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The Plein Air Collection Ever since stressed-out 19th century Parisian artists decamped to the countryside to escape the incessant demands and competition of their careers, painters have banded tog ...

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This holiday season, Rehs Contemporary Galleries is excited to present a selection of more than 50 small artworks. The five participating artists include ARC Living Artist Stuart Dunkel, as well as ...

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Legacy Gallery is holding their 20th Annual Holiday Small Works Show. ARC Living Master Julie Bell and ARC Associate Living Master Mary Ross Buchholz are among the participating artists. The Artist ...

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2 December, 2020

Welcome to California features small works of iconic images of the Golden State, from pristine landscapes and seascapes to figurative works and still lifes. All artwork is framed and available for a ...

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1 December, 2020

ARC Living MasterTM Anna Wypych is participating in two shows at the Abend Gallery. There will be a Solo Exhibition of her work running from December 2, 2020 - January 6, 2021. The 30th Annual Hol ...

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Each year the Montana Trails Gallery likes to celebrate the holiday season with a Small Works Show. The show will take place on December 5th from 5PM - 7PM. The pieces will be on display from Novemb ...

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ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2020 The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition is a show of small works independently selected by six prominent figures from the art world: two artists, two collectors and two ...

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18 November, 2020

In celebration of the de Young museum’s 125th anniversary, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are hosting The de Young Open, a juried community art exhibition of submissions by artists who live ...

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ARC Living Artist Edi Matsumoto is having a solo exhibition of her work at the Pacific Grove Art Center, 568 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA from November 5 - December 17, 2020. In her exhibition, ...

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Small Works, Great Wonders features a fusion of traditional and contemporary paintings and sculpture at affordable prices. Among the participating artists is ARC Associate Living Master Mary Ross Bu ...

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In this rare opportunity, Charles Miano will be teaching his still life painting technique. Participants will have a front row seat to see the Miano method for painting and learning. He will also di ...

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Rick Davidman and Lisa Lebofsky, of DFN Projects curated this show in conjunction with 33 Contemporary Gallery, created by Sergio Gomez and Didi Menendez. This exhibition is a homage to New York Cit ...

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10 November, 2020

Starting on November 12th, ARC Associate Living MasterTM Urban Larsson will be exhibiting new paintings, together with other available works, until December 6th in his studio. Due to the curre ...

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The Art Renewal Center is pleased to announce that we have posted our roster of semi-finalists competing in the 15th International ARC Salon Competition. We received 4,941 entries this year from 83 ...

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Hidden Faces - The 2020 Victorian Salon des Refusés Hidden Faces is a curated selection of portraits by artists from Victoria, Australia submitted for national portrait prizes that were either not ...

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The Lyme Academy of Fine Arts is seeking an Artistic Director/Deane Keller Chair who will be responsible for implementing the artistic vision and programming of the Academy. The mission of the Lyme ...

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30 October, 2020

Superhero Inspiring pop culture for decades, superheroes have a prolific impact on our imaginations. They beg the question: if you could have a superpower, what would it be? ARC Living Master Loui ...

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The renowned Sunday Times Watercolour Competition is the largest competition for contemporary watercolor painting in the UK. Over the past 33 years it has attracted entries from artists working in a ...

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23 October, 2020

 Ambivalence is an online exhibition curated by Carol Hodes. "...Ambivalence could have accompanied us from our youth and formed our characters unknowingly. It could have created the etho ...

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And the winner is David Bowers “Lisa, the Shield Maiden” paired with designer Bea Cruz PH. During the 14th ARC Salon Virtual Exhibition at Sothebys.com, visitors voted for their fa ...

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PoetsArtists + 33 Contemporary invite visitors to explore “PAINTING THE FIGURE NOW III”, a new exhibition curated by David Hummer and Didi Menendez, with guest curator F. Scott Hess, opening at ...

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20 October, 2020

In celebration of the de Young museum’s 125th anniversary, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are hosting The de Young Open, a juried community art exhibition of submissions by artists who live ...

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New England Premiere of The Outwin: American Portraiture Today from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The Outwin: American Portraiture Today premiered at the Smithsonian’s National Portr ...

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Distilled Beauty is a group exhibition exploring the revival of realism by American and international artists, selected from 14th International Art Renewal Center Salon finalists. There will also b ...

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This year, the Society of Women Artists is holding their annual exhibition online. The patron of the event is SWA Princess Michael of Kent. Among the participating artists are ARC Living Master Ann ...

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15 October, 2020

ARC is pleased to welcome Luis Alvarez Roure as an ARC Living Master. Mr. Roure is a figurative and still-life painter better known for his portraits of internationally known figures. In 2020, The ...

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Throughout the history of art, birds have been represented as the embodiment of humanity’s hopes and dreams. Taking Flight is Rehs Contemporary’s annual event partnering with the Art Rene ...

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This group exhibition explores the interpretation of an object, place or memory that in these times offers safe harbor from the storm, offering tranquility, comfort, and&nbs ...

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National Sculpture Society 87th Annual Awards Exhibition The annual juried exhibition of the National Sculpture Society, the oldest professional organization of sculptors in America, presents the w ...

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The Museum of Western Art is proud to host the 37th Annual Roundup Art Exhibition & Sale. This invitational exhibition features over 100 works by leading artists in the western genre, including ...

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ARC Living MasterTM Max Ginsburg has recently posted a tour of his studio on youtube. To watch the tour, click here.      ...

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We hope you made your vote count! During the 14th ARC Salon Virtual Exhibition at Sotheby’s NY, visitors voted for their favorite artwork / designer pairing in the Art and Beauty Behind Fashion Even ...

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1 October, 2020

ARC Living Master Ana Schmidt has been announced finalist at the Sunny Art Prize London 2020 and will exhibit her work at the Sunny Art Centre, London, a prestigious art institution with an extraord ...

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29 September, 2020

ARC is pleased to welcome Anil Surendran as an ARC Living Artist! "The thought process prior to sculpting a portrait or figure I find the most creative aspect. How does the person see himself ...

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Principle Gallery is hosting IGOR’s 15th annual exhibition, which will feature a blend of contemporary and classical realism and styles such as trompe l’oeil, magic realism, contemporary realism and ...

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29 September, 2020

ARC is pleased to welcome Nathan Bertling as an ARC Living Artist! Nathan Bertling studied under American master Benjamin F. Long, IV at The Fine Arts League of the Carolinas in Asheville, NC. Lear ...

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A group exhibition being held at American Legacy Fine Arts exploring the revival of Realism by American and international artists, selected from the Art Renewal Center 14th Salon finali ...

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27 September, 2020

ARC is pleased to welcome Edi Matsumoto as an ARC Living ArtistTM! Edi Matsumoto was born and raised in Japan. Her maternal great-grandfather was a traditional Japanese artist who painted birds, ...

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This October, Rehs Contemporary in New York City will open their doors to the public for Taking Flight, a socially distanced exhibition, by RSVP only. The group show is the gallery’s annual ev ...

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The Dacia Gallery is holding a 10 year anniversary exhibition. This exhibition embodies an eclectic mix of contemporary artists that focus on representational art through painting and drawing. Among ...

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A solo virtual exhibition of ARC Living MasterTM Max Ginsburg's work will be available to view on the Dacia Gallery's website from September 1-30, 2020.  To view the show, please click here. ...

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A group exhibition being held at American Legacy Fine Arts exploring the revival of Realism by American and international artists, selected from the Art Renewal Center 14th Salon fina ...

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The Dutch Museum Møhlmann, founded 22 years ago, is unique in showing nearly exclusively contemporary realism. Every year it organizes an exhibition with works of about 100 artists. The exhibition ...

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Forbes magazine has recently published an article about the ARC Select: Taking Flight exhibition that will be taking place next month at Rehs Gallery, New York City. The group show featuring works ...

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10 September, 2020

The Insight Gallery is hosting a Fall Group Show featuring the works of several artists including ARC Associate Living Master Mary Buchholz, and ARC Living Masters Tony Pro and Hsin-Yao Ts ...

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In this 40 minute lecture, Professor Miano will take you back in time to the origins of the western art tradition. He will give you a taste of the upcoming art historical workshop series which will ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Evgeniy Monahov as an ARC Associate Living MasterTM. Evgeniy Monahov is a Russian painter whose works have been featured in exhibitions and collections in the US, Spain, R ...

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We have now officially concluded accepting entries to the 15th International ARC Salon Competition. We have received 4,941 entries from 83 countries representing a 14% increase in total entries ...

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To view the prospectus and enter visit the ARC Salon Entry Pages. If you missed the 15th ARC Salon submission period, don’t worry, you still have time! Due to high volumes of requests we wi ...

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28 August, 2020

REALISM LIVE,  The World’s First Virtual Realism Art Conference is taking place online over three days, on October 22, 23, and 24, with a beginners’ day on October 21. Realism L ...

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ARC is pleased to present John Whytock as our newest ARC Associate Living MasterTM! “Beauty, like truth, exists. And we, as human beings, have an almost divine capacity to recognize it. Art, for me ...

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27 August, 2020

Art Revolution Taipei (A.R.T.) 2020, has announced its finalists, and 334 pieces by 168 artists were selected out for the Grand Prize Exhibition. ARC Living MasterTM Ana Schmidt has been selected wi ...

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26 August, 2020

For the third year in a row, the Museum Møhlmann is holding "Maginificent Minatures", an exhibition of works 14 by 14 inches or smaller. The tempera on panel painting "Dried Leaf&quo ...

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We are very happy to announce that if you missed seeing the 14th International Virtual ARC Salon Exhibition at Sothebys.com, you are not too late! The entirety of the show including the writt ...

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If you missed the 15th ARC Salon submission period, don’t worry, you still have time! Due to high volumes of requests we will continue accepting entries to the 15th ARC Salon Competition until the ...

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An exhibition of ARC Approved Rob Gutteridge's School of Classical Realism student work made during 2019-20. It includes Bargue drawings, life drawings, drawing master copies, cast drawings, and ind ...

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This exhibition presents both the great successes of James Tissot who often created iconic images, and his boldest experiments. It also examines his materials and painting techniques, the themes tha ...

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Oil Painters of America are hosting their 2020 Salon Show virtually, from August 13 - October 3, 2020, featuring almost 300 representational oil paintings. The focus in the jurying process was ...

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This major exhibition charts the career of the artist known simply as El Greco. Over 57 works from across the world trace not only the development of his distinctive style but also the astounding am ...

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"Our World Re-Imagined" is the Northern California Chapter’s first virtual exhibition with the California Art Club (CAC). This exhibition’s theme is to inspire the artists to visually int ...

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Edward Hopper and the American Hotel is an exhibition that looks at the iconic midcentury artist’s fascination with places of transience, escape, and anonymity. Guests can explore the romantic and n ...

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The Art Renewal Center is now accepting entries to the 15th International ARC Salon Competition, offering over $130,000 in cash awards, $25,000 for best in show, as well as publication, exhibition, ...

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Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers has republished yet another video interview with Stephen Gjertson, who is a longstanding artist of the Classical Realist t ...

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Caravaggio-Bernini: Baroque in Rome is an exhibition of more than 70 masterpieces by Caravaggio, Bernini and their contemporaries. The paintings and sculptures are on loan to the Rijksmuseum fr ...

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The Florence Academy of Art is hosting an online exhibition of student works. Over 150 drawings, paintings, and sculptures produced by students during the six month school year and at home during lo ...

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Join ARC Associate Living Master Charles Miano and Gage Academy of Art on Thursday, July 30, 2020 on a journey of expression as he teaches the secret fundamentals of Red Chalk Drawing. Follow along ...

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PoetsArtists + 33 Contemporary invite visitors to explore “Painting the Figure Now”, a new exhibition curated by David Hummer and Didi Menendez, with guest curator F. Scott Hess, opening at Waus ...

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Fine Art Today recently published an article on the 14th ARC Salon Exhibition titled ARC Virtual Exhibition With Sotheby’s. “There is an inborn awe… an innate reverence when one feels they are ...

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"We believe that the support, commitment and responsibility of an art collector should go beyond just buying art. For that reason, in 2019, we launched ARTDATAintel, an inspiring Instagram init ...

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ARC Living Master Daniel Graves has been featured in the article "What Inspires Master Artist Daniel Graves" in Realism Today. "From doorways found in distant travels to classic myth ...

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Kara Lysandra Ross, ARC Co-Chair / COO was recently interviewed by the International Arts and Culture Group as part of their #TIACARTINTOUCH project. The 22 minute video interview covers topics such ...

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The Epoch Times recently published an interview with Kara Lysandra Ross about the 14th ARC Salon Competition and Exhibition. The article discusses not only the competition and virtual show, ...

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ARC Associate Living Master John Rowe has recently been featured in the article "An Artistic Odyssey: Meaningful Portrait Paintings" in Fine Art Connoisseur. "The story of artist J ...

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15 July, 2020

Stamford Museum & Nature Center is holding The Society of Animal Artist's 59th Annual Exhibition “Art and the Animal”. The collection features over 50 paintings, drawings and scul ...

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ARTEDEA-BOHEMIARTE School of Art is proud to announce the beginning of a creative collaboration with ACADEM, Académie des beaux-arts de Montréal. Both schools are connected by the co ...

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The time has come!  Featuring 70 short video interviews with many of the exhibiting artists from around the world (2 hours of video content), a newly created digital exhibition catalog, an ...

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The 14th International Virtual ARC Salon will be going live at 12AM EST on Monday, July 13, 2020. Featuring 70 short video interviews with many of the exhibiting artists from around the w ...

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Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers has republished a video interview with Classical Realist painter and ARC Living Master, Stephen Gjertson, which was record ...

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Through nearly 50 paintings and drawings, this exhibition follows Maes’s move away from paintings of historical and biblical scenes, where Rembrandt’s influence is most clear, to the scenes of every ...

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ARC Living Master Morgan Weistling has recently been featured in an article on Fine Art Connoisseur titled "Chasing Light, Capturing Beauty: Oil Paintings by Morgan Weistling". "Sinc ...

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In 1551, Prince Philip of Spain, the future King Philip II, commissioned Titian, the most famous painter in Europe at the time, to produce a group of paintings showing Classical myths primarily take ...

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This exhibit features a collection of 15 miniatures by ARC Associate Living Master Debra Keirce that depict the artist's travels within the United States. On August 6, 2020 Keirce will be doing an ...

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Including 70 short video interviews with many of the exhibiting artists from around the world, totaling 2 hours of edited video footage! We have embedded this footage directly into the newly cr ...

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2 July, 2020

The first global virtual plein air experience brought to you by the creators of the PleinAir Convention and PleinAir Magazine. A virtual pleinair painting event that can be experienced in the safety ...

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We are accepting entries to the 15th International ARC Salon Competition now through August 14th. Compete in the largest competition in the world for representational art, offering over $130,00 ...

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1 July, 2020

ARC Associate Living Master Tom Kegler is holding a solo exhibition of work at Meibohm Fine Arts, 478 Main Street, East Aurora NY 14052 from June 26 - August 8, 2020.  The gallery is open by ap ...

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Emilio Longo, founder and director of Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers, has recently designed a product to commemorate the life and work of the 20th centur ...

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"Challenges reveal character, and the graduates of the Laguna College of Art + Design class of 2020 are the embodiment of perseverance. Collectively they demonstrate a command of both time- ...

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Laguna College of Art and Design’s (LCAD) undergraduate Fine Arts department is proud to present its 2020 Virtual BFA Fine Arts Exhibition, a group exhibition highlighting representational paintings ...

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The National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. is offering a virtual tour of the exhibition "Degas at the Opera". It is the first show dedicated to Edgar Degas’s fascination with the Pa ...

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Operation Night Watch is the largest research and conservation project ever on Rembrandt's "The Night Watch". The Rijksmuseum invites members of the public to watch the entire process at t ...

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Michael J. Pearce explains imaginative realism, an artful “escape from reality” in a 15-minute video, featuring works of art from prehistory to modern movies. To watch the video, click here.  ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Paige Bradley is holding a solo exhibition and sculpture demonstration at Gallery D'May located on 401 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204. The exhibition runs from June 26 ...

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The Lethbridge Small Scale Art Award is open to artists from all over the world for small-scale artworks. Entrants submit 2D artworks up to 61cm (24 inches) in height or width. The Judging is based ...

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12 June, 2020

Maryhill Museum presents the Influence of Women, a fully online exhibition of student and graduate paintings from the Aristides Atelier, at Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, WA. Click here to regis ...

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The ARC Approved Southern Atelier is offering a free Russian Academic portrait drawing demonstration by Iliya Mirochnik. This class is free to anyone who would like to join on Saturday, June 13, 20 ...

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Fine Art Connoisseur has released a series of videos on Facebook and YouTube called Contemporary Realist Art in Lockdown. Nine extraordinary artists, educators, and dealers discuss what they are doi ...

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The ARC Allied Organization, Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists, is holding a show called "Portraits of Heroes". 14 CSOPA members bring their professional skills to honor workers in h ...

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Sheltering with Art is a virtual exhibition and sale featuring 70 works by the faculty of the ARC Approved Florence Academy of Art. Sculptures, paintings, and drawings will be among pieces offered. ...

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We are saddened by the traumas and violence that continue to ripple through American society. People are angry, frightened and heartbroken. We must change and work together to build a better, more ...

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