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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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Cast Your Votes and Have Your Opinion Heard! This year we are excited to introduce our 1st ever People's Choice Award! Cast up to 10 votes for your 10 favorite works once results post ...

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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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We would like to officially welcome Steven Christopher Seward as an ARC Living Master™. Seward usually prefers to paint people either doing something or in an environment that is significa ...

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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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ARC is pleased to welcome Kenneth Salaz our newest ARC Living Master!     "Ken Salaz was born in 1970 in southern California and spent his youth living in numerous locations with hi ...

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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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