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Oil Painters of America (OPA) is dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in representational art. Their primary mission is to advance the cause of traditional, representational fine art by ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the South African Portrait Society as our newest Allied Organization.South African Portrait Society was created with the main purpose to enhance "Fine Art Portraiture" in Sou ...

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The International Arts & Culture Group (TIAC) is a community of professionals devoted to the arts. TIAC champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural programs that create and enrich art ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative, part of a 501C3, nonprofit, educational foundation, is a mission for visual literacy in our contemporary world. With a focus on K-12 public and private schools, the goal o ...

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In 2007 Western Art Collector became the first magazine to provide nationwide coverage of upcoming shows and auctions showcasing Western art. With the goal of bringing together galleries, living Wes ...

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The European Museum of Modern Art – MEAM, Barcelona, Spain exhibits some of the finest Contemporary Figurative Art. It is owned by The Foundation of Arts and Artists and the purpose is to promote and ...

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ARC is pleased to present a new Allied Organization, the American Society of Traditional Artists. ASTA was formed to showcase the talent of the many professional fine artists of today through the ...

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The California Art Club, established in 1909, is one of the oldest, largest and most active fine art organizations in America. Its founding members were a handful of professional artists who m ...

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There has been a neglect of critical appreciation of representational art well out of proportion to its quality and significance; it is that neglect that this conference seeks to address. By its n ...

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The Foundation of the Art and the Artists is based out of Spain and it's main purpose is the promotion and dissemination of realist art at all levels. They focus on the figurative, and very specifi ...

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15 new images have been added to the ARC museum, including 5 works by Petrus Van Schendel.The ARC museum is always expanding, and we encourage our visitors to check back often.Join our GooglePlus circ ...

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Rainbow by Aivazovsky We are pleased to announce that we have recently updated the Aivazovsky gallery on ARC. To view the gallery, please click here.To view all new additions to the ARC museum, c ...

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We would like to announce the addition of another new award into this year's ARC Salon. The Knohl Collection Award for History or Literature Inspired Art - (Minimum of $5,000) This award is sponsored ...

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We have a new addition to the William Adolphe Bouguereau gallery in the ARC Museum. William Bouguereau is the most popular artist on ARC and a personal favorite (if not a passion) of ARC. In fact, the ...

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We are pleased to announce that Ju Ju by Jeff Hein has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. This painting of Ju Ju is a portrait of the artist’s youngest apprentice at age 14. Ca ...

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We have just added ARC Associate Living Master™ Jane Jones book "Classic Still Life Painting" to the Artist Self-Help Books and DVDs section of the ARC Store! The book is available through our online ...

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We are pleased to announce that Annunciation by Ken Salaz has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. “I approached this landscape painting not in terms of a mirror reflection of th ...

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We are pleased to announce that Crimson Ribbon by Heather Theurer has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition.“As the years have passed and I’ve experienced more of life, I’ve discov ...

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We are pleased to announce that The Coming Rain by David Santillanes has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."This painting began as a plein air study on a sunny afternoon by Cry ...

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We are pleased to announce that Patience, Cocoons Are Temporary by Laura Pritchett has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "Patience, Cocoons Are Temporary, was an exercise ...

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We are pleased to announce that Exodus by Michael C Hayes has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."The title of this painting, Exodus, implies both the leaving of an old place an ...

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We are pleased to announce that The Transcendence by Kevin Moore has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. “The Transcendence was originally shown at Rehs Contemporary Gallerie ...

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We are pleased to announce that Slumber by Tina Spratt has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. "I wanted to create the feeling of a fleeting moment in time, when unaware of be ...

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We are pleased to announce that Happy Birthday, Tristesse by Dirk Dzimirsky has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition."This artwork is not about a fun birthday party. I imagined w ...

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We are pleased to announce that Still Life: Flowers by Dmitry Sevryukov has been added to the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition. Dmitry Sevryukov is an acknowledged Realist artist whose w ...

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ARC Approved™ Academy of Realist Art has recently released a new on-line instructional video about French Academic Painting. ARA’s senior instructor Fernando Freitas takes you through a step-by-step ...

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The Michener Art Museum will be exhibiting the paintings of ARC Living Master™ Nelson Shanks, June 8 through September 8, 2013 in the Putman Smith Gallery. Nelson Shanks: A Brush with Reality brings t ...

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14 July, 2015

One of the foremost American genre painters of the nineteenth century, George Caleb Bingham is best known for his compelling depictions of frontier life along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. Th ...

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Nature and the American Vision is a landmark exhibition featuring nearly fifty masterpieces from the New-York Historical Society's acclaimed collection of landscape paintings, the most revered in th ...

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This exhibition features the work of artists from the ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figurative Art. The show will be held at the TAFA Gallery on 1324 East Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76102 and w ...

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16 August, 2009

Dear Mr Ross, I wanted to write to thank you for your website, Art Renewal Center. I have long been disappointed in much contemporary art, and have always been attracted to the beauty of the old maste ...

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One of the most celebrated painters of the Spanish Golden Age, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo worked primarily in Seville, where he was born in December 1617, until his death in 1682. Well known for his ...

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ARC Approved™ Murdoch Studio and Art School 3 DAY FIGURE PAINTING IN OIL WORKSHOP March 5-7, 2010(Friday- Sunday) 9am-4m Learn to paint realistic flesh tones with a strong emphasis ...

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Art Renewal Center® is pleased to announce that Murdoch Art Studio and School located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania is now ARC Approved™ and will be listed with our ARC Approved Ateliers and ...

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Full and Part time Atelier Program The ARC Approved™ Murdoch Art Studio and School in Bucks County Pennsylvania is accepting applications to its full and part time atelier program. Also availab ...

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Spring is here and a recent addition to the ARC website reflects the beautiful change in the weather. The Mucha Museum, dedicated to Alphonse Mucha, the most beloved and universally known Art Nouv ...

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ARC Living Master™ Morgan Weistling has recently had an article written about his work in Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine."Since he was a child, artist Morgan Weistling has constantly seen beauty and d ...

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28 December, 2007

The following letter was in response to a request for comment from Joseph Nechvatal regarding an article full of modernist "artspeak" titled Our Digital Noology: Catherine Perret in conversation with ...

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9 September, 2014

The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization™, reveals the intriguing qualities of small-format artwork with this exhibition, which is on view at its gallery at the historic Old Mill.A recept ...

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Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer presents a stunning range and number of works by the artist: 133 of his drawings, three of his marble sculptures, his earliest painting, his wood architec ...

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ARC Living Master™ and head of Angel Academy, Michael John Angel, recently had an article published in the Epoch Times on Hans Holbein the Younger and his work method. "Holbein's influence has been ...

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On Thursday, March 12th, Michael John Angel, ARC Living Master and co-founder/studio director of the Angel Academy of Art, Florence, gave a talk which included over 120 projected images at the Ulste ...

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On Oct. 30th, Michael John Angel—ARC Living Master and Director of Studies at the Angel Academy of Art, Florence — gave a lecture at the historic Tornabuoni Palace in Florence. The lecture’s title w ...

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ARC Living Master™ Michael John Angel and head of the ARC Approved™ Angel Academy of Art has recently given an interview with Kathryn Lloyd of The Master Secrets.The interview is approximately 40 minu ...

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Michael John Angel and the Angel Academy were recently mentioned in the Financial Times in an article on David Aspin. Angel had painted Mr. Aspin's portrait several years earlier. Mr Aspin also sa ...

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ARC Living Master™ Michael John Angel and salon finalist Martinho Correia are currently showing their works in the Lucio Parrillo Gallery and Atelier.The gallery which is located on via dell'amorino 4 ...

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Michael Grimaldi Figure Painting WorkshopAugust 17-28thARC Living Master™ Ted Seth Jacobs Master Class-Restructured RealismNovember 15, 2010-February 11, 2011 Click here for workshop information ...

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All prints 15% off! Use coupon code arcmem13 for your savings!All proceeds from purchases at the ARC Store go to maintain ARC's programs and scholarships. The Foundation for the Art Renewal Center®, a ...

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"Absolute Trust" - Best in ShowArantzazu MartinezThis page has been created to track the progress of the selection process to the much-anticipated live exhibition of the 2014/2015 ARC Salon. We will ...

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The MEAM has published a video commemorating the exhibit of the ARC Salon and Figurativas Competitions from this past winter. Entries for the current ARC Salon are being accepted from now until June ...

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18 September, 2014

The European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), an ARC Allied Organization, is running an exhibition titled “Some sculpture, please!”. The exhibit focuses on European sculpture of the twentieth century w ...

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The MEAM (Museum of European Art Modern) is a museum dedicated to contemporary realism located at the Gomis Palace, in the middle of the streets of the Born in Barcelona. This a neighborhood where cul ...

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This month ARC Living Master™, Shane Wolf, personally delivered his painting of Songs of Sagesse (left panel), to the MEAM museum. This painting, which won the MEAM purchase award in the 2014/2015 I ...

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1 December, 2017

To celebrate the centenary of the death of the European sculptor Auguste Rodin, the MEAM will present, from November 30, 2017, the first great anthological exhibition of the work of the Polish sculp ...

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20 May, 2015

The MEAM is still accepting entries for their 8th Figurativas Painting and Sculpture Competition, Figurativas 2015, through May 30th. The ARC Salon’s works for the live exhibit will be mounted at the ...

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Barcelona’s Museu Europeau d’Art Modern (MEAM), an ARC Allied Organization, will be leading Sotheby’s London December 11, 2014 auction of pre-war European sculpture. Among the works for sale in thi ...

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The 2010 schedule for workshops held in the McCormack Studios is now posted. The McCormack Studios, founded by ARC Master™ Paul McCormack, are housed in the former Historic Dutchess/Garner ...

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Max Ginsburg Painting a Portrait from Life:"Expressing the Reality of Hard Times Today"July 31-August 1, 20109 a.m. - 12 p. m, 1-4 p.m. dailyEnrollment Limited:Salmagundi Club47 5th Avenue212- ...

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Max Ginsburg, a finalist and winner of the Chairman's Choice award in the 2008-09 ARC Salon for his Tire Swing will be holding a workshop at the Salmagundi Club this month. "Painting a Head From Li ...

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3-day Oil Painting Workshop with Master Painter Max Ginsburg at the Atelier De Brésoles in Montreal Canada May 13, 14 & 15 2011 Master Painter Max Ginsburg will demonstrate his painting tec ...

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Max Ginsburg, an ARC Salon™ Finalist and winner of the Chairman's Choice award in the 2008-09 ARC Salon for his Tire Swing, will be at ARC Approved™ LAAFA:Intensive 5-Day WorkshopJanuary ...

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Unemployed On Line by Max GinsburgARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg will be having a solo exhibition of his work at Artrage Gallery - 505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse, NY from April 12 - May 24, 2014. In add ...

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17 October, 2011

Congratulations to Max Ginsburg and the success of his show at The Butler Institute which spawned two positive reviews, one in The Youngstown Vindicator and another by Ray Steiner in Art Time ...

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Carriage House Art Studios Visiting Artist Series Presents: Max Ginsburg3 days - Revealing RealismOct. 21st - Oct. 23, 2011 ARC Salon™ Best in Show winner Max Ginsburg will be teaching th ...

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ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg will be opening his studio for visiting, viewing, and buying small works, studies, and illustrations.The studio will be open from December 12 -14, 2014 and is l ...

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ARC Living Master™, Max Ginsburg, will be opening his studio for visiting, viewing, and buying small works, studies, and illustrations.The studio will be open from December 12 -14, 2014 and is locat ...

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Max Ginsburg Workshop at Art Student's League: March 7-11 Monday -Friday 8:45am – 4:45pmThis workshop will concentrate on painting the figure from life in a traditional realistic manner. The obj ...

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Winter by Maureen HydeARC Living Master™, Maureen Hyde, has been featured in an article in the Epoch Times.“Ever since childhood, I have had a curiosity about what I was seeing, and felt compe ...

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Running until May 3, 2015, the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC will display a selection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art's renowned collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, prints, ...

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This exhibition is presenting 27 masterpieces from the Royal Collection, including works by Gerrit Dou, Gabriel Metsu, Jan Steen and Pieter de Hooch, and Johannes Vermeer's A Lady at the Virginal wit ...

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Three ARC Living Masters, John Buxton, Jeremy Lipking, and Morgan Weistling, are participating in one of the country's premier Western art shows. Each year, 75 nationally recognized, contemporary West ...

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The Masters of the American West show is an invitational show held every year at the Autry Museum in Los Angeles, CA. It is the 17th year for this Fine Art Exhibition and Sale. It features 82 of the ...

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Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ Mary Ross Buchholz, who has recently had her painting "Copper Penny" featured on the cover of the April 2017 issue of Western Horseman magazine.To see ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Mary Ross Buchholz is participating in the Texas Masters show at Insight Gallery located on 214 West Main Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624.The show runs from March 1, 201 ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living MasterTM Mary Pettis for winning the Mini Pearls First Place Award in the EnPleinAirTEXAS Competition for her painting "Texas Diamonds in the Rough". ...

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22 February, 2018

ARC Living Master Mary Pettis will be exhibiting her paintings in tandem with the concerts being performed by the Minnesota Orchestra. "Color Harmonies" is a continuing celebration of t ...

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The Minneapolis Club is hosting a Solo Exhibition of ARC Living Master tm Mary Pettis's works.  There will be an artist reception on Friday, November 17, 2017 from 4-7pm. The exhibiti ...

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Martinhho Correia, Instructor at the ARC Approved™ Angel Academy of Art has launched a new blog:Off the Coast of Utopia lets us peek into the life of a working painter living in Florence, Italy.It is ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™, Mark Lovett, has been commissioned to recreate Leonardo Da Vinci's painting the Mona Lisa and has created a page with an in-depth study of the work. Join Lovett as he goe ...

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There is still time to see Mario Robinson featured at the Marquis Gallery - National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003 The show, Citizens of America, will be open now through Oc ...

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ARC Living Master Mario Robinson will be presenting a slide lecture about his art and the rich tradition of portraits in American art. The lecture will take place on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 5:00 p. ...

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Rufflesby Mario RobinsonPastel 23 x 30 inchesMario Robinson will teach a Pastel Workshop In support of the Hard Times exhibition August 9-13 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Salmagundi Club 47 Fifth Avenue, Ne ...

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Mario Robinson, an ARC Living Master has been added to the list of "Artists Making Their Mark" by Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine. The feature article will appear in their November/December issue.by Ma ...

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With a generous image contribution from Fonthill Press, we are happy to announce that ARC has revamped the Image Gallery of Ukrainian painter Marie Bashkirtseff (1858-1884). Fonthill Press recen ...

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Annelle and Her Dollsby Marci OleszkiewiczARC Living Master™ Marci Oleszkiewicz will be having a solo exhibition at Gallery Russia from March 13 - 27 featuring 21 new works. Artist's Reception: Thu ...

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ARC Living Master™ Marci Oleszkiewicz will be exhibiting in a solo show titled "Gratitude" at Gallery Russia - 7103 E. Main St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251.The opening night is March 12 and the show will ru ...

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Girl With a Lantern by Han Wu ShenMarch 17, 2008Sotheby's New York, Lot 236Girl with a Lantern, by Han Wu Shen, the Great Contemporary Realist and ARC Master , will be offered at the Contemporary Ar ...

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We have recently found that many companies will match their employees' tax deductible contributions.The Foundation for the Art Renewal Center, a 501C3 Educational Foundation was founded in 1999 to pre ...

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Mandy Hallenius, an artist and art teacher, says children can master the skills needed to draw or paint whatever they can imagine. To help children gain these skills, as well as open up many avenues f ...

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Isabella and the Pot of Basil by William Holman HuntChristie's London will be having their major Victorian Painting sale this upcoming week. The exhibition opens today and will remain open until th ...

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I have for several years now considered Mario Robinson to be one of the most talented living artists, who also happens to be a well-recognized ARC Living Master™. His paintings capture ...

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There are a series of exciting auctions in New York, NY that include some of the finest works of the period. Combined, these auctions include a total of twelve paintings by William Bouguereau, fi ...

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From the fashionable and bohemian streets of Belle Époque Paris to the fields of Barbizon, and the sights of Venice to the verdant English countryside, Sotheby’s New York auction of 19th Century Eur ...

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Ophelia by Sir John Everett Millais Longest Look - 30 minutes Colours: Anthraquinone Diazonium Chloride by Damien Hirst Longest Look - 30 seconds The ARC recently came across a fasc ...

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The Made in California Exhibit, which runs from April 2 - 23, 2016, will be presenting works by ARC Living Masters™ Julio Reyes and Jeremey Lipking among many other talented artists.The show is taki ...

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M.C. Escher: Reality and Illusion, taking place at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum located on 700 North 12th Street Wausau, WI 54403 from March 4 - May 28, 2017, displays some of the Dutch artist' ...

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"It’s so ironic that only a few days before Richard Lack passed away, (Lack was Ives Gammell’s most influential student), I just discovered the letter Ives Gammell sent to me in 1981 in which he demon ...

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ARC Approved™ Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art is holding a student exhibition at The Loft at Liz’s located on 453 S. La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036.The show will be open from January 6 – ...

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2011 ARC Scholarship 2nd PlaceMarina FridmanLAAFA has been authorized by the Department of Veterans Affairs to certify students enrolled in their programs for benefits under: Post-9/11 GI Bill (Cha ...

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LAAFA will be giving scholarships to students accepted into their 3-Year Fine or Entertainment Art Program and 18-Month Foundational Track for Fall 2014. Scholarships are between $500 and $2000 ann ...

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