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ARC Approved™ Murdoch School is now Gold Light Studios in Bucks County, PA. Gold Light Studios is establishing itself as the center for art and artists in the countryside north of Philadelphia, ...

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12 November, 2007

I recently found your site and I really am very moved by it.I go to school of visual arts in Manhattan and I am in my third year studying illustration. I definitely find it very funny because a lot o ...

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27 June, 2009

Mr Ross, I am so glad that I found your ARC. I can't tell you how exactly I share your sentiments. I just read your statement on the impression that Bouguereau made upon you when you first encountered ...

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Dear Mr. RossFew years ago I discovered ARC site and since then became an avid followerof ARC ideas. Thank you very much for supporting the true ideals of theclassic art.I'm an artist living in Moscow ...

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Art Speak, A way by which complex sounding words and concepts are used to create the illusion of something being more then it is as a method to create value, meaning and importance that drastically ...

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The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund has paid for 50% of 100 two volume sets of the Bouguereau Biography and Catalogue Raisonné; splitting the cost with ARC. These books are to be donated to ARC ...

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This show features a selection of contemporary drawings and paintings by practicing architects and artists from the ARC Approved™ Grand Central Atelier that showcases the importance of drawing to the ...

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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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3/19/2007: 9 new works of art by the following artists were added to the ARC Museum:Mose Bianchi [1]; Carlo Brancaccio [1]; Pasquale Celommi [1]; Eugene Delacroix [1]; Henri Duvieux [1]; Egisto Lancer ...

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MAJOR SALE OF 19TH CENTURY PAINTINGS For more information contact the 19th Century European Art Department at 212-606-71408 Paintings by William Bouguereau, some of them major works and including L' ...

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Seven new works have been added to the list of paintings to be exhibited in the traveling exhibition for the 2014/2015 ARC Salon. Today we are adding Kamille Corry’s Third Place Drawing winner, ...

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ARC Salon Results Are Now Posted Empire by Julio Reyes  Oil on Canvas  42 x 60 inchesThis year's Best in Show with an honorarium of $10,000 has been awarded to Julio Reyes ...

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28 March, 2012

ARC is always expanding and the past few weeks have been no exception. Over 60 new works of art have been added to the site, many in high resolution. To see the new additons to ARC, please clic ...

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Another Major Sotheby’s auction is coming up April 18th, 2008. Bouguereau is increasingly the star of every important 19th century European painting auction in New York.This past October the six Bougu ...

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ARC Salon Catalogues, with their beautiful color reproductions of the ARC International Salon Winners, are eagerly awaited for each year and treasured as collections of today's masters.The 5th Annual ...

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The Society of Animal Artists, an ARC Allied Organization™ focuses on capturing wild and domestic creatures, on land, sea and air, in a wide range of media and artistic styles. In their mission to pro ...

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The Society of Animal Artists, an ARC Allied Organization™ focuses on capturing wild and domestic creatures, on land, sea and air, in a wide range of media and artistic styles. In their mission to p ...

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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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The Society of Animal Artists, an ARC Allied Organization™ focuses on capturing wild and domestic creatures, on land, sea and air, in a wide range of media and artistic styles. In their mission to pro ...

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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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Now - May 11, 2014This exhibition focuses on the renowned collection of more than 1,000 Italian drawings at the Princeton University Art Museum, which includes significant works by artists Luca Camb ...

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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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Paint or draw with ARC Living Master™ Robert Liberace Jan. 11-15, 2016, at ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figurative Art in Fort Worth, TX. The focus of the class will be "The Figure in Action." The ...

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Study in White by Jennifer GernnariPaint with ARC Finalist and New York artist Jennifer Gennari Nov. 2-6, 2015, in downtown Dallas, TX, in coordination with the ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figura ...

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The judging for the 4th ARC International Salon Competition will be completed on Monday. As stated in the prospectus, only winners and finalists will be notified. The ARC International Salon Competi ...

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August 1 - 9, 2015Sunapee Landing Trading Company - 356 Rte 103, Sunapee NH Featuring the paintings of ARCALM™ Mary Jane Q Cross and ARC Living Artist™ George Hartley.This is a rare art sales event of ...

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Four new images have been added to the gallery for ARC Living Artist™ Mark Lovett. These latest additions to the artist's "Portraits of Young Beauties" series will be included in an upcoming exh ...

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2/16/2007: 32 new artist letters (totaling 56 pages)John White Alexander [1]; William Holbrook Beard [2]; John Collier [4]; Paul Michel Dupuy [2]; Luke Fildes [2]; Eugene Fromentin [3]; Frederick Good ...

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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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The Siesta by Jose Villegas Y CorderoThirty new artworks have been added to ARC’s steadily growing museum. Among the new works added is “The Siesta” by Jose Villegas Y Cordero. ARC considers this p ...

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Three new works have been added to the list of paintings to be exhibited in the traveling exhibition for the 2014/2015 ARC Salon. Today we are adding the Most Ambitious Runner Up, The Scrum, by Chri ...

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For each 3rd Annual ARC Salon Catalogue that you order, get 20% off on a 2005 2nd ARC Salon Catalogue.Order more than ten catalogs and you will receive a 20% discount and a 2005 2nd ARC Salon Catalogu ...

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Oil Painters of America, an ARC Allied Organization™, is pleased to announce their 2017 National Exhibition and Convention. An opening reception will be held at the gallery for artists, co ...

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2/16/2007: Added Jose Alsina [1]; Francesco Ballesio [1]; H. G. Birchall [1]; Maurice Bompard [1]; Frederick Arthur Bridgman [3]; A Buzzi [1]; Felix Auguste Clement [1]; Rudolf Ernst [1]; F. A. Ferrar ...

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2/19/2007: Added 25 works of art: Charles Baugniet [1]; Camille Felix Bellanger [1]; Jean Beraud [1]; Gaetano Chierici [1]; Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot [1]; Gustave Courbet [2]; Arthur John Elsley [1] ...

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The 2013-2014 ARC Salon competition catalog displays the work of 685 finalists in full color. The catalog is 256 pages, includes an essay about the top winners in the salon, and an article by Frederi ...

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The much anticipated ARC Salon Catalogues have arrived. We will begin shipping out all pre-order this coming Monday.With an approximate 2000 entries this year by over 850 artists, the competition wa ...

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The results of the 2013 Scholarship Competition will be announced to both the competitors and the public this Saturday, September 7th. Not even the winners know they have won, so come view the ...

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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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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 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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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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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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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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To all interested applicants of the 2011-2012 Art Renewal Center International Salon Competition. We are currently finishing our new automated submission system. In the meantime, please see the Salon ...

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Dear ARC visitors, Just a quick note to let you know that we anticipate uploading the new 2011-2012 ARC International Salon Competition Prospectus within the next few weeks. Deadlines for subm ...

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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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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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Chairman Fred Ross was one of three speakers for the 2011 NTDTV 3rd Chinese International Figure Painting Competition Award Ceremony at the Salmagundi Art Club, New York, NY last night. It is ...

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Mavis by Richard Greathouse The Art Renewal Center (ARC) has been experiencing unprecedented success. As those familiar with the ARC and its mission know, the organization is involved in numerou ...

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Call for Entries The Art Renewal Center's International 2010/2011 ARC Salon® 7th Annual Competition www.artrenewal.orgWin International Recognition overnight - Have your work seen by ...

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Best In Show: War Pieta by Max Ginsburg We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2010-2011 ARC Salon™. The Best in Show prize of $10,000 goes to Max Ginsburg for his painting "War ...

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The 2010/2011 Salon Catalogues have arrived! The number of finalists is up 16% from last year, which has added a number of additional pages to the catalogue. In addition, we have given extra pag ...

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From Third place winner of the 2010 ARC Scholarship Competition, Zoey Frank:[Click here for entire letter] ...

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Students Receive $30,000 in Scholarships and Five Purchase AwardsThe Art Renewal Center® is very pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 Annual Scholarship Competition. Now in its ninth year, ...

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The prospectus for the 2008 ARC Scholarship Competition is now available.Deadline is June 18, 2008$30,000 in grants are available this year.Students of painting and sculpture will submit examples of p ...

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Lynne Barton And Michael John AngelCordially invite you toThe 2008 Annual Exhibition Of the Angel Academy of ArtOpeningThursday, May 22, 200818.00 to 21.00Exhibition continuesFriday, May 23red & Satur ...

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We are pleased to announce the 2007 ARC Scholarship Contest. We will award at least $10,000 in scholarships to winners with over $80,000 awarded to date. Entries will be accepted through May 31, 200 ...

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Letitia Lowe, winner of one of two Chairman’s Choice Awards for her still life "The Pram" in the 2007 ARC Salon, has chosen to donate her winnings back to ARC saying, "I am deeply grateful fo ...

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28 January, 2008

The Art Renewal Center is proud to present the award winners and finalists in our fourth International ARC Salon™ Competition. This year we had 1,643 entries by 596 artists. We are encouraged by the ...

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2007 ARC Salon Catalogues have been published and are now available.The ARC Salon Catalogues, with their beautiful color reproductions of the ARC International Salon Winners, are eagerly awaited for e ...

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Call for EntriesThe Art Renewal Center's International 2007 ARC Salon™Win International Recognition Overnight Have your work seen by 5.5 Million Yearly Visitors. More than $44,000 in Awards Co ...

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The Arc Catalogs for the 2006 International ARC Salon Competition are now available. These catalogues record the resurgence of the classical art tradition with beautiful color reproductions. The ARC S ...

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David Kassan, a finalist in the 2nd ARC Salon Competition of 2005, will teach a two day intensive painting workshop at the Salmagundi Center for American Art at 47 Fifth Avenue in New York City.For mo ...

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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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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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2/16/2007: 15 new artist letters (totaling 22 pages)Gustave Achille Guillaumet [2]; Jean Baptiste Antoine Guillemet [3]; Albert Herter [1]; Constant Mayer [1]; Luc-Olivier Merson [1]; John Everett Mi ...

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Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier (BACCA), is in the San Francisco Bay Area City of San Carlos. They offer weekly Art Classes, Workshops, Intensive Summer Programs, Open Model Sessions for artists of ...

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The entry period for the 13th International ARC Salon Competition is now closed. This year we have received over 3,750 entries from over 1,500 artists from 69 countries. A listing of the Finalists w ...

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30 August, 2017

Thank you to the Atelier Programs at Gage Academy of Art: the Magrath Sculpture Atelier and the Aristides Atelier for sponsoring the Sculpture Category in the 13th International ARC Salon Competition ...

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ARC is pleased to present the winners and finalists of the 12th International ARC Salon Competition. This year we have 1,006 finalist works by 640 artists from 63 countries, representing 32% ...

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

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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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Pre-order the 12th International ARC Salon Catalogue!The catalogue will include images of all finalist works by all 640 artists and serve as our official exhibition catalogue for the live version of t ...

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

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5 January, 2018

The Florence Academy of Art U.S. is holding "12 x 12, A Portrait Exhibition" at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ from January 12 - March 23, 2018, with the opening reception of on Friday ...

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The ARC Salon entry period is officially at a close. This year the ARC Salon has over 2,500 entries from over 1050 artists, a notable 15% increase in participation from last year, making this our most ...

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

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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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The International Guild of Realism, an ARC Allied Organization, recently held their 11th annual exhibition. 75 IGOR artists contributed 84 paintings. ARC Living Master™, David Bowers won Best of ...

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

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The Allied Artists of America, Inc. is holding their 104th Annual Exhibition. Among the participating artists are ARC Associate Living Master™ Doug Zider and ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsbur ...

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10/27/2007: Added Ernest Hebert [9]; 10/27/2007: Added George Owen Wynne Apperley [1]; Ernest HebertLouise Lefuel, Epouse HochonOil on Canvas(24 x 19 cm cm)Musee Ernest Hebert. Paris ...

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Including works by... Edward William Cooke [1] William Gale [1] Thomas Musgrove Joy [1] Rosa Koberwein [1] Stephen Lewin [1] Edward Pritchett [1] Ernest Rosen [1] James Webb [2] Edwin Lord ...

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The January 15th deadline for the International ARC Salon is drawing near! Don’t miss your chance to compete for cash prizes, publicity, and a chance to have their work seen by some of the more than ...

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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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The PleinAir magazine Salon contest will be closing in less than a week.Don't miss out on the chance to win cash prizes, including the annual $15,000 grand prize and to be featured on the cover of Ple ...

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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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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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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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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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Hard Times: An Artist's View Springville Museum of Arts Springville, Utah March 13 - April 25, 2010 This outstanding show of contemporary realists began at the Thomas Kearns McCarthey Galle ...

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Due to the strong response to the special advertising section in Fine Art Connoisseur, for the upcoming November/December issue that will feature the ARC Salon, we would like to announce that they h ...

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The much anticipated article featuring the winners of the International 2012/2013 ARC Salon has recently been released in the November/December issue of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine. The issue feat ...

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26 September, 2013

Epoch Times, a multi-national newspaper headquartered in New York, has extended its publication to five days a week, Monday through Friday, taking its place among the top daily broadsheets in New Yo ...

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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 Original Publication of the Contemporary Realist Movement is now being republished by the Art Renewal Center. We have just released the first two original articles for the first time on the ...

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Art Renewal Center® is pleased to offer:"Traditional Oil Painting" Advanced Techniques and Concepts from the Renaissance to the Presentby ARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliott.Click Here t ...

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Greetings again Mr. Ross, I have contacted you in the past. As your website has grown over the years I can only humbly say 'thank you' for all you do to bring MASTERFUL works to me and my students.I h ...

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