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We are pleased to announce that Consolidation by Lucas Bononi has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. Lucas Bononi had always been drawn to painting trompe l'oeils, but Consol ...

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We are pleased to announce that The Heart of the Gem by He Lihuai has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."The greatness of a painting does not depend on its size. In fact, many ...

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We are pleased to announce that Abby by Julie Bell has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."I love solving puzzles. To me, a portrait that I paint, whether it is of a human or ...

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We are pleased to announce that Self Reflections by Kyle Sims has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."While I enjoy painting all the larger felines of the wild, the tiger would ...

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We are pleased to announce that Sibling Bond by Shana Levenson has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. “I consider my paintings to be somewhat of a diary of my life, that I’m h ...

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We are pleased to announce that Suzanne by Katie Runde has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."Suzanne is a portrait of an individual absorbed, midstream in the art of music. ...

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We are pleased to announce that Green Clothes by Wei Han has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."Green Clothes, created with classical painting skills, is an annotation of a pre ...

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We are pleased to announce that Savoy Cabbage in a Box by Bruno Di Maio has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "The beauty and attraction that flowers have always had on pain ...

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We are pleased to announce that Transfiguration by Joseph McGurl has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. “One meaning of the word transfiguration is to change from a certain st ...

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We are pleased to announce that Moored in Calmness by Sergio Roffo has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "Moored in Calmness was inspired by a salt water lagoon on the islan ...

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We are pleased to announce that Bather by Joshua LaRock has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."Little else is as beautiful as natural light revealing the female form, Bather, i ...

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We are pleased to announce that Indian Peahen by Grace Kim has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "I chose to paint the head of the Indian Peahen to draw attention to a bird ...

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We are pleased to announce that Reflection by Matthew Bober has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "I designed this painting around the idea of setting up a still life in w ...

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We are pleased to announce that Life No. 1: Dust Impressions by Hongzheng Wang has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "Selecting a woman, a fish and a burning candle as element ...

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We are pleased to announce that Perched by Lorena Pugh has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. “Like so many artists before me, I relish painting the womanly pear. It is also ...

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We are pleased to announce that Under Heaven by Taffari Crawford has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "The image is composed of a pair of black, male hands performing the 'b ...

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We are pleased to announce that Laundry by Jeffrey T. Larson has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."Laundry is the latest in a long series of thematically based paintings. Th ...

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We are pleased to announce that Ara Martis by Bruno Vepkhvadze has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."The composition Ara Martis (Altar of Mars) is an allegory of rebirth of ...

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We are pleased to announce that Sword in Hand, Greed of Command by Bruno Galuzzi Corsini has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."Sword in Hand, Greed of Command was inspired by ...

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We are pleased to announce that Non Fiction by Casey Childs has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."I think every person who has a love for the literary world can relate to this ...

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We are pleased to announce that the DVI Award for the Young Aspiring Artist winner, Perception of Self, painted by 15 year old Ray Wanda Totanes, has been purchased by the Art Renewal Center and added ...

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We are pleased to announce that The Whale Watcher by Duffy Sheridan has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition.“My wife and I have been living in Kauai for a few years now and in th ...

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We are pleased to announce that Envisage by Olena Babak has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. “Winter is the time when I have a chance to spend days in the studio and work ...

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We are pleased to announce that XXII II MMVI by Kazua Torigoe has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition.XXII II MMVI is a play on the classical idea of trompe-l'oeil and is painted ...

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We are pleased to announce that Neck and Neck by Anni Crouter has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. “I often only include a singular subject in my work, bu ...

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15 September, 2014

Artist and art instructor Robert Florczak has created a video lecture for Prager University entitled “Why is Modern Art So Bad?”. The five minute lecture supports the return of classical standards ...

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A new painting, “Poor Yet Rich” by Theresa Schwartze with a write up by Cora Hollema, Schwartze expert, has been added to the ARC museum.Hollema has recently published a book on Schwartze, with an ...

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Originally published in the Angel Academy's blog, written by Michael John Angel himself, Angel explores color composition based on the Holbein Scheme and the Two-tone Silhouette.To view this new art ...

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Eric Bossik, author of the ebook How To Create an Underpainting Like the Old Masters - A Step by Step Guide, has recently contributed a technical article to ARC.How to Create a Classical Still Life ...

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ARC is pleased to offer How to Create an Underpainting Like the Old Masters: A Step by Step Guide e-book by Eric Bossik. This e-book is a short 37 step guide on how to create a wipeout underpa ...

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Bargue Drawing by Andrew BoatrightThe Texas Academy of Figurative Art is pleased to present their first Summer Teen Workshop, July 7-18. Their program and curriculum has great appeal to aspiring you ...

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ARC Allied Organization, Suggested Donation, has recently conducted and posted an interview with ARC Living Master™ Joseph McGurl.To listen to the full podcast, please click here. ...

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The Florence Academy of Art offers a full time NASAD accredited Certificate program and intensive workshops in Sculpture. New this year is a two-week all-day course, Sculpting the Portrait from Life ...

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The Texas Academy of Figurative Art (TAFA) opens TAFA Gallery with the inaugural exhibition "Reconfigure" featuring beautiful works of realist, figurative art by TAFA artists. Opening reception is S ...

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14 October, 2016

We are pleased to announce the next purchase award for the 12th International ARC Salon Competition. Andrea Bills’s drawing titled, Waiting for Alice, has now been added to the ARC Collection."My insp ...

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17 October, 2016

We are pleased to announce the next purchase award for the 12th International ARC Salon Competition. Seth Haverkamp’s painting titled, House and Home has now been added to the ARC Collection"The girl ...

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29 August, 2017

The ARC is pleased to announce a new Museum Award will be added to the 13th International ARC Salon Competition titled, The Springville Museum of Art Exhibition Award:Springville Museum The Springvill ...

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The ARC Approved™ London Atelier of Representational Art (LARA) is moving to a new London location: 371 Clapham Road, London, SW9 9BT. The new studio will open on the 2nd of October for full-tim ...

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17 July, 2014

For the first time in my life I have applied for the Art Renewal Salon 2014 and really did not expect anything to come out of it. To my great surprise, not only did I make it as a finalist, but both ...

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17 February, 2015

"I've studied Art History at university and I've always felt fascinated by Humanist or Traditional Art. For this reason I was very surprised when, in 19th Century Art classes, my teacher never said a ...

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Lesson 10 in the DVI Bargue Drawing course has just been released.The DVI is using Patreon to help finance the expense of producing high-quality video courses. Patreon subscribers gain exclusive acces ...

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Joaquin Sorolla y Batista Exhibition CatalogA new 536 - page hardcover catalog has been published and printed in Spain for the opening of the Sorolla Exhibition at the Prado May 26, 2009.This new volu ...

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13 March, 2017

IX Arts, an ARC Allied Organization™, now has a new website to showcase their art show and symposium that is dedicated solely to imaginative realism.To see their new website, please visit www.imaginat ...

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Anthony Waichulis and his artists of ARC Approved Ani Art Academy Waichulis have just released their new Language of Painting 4 disc DVD series.This is their sequel to the Language of Drawing 3 disk ...

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Erik Bossik, creator of "How to Create an Underpainting Like the Old Masters: A Step by Step Guide" has released a new instructional video titled "Underpainting Secrets for Artists". In this eighty-fi ...

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The Gallery for ARC Living Master™, Dan Thompson is now available for viewing on ARC. In 2006, Dan Thompson co-founded the Grand Central Academy of Art in New York. He has also instructed privat ...

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The Gallery for ARC Living Master™, Dan Thompson is now available for viewing on ARC. In 2006, Dan Thompson co-founded the Grand Central Academy of Art in New York. He has also instructed privat ...

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The Florence Academy of Art opens its first U.S. branch at Mana Contemporary. The academy will offer a full time accredited academic program in Drawing and Painting, as well as workshops, in its 10, ...

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19 September, 2012

Oracle by Juliette AristidesThe staff and faculty at Cypress College in Southern California, are presenting an exhibition that includes major works by some of the finest Contemporary Figurati ...

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We would like to introduce a new set of six DVDs to the ARC Store, presented by On Air Video. These new DVDs cover the basics from Color Mixology, Anatomy, Measuring Methods, Perspective, and more. ...

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

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21 October, 2016

The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19t ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19th ...

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3 November, 2016

The Da Vinci Initiative has released Lesson 7 - Envelope in the Bargue course. This lesson teaches the importance of using envelopes when creating an accurate drawing. The DVI is using Patreon, a su ...

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15 December, 2016

Lesson 13 in the DVI Bargue Drawing course has just been released.The DVI is using Patreon to help finance the expense of producing high-quality video courses. Patreon subscribers gain exclusive acces ...

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21 February, 2013

This instructional documentary follows ARC Associate Living Master™ Thomas Kegler as he completes an oil painting on a linen panel outdoors. Over the course of two late summer days, Kegler captures t ...

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The Artist's Guide to Perspective with Patrick Connors, is a two disk DVD set that focus on the foundations of perspective. The viewer can gain experience working with vanishing points, picture planes ...

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Now you can learn the training techniques of the masters in this easy-to-follow instructional guide, Drawing the Bargue. For the first time, artist and instructor Fernando Freitas of the international ...

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Each month the Art Renewal Center will add a new artwork by William Bouguereau never shown on our website to the ARC Museum. Posters made from these new files along with several other images of paint ...

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Two new artworks by William Bouguereau have been added to the ARC Museum from the Catalog Raisonné on William Bouguereau, a 903 page groundbreaking two-volume publication.La Priere of 1878 as wel ...

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ARC Approved™ Academy of Realist Art Toronto is excited to present a second location in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. ARA Boston opened November 1st, 2008.Cindy MacMillan, one of the first Gradua ...

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ARC is pleased to announce the availability of new books by two of our Living Masters™ in the ARC Store. To find out more information about ARC Living Master David Bowers' beautiful book, The E ...

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Sophie An Edwardian Childhood written by Lady Sophie Helen Blair Harding, the daughter of famous 19th century artist Edmund Blair Leighton and published/edited by her decedents, this book is an ins ...

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ARC Living Master™ Ted Seth Jacobs has written a definitive reference for both the professional as well as the art student. A true dictionary of human form, it provides a complete analysis and expla ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard Whitney has recently published Painting the Visual Impression, a beautiful full color book which summarizes the fundamental ideas of representational painting. It focuses o ...

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Basic Human Anatomy: A Guide for Visual Artists by Robert Osti teaches artists the simple yet powerful formula artists have used for centuries to draw the human figure from the inside out. Osti, using ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is proud to introduce a new online Bargue Drawing course titled Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a drawing from a 19t ...

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The Oil Painters of America Award - $1,000Oil Painters of America (OPA) is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 4,000 artists throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Founde ...

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ARC is Proud to Announce its new automated salon entry form! We are now accepting entries for the Art Renewal Center 2011/2012 International Salon Competition. This year we are offering the large ...

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Four new images have been added to the gallery of ARC Living Artist™, Mark Lovett. Click here to visit the Mark Lovett gallery. Field of Gold by Mark Lovett ...

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12 February, 2007

2/7/2007: 25 new works of artAdded Geraldine Jacoba Van De Sande Bakhuyzen [1]; Alexandre Calame [1]; Joseph Clark [1]; Hans Dahl [1]; William Turner Delonde [1]; Arthur John Elsley [1]; William Powel ...

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We have recently added 50 new old master and 19th century artist photographs thanks to another image donation by Don Kurtz.Photographs have been added for the following artists:Aublet, Albert / Baton ...

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12 February, 2007

8 new artist lettersAdded Louise Abbema [3]; John George Brown [1]; John Bagnold Burgess [1]; Edward Burne-Jones [4]; Horace de Callias [3]; Frantz Charlet [1]; Leon Cogniet [1]; George Vicat Cole [1 ...

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Portrait of Maria Elisabeth Theresia (Elise) Schwartze-Herrmann with her grandchildren Letty and Lizzy Ansingh by Thérèse SchwartzeARC is pleased to announce the addition of new biographical informa ...

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12 October, 2011

Jean Eugene Buland's "Le Tripot" is an excellent example of the transition that saw him move away from his early Symbolism work to a much more realistic portrayal of scenes from everyday life. L ...

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Since Easter is right around the corner, we thought it an appropriate time to add this new article to the website by Kara Lysandra Ross, ARC director of Operations. William Bouguereau (1825-1905), ...

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Chats With Famous Painters, by Wallace Wood, was salvaged from a damaged issue of The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume XLVII, No. 2, December, 1893. The article features numerous i ...

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16 December, 2011

E. Blair Leighton: The Prominent Outsider, by ARC Director of Operations Kara Lysandra Ross is now available on the ARC website. Despite his relative anonymity within a historical period still bei ...

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Michael John Angel, head of ARC Approved Angel Academy of Art in Florence has written a new article about Caravaggio and his painting The Betrayal of Christ.The Betrayal of Christ by Caravaggio"Duri ...

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The Epoch Times has published the speech given by Kara Lysandra Ross at the International Guild of Realism's 7th annual juried exhibition entitled "Why Realist Art Matters". To read the speech click h ...

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ARC Living Master™ Stephen Gjertson defines the term and origins of Classical Realism, a movement which continues today.Click Here to read the article: Classical Realismby Stephen Gjertson Click H ...

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Opening Night at the MEAM: Line to Get In "It was a Friday night. The museum was hopping. It felt like it was the number one night club of Barcelona by the time the award ceremonies commenced at the o ...

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"The 2015 Representational Art Conference, which was held this past November 1st through the 4th, is one of the most important events for the visual arts in our culture to come into existence. In only ...

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17 August, 2012

Learn more about the winners of the 2011/2012 ARC Salon and their award winning works: Excerpt below is about the Bouguereau Award Winner, David Gluck's, The Trapper. This work mixes a Rembrandtes ...

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3 February, 2014

William Bouguereau's “Virgin of the Lilies” versus “Madonna of the Roses” was recently published in the Epoch Times. La Vierge Aux Lys La Madone aux RosesAlthough William Bouguereau (1825–1905), p ...

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Students of the Aristides Atelier present classical drawings and paintings founded in traditional academic techniques while highlighting the artists' own observational skills, demonstrating how studen ...

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Jennifer - detail by Tenaya Sims The Georgetown Atelier is now an ARC Approved™ Atelier. Click here to view the Georgetown Atelier Gallery in the ARC Approved™ Ateliers and Schools sectio ...

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The ARC is pleased to announce that the official launch of the new and improved website will occur on September 18th, 2017.We will be publishing a series of videos on the ARC You Tube Channel, as prev ...

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The ARC is pleased to announce that the official launch of the new and improved website will occur on September 18th, 2017. We will be publishing a series of videos on the ARC You Tube Chan ...

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18 September, 2017

Welcome to the new ARC website! This was a two year project and a massive undertaking. We hope you enjoy the many new features available to you. Just as with any new website of this massive scope, the ...

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The new ARC website will launch this coming Monday, September 18th. The new website will have an updated look and feel as well as organizational structure. The new website will also include many addi ...

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The International Arts and Culture Group (TIAC), is an ARC Allied Organization based in Florence, Italy, with branches in China & Australia. This non-profit organization believes that craftsmanshi ...

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29 September, 2016

We are pleased to announce the second purchase award for the 12th International ARC Salon. Barbara Fox's drawing titled, Carra, has now been added to the ARC collection."The drawing Carra was inspired ...

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6 October, 2016

We are pleased to announce the next purchase award for the 12th International ARC Salon Competition. Joshua LaRock’s painting titled, Laura in Black, has now been added to the ARC Collection.Laura in ...

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10 October, 2016

We are pleased to announce the next purchase award for the 12th International ARC Salon Competition. Gregory Mortenson's painting titled, Polka Dots, has now been added to the ARC Collection."In the a ...

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21 October, 2016

We are pleased to announce the next purchase award for the 12th International ARC Salon Competition. Julie Bell’s painting titled, White Velvet has now been added to the ARC Collection. "This horse's ...

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28 October, 2016

We are pleased to announce the next purchase award for the 12th International ARC Salon Competition. Adam Clague’s painting titled Knitter's Gift has now been added to the ARC Collection."Inspiration ...

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3 November, 2016

We are pleased to announce the next purchase award for the 12th International ARC Salon Competition. Carmen Ruiz Segura's painting titled, Don Quijote, has now been added to the ARC Collection. "This ...

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Artist Joel Carson Jones has been approved as an ARC Living Master™Visit the Joel Carson Jones Gallery ...

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ARC is happy to welcome Vala Ola as an ARC Living Master™! Vala Ola is an artist who passionately and relentlessly seeks to create artworks that show her dedication to excellence. Her classical t ...

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