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Contemporary Imaginative Realist art and rarely seen fantasy works by Golden Age illustrators will be displayed during the IX Preview Weekend. The weekend will also include after-hours events, perform ...

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This exhibition presents a selection of paintings by two leading Mornington Peninsula-based portrait artists - ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan and Fiona Bilbrough. The paintings by Sulliva ...

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15 September, 2016

ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes will be among the artists exhibiting drawings in the show "Drawn To Greatness", which runs from September 17 - September 29, 2016.The opening reception takes place on Se ...

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Congratulations to all of our 12th International ARC Salon Finalists! This year we have 1006 finalist works by 640 artists, representing the top 32% of works submitted. Names marked with DVI indicate ...

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An article about The Da Vinci Initiative, ARC’s sister organization, dedicated to K-12 art teachers and students, was published in the most recent, October, issue of Fine Art Connoisseur, titled "Equi ...

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9 September, 2016

The Art Renewal Center will be announcing the finalists for the 12th International ARC Salon on Monday, September 12, 2016. The prize winners and honorable mentions of the competition have not yet be ...

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ARC Chairman and Founder, Fred Ross, has recently been featured in an Epoch Times article titled "Frederick Ross on Art Collecting With Integrity"."I only surround myself with works of art that I love ...

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The Texas Academy of Figurative Art is pleased to sponsor the first, second and third place awards for the Portraiture Category in the ARC Salon. TAFA was founded in 2007, and is the only fine art aca ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ Jon Boe Paulsen for winning the open "No Theme" contest in the International Gallery of the Arts online art contest.The painting, "Notorious" will be displayed on ...

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The Chimera by Gustave Moreau Part four in a series of 15 plus articles by ARC COO, Kara Lysandra Ross, has been published in the Epoch Times. This article is an introduction to the governing bodies ...

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The third in a series of 15 plus articles by ARC COO, Kara Lysandra Ross, has been published in the Epoch Times. This article focuses on some of the female artists of the 19th century. "As you will re ...

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Less than two months left until ARC Select 2016, featuring works by the winners of the Rehs Contemporary Galleries award in the 11th International ARC Salon.Bring Thyself to Accountby Duffy Sheridan A ...

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The Texas Academy of Figurative Art, an ARC Approved™ School and a sponsor of this year's ARC Salon, is holding an exhibition of new work by the artists of the school titled "Balance and Beauty" ...

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Luke Fildes (1843-1927) BritishStudy of a plaster cast of a sculptural fragment, 1863 The second in a series of 15 plus articles by ARC COO, Kara Lysandra Ross, has been published in the Epoch Times. ...

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One of the most prominent artists of his era, Hubert Robert is perhaps best known today as “Robert of the Ruins,” the nickname bestowed on him by the eighteenth-century philosopher, critic, and encycl ...

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The Musée du Louvre and the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles pay tribute to Edme Bouchardon, a renowned French sculptor and draftsman, who was considered an exceptional artist in his own time.Th ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Gezien van de Riet as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™!"The beauty of nature always mesmerizes me. To capture that beauty requires long and close observation. In that ...

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ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg will hold an exhibition of his paintings at the Highline Gallery from September 24 - October 12, 2016 at The Highline Loft Gallery - 508 West 26th Street, Suite 5G, New ...

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The first in a series of 15 plus articles by ARC COO, Kara Lysandra Ross, has been published in the Epoch Times. This series will be a thorough synopsis and reevaluation of late French and English Aca ...

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For anyone who has not yet heard, winners of the 2016 ARC Scholarship Competition have now been announced.To view the full list of winners, click here. Third Place Winner - ZiJustin Matthew TecsonLagu ...

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This exhibition marks the 100th death anniversary of one of Denmark's most distinguished Symbolist painters.Employing a strict palette of colors, Hammershøi depicted the interior of his apartment at S ...

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First Place Winner - Figure Drawing Justas Varpucanskis Florence Academy of ArtThe ARC Scholarship Fund Distributes over $30,000 in Direct Scholarships to Aid Students at ARC Approved™ Art Academy an ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Eric Armusik has recently begun a Kickstarter campaign to help fund an epic 24 month painting project.The artist is undertaking the challenge of painting a near-life ...

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Reflections by Donald Clapper75 international Realist artists will showcase their latest masterworks at Gallery 1261 located on 1261 Delaware, Denver, CO 80204. This represents one of the largest Real ...

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Completed when he was just twenty-three years old, Rembrandt's Judas Returning the Thirty Pieces of Silver has long been recognized as the artist's first masterpiece. The painting will be shown in the ...

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We are pleased to welcome David Cheifetz as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™.David is an internationally acclaimed and collected artist. A former architect, David began learning to paint in 200 ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Gabriel Picart as an ARC Associate Living Master™.Gabriel Picart was born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1962, where he still lives and works. He considers himself a realist painter ...

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This exhibition considers the ever-evolving identities of Rome during a pivotal period in the city's history, 1770–1870.The exhibition displays a century of artistic impressions of Rome through a supe ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Artist™ John Hunn for having his painting "Saint in Training" acquired as part of the permanent collection in the MEAM Museum in Barcelona, Spain. ...

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Brock Larson - Date Night2nd Place - 2014 Salon The Art Renewal Center will be announcing the results of the annual ARC Scholarship Competition next Friday, August 19, 2016. ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Richard T. Scott will be displaying his painting, "Hearts of Men" at an exhibition titled "Fourth Wall", which will also feature works by several other artists inclu ...

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In the 15th century, Luca della Robbia invented a glazing technique for sculpture characterized by brilliant opaque whites and deep cerulean blues. The exhibition features about 50 objects, some never ...

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ARC Living Master™ Vala Ola will be sculpting at the Knox Gallery located in Park Plaza Beaver Creek, 46 Avondale Ln, Beaver Creek, CO 81620 from August 6-7, 2016.Three of Vala Ola's Native Amer ...

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3 August, 2016

ARC Living Master Gordon Hanley has recently posted a time-lapse video on his Facebook page. The video shows Hanley drawing a portrait, "Sarah-Jane", in 24ct gold and compresses 5 days of work into 1 ...

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The International Guild of Realism (IGOR), an ARC Allied Organization, will be hosting several art events for their annual juried exhibition. The events begin on August 24th and continue through to th ...

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Franz Xaver Winterhalter, the 19th century's most renowned portraitist of European aristocracy, captured the elegance and opulence of his distinguished sitters with an unrivaled brilliance. The compre ...

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The Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier is offering a great line up of workshops with master artists Graydon Parrish, Tony Curanaj and Juliette Aristides. BACAA is also hosting open model sessions on W ...

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The Art Institute of Chicago has been loaned the painting "The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries" by Jacques-Louis David from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Related paintin ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™, Vicki Sullivan, is a finalist in the Rick Amor Drawing Prize exhibition.Rick Amor, an Australian contemporary figurative artist, has generously sponsored this $12,000 acq ...

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Charlie by Miguel Gonzalez Fourth Place Winner - 2015 ARC SalonThe results of the 2016 ARC Scholarship Competition will be posted on August 19, 2016.The Art Renewal Center is dedicated to assisting ta ...

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ARC Living Master™ Gordon Hanley is holding an exhibition of 37 drawings in 24ct. gold and silver on paper at the Richard Randall Gallery - Mt. Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Brisbane, Australia from Augus ...

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The Czech illustrator Alphonse Mucha became one of the most renowned artists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries with his distinctive French Art Nouveau style. Characterized by soft, organic lin ...

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ARC is proud to announce the dates for ARC Select 2016, featuring works by the winners of the Rehs Contemporary Galleries award in the 11th International ARC Salon.ARC Select is a group exhibition fea ...

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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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