 16 hours of work every week and a private studio in the school. Employment can star ...

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An interesting article was recently published in the Epoch Times on a possible discovery of 100 early works, mainly drawings and some paintings, now thought to be by Caravaggio (1571-1610). The resea ...

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Art Renewal Center former scholarship winner Andrew Ameral, is now the Director of a new ARC Approved™ Atelier based in San Francisco, CA. The Golden Gate Atelier offers a complete clas ...

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The Bouguereau Catalogue Raisonné is now on sale for $299.00 discounted from its original $350.00 price.There are less than 100 copies left of the original 2,000 printing.Volume I - BiographyOver 340 ...

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Ancient Contests: Modern Heroes - July 26 - September 9, 2012 Leighton House Museum - 12 Holland Park Road, London, W14 8LZ, England ARC Living Master™James Childs will be having an exh ...

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The California Art Club, established in 1909, is one of the oldest, largest and most active fine art organizations in America. Its founding members were a handful of professional artists who m ...

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Read the newly released article "Art Renewal Center Salon Includes Landscape Featured" written by Steve Doherty in Outdoor Painter, the home of Plein Air Magazine. It focuses on the Landscape Categor ...

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The Atelier School of Classical Realism in Oakland, California is presenting a special art history series, free to the public, each Saturday morning in August from 10 AM to 1 PM. "Baroque Alive!" e ...

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ARC Living Master™ , Shaun Downey, has 3 exhibitions of his work scheduled thoughout Canada. Born in 1978, Shaun Downey spent his childhood in Oshawa, Ontario. His father worked at the local Gen ...

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The Association of Fantastic Art, an ARC Allied Organization, is currently accepting entries for their IlluxCon Scholarship. It is open to any student (high school, college, or atelier). The winner ...

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All prints on ARC are now 15% off. To take advantage of this discount, please type in the coupon code box at checkout arcfriends. To browse though our archives of over 75,000 works to find the perfec ...

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The Pre-Raphaelites and 19th-Century England's Other Visionaries: Fantasy Artists Ahead of Their Time? with Peter Trippi - Sunday afternoon, July 22, 2012. The Allentown Art Museum - 31 North Fifth ...

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ARCALM™ Mary Jane Q Cross has recently added four new images to her gallery on ARC. To view the additions, please click here. She is also exhibiting her work at the Oil Painter's of Americ ...

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ARC is happy to welcome Marina Dieul as an ARC Living Master™.Marina Dieul was born in France. She showed great interest in painting and drawing from an early age, and her family encoura ...

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"I was a little put out when I did not make the final "500" until I just viewed the accepted pieces and winners, WOW!!!! I am ordering the catalog to remind me of how much work I have to do to rea ...

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Thank you SO much for the wonderful news! Given the outstanding work submitted, I am both honored and humbled. The array of talent is truly breathtaking, as always.I would be so proud and deeply ...

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ARC is proud to welcome Julio Reyes as an ARC Living Master™. "Art has become a means for me to measure the value of my experiences; to seek patterns and hidden purposes, and to delight in th ...

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ARC is pleased to present a new Allied Organization, the American Society of Traditional Artists. ASTA was formed to showcase the talent of the many professional fine artists of today through the ...

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The countdown begins! We are only five days away from announcing the winners of the Art Renewal Center 2011/2012 International Salon Competition. A.R.C. quickly realized the importance of a growin ...

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ARC is happy to announce we have improved the image galleries for Arnold Bocklin, with several new high-resolution images, as well as the gallery for Sir James Jebusa Shannon, with more high-resol ...

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Make plans now to see the 7th Annual IGOR Exhibition. The final jury is now completed and all notifications have been made to all IGOR entrants. This will be by far their largest exhibition ever i ...

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We are happy to announce we have added many new high resolution images to the Evelyn de Morgan gallery (1850-1919), as well as a biography by Kara Lysandra Ross.To view the new and improved gallery ...

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This year, the Association of Fantastic Art in coordination with the Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania, USA, has put together a groundbreaking exhibition, AT THE EDGE: THE ART OF THE FANTASTIC, w ...

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We have just finished redoing the Charles Amable Lenoir gallery on ARC! Lenior is one of William Bouguereau's best known students. Click here to take a look at the new images, many in high resolutio ...

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An exhibit of self-portraits at the Eleanor Ettinger Gallery from June 14 - July 14, 2012 will include work by ARC Living Masters™ Cesar Santos, Daniel Graves, Daniel Greene, and Dana Levin among ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ James Gurney for receiving the "Grand Master" award at the "Spectrum Live" convention of contemporary fantastic art in Kansas City, Missouri.The honor ha ...

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The ARC Approved™ Academy of Realist Art has launched its first annual scholarship competition for promising artists with a love for academic style painting and drawing.ARA models their curric ...

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50 beautiful new works of art have recently been added to the ARC museum, all in high resolution.To see the new additons to ARC, please click here.ARC is constantly adding new information and imag ...

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ARC Living Master™ Cesar Santos will be teaching an immersive 4 weeks long oil painting workshop, in Brugge, Belgium. Beyond Realism in Oil Portraiture will introduce students to oil portrai ...

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The Catalog Raisonné jointly published by the Art Renewal Center® and the Antique Collectors Club, is almost sold out. ARC now retains the only supply of available copies, and we have decided to put ...

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We would like to welcome Carrie Pearce as an ARC Living Artist™.Pearce's paintings can be described as expressive realism with surrealist imagery. She combines nature and and human form to c ...

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Among such websites (art), yours is the one that I consider the most visionary, inspiring, organized, resourceful and beneficial. I am a Professor of Medicine. However, my true aspiration was to be ...

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William Bouguereau, his technique and process - Virgil Elliott, lecture and talk at Gold Light Studios - Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 7:30 pm Gold Light Studios - 512 Scott Road, Perkasie, Pennsylvania ...

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We are happy to reintroduce the important 19th century female battle artist, Elizabeth Thompson, AKA Lady Butler, to the ARC website with many new images and biography. She was one of the most fam ...

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In addition to the ARC Scholarship Competition, which we are currently accepting entries for, Studio Incamminati is accepting entries for a scholarship of their own for students interested in taking ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome ARC Living Master™ Joseph McGurl. Joseph McGurl has been referred to as one of the acknowledged leaders in the current American landscape school. This has been confir ...

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ARC Associate Living Master ™ Mark Lovett has recently made updates to his gallery on ARC. To view his new works in the updated gallery, please click here. ...

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Click the image above to see the newly improved Burne-Jones Gallery. ...

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We are now accepting entries for the 2012 ARC Scholarship Competition. Once again we will be awarding $30,000 in funds towards aspiring artists who wish to learn traditional training methods taught ...

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Juliette Aristides has generously donated two sections, one from her Classical Drawing Atelier book and one from her Classical Painting Atelier book to the technical article section on the ARC web ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ Daniel Gerhartz who won the "People's Choice Award" for his, 'She Is Not Gone' in the Scottsdale Salon of Fine Art International Juried Show and Exhibitio ...

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The Florence Academy of Art will be hosting its Sixth Alumni Exhibition. May 9th - 13th, 2012 At the Corsini Family Stables, Vitale Porta al Prato, 37, Florence Italy The exhibition will show ...

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ARC Living Master™, Jeffrey Watts, has made updates to both his personal gallery in the ARC Museum, and the Watts Atelier page as well. They are celebrating 20 Years of Excellence in Art Educ ...

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ARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliot has updated his gallery on the ARC website with new images. In addition, Virgil is currently taking on New Apprenticeships. If you would like to learn how to ...

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The ARC Approved Ani Art Academy Waichulis School has now branched out to open two new school locations. In addition to its original schools with Anthony J. Waichulis in Pennsylvania, Wachulis has ope ...

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The Angel Academy of Art moved on April 10th into a new home in one of Florence's beloved neighborhoods close to the city center. They have invested in the long-term future of the Academy by conso ...

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Artist Mario Robinson with his wife DianeCongratulations to ARC Living Master™ Mario Robinson on the opening of an exhibition at Mark Gallery, Englewood NJ, with examples of his work. Mario ...

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The ARC Store is having a special sale on all four of ARC Living Master™ James Gurney's books! These unique books are signed and include an original sketch by James Gurney.Supplies are very ...

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ARC is happy to welcome ARC Associate Living Master™ Ed Copley!Copley developed his depth of understanding technique through restoring old master paintings and now incorporates this knowled ...

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