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ARC Master, Ted Seth Jacobs is leading a Three Month Intensive Portrait Program at the Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier in Belmont CaliforniaNovember 10, 2008-February 13, 2009Three-month intensive p ...

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ARC Master, Ted Seth Jacobs is leading a Master Residency Workshop at the Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier in Belmont California January 14-February 22, 2008Follow the light and learn the style of hu ...

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ARC Master Virgil Elliot has updated his Technical Column on ARC." Since I wrote my previous technical column, several important discoveries have been made that serious oil painters should know ab ...

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Rachel-Lucille by Director Rob ZellerTeaching Studios of Art, with locations in Oyster Bay and Brooklyn, NY is now Arc Approved™Teaching Studios of Art faculty includes Rob Zeller, Patricia Watw ...

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The Baroque Portrait with Adam Miller at TSA's Oyster Bay studio December 15th - 17th, 2011 This unique workshop is designed to help artists of any level of skill and experience draw and p ...

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26 June, 2018

Tales From A Studio is a Solo Exhibition by ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan from Mornington Peninsula. Sullivan’s work includes portraits of favorite muses and local identities, ...

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Texas Academy of Figurative Art, an ARC Approved Atelier, is holding their Spring Gallery Night on March 24, 2018. Work by students and teachers will be on display. The show is being held at 415 ...

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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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The Texas Academy of Figurative Art will be hosting a free educational event this weekend at TAFA Studios & Gallery, 415 South Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104 On May 1st, 6:30 to 8 pm, there will ...

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The ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figurative of Art is holding an open studio and will display the recent work of TAFA artists. The event takes place on March 19 from 4 - 9 pm. The Texas Academy of ...

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8 September, 2017

The Texas Academy of Figurative Art is holding their gallery night on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 5-9 pm.Works by recent TAFA graduates will be exhibited.Texas Academy of Figurative Art is locate ...

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The fourth collaboration between Rehs Contemporary and the ARC Approved™ Ani Art Academies takes its title from the fascinating perceptual phenomenon known as Synesthesia. Each work in this unique col ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Svetlana Cameron has had her conte and pastel portrait “Daniel” is published in the 8th volume of Strokes of Genius. A celebration of creative drawing, the Strokes o ...

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Two portraits by ARC Associate Living Master™ Svetlana Cameron are going on public display at the famous Bankside Gallery in hames Riverside, 48 Hopton Street, London. SE1 9JH from June 6-18, 2017.Th ...

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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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Did you know that...The Foundation for the Art Renewal Center, a 501(c) 3 educational foundation was founded in 1999 to present responsible opposing views to the modernist art establishment.As a non-p ...

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

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New this year, the “Summer Drawing Scholarship Competition” offers an opportunity for young fine art students and practicing artists to apply for a space in the Barnes Atelier summer drawin ...

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This year, The Barnes Atelier will be breaking down their atelier drawing program process into 4 unique and intensive workshop weeks. Taking place between July 30 - August 24, 2018, each week-long w ...

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Detail of Sleeping Venus by Patricia WatwoodARC Allied Organization Suggested Donation is a series of podcasts devoted to the arts in all forms. Hosted by two Contemporary Realist painters, Tony C ...

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Pursuits - A Modern Vanitasby Anthony J. WaichulisARC Allied Organization™, Suggested Donation, conducted an interview with ARC Living Master™ and head of ARC Approved Ani Art Academies, ...

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16 September, 2015

ARC Allied Organization™ Suggested Donation, conducted an interview with Sadie Valeri of the ARC Approved™ Sadie Valeri Atelier.To listen to the interview, please click here. ...

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ARC Allied Organization™ Suggested Donation has interviewed ARC Living Master™ Jacob Collins. “Jacob is a seminal force in the realist movement. He has taught and mentored countless artists, and ins ...

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Norwegian Waterfall in Hemsedal by Johan Christian Dahl The Wadsworth Atheneum will present for the first time an exhibition of 19th century Norwegian paintings, showcasing works of the seminal Scandi ...

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The Legion of Honor, located on 100 34th Ave in San Francisco, CA will be exhibiting one of Raphael's most beguiling and enigmatic paintings - "Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn". The masterpiece, pr ...

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Join us for informal, afternoon studio talks by artists about artists.GCA's South Studio4:00pm - 5:30pmRefreshments will be servedRichard Cameron talks about THE NEOCLASSICAL DIVIDETuesday, November 1 ...

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Studios at Crescent Pond is holding an Open House event on Saturday July 7th and Sunday July 8th from 12 - 5pm est. Richard Whitney will be having classes at his studio every Friday night from ...

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ARC Approved Atelier: Studio IncamminatiPhiladelphia, PA Artistic Director: ARC Master, Nelson Shanks 2008 Summer Workshops on are now available. Click here to view the Studio Incamminati Workshops. ...

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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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Studio Incamminati will be holding an open house event from 12:30 - 4:30 pm on March 14, 2015. See the curriculum come to life during a live-model painting demonstration and take guided tours includ ...

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Get a firsthand look at what it means to study at ARC Approved™ Atelier, Studio Incamminati, in Philadelphia. Open HouseOct. 11 - 12Click Here for more info. ...

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See Studio Incamminati firsthand at Open House. Learn about the Professional Program and talk to representatives from Chestnut Hill College, Studio Incamminat's partner in the new Integrated Art Stu ...

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Studio Incamminati, an ARC Approved Atelier™, recently hosted the "Dream Stream", a Facebook Live Broadcast of three artist demos.For those who missed watching the broadcast or would like to view it a ...

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In the continuing effort to better serve its students, in addition to receiving accreditation, ARC Living Master™ Nelson Shanks' Studio Incamminati has created an innovative partnership with the nea ...

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The ARC Approved™ Studio Incamminati is broadcasting a four-hour demo featuring Instructors Lea Colie Wight, Darren Kingsley and Kerry Dunn. While a small live audience watches the demo, Facebook user ...

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The artists and alumni of Studio Incamminati are holding their annual exhibition and sale at Freeman's located on 1808 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA. The show and sale will take place from June 23 - ...

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The artists and alumni of Studio Incamminati are celebrating the school's 10th anniversary with an exhibition at the prestigious National Arts Club in New York City. Enjoy more than 50 works from acco ...

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The artists and alumni of Studio Incamminati are holding an exhibition at Manitou Galleries, Santa Fe, NM, one of the West's foremost galleries. The exhibition features more than 50 works of art by 31 ...

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The Epoch Times, which is a large international newspaper available in 35 countries and 19 languages recently published an article titled Studio Incamminati Celebrates 10 Years of Teaching Realist P ...

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ARC Approved Studio Incamminati will be holding two special events this week.On Thursday, Oct 19, Studio Incamminati artists demonstrate Alla Prima painting. In addition, visitors can discover the sto ...

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ARC 2012/2013 SalonSecond Place Figurative Fumiko by Joe DoldererApplications for Studio Incamminati’s acclaimed Professional Program are now being accepted for the 2013-2014 school year. ARC Livi ...

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Still Life with Japanese Fanby Dian Paramita, 2nd year studentIn addition to the ARC Scholarship Competition, Studio Incamminati will be hosting their own Scholarship event. Studio Incamminati offer ...

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The artists and alumni of Studio Incamminati are holding their annual exhibition and sale featuring more than 30 works of art.All proceeds benefit the Studio Incamminati scholarship fund, helping the ...

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March 15 - March 16, 201412:30 - 4:30 p.m.See the Studio Incamminati curriculum come to life during a live painting demonstration by faculty, alumni and students. Take guided tours including the pri ...

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Loni by Nelson Shanks More than 40 pieces of art from the instructors, fellows and alumni of Studio Incamminati will be making a collective national debut, when the prestigious SR Brennen Galleries ...

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ARC Living Masters™ Steven Hanks and Angela De la Vega are holding a dual exhibition at the S.R. Brennan Galleries 73-111 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260.There will be a champagne reception on Friday ...

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ARC Living Master,  Stephen Gjertson, has recently been interviewed by Emilio Longo - Visual Arts Teacher and author of Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students and Artist-T ...

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

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ARC Approved™ Southern Atelier in Sarasota, Florida survived a devastating fire this fall.Director Charles Miano rose to the challenge by continuing studies en plein air.Click here to make a don ...

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The Southern Atelier is holding a back to school party.  The event is free and open to the public.  Visitors can meet instructors, students, board members and even sign up for classes and ...

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Announcing the Sotheby's New York's Major 19th Century European painting sale is here. The Pre-Sale is up now through November 3rd and the auction is November 4th. The Sale includes a selection of ...

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The Signal by John William GodwardSotheby’s New York is about to have its bi-annual major 19th century painting sale on May 9th. The sale will include five William Bouguereau paintings, two by Jeh ...

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Blessures D'Amourby BouguereauConsisting of a total of 87 lots, this sale includes major works by William Bouguereau, John William Godward, Frederick Lord Leighton, Peder Monsted, Jean Beraud, Danie ...

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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™ Jon Bøe Paulsen has been selected for a solo exhibition and will now be featured as an Artsy.net Light Space & Time promoted artist.  The exhibition is ...

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16 November, 2015

Maxwell Alexander Gallery- 6144 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232This exhibit features the work of ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes, Candice Bohannon and Aron Wiesenfeld.The show runs from Novembe ...

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Three instructors from Studio Incamminati will be exhibiting work in this show at the Haynes Galleries - 1600 Division Street, Suite 140, Nashville, Tennessee 37203. The exhibition runs until Febr ...

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Today we are adding an Honorable Mention in the Still Life Category by Richard Hall, two Honorable Mentions in the Drawing Category by Stephen Bauman and Albert Ramos Cortes, a Rehs Award Finalist by ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Artist™ Sivananda Nyayapathi for winning First Place and Member’s Choice Award in the Portrait Society of Atlanta's 2013 Winter Juried Exhibition for his painting "Kirtan ...

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Sivananda Nyayapathi has recently been elevated from ARC Living Artist to ARC Associate Living Master! An ARC Associate Living Master™ shows significant skill in all of the building blocks of great ...

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ARC Living Artist™ Sivananda Nyayapathi will be among the artists in the Richeson75 juried exhibition.The Richeson75 competitions are meant to offer a venue in which established and emerging artists m ...

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The exhibition Lawrence Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity explores the fascination of the artist Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema with the representation of domestic life in antiquity and how this interest wa ...

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The California Arts Club, an ARC Allied Organization, is holding an exhibition that will showcase a range of paintings that capture the blooming of colorful flowers and budding of leaves that transf ...

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DVI Presentation at NJ Educators ConferenceARC will be planning several lectures and educational events during the time the show will be in New York including a speech by ARC Chairman Fred Ross, and ...

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October 29th through December 19th, 2015Shepherd W & K Galleries58 East 79th StreetNew York, NY 10075Catalog available at:www.shepherdgallery.comFrom October 29th through December 19th, 2015, the Shep ...

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ARC Living Master Shaun Downey will be holding a solo exhibition at Arcadia Contemporary entitled "Reflections". The exhibition runs from December 8 - 21, 2018 at Arcadia Contemporary loc ...

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7 November, 2018

ARC Living Master™ Mary Pettis will unveil her 5 newest signature paintings. Hosted in downtown Minneapolis at Orchestra Hall, the exhibition will be presented during the performance of Beethov ...

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

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Shane Wolf, former ARC Scholarship Winner will be featured in a solo show of over 60 framed drawings. All of the works showcased have been drawn completely from live models.The show will run from Ap ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™,  Sergio Roffo, will be exhibiting his recent works in a solo show titled “Catching the Light”. The show will take place on June 9 – July 6, 2018 at the Guild of ...

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Twilight Calm by Sergio RoffoNorth Water Gallery - 27 North Water Street, Edgartown, MA 02539 ARC Associate Living Master™ Sergio Roffo will have an exhibition of works focusing on Martha's Vineya ...

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2 December, 2016

ARC Associate Living™ Master Sergio Roffo is holding a solo exhibition of his work at the Guild of Boston Artists. The Guild is located on 160 Newbury St. Boston, MA and the show runs from Decem ...

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ARC Living Master™ Sergio Roffo will be performing a live oil painting demonstration of a coastal scene and describing the process from beginning to completion.      The d ...

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14 February, 2018

ARC Associate Living Master Sergio Roffo will be holding an art demonstration at Tree's Place located on Rte 6A at 28, Orleans, Massachusetts 02653.    The event takes place on Saturday, ...

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

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

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Self Portrait with St. Jerome by Colleen BarryCurated by artist Colleen Barry, SELF-PORTRAIT convenes 27 leaders of the contemporary realist revival for a painting and drawing show that celebrates s ...

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This exhibition celebrates the unique visions of 27 contemporary realists from around the world. The exhibited works display a cross-section of styles, many representing the world’s foremost art aca ...

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Manna From Heaven by Lori ShorinThe Richard J. Massey Foundation for the Arts and Sciences presents selected work from Florence Academy of Art Alumni.The opening reception for the show will be on Fr ...

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The ARC Museum now has two image files for William Bouguereau's popular work, La Vierge aux Anges. Our original image of the painting predates the cleaning by the Getty Museum for their show: Adolphe ...

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The Art Renewal Center® is pleased to announce the release of the second edition of the Catalog Raisonné and Biography on William Bouguereau, the first edition concluded a 30 year effort by a s ...

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Next week several ARC Masters and a faculty of over 70 instructors and speakers will converge at the Monterey, CA Conference Center for the Plein Air Convention from PleinAir magazine. ARC Masters™ ...

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You may now search artists in the ARC Museum by alphabetical letter. This way of searching through more than 3500 artists represented in the ARC Museum has been brought back by popular demand. ...

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Detail of Dame Alice Owen by George Frampton This exhibition, the first of its kind, examines the making and viewing of sculpture in Britain and its empire during the reign of Queen Victoria.The dis ...

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Twenty-three masterpieces of early Florentine Renaissance sculpture, most never seen outside Italy, will be exhibited at the Museum of Biblical Art. MOBIA will be the sole world-wide venue for this on ...

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Scott Kennedy, is now an ARC Living Artist™. Scott was a finalist in the International 2008/09 ARC Salon™ Competition for this painting,  A Quiet Thought Click here t ...

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Scott Burdick recently posted an excellent video entitled The Banishment of Beauty. You can view this four part video on YouTube at: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 ...

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The Salmagundi Club is holding their "Annual Exhibition", which showcases its club members' finest works of art in all media - oil, watercolor, pastel, graphics, sculpture, photography and ...

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The ARC Approved AtelierSM Schuler School is holding their 59th Annual Student and Faculty show, once known as the Historic Hans Schuler Studio. Enjoy refreshments and tours around the historic buil ...

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Dear Sharon,Thank you very much for your package received today including a cheque for $500.00 for Shane Wolf's fourth place prize, and the two scholarship certificates for Teresa Oaxaca and Shane Wol ...

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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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Throughout his career, John Singer Sargent created portraits of artists, writers, actors, and musicians, many of whom were his close friends. Because these works were rarely commissioned, he was free ...

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

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

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Come inside, soak up the atmosphere and learn about the historic Salmagundi Club with a member docent led tour. This is a rare opportunity to see works by important American artists spanning from ye ...

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In 1917 the Artists and Patrons of the Salmagundi Club decided to purchase the brownstone building at 47 Fifth Avenue as their permanent home. Some of the greatest artists in American history contri ...

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Florentine Renaissance painter Plautilla Nelli created the only early Last Supper by a woman artist and signed her massive 21 foot long masterwork with a call to action: 'Pray for the ...

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This exhibit explores works in the Dallas Museum of Art’s collection by the Renaissance German artist Albrecht Durer. Durer left a profound mark on the course of art history through his contribution ...

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17 February, 2016

The Society of Animal Artists (SAA) has joined in a coordinated effort with the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation (SKB) to create the single most comprehensive artist training workshop in the history of ...

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6 January, 2016

Ryan Brown, head of the ARC Approved™ Center for Naturalist Study and Academic Painting, is teaching a special 5 day intensive workshop. Participants will discover how to paint realistic portraits wit ...

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