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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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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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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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"Teaching and information can add to the depth of understanding of great works of art, but they are great initially by their ability to capture the soul and imagination of the viewer, without thousand ...

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Kara Ross delves into the character of Michelangelo through his poetry.Click here to read this insightful article. Slave (dying)-detailby Michelangelo ...

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Hello,I just got done visiting your site for the first time and all I can say is WOW! It is so refreshing to find an organization that actually understands what art really is (and is not!).I was just ...

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$30,000 in Scholarships have been awarded by the ARC Scholarship fund for 2010, the 10th Anniversary of the ARC Scholarship Fund. Half of the funds come through the donations of many of our member ...

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This website is like a sanctuary for me. It keeps me connected to the thoughts of rational thinking people. I'm a life long artist. My father started me off drawing at a very young age. Even in ...

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Drawing, an integral part of 19th-century academic training and art-making is the focus of the third collaboration in three years between the Dahesh Museum of Art and Syracuse University. The Essentia ...

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27 April, 2010

I just came across your website and I would like to express my gratitude to you for taking up this cause in such a powerful and eloquent way. Your website articulates a feeling I have had since I ...

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...in such a spectacular, fresh approach and in a manner deserved of the greatest artist that ever lived!"Dear Mr. Ross,WHY did it take me two days to email you about your Herculean accomplishment ...

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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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2 December, 2011

Lessons in Classical Drawing by Juliette Aristides, according to Bookscan, which measures point of sale data at reporting book retailers, is the #5 top selling art book as of last week. We at ...

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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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The Arcadia Contemporary gallery is holding a group show of paintings all measuring 12 x 12 inches and created by over 30 painters from around the world.Nick Alm, Daniel Bilmes, Shaun Downey, David Gl ...

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Skajs Antikhandel, located at Nybrogatan 3, 114 34 Stockholm, Sweden, is proud to host its third exhibition of works by ARC Associated Living Master™, Urban Larsson. This exhibition runs from April 2 ...

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

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The South African Portrait Society, an ARC Allied Organization™, has recently announced the winners of their 2017 Living Portrait Master Competition.The winning artists were selected out of a gr ...

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Misty Sunrise, NantucketARC Associate Living Master™, Sergio Roffo, will be holding an exhibition of his recent works. The show begins on August 18, 2017 at the Quidley & Co. Gallery, located on ...

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ARC Living Master™ Erik Koeppel released his judge's picks for the winners of the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly competition.ARC Living Master™ John Buxton took the first place award for his painting Great ...

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ARC Living Master™ Patricia Watwood was recently invited by the Fox 2 Morning News show to do a segment with St. Louis Anchor John Pertzborn. She recently painted a portrait of Father La ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Michelle Jung as an ARC Associate Living Master™! Rocks and Foam by Michelle Jung"Nature is a major influence in my work. The initial inspiration comes from my experience out ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Alex Callaway as an Associate Living MasterTM.   Describing his work as 'observational realism' Alex paints directly from life in natural light and his still lifes ...

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Jonathan LeVine Gallery will be presenting the breadth of imaginative realism in one exhibition. Patrick Wilshire, founder of the Association of Fantastic Art, an ARC Allied Organization™, selected ...

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ARC Living Artist™ George Hartley is participating in two upcoming shows. "An Allegory of Faith" has been accepted into the Academic Artists Association's 67th Annual Nat'l exhibition of Traditi ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™, Doug Zider, will be displaying his painting "Sinking of the Golden Gate, 1862" in the Copley Society's juried show, "At Sea". The show will run from May 20 - J ...

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6 September, 2017

The results of the 2017 ARC Scholarship Competition will be posted on Monday, September 11, 2017. Each year, the ARC Scholarship Fund Distributes over $30,000 to aid students at ARC Approved™ Academi ...

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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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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 many ...

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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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