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We would like to welcome the First Place Figurative Category winner from the 2011/2012 ARC Salon as an ARC Living Master™. Orley hails from Toledo, Cebu, Philippines. He discovered a love for ...

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Although Oleszkiewicz has been studying art and painting for some time, it wasn't until 2007 that she began to see what the future might hold for her as an artist. Upon entering several art competi ...

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Kailin Zhao's work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout Asia, Europe and the U.S and is part of notable public and private collections. His art works has been shown to Ar ...

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We would like to officially welcome Joke Frima as an ARC Living Master™. Cherry Blossom in the Early Spring Lightby Joke Frima Frima a meticulous painter, zooms in with precision on green pl ...

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Reclining in White by Jeremy Lipking We would like to officially welcome Jeremy Lipking as an ARC Living Master™. Jeremy Lipking has emerged as one of the country's premier realist ...

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We would like to officially welcome Adrian Gottlieb as an ARC Living Master™. One is immediately struck by the painterly quality of Gottlieb's work. While he has expanded his themes, Gottl ...

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Thoughts of Whistler by Tony ProPro's influences are the likes of John Singer Sargent, Anders Zorn, Joaquin Sorolla and Philip Alexius de Laszlo. The California Impressionists such as Edgar Payne an ...

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Arantzazu Martinez is an academic painter from Vitoria, Spain. She attended the Fine Arts University of the Basque Country and graduated in 2000. Unable to find any classical art training, she moved t ...

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He Lihuai was born in Chongqing, China in 1961. He worked as an art designer at Capital Museum from 1985 to 1996 after receiving Art of Bachelor degree in oil painting at Tianjin Academy of Fine Ar ...

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God's Gift by John BuxtonWe would like to welcome John Buxton, a painter of American history and heritage as an ARC Living Master™. Because his paintings are extensively researched, they enjoy an ...

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We would like to welcome Robert Liberace as an ARC Living Master™. Liberace is known for his inspiring and information-packed teaching style. Through teaching classes and workshops in the U.S. and abr ...

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Dmitry Sevryukov is a modern realist artist. The breathtaking beauty of his works attracts many fans of realism. From his childhood, he had a dream and did all he could to get it. He worked hard ...

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Julie Bell should be singled out as winning the most awards in any one competition ARC has ever held. In the 2012/2013 ARC Salon she won First Place in the Imaginative Realist Category, First and Th ...

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Ardith Starostka has been receiving regular awards and honors for her work since 2000. In addition to being an Art Renewal Center Living Master™, Starostka is an International Guild of Realism-Signa ...

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When Your Lover Has Goneby Gordon HanleyFascinated by the drawings of da Vinci, Raphael and Michelangelo, since 2009 Gordon Hanley's art shifted from watercolor painting to drawings in the Renaissan ...

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Hsin-Yao, having already developed a signature style, has had his work recognized by the major art magazines of today, as well as by an unprecedented number of highly prestigious galleries. Hsin-Yao ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Anna Wypych as an ARC Living Master™. Obvious true, there is one girl not two by Anna Wypych Anna Wypych's works of art transcend the commonplace to enter the realm ...

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We are pleased to welcome Shane Wolf as our newest ARC Living Master™.Educated in the cradle of the Italian Renaissance, in Florence, Shane Wolf (originally from Cincinnati) attended the prestigious A ...

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23 December, 2015

ARC is pleased to announce Joshua LaRock as our newest ARC Living Master™.“LaRock's works are an ode to the past while being filtered through his contemporary point of reference. Even when referencin ...

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19 February, 2016

ARC is pleased to welcome Jeff Hein as our newest Living Master™!Jeff Hein is an American artist born 1974. He works in a variety of mediums but is best known for his figurative oil paintings. In 2007 ...

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Greg Hildebrandt and his identical twin brother, Tim, were born in Detroit, Michigan in 1939. Both boys were avid artists from a young age and carried their artistic passion with them throughout their ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Wang Kun as our newest ARC Living Master™."In terms of character expression, I am more likely to focus on depicting Chinese women. They are dignified and beautiful with uniqu ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Mary Pettis as our newest Living Master™."Mary Pettis divides her time equally between the studio and outdoors. Her decades of training and the experiences from hundred ...

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Richard MacDonald is now an ARC Living Master™Click here to see the Richard MacDonald Gallery Nureyev, Half Lifeby Richard MacDonald ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Peter Fiore as an ARC Living Master™! Fiore's compositional simplicity with the complexity of his lively brushwork makes him a standout. Employing a deceptively wi ...

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ARC is happy to welcome Marina Dieul as an ARC Living Master™.Marina Dieul was born in France. She showed great interest in painting and drawing from an early age, and her family encoura ...

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ARC is proud to welcome Julio Reyes as an ARC Living Master™. "Art has become a means for me to measure the value of my experiences; to seek patterns and hidden purposes, and to delight in th ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome ARC Living Master™ Joseph McGurl. Joseph McGurl has been referred to as one of the acknowledged leaders in the current American landscape school. This has been confir ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome James Gurney as an ARC Living Master™!James Gurney is best known for his illustrated book series Dinotopia. He specializes in painting realistic images of scenes that can ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Angela Mia De La Vega as an ARC Living Master™! Exalting the human spirit through expressive faces and natural body movement has become the recognized trademark of ...

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10 September, 2012

We are proud to welcome Thomas Reis to the Art Renewal Center's Artist and Living Master's Gallery™. Many of ARC's visitors are already be familiar with his work, since he won best in ...

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20 September, 2012

Erik Koeppel received his formal training from the Rhode Island School of Design followed by the New York Academy of Art, and an annual apprenticeship in Wiscasset, Maine with his professor and friend ...

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10 December, 2012

We would like to introduce our first Brazilian ARC Living Master, Gilberto Geraldo. Geraldo received the highest awards in the major and most prestigious Art Competitions of Brazil, being also invited ...

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Boris Vallejo attended the National School of Fine Arts in, Lima Peru before immigrating to the United States in 1964. He arrived in the US with a suitcase of clothes, some samples of his artwor ...

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Victoria Radionova's first and main teacher was her father, who was an architect-designer.From the cradle she was surrounded by reproductions of paintings by great masters from the past. A Little S ...

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We would like to officially welcome Sivananda Nyayapathi as an ARC Living Artist™. Siva is a juried member of the Portrait Society of Atlanta (PSA), a signature member of the Atlanta Fine ...

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Sing Over Me by Mary Jane Q Cross We would like to officially welcome Mary Jane Q Cross as an ARC Living Artist™. Q Cross's work embraces beauty personified in primarily womanly su ...

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Master of the Mountainby Jiaming WangJiaming Wang was born in Liaoning, China in 1962. He completed his art research at Nagoya Visual Art University in 1992 in Japan. He has exhibited extensively th ...

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Faripour Forouhar's home is in New England but he grew up in the high mountains of Middle Asia. He travels to the Rockies, Alps and Andes and the shore lines in the USA and Europe yearly for his pai ...

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Sabbath by Clark GussinInfluenced by many contemporary artists, Clark felt a special affinity to Andrew Wyeth and to a lesser degree James Bama, and Norman Rockwell. The rural countryside and the pe ...

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Carol Lee Thompson is a classical realist trained in the methods of the Old Masters. She is a full-time professional artist residing in her native Maryland but travels extensively to paint and furth ...

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We would like to welcome Anara Abzhanova as an ARC Living Artist™ . Abzhanova was born in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan. From her early years she knew she wanted to be an artist. Anara has been deaf from child ...

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Charlene Helfend Lane's first heroes were the traditional artists she saw in books and museums. Winning an art award at the age of nine confirmed her desire to be an artist. However, life brought h ...

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The Bow by Ekaterina Vassilenko SearcyARC is pleased to welcome Ekaterina Vassilenko Searcy as our newest ARC Living Artist™.The emotional thrust of her drawings and oil paintings respect the style ...

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25 February, 2015

ARC is pleased to welcome John Joseph Hunn as an ARC Living Artist™.John Joseph Hunn is a Midwest artist predominately working with the human figure. Graduate of Fontbonne University in 2000, he ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Jennie Smallenbroek as an ARC Living Artist™.Jennie Smallenbroek is a fulltime professional artist residing in her native country, the Netherlands, but travels extensively to ...

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We are pleased to welcome Albert Yi-Fu Chen as an ARC Living Artist™. Albert's art is centered on the human figure and human conditions, pursuing the notion of the existence of the figure that reflec ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Elaine Hahn as an ARC Living Artist™! Cinque Terra by Elaine HahnElaine Hahn is a Signature member of the American Women Artists, the American Society of Marine Artists, t ...

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18 February, 2016

ARC is pleased to welcome Laurie Anspach as an ARC Living Artist™.Laurie's career began by earning a BA degree from the Rhode Island School of Design. She created designs for leading fashion industry ...

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The Art Renewal Center is pleased to welcome Daniel Martin Stephanian as our newest ARC Living Artist™."By backing away from the art for a couple of years, that allowed me to miss parts of the task. ...

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The Art Renewal Center is pleased to welcome Alan Merris Bell as our newest ARC Living Artist™.Alan Merris Bell is a fine artist from Portland, Oregon. He attended the San Francisco Academy of Art and ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Svetlana Kanyo as our newest ARC Living Artist™.Lemons by Svetlana KanyoSvetlana believes that human experience and emotions are most naturally and profoundly expressed throu ...

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Clos Vougeut by Gayle MadeiraARC is pleased to welcome Gayle Madeira as an ARC Living Artist™.Gayle Madeira is an award-winning artist, dancer and choreographer based in New York City. She receive ...

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All in a Day's Work by Sammy Watson The Art Renewal Center is pleased to welcome Sammy Watson as an ARC Living Artist™.Sammy Watson has been inspired through the years by artists such as Norman Rock ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Stuart Dunkel as an ARC Living Artist™! "... nothing exists until light is draped over it. From the nothingness of black we build up to the perceived objects. As in love, ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Marilyn Ines Rodriguez as an ARC Living Artist™! Marilyn Ines Rodriguez is a professionally trained classical sculptor whose main focus is the traditional representation of ...

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We would like to welcome Carrie Pearce as an ARC Living Artist™.Pearce's paintings can be described as expressive realism with surrealist imagery. She combines nature and and human form to c ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Anand PKC as an ARC Living Artist™!Anand PKC is fully dedicated to realism and wishes to paint his subjects as true to reality as possible."Creating virtual reali ...

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We would like to introduce our first painter of miniatures, Debra Keirce, to the ARC Museum. Her works are usually 4 x 6 inches or smaller. For their size, they are painted with tremendous detail as m ...

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26 October, 2016

ARC is pleased to welcome George Angelini as our newest ARC Living Artist™. George Angelini's current work has brought him full circle to why he loved art in the first place, by evoking a mood ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Alain Amar as our newest ARC Living Artist™."A dreamlike and spiritual artist, he has a sincere and idealistic desire to offer through his artworks: peace, serenity, jo ...

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Le Ravissement de Psycheby William BouguereauWe have recently added a letter by Eric Alexander Santoli, who has written in on what it is like to be a young artist today who looks towards the pas ...

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Vessels by Julio Reyes"I must take the opportunity to tell you what an honor it is to be a part of your collection, and how truly grateful I am to you and to the ARC Salon Competition. ARC helped m ...

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29 November, 2012

Just wanted to thank you all again for the wonderful work you do and the incredible display of work your site contains. Every visit to your site is a little present I can give myself.Best wishes,Thom ...

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10 April, 2013

Le Gouter by William BouguereauI just read your article on William Bouguereau - written many years ago, but perfectly relevant today. It affected me enough to write this email. WB played a major r ...

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17 October, 2013

My name is Abigail Camden and I am a senior in high school with a passion for fine art. I am currently on a search for schools to attend next year and I’m feeling a bit discouraged. Coming across ...

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13 February, 2014

Hello,I just wanted to say I greatly appreciate your creation of this extraordinary renaissance, revival and renewal of quality in the art world. I do not have the words to describe how exceptional ...

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24 March, 2014

Read a recently added letter about whether or not the use of photography in art is a tool, a hindrance, or a cheat."Photography is probably the most controversial subject among realist painters toda ...

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30 November, 2015

"Mr. Fred Ross, I just came across your website a few days ago and it is amazing!!! I also just read your piece Why Realism? and it speaks volumes. As an artist for over 30 years, I just could not un ...

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ARC is proud to announce the arrival of the newest addition to the website, the ARC Exhibition Page. Click to see the Exhibition Page In an attempt to better assist in art education, we though ...

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We would like to officially welcome Mikel Olazabal as an ARC Associate Living Master™. His art covers a wide variety of themes, having the description of the figures and the narration of t ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome James Van Fossan as an ARC Associate Living Master™! "I have gravitated towards the natural, the heroic and most importantly, the human. As long as the subject mat ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome ARC Associate Living Master™ Donald Clapper! Clapper's work has received national as well as international recognition and has been featured in many museums and p ...

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Pears in Plasticby Dario CampanileBorn April 21, 1948 in Rome, Italy. Dario started painting in oil at age 14. He spent time concentrating on painting in classical style influenced by Caravaraggio a ...

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ARC would like to welcome Lance Richlin to the Art Renewal Center Approved Artist™ and Living Master's™ Gallery.Lance is an American artist and teacher. He is the author of a book on portrait drawing ...

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We would like to welcome John Pototschnik to the Art Renewal Center's Artist and Living Master's Gallery™.Many may remember his work from the recent 2011/2012 International ARC Salon, where he won t ...

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We would like to welcome Bryan Larsen to the ARC Website. Bryan has been drawing and painting since childhood. As a young person he was also fascinated with math and science and always found creativ ...

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Jason Patrick Jenkins was born and raised in Newfoundland, Canada, and discovered drawing in a time before he can remember. About his work he has said the following:"I want to contribute to a revival ...

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Spring Covering by Sergio RoffoItalian-born artist, Sergio Roffo, was born in 1953 and immigrated to the United States in 1961. He has been inspired by the work of such American traditional painters ...

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Roger Dale Brown is avid about traveling, studying, teaching, and competing in national painting competitions. These experiences expand his knowledge of history, nature, and architecture, which insp ...

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Vicki Sullivan is an Australian Realist painter who focuses on portraiture.She is a member of Portrait Artists Australia and the Melbourne Society of Women Sculptors and Painters founded in 1902, ha ...

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Born in 1972 in Moscow, Russia, Olga Rybakova learned how to paint in an art studio as a childhood. Rybakova drew nature in the open air and drew animals at the zoo winning an art competition while ...

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Veil of Expressions 2by Marcos DamascenaMarcos Damascena was born in Poções Bahia in 1981 and rooted in São Paulo, where he began his artistic career studying with what was considered the biggest na ...

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John Rowe has created work for such companies as Disney, National Geographic, and Harper Collins, along with numerous private and public commissions.“A great painting much like a great movie, book o ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Jerry Luisi as an ARC Associate Living Master™. "The subject matter of all my art is primarily the human figure. My work is a reflection of my basic view of the positive na ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Mary Ross Buchholz as a new Associate Living Master™! Drinking Buddies by Mary Ross BuchholzMary Ross Buchholz is from a pioneering, ranching family heritage and those time- ...

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Wildfire by Xiang ZhangARC is pleased to welcome Xiang Zhang as an Associate Living Master!Born in the year of the Horse, Xiang Zhang grew up in China. After graduating from The Central Academy of D ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Eric Armusik as an ARC Associate Living Master™.Born in 1973, fine artist Eric Armusik grew up in the northeastern coal region of Pennsylvania. Once one of the largest coal m ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Jane Jones as an Associate Living Master™!Harmony by Jane Jones"The flowers in her paintings all come from her gardens, or a local orchid grower, and are infused with the cry ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Svetlana Cameron as our newest Associate Living Master™! “Svetlana Cameron (b. 1978) is a Russian-born British portrait artist dedicated to the revival of traditional fine a ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Richard T Scott as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™!Working between New York and Paris, Richard is a painter, writer, and designs coins for the United States Mint. He ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Tina Garrett as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™!In the few short years since Tina's introduction to oil she has studied intently the Selective Start Method described ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Edward Little as our newest Associate Living Master™!Edward Little is a professional artist and designer with over thirty five years' experience. Focusing on the dramatic e ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Doug Zider as our newest Associate Living Master™!"I live a stone's throw from the water of The Great South Bay. The bay itself runs along the southern coast of central Long ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Gabriel Picart as an ARC Associate Living Master™.Gabriel Picart was born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1962, where he still lives and works. He considers himself a realist painter ...

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We are pleased to welcome David Cheifetz as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™.David is an internationally acclaimed and collected artist. A former architect, David began learning to paint in 200 ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Gezien van de Riet as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™!"The beauty of nature always mesmerizes me. To capture that beauty requires long and close observation. In that ...

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Storm Approaching by Heidi PalmerARC is pleased to welcome Heidi Palmer as an ARC Associate Living Master™!"Light, air, and the meaning of time are the three elements that I try to address in my paint ...

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Bella by Carla D'aguannoCarla D'aguanno began her career as a movie poster artist and then as an illustrator of young adult and romance covers for several New York publishing companies. After she marr ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Barden as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™!Elizabeth Barden is a fine artist with an established studio practice. Her work is in several collections includin ...

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