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ARC Approved™ Academy of Realist Art is expanding its reach in North America and Europe in the coming months. While details won't be available until the official announcements are made, p ...

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ARC Approved™ Academy of Realist Art Edinburgh is now approved to give a nationally and EU recognized qualification. Edinburgh Napier University and the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework ...

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ARC Approved Academy of Realist Art, Boston has launched its third annual scholarship competition for promising artists with a love for academic style painting and drawing. The scholarship to be awa ...

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In response to international demand, ARC-approved atelier the Academy of Realist Art is pleased to announce its first UK workshop. Senior Instructor Fernando Freitas will be conducting a seven-day ...

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The Dahesh Museum of Art is the only institution in the United States devoted to collecting and exhibiting European academic art of the 19th century. Masterworks features paintings and sculptures by c ...

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17 April, 2009

The French artist Bouguereau was the greatest of the 19th century academic painters. I have always been in awe of this artist. He was as fine a technician as any painter who has ever lived. His design ...

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22 February, 2010

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A Victorian Obsession presents 50 exceptional paintings by many of the leading artists of the Victorian period within the extraordinary interiors of Leighton House Museum. The pictures all belong to ...

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

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

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28 October, 2009

Your site is AWESOME! Such a shot in the arm for those of us who are excited to see the resurgence of Classical Realism.Thanks!Joan Landeshttp://joanlandes.wordpress.com/ ...

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In June, Rehs Contemporary will present "A Noble Pursuit: The Majestic Landscapes of Ken Salaz" while celebrating the successful release of his book, "Landscapes in Oil", a compr ...

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This exhibition celebrates the successful release of "Landscapes in Oil", a comprehensive guide to classical landscape painting, by ARC Living Master Ken Salaz. Salaz, author and painter, ...

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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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15 November, 2018

A Collector’s Feast presents the work of 37 of today's leading and emerging Contemporary Realist artists. A myriad of classical styles in various mediums are represented. All of the paintings and s ...

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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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ARC Associate Living Master™ Gezien van de Riet will be participating in the exhibition, "69 Shades of Women’s Art". The exhibition displays the work of 69 different women artists and i ...

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ARC Living ArtistTM Clark Gussin will be exhibiting his oil painting "Block, Tackle, and Defend" in the 60th Stockton Art League Juried Exhibition. The exhibition runs from May 17-July ...

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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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The 5th International Figure Painting Competition is now accepting entries. This competition seeks figurative oil paintings that depict traditional moral values and that were created usin ...

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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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We are extremely pleased to announce a third prominent venue for this exhibition, Sotheby's, Los Angeles, who has graciously agreed to host the ARC Salon at their prominent west coast venue. The 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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In order to bring realist art back into the mainstream of society it is imperative that young artists are properly trained. At our ARC Approved™ schools, we know these methods are still taught by so ...

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The artists and alumni of ARC ApprovedSM Studio Incamminati are holding their annual exhibition and sale. 80 works from 53 artists will be on display. Many of the artists have won national and int ...

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The year the Art Renewal Center has awarded $29,700 in scholarship funds.  As those familiar with ARC and its mission know, the organization is involved in numerous projects, all in support of ...

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The 2018 ARC Scholarship Competition has begun! Students attending or enrolled in ARC Approved Ateliers are welcome to submit their works free of charge. For more information and to apply, please c ...

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ARA Boston, an ARC Approved AtelierSM, has brought together some of the top figurative artists in the world to work for 5 days straight from a live model in competition for big cash prizes. Thi ...

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At ARA Boston, an ARC approved Atelier, their academic training allows students to render what they see to a great degree of truth. ARA Boston is an enthusiastic exponent of the atelier's ...

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The Guild of Boston Artists is proud to present this year's Annual Regional Juried Exhibition at 162 Newbury St, Boston MA 02116 from September 8 - 29. Each year, the exhibition  ...

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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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ARC Associate Living Master™ Arina Gordienko will have three of her works displayed in the 157th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Women Artists from September 25 -30, 2018. The show opens at t ...

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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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The Art Renewal Center is pleased to present the winners and finalists of the 14th International ARC Salon Competition! This year the ARC received over 4,300 entries from 73 countries. Our finalists ...

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Congratulations to Aliakbar Beigi for winning the 14th International ARC Salon Competition’s People’s Choice Award with his work of "Kindness". For the first eight days after the ARC Salo ...

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PoetsArtists Magazine has recently published an issue of their magazine featuring "The Tempest" by Randalf Dilla, who won the PoetsArtists Magazine award in the 14th ARC Salon Competition. ...

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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 13th International ARC Salon Exhibition is now open in Sotheby's, Los Angeles.  The Grand Opening took place yesterday evening and approximately 300 guests attended the exhibition. The ex ...

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The Art Renewal Center (ARC), a 501(C)(3) non-profit educational foundation dedicated to realist art and skill-based training techniques in the visual arts, is bringing the world renown ARC Salon Ex ...

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The finalists for the 13th International ARC Salon Competition will be posted on the ARC website at 6 pm Eastern Standard Time.     We thank you for your patience and your interest in th ...

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