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Since its first public appearance in 1863, Elihu Vedder’s The Questioner of the Sphinx, has been a mystery. It is the first of a group of bizarre and visionary paintings, drawings, and boo ...

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Painter Rob Reed and Writer and Film-maker John Rogers join ARC Living Master Ana Schmidt during her solo exhibition to discuss what makes urban waste ground such an interesting and inspiring place ...

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11 September, 2019

William Blake was a painter, printmaker and poet who created some of the most iconic images in British art. Inside the exhibition will be an immersive recreation of the small domestic room in which ...

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The ARC Scholarship Fund Distributes $30,500 in Direct Scholarships to Aid Students at ARC Approved™ Art Academy and Atelier Schools. As those familiar with ARC and its mission know, the organizatio ...

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TIAC Academy will host Odd Nerdrum Painting Workshops from November 4-9, 2019 at TIAC Studio, Via Luna 8r, Florence, Italy. TIAC has decided to extend the special 10% discount for one more month to ...

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6 September, 2019

ARC is pleased to welcome Juan Carlos Martinez as an ARC Living Master™. Juan Carlos Martinez is an award-winning artist, an art educator, and a specialist in traditional portraiture and figurative ...

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30 August, 2019

ARC Living Master™ Ana Schmidt is holding a solo exhibition at Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1. 'City of Shards' will showcase new works by Schmidt, who will be present during the exhibition t ...

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29 August, 2019

ARC is pleased to welcome Ana Schmidt as a new ARC Living Master™! Ana Schmidt is a figurative painter known for her realistic depictions of urban landscapes. In the artist´s paintings the presen ...

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28 August, 2019

ARC Living Master™ Joke Frima was featured in the June/July issue of International Artist Magazine. "Equality and Diversity", which won a purchase award in the 14th International ARC Salo ...

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Paul Ingbretson, head of the ARC ApprovedSM Ingbretson Academy of Drawing and Painting has recently released a video about Cognitive Science and Truth in Painting. "Hitting the note is not a m ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan has been selected as a finalist in the Kennedy Art Prize. The Kennedy Prize is an annual Australian art award of $25,000 for the theme of beauty. The pr ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Matthew James Collins as a new ARC Associate Living Master™. Matthew James Collins was nurtured in an artistic family. His enthusiasm for art was encouraged from ...

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20 August, 2019

We will be announcing the results of the 20th ARC Scholarship Competition on September 10, 2019. Please be sure to come back and visit the ARC Scholarship Page in September to see the w ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Elizabeth Barden has been selected as a finalist for the $30,000 Portia Geach Memorial Art Award, for the 6th time, with her portrait ‘Jaya-ism’.  The Por ...

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Royal Birmingham Society of Artists biennial Portrait Prize Exhibition is the UK's most prestigious portrait competition outside of London. Featuring 55 works in a range of media, this exhibiti ...

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15 August, 2019

The students of the ARC Approved Rob Gutteridge School of Classical Realism are holding an inaugural exhibition of their work. All pieces on display were created using graphite pencil. This is ...

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The bi-monthly PleinAir Salon competition brought to you by Plein Air Magazine is now open for submissions. The first place winner of the bi-monthly competition will receive a $1,000 cash ...

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13 August, 2019

ARC is pleased to welcome Carlos Bruscianelli Torrealba as an ARC Living Artist! Carlos Bruscianelli is a Realist painter born in Caracas, Venezuela, in 1980. In 2000, he began to study Civil Engin ...

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From the glimmer of a jewel to the sheen of armour, Bermejo’s ability to capture light, colours and textures in oil painting was unparalleled in 15th-century Spain. Bringing together seven of his ...

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Comprising 72 works from the Prado, the Rijksmuseum and 15 other institutions, this exhibition offers a reflection on the traditions of Spanish and Dutch painting from the 17th century. The tr ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Sivananda Nyayapathi is holding a solo show of his drawings and paintings from July 1 - August 31, 2019. The show is being held at the Arts Clayton Gallery located on 13 ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Paige Bradley as an Associate Living Master™! Paige Bradley’s powerful sculptures of dynamically posed figures showcase more than just physical strength and passion —they ...

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TIAC Academy is happy to announce that Odd Nerdrum will be holding a workshop from November 4 - 9, 2019 at their location on Via Luna 8r, Florence, Italy. As a member of a community that values, ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the Cumberland Atelier as an ARC Approved AtelierSM! The Cumberland Atelier believes that creativity is supported by knowledge; that on a foundation of understanding, arti ...

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This exhibition showcases the Lyman Allyn’s collection of European paintings, highlighting a selection of portraits, history paintings, religious scenes, landscapes, still-lifes, and genre scenes fr ...

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To commemorate the five hundredth anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, The Met presents the artist’s painting Saint Jerome Praying in the Wilderness, a special loan from the Vatican Museum ...

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This exhibition examines the varying landscape of the Northeast over the last hundred or so years. Drawn largely from the Lyman Allyn’s permanent collection, this exhibition includes watercolors of ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Robert Dale Williams as a new ARC Living Artist™! Robert Dale Williams studied classical drawing and painting techniques at the New York Academy of Art, Graduate School ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the Galvez Atelier as a new ARC Approved AtelierSM! Galvez Atelier offers a curriculum with a sequence of classes carefully designed to help the student develop in drawing ...

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PoetsArtists Magazine has recently published an issue of their magazine featuring "The Tempest" by Randalf Dilla, who won the PoetsArtists Magazine award in the 14th ARC Salon Competition. ...

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Fine Art Today has recently published an announcement about the 14th ARC Salon on their website. "The Art Renewal Center is pleased to present the winners and finalists of the 14th Internation ...

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Free of charge and open to the public, Treasures from Chatsworth will be on view from 28 June through 13 September 2019 in Sotheby’s New York galleries, located at 1334 York Avenue. Forty-five maste ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Ricardo Jose Mujica as an ARC Living Master™! Born and raised in New York City, Ricardo Jose Mujica studied art at the High School of Art and Design under Max Ginsburg a ...

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Congratulations to Aliakbar Beigi for winning the 14th International ARC Salon Competition’s People’s Choice Award with his work of "Kindness". For the first eight days after the ARC Salo ...

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12 July, 2019

The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization, and The Old Mill Foundation will mark the 20th anniversary of their gallery partnership with a celebratory “Paint/Sculpt-Out” at the historic sit ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Sheri Farabaugh as an ARC Associate Living Master™! "I began painting after careers in tax accounting and biochemistry; I guess that’s just about as far from art as y ...

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After a decade of work, ARC Associate Living Master™ Charles Gilbert Kapsner is nearing completion on a memorial to Minnesota's veterans. "Kapsner has put a lot of Minnesota models — human ...

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The Frick Collection presents a selection of paintings, drawings, prints, and photographs related to Giambattista Tiepolo’s first significant project outside of Venice, a series of ceiling frescoes ...

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Vote for your favorite! Visit the People’s Choice Award section on the ARC Salon results page and click on the vote button below the works of your choice to cast your votes. Cast up to 10 votes ...

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The Art Renewal Center is pleased to present the winners and finalists of the 14th International ARC Salon Competition! This year the ARC received over 4,300 entries from 73 countries. Our finalists ...

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The Art Renewal Center will post winners and finalists of the 14th International ARC Salon Competition on this coming Monday, July 1, 2019. The International ARC Salon Competiti ...

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The Art Renewal Center dedicates this year’s top Landscape awards to the artistry and memory of Leah F. Waichulis. An award-winning artist and educator, Leah’s paintings and drawings of interiors a ...

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Thank you to Academy of Realist Art, Boston for sponsoring the Portraiture Category in the 14th International ARC Salon Competition. The Academy of Realist Art, Boston was established in the histor ...

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21 June, 2019

ARC Associate Living Master™, Vicki Sullivan, will have "Courage, Camaraderie and Consequence" and "The Director" in the Hidden Faces 2019 exhibition.     The exhibit ...

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ARC Living Master John Pototschnik was recently awarded Best of Show in the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society Online Spring International 2019 competition.     He has also author ...

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Mandy Theis, president and co-founder of The Da Vinci Initiative, was interviewed by Daniel Digriz of the Thriving Artist Podcast. The interview delves into the necessity for traditional training in ...

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Established in 1982 by Paul Ingbretson, the Ingbretson Studio of Drawing and Painting provides a direct link to the Nineteenth Century Boston School approach to painting, which includes instructio ...

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14 June, 2019

ARC Master Ted Seth Jacobs passed away at his home in France this past April. Born in 1927, Jacobs was a world renowned artist who dedicated himself to the Representational Art Movement.  ...

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Thank you to Laguna College of Art and Design for sponsoring the Imaginative Category in the 14th International ARC Salon Competition. Laguna College of Art and Design's Fine Arts department offers ...

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ARC Living Master™ Ken Salaz has recently had a review of his work in Forbes Magazine.    The article, "'Like Painting A Speeding Bullet,' Landscape Master Ken Salaz Depicts Tactile ...

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In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Jacopo Tintoretto, the National Gallery of Art, Washington and the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia with the special cooperation of the Gall ...

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ARC Approved Princeton Academy of Art is holding a Russian Academic Figure Drawing workshop on June 17th & 18th from 10:30am – 5:30pm. The workshop explores the human figure as a construction ...

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Thank you to the PleinAir Magazine and Plein Air Convention & Expo for sponsoring the Plein Air Paintings Category in the 14th International ARC Salon Competition.  PleinAir Magazine i ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the TIAC Academy of Fine Arts as our newest ARC Approved AtelierSM! TIAC Academy is distinct in the way that it offers students an interdisciplinary curriculum and the a ...

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This exhibition celebrates the successful release of "Landscapes in Oil", a comprehensive guide to classical landscape painting, by ARC Living Master Ken Salaz. Salaz, author and painter, ...

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5 June, 2019

'Go Wild', an international exhibition curated by Conor Walton in collaboration with Poets&Artists Magazine, features work by several artists, including ARC Associate Living Masters Alex Callawa ...

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Come meet the individual painters, see their studios and work! The ARC Approved Ingbretson Studios is an atelier in the truest sense of the word, working for over thirty years to develop painters ...

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Thank you to Studio Incamminati for sponsoring the Drawing Category in the 14th International ARC Salon. For more than a decade, Studio Incamminati, School for Contemporary Realist Art, has bee ...

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31 May, 2019

Artelibre gallery and MEAM Museum are exhibiting the 6th edition of the ModPortrait 2018 international competition, organised by the virtual gallery Artelibre. ModPortrait is the first international ...

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30 May, 2019

The ARC Approved Florence Classical Arts Academy is holding an exhibition of biblical themed paintings created by their students. The exhibition also celebrates 10 years of the Academy.   &nbs ...

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30 May, 2019

Full Palette is a fundraising exhibition of over 50 beautifully painted palettes to benefit ARC Approved Florence Academy of Art U.S. 100% of the proceeds from this exhibition will go towards schola ...

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In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of John Ruskin, the most influential art critic of the Victorian era, more than 90 paintings, watercolors, and drawings created by American artis ...

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Pastels—dry, satiny colors, manufactured in sticks of every hue—enjoyed a surge in popularity during the eighteenth century, becoming, for a time, the medium of choice for European portraiture. Unli ...

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Thank you to BoldBrush for sponsoring the Figurative Category in the 14th International ARC Salon. BoldBrush is a free online art guild for visual artists. They offer a free daily member newsl ...

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ARC ApprovedSM Studio Incamminati, School for Contemporary Realist Art, celebrates 17 years of creating art and artists with a gala celebration in an artfully eclectic setting. Enjoy cock ...

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The Art Institute of Chicago is holding an exhibition of Rembrandt portraits.  Rembrandt added new dimensions to the genre, constructing identities through props, lighting, and ambiguous setti ...

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The ARC Approved Atelier Studio Program of Fine Art is holding their annual Full Time Student Show. This year the theme is "Work in Progress, an Educational Experience" and celebrates the ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the Kline Academy of Fine Art as our newest ARC ApprovedSM Atelier! Cheryl Kline started the Kline Academy in 2007 to give anyone who seeks a better art education an oppor ...

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This year, we are holding our 20th ARC Scholarship Competition. At ARC, we view our scholarship program as one of the most important. In order for future generations to produce great art, we must no ...

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We are very pleased to announce the finalists of the 14th International ARC Salon Competition! This year we received over 4,300 entries from 73 countries. Approximately 35% of the works submitted h ...

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In June, Rehs Contemporary will present "A Noble Pursuit: The Majestic Landscapes of Ken Salaz" while celebrating the successful release of his book, "Landscapes in Oil", a compr ...

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ARC Approved London Atelier of Representational Art (LARA) is delighted to announce their Summer Scholarship Competition 2019! LARA London and LARA Bristol will both host one first prize winner for ...

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Thank you to the Florence Academy of art for sponsoring the Fully From Life Category in the 14th International ARC Salon Competition.  The Florence Academy of Art, one of the Art Renewal ...

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Students who successfully accomplish the Three-Year Diploma Program at the ARC Approved Florence Classical Arts Academy are awarded a private institutional diploma in Visual Arts of European Standar ...

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7 May, 2019

Full Palette is a fundraising exhibition for ARC Approved Florence Academy of Art, US. Artwork will be created on palettes by faculty, alumni, students and friends of the school. 100% of the p ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome SCA Forma Vera as a new ARC ApprovedSM K-12 Atelier! The SCA Forma Vera offers a strong introduction to classical drawing, painting, and sculpting within the context of ...

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Rehs Contemporary will unveil a series of 13 new works from ARC Living Master Julie Bell at her first solo exhibition titled "Lush". The body of work put forth is a culmination of more tha ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Josh Tiessen is holding a solo show titled "Streams in the Wasteland".     Comprising over four years of painting, this series explores the theme of ...

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ARC Living Master™ Patricia Watwood's solo show "Beauty and Terror" will be on view at Dacia Gallery in New York City from April 30- May 17, 2019.  This new body of figurative paintin ...

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ARC Living Master™ John Seibels Walker will be exhibiting his work at the annual spring open house at Dilworth Artisan Station 118 E. Kingstom Ave, Southend, Charlotte NC.      ...

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26 April, 2019

Portrait Now! 2019 displays the best contributions from the 7th edition of the The Carlsberg Foundation’s Portrait Award competition. Artists in the competition come from the Nordic countries, Russ ...

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Studio Incamminati Portrait Competition ARC Approved Atelier Studio Incamminati, founded by Nelson Shanks one of the master portrait artists of our time, invites artists to its first-ever portrait ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard Whitney has recently published a book titled "Advice to a Young Artist - Letters From Ives Gammell to Richard Whitney". Ives Gammell, 20th century artist and te ...

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The ARC ApprovedSM; Princeton Academy of Art will be holding a week long Russian Academic Drawing Workshop focusing on portrait and figure from May 6-10, 2019. ARC Living Master™; Gilberto Geraldo ...

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In order to bring realist art back into the mainstream of society it is imperative that young artists are properly trained. At our ARC Approved™ schools, we know these methods are still taught by so ...

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The Epoch Times has recently published an article by ARC C.O.O. and Co-Chair, Kara Lysandra Ross, about the upcoming sale of Bouguereau's "La Jeunesse de Bacchus" at Sotheby's. ...

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If you are in support of the 21st century realist art movement, we urge you to take a few moments to complete this simple six question survey. As the Da Vinci Initiative, ARC's sister organization,& ...

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17 April, 2019

Florilegium features over 45 works of painting, illustration, and sculpture, as well as botanical installation and floral design by students, alumni and instructors from the ARC Approved Grand Centr ...

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Emilio Longo, recently interviewed Boston School painter and foremost authority on the school's philosophy and methodology, Paul Ingbretson. Paul is also the founder of the ARC ApprovedSM Ingbretson ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Hiroki Fukuda as an ARC Associate Living Master™. Hiroki Fukuda learned the foundations of oil painting with Hiroshi Furuyoshi in 2010. His style is influenced by the ...

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The Arts & Artists Foundation is accepting entries to the 10th Figurativas Painting and Sculpture Competition, which will be awarding a First Place Painting Prize of up to €36,000, a Sculpture A ...

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  More than 15 works by ARC Living Master™ Mario Andres Robinson will be presented in 'An American Vision: The Art of Mario Andres Robinson'.   The exhibition runs from April 12 - May 1 ...

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In this workshop, hosted by ARC ApprovedSM Edinburgh Atelier of Fine Art, ARC Living Master™ and best selling author Juliette Aristides breaks down the drawing process into small, manageable lessons ...

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The MEAM and TIAC Academy of Fine Arts Florence present "Beyond Language, Contemporary Chinese Realism",  an exhibition of works by Chinese artists dedicated to traditional oil painti ...

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The International Guild of Realism is proud to present their first Winter Salon Online Exhibition. All participating artists are IGOR juried members and each has his/her own page on the IGOR website ...

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This is the first UK exhibition of the Spanish Impressionist, Sorolla, in over a century. Known as the 'master of light' for his iridescent canvases, this is a rare opportunity to see the most compl ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Arina Gordienko has been juried into The International Biennial Portrait Competition 2019. Her painting, 'Sublimation' will be exhibited among 56 portraits created by ar ...

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Our entry submission period for the 14th ARC Salon is now officially closed. We have had another large increase in submissions this year, receiving over 4,330 entries from 73 countries. Please ...

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ARC Approved AtelierSM Studio Incamminati's third annual Facebook Live broadcast, "Seeing, Creating, Progressing: Drawing and Sculpture," presents three different artists working in three ...

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28 March, 2019

ARC Associate Living Master™, Tina Garrett, has recently published an article on ARC titled "How I Started Teaching Workshops". "In 2011 when the publishing house that was my mains ...

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