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Many artists working in Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries contributed to a fascinating and rich period of artistic exchange. Northern artists (predominantly those in the Netherlands an ...

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ARC Approved London Atelier of Representational Art is holding an Open Studio show featuring the work of full and part time students.The show takes place on Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 6 - 9 p.m. at ...

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ARC Approved™ London Atelier of Representational Art, located in Vox Studios on 1-45 Durham Street, SE11 5JH, London UK, is holding an Open Studio show featuring the work of full time and part time s ...

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ARC Approved™ LARA will be holding a group exhibition titled “The Art of Representation”.This free group exhibition will feature more than 25 artists from around the world, all trained in the atelie ...

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For the first time many of the works from the ARC Salon will be exhibited in a live traveling exhibition that will start at the MEAM museum in Barcelona, Spain, and then travel to New York City, where ...

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ARC's first live show of 76 of the winning works and finalists from the 2014-2015 ARC Salon is coming to New York City, where it will hang at the prestigious Salmagundi Club from January 18th to Febru ...

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The ARC Salon will open at the European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), C/ Barra de Ferro 5, 08003, Barcelona, Spain on Friday, September 22nd  and will run through November 27th.   Th ...

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The official selection of additional works for the Live Exhibition of the ARC Salon will begin on January 1, 2017.The Live Exhibition will travel from the Salmagundi Club, New York, New York to the ME ...

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Arts in Rome, an ARC Approved ™ school is immensely pleased to receive internationally renowned award-winning artist, David Gray, who will be teaching his remarkable oil painting technique ...

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ARC Approved Atelier Long Island Academy of Fine Art (LIAFA) has two new locations. OPEN HOUSE: January 3rd, 2009 The public is invited to tour these new locations for LIAFA.Glen Cove Studio 12-3pm ...

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ARC Approved Atelier, Long Island Academy of Fine Art with locations in both Riverhead and Oyster Bay, has recently affiliated the ARC Approved Atelier, The New York Academy of Art, to offer landsc ...

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Among such websites (art), yours is the one that I consider the most visionary, inspiring, organized, resourceful and beneficial. I am a Professor of Medicine. However, my true aspiration was to be ...

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10 August, 2008

Art Renewal, Thank you, thank you, thank you! It is so wonderful to have such an extensive website dedicated to such beautiful, moving pieces of true wonder. I stumbled upon your website and I have no ...

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28 August, 2008

To Whom It May Concern,I wished to express gratitude and appreciation for all of your effortsto renew the classical academic traditions of art. I know that goingagainst the grain, your institution mu ...

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13 March, 2012

"... what pleasure it gave me, as a 71-year-old Englishman, to read some of your items about David Hockney. I said his work wasn't much good;...anybody who knows which end of a paintbrush is which ...

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Hi Mr. Ross - I am one of the recipients for this year's ARC scholarship competition, and I just wanted to send my sincere gratitude for having chosen and supported my work. This scholarship wil ...

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Dear Sharon,    Many thanks for the letter and cheque received for Inga Loyev's graduate studies.    We are always so grateful to the ARC and the Morris and Al ...

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1 September, 2011

"I wanted to give a quick thank you to the work you are doing. Your website made my day. Although, I'm not an artist, I have always been instictively repulsed by modern 'art'. I think this biased m ...

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"I was a little put out when I did not make the final "500" until I just viewed the accepted pieces and winners, WOW!!!! I am ordering the catalog to remind me of how much work I have to do to rea ...

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ARC Living Master, John Angel, who runs Angel Academy with Lynne Barton in Florence, recently wrote to Fred Ross: "What you have done (are doing) for this wonderful art of ours is beyond thanks. Se ...

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11 April, 2009

Dear Fred Ross I’ve just finished reading the 6 pages of ARC philosophy and I’m amazed and very grateful.You are describing to the point what I have been quietly holding in my heart for 20 years of pa ...

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Thank you SO much for the wonderful news! Given the outstanding work submitted, I am both honored and humbled. The array of talent is truly breathtaking, as always.I would be so proud and deeply ...

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To Mr. Ross, Dr. Swanson, and members of the Art Renewal Center,Treasures of the Trinity Bedrockby Katy Hamilton2nd Place 2013 Scholarship CompetitionI was deeply moved to be awarded a second-place ...

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Dear Chairman of Art Renewal Center, I'm currently a student of an art college and read your speech Good Art/Bad Art: Pulling Back the Curtain and I can't help but agree with what you said. I've ...

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We have added two new letters to the ARChives section of the website pertaining to photography and whether or not it can hold up to painting or sculpture as an art form."Congratulations on your web ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Leszek Piotrowski Lesstro was invited to participate with his painting "Spices of Arabia" in the Seventh Beijing International Art Biennale, which was held on September 24 ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative has released Lesson 9 in the Bargue course titled "Follow Through Lines". The DVI is using Patreon, a subscription service, to help finance the expense of producing high-quali ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative has released Lesson 8 – Plumb lines in the Bargue course. The DVI is using Patreon, a subscription service, to help finance the expense of producing high-quality video courses ...

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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 1 ...

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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 1 ...

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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 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 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 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 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 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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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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Support the DVI on Patreon! Subscribers gain exclusive access to bonus tips and tricks videos with additional educational footage as well as access to the weekly footage one day in advance of the gen ...

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Support the DVI on Patreon! Subscribers gain exclusive access to bonus tips and tricks videos with additional educational footage as well as access to the weekly footage one day in advance of the gen ...

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Lesson 11 in the DVI Bargue Drawing course has just been released.Support the DVI on Patreon or by buying and downloading the full class! Your support helps to finance the production of high-quality ...

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There's less than 24 hours left to submit work to the 13th International ARC Salon Competition!      Works do not need to be available for sale or available for the live exhibi ...

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Organized by the Muscarelle Museum of Art, 603 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185 this unprecedented selection of more than twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo f ...

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On loan from the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico, Flaming June makes its first public appearance in New York City today.Leighton's work will be on display until September 6, 2015 and will be exh ...

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The Legacy Exhibition which was co-produced by Evan Wilson, an ARC Salon Bouguereau Award winner and including works by Wilson and Daniel Graves, Director of the Florence Academy, has now traveled to ...

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For nearly 40,000 years mankind has been contributing to a vast visual record of the human condition. Weaving creativity with convention, each generation of mark-makers would pass along to the next an ...

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16 January, 2018

The Grand Central Atelier will be hosting a lecture on Giovanni Battista Moroni given by Robert Bunkin, who is a figurative painter, art historian and former Curator of Art at the Staten Island Muse ...

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2007 ARC Salon Catalogs will be shipped next week. The ARC Salon Catalogs, with their beautiful color reproductions of the ARC International Salon Winners, are eagerly awaited for each year and treasu ...

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ARC Fine Art Prints, DVD's and Books make great last minute Christmas gifts.A Gift Certificate is the perfect gift for that hard to shop for friend or relative – allow them to choose their favorite ar ...

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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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Last Day to Enter the 13th International ARC Salon Competition Deadline November 15th https://www.artrenewal.org/SalonApplication/Salon/Home The most prestigious realist art competition ...

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We are very happy to announce the DVI Kickstarter for their first online-class is fully funded! A very special thank you to all the backers! The support they have received not only financially but ...

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At the end of his career, the British artist Frederic Leighton painted the now-iconic image of a sleeping woman in a vivid orange gown. On loan from the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico, Flaming ...

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Lauded by Victor Hugo as the Michelangelo of Paris, French sculptor Pierre-Jean David d'Angers produced many of the most iconic portraits and ambitious public monuments of the Romantic era.This exhi ...

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This is the last chance to pre-order the 12th Annual ARC Salon catalogue. The catalogue will include images of all finalist works by all 640 artists.This book will also serve as our officia ...

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Deadline, Monday Jan 21This year we are offering more awards then ever. In addition to our over $50,000 in cash awards, and publicity on the Art Renewal Website and in our full color Salon Catalogue, ...

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These popular Fine Art Prints from the ARC Store are now available at our Very Large Size on Fine Art Paper or Fine Art Canvas (Archival Media Size:36 x 44 inches):La Jeunesse de Bacchus (The Youth of ...

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1 December, 2017

The London Atelier of Realist Art, an ARC Approved Atelier, is looking for a Senior Administrator, available to start January 2018. The Senior Administrator will oversee all adm ...

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24 June, 2015

The ARC Approved Atelier™ London Atelier of Representational Art is holding an Open Studio on July 2nd from 6 to 9pm. This is a great opportunity to come and see the student's work at the end of the ...

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The London Atelier of Representational Art (L.A.R.A.) offers full time tuition in drawing, painting and sculpture utilizing traditional atelier techniques and practices.They are now providing inten ...

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The Laguna College of Art and Design, an ARC Approved™ atelier, is proud to present the 2017 BFA Fine Arts Exhibition, a group exhibition highlighting representational paintings, drawings and sc ...

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Hard Workby Georges Laugee Treat yourself, your friends and your family to stunning reproductions while supporting ARC! All proceeds from the ARC Store are used to expand the ARC Museum and ARC Pro ...

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ARC Approved LAAFA is now accepting applications for their Fall Full-time Program Classes start October 4, 2010 LAAFA offers a realist Full-time program to Atelier students. Now, in addition to t ...

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ARC Approved LAAFA is now accepting applications for their Winter Atelier ProgramClasses start January 11th, 2010.LAAFA offers a realist diploma program to Atelier students.Now, in addition to the com ...

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ARC Approved™ Atelier LAAFA - Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art will start their summer quarter July 6. Sculpture and Technology WorkshopInstructor: David Simon July 25th ...

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ARC Approved LAAFA (Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art) is currently looking for talented instructors in figurative painting, drawing, and/or composition and color theory to become a part of ...

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The ARC Approved™ Atelier, The Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art, is excited to announce the start of their upcoming Atelier three year program's newest installment. LAAFA is now accepting ...

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"La Signorina" is an exhibition that focuses on Signorina Nerina Simi, who was a very important teacher in Florence 1923-1987. The work of 20 former Simi students including ARC Living Master Joke Frim ...

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ARC Co-Chairwoman and Chief Operating Officer Kara Lysandra Ross was recently interviewed by Epoch Times in an article titled "Realist Artists Preserving Our Culture"."The Art Renewal Center upholds t ...

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Part I of a II part interview has just been published, click here to read the interview.How would you summarize the ARC philosophy?"I would say that the main core of the ARC philosophy is that the d ...

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Part II of a II part interview has just been published, click here to read the interview.Why, at this time in our history, is there a move away from non-objective art toward realism?"There is a stro ...

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ARC Approved™ Bay Area Classical Arts Atelier is offering a ten day workshop by Kamille Corry focusing on painting the nude figure from life. Starting with limited palette, and working up to a more ex ...

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22 September, 2014

ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes will be exhibiting in the Contemporary Realism Biennial in Fort Wayne, IN. Every two years, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art (FWMoA) organizes the Contemporary Realism Bi ...

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11 November, 2014

Headwinds by Julio ReyesARC Living Master Julio Reyes™ will have a solo exhibit of works at the Arcadia Contemporary gallery on 51 Greene Street New York, NY 10013. The show opens on November 13 and ...

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Vessels by Julio ReyesThe latest issue of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine features an article on ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes and his wife Candice Bohannon. About the talented artist couple, Vanessa ...

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April 16, 2014Join the Puget Sound Group of Northwest Artists for a painting demo with ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. This event is free ...

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Congratulations to Juliette Aristides on the publication of her new book Lessons in Classical Drawing, which includes an instructive DVD. The book is now available in the ARC Store for purcha ...

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ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides is "a painter who seeks to understand and convey the human spirit through art." What does that mean in terms of the way she approaches her work, and the decisio ...

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Suggested Donation, an ARC Allied Organization™, has recently conducted an interview with ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides.To listen to the podcast, please click here. Touch by Juliet ...

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ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides will be speaking at the Seattle University Search for Meaning Book Festival. Her lecture, titled, "On Seeing: Art as a Portal to Living More Fully", will take p ...

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ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides will show at ArtHouse09 January 23- February 8Atlanta Art Gallery3005 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite BAtlanta, GA 30305404-816-7322www.AtlantaArtGallery.comClick ...

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ARC Living Master™ Juliette Aristides has been featured in an article in the Seattle Times about her workshops at the Gage Academy of Art."The school advances a lofty idea that, for most of the past 1 ...

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ARC Masters Juliette Aristedes and Patricia Watwood along with Sarah Lamb, Kate Lehman, and Dorothy Morgan are featured in a group show at John Pence Gallery:'Five Women'Reception for the ArtistsThur ...

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ARC Living Master™ Julie Bell was interviewed recently by PoetsArtists Magazine. The article, titled "Crossing Boundaries with Julie Bell", examines Julie's success in multiple genres of art and the ...

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Dear Contestants, We are happy to announce the Judges for this year’s ARC International Salon competition are as follows: Fred Ross, Dr. Vern Swanson, Juliette Aristides, and introducing Danie ...

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13 December, 2013

We are pleased to announce the Judges for the 2013/2014 International ARC Salon. They are as follows:Fred Ross - Founder and Chairman of the Art Renewal Center, Ross is the leading authority on Will ...

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Juan Medina, has been approved as an ARC Living Artist™Visit the Juan Medina GalleryAbout Timeby Juan MedinaUPCOMING SHOWSOct. 4th – Nov. 4th, 2008 -Juan Medina: New Paintings (Solo Show)Bryant ...

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ARC Living Master™ Joshua LaRock is offering several workshops this spring and summer. There is still space available in the 3 day portrait painting workshop from April 28-30 2017 in Durham, NC, the ...

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19 July, 2017

ARC Living Master™, Joshua LaRock, has recently created an instructional video on Kickstarter featuring his painting "Laura in Black" which won a Purchase Award in the 12th International ARC Sa ...

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The 2012/2013 ARC Salon Plein Air Magazine Award featuring Joseph McGurl was published in their November issue. The six page article is a full artist profile and McGurl was also given the honor of b ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Jon Boe Paulsen's painting "Notorious" has been selected as a finalist in the Portrait Now! competition. The exhibit opens to the public on May 11th at The Museum of ...

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ARC Living Master™ Joke Frima will be holding a solo exhibition titled Flora Delight.The show opens on Saturday, April 15, 2017 with the Artist Reception at 2 pm. The exhibition takes place at Galler ...

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16 November, 2016

ARC Living Master™ Joke Frima is showing six of her paintings at the PAN Art and Antiques Fair in Amsterdam in conjunction with her gallery, Mokum, Amsterdam.The show runs from November 20- 27, 2016 a ...

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8 February, 2017

Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ Joke Frima who has recently won second place still life in the Members Only competition of the Portrait Society of America for her painting, Eternal Return. The M ...

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We are pleased to inform you that the Art Renewal Center has just finished updating the John William Waterhouse section of the ARC Museum. We have included 94 images of the artist's work with a larg ...

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John Ruskin is primarily remembered as Victorian Britain's leading art critic and the champion of Turner and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Less well known is that Ruskin was an outstanding artist ...

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ARC Associate Living Master John Rowe recently had his work "Her Gift" featured on Fine Art Connoisseur magazine's website."The painting of my wife and our foster child — who has since been returned t ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ John Rowe has recently been featured in Fine Art Connoisseur magazine.“The range of Rowe’s work is stunning — and inspirational. While many artists hone their skills on po ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ John Pototschnik will be holding his first solo show at the Southwest Gallery - 4500 Sigma Rd. Dallas, Texas Dallas, TX. The exhibition runs from May 1 - 31, 2015 with t ...

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