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The Southern Atelier is holding a back to school party.  The event is free and open to the public.  Visitors can meet instructors, students, board members and even sign up for classes and ...

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Museum Møhlmann is celebrating its twentieth anniversary. It is an important Dutch platform for realist art and without outside support, the museum has been able to build up var ...

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ARC Living Masters™ Richard Whitney and Marina Dieul and ARC Associate Living Master™ Ed Little will be exhibiting work at Francesca Anderson Fine Art, 56 Adams St., Lexington,& ...

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Outdoor Painter recently published an article about the plein air works being exhibited in the 13th International ARC Salon Exhibition, selected from our recently added Plein Air Category. Sev ...

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Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan has been selected as a finalist in the Exhibition about Australian Rules Football with her portrait of Australian Football Legend Paul Salmon. &nbs ...

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14 September, 2018

French painter Eugène Delacroix was one of the greatest creative figures of the nineteenth century. Delacroix produced an extraordinarily vibrant body of work, setting into motion a cascade of innov ...

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Organized by The Butler Institute of American Art, this retrospective showcases the realist art of ARC Living Master™ Daniel Greene. It will include a range of work from paintings created in the 197 ...

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The year the Art Renewal Center has awarded $29,700 in scholarship funds.  As those familiar with ARC and its mission know, the organization is involved in numerous projects, all in support of ...

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The International Guild of Realism (IGOR), an ARC Allied Organization, is holding their 13th annual exhibition, which will feature a blend of contemporary and classical realism along with styles suc ...

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The results for the 2018 ARC Scholarship Competition will be posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. The Scholarship Competition is one of the most important programs offered by ...

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ARC Living Master™ Mario Robinson is holding an exhibition of recent watercolor portraits and streetscapes. The paintings in his current exhibit possess atmospheric qualities, seen through his ...

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5 September, 2018

Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan for being a finalist in The Kennedy Prize Competition. The Kennedy Prize is an annual Australian Award and the theme of this year's co ...

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The Guide Artists, an ARC Allied Organization, is holding their first awards competition. Their aim is to make this one of the most prestigious portrait painting competitions in the world, represen ...

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4 September, 2018

The National Museum of Brazil, a 200 year old institution and the largest museum in Brazil, has been tragically destroyed in a fire last Sunday night.  Although the extent of the damage is unk ...

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The Guild of Boston Artists is proud to present this year's Annual Regional Juried Exhibition at 162 Newbury St, Boston MA 02116 from September 8 - 29. Each year, the exhibition  ...

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31 August, 2018

Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ Josh Tiessen, who recently had his painting "Grassie Blacksmith Shop" acquired by Battlefield House and Museum, a National Histori ...

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29 August, 2018

Renowned as a giant of French Romantic painting, Eugène Delacroix was equally a dedicated and an innovative draftsman. Through a selection of more than one hundred works on paper—from finished water ...

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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the sister relationship between Shandong province and the state of South Australia, seven artists from Shandong visited South Australia ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the Julian Ashton Art School as a new ARC ApprovedSM Atelier! The Julian Ashton Art School was founded by Julian Rossi Ashton in 1890 and is Australia's oldest continuous ...

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Painting the Figure Now is an exhibition of paintings that investigate the many ways we see the human figure today, showing contemporary approaches to portraiture, narrative, and any and all vi ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome PoetsArtists as a new ARC Allied Organization. PoetsArtists is a platform uniting artists, authors, art collectors, galleries and other art affiliated members. Their ...

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23 August, 2018

ARC Living Master™ John Buxton will be exhibiting this year at the Quest for the West show. Visitors have the opportunity to meet the artists in an intimate setting and purchase art in a luck-of- ...

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22 August, 2018

Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ and head of the ARC Approved℠ Southern Atelier, Charles Miano, for winning the FACE Scholarship in the Teachers category. Winners rec ...

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ARC Living Artist™ Debra Keirce's painting "Red  White and Blue" has recently been acquired by the Customs House Museum located on 200 S 2nd St, Clarksville, TN 37040. The wor ...

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PleinAir Magazine, has recently announced the winners for their bi-monthly plein air competition. "Calm Morning In Chioggia" by John Whytock won first place overa ...

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17 August, 2018

Arcadia Contemporary will be holding the show "Five and Under" for the grand opening exhibition in their new gallery in Pasadena, California. "Five and Under" features contempora ...

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A new podcast has been added to the Video and Podcast page in the Education section of the ARC Website. Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students and Artist-Teachers, conducts interview ...

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The Art Renewal Center is dedicated to bringing realism back to the visual arts. To better accomplish our mission and return sanity back to the visual arts, we have allied ourselves with like-m ...

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This exhibition explores the deep, multifaceted relationship the Dutch had with the water in the seventeenth century, including their gratitude for the sea’s bounty and their fear of its sometimes d ...

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12 August, 2018

How Artists Can Begin Selling More Artwork is a book review of Eric Rhoads’ book Make More Money Selling Your Art, written by Kara Lysandra Ross, ARC Co-Chair and Chief Operating Offi ...

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When the Art Renewal Center website relaunched, several new features were added to the site to create a better and more user-friendly experience for our registered members. My Albums has ...

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10 August, 2018

The driving philosophy behind the Art Renewal Center is clearly put forward in the essay by ARC founder, Frederick Ross, entitled "Why Realism?" The essay argues point by point& ...

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Whistler and Pennell: Etching the City captures the changing landscape of New York and London in the final years of the industrial revolution. Featuring 38 prints from two of the most ...

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With Rousseau’s call to get “back to nature!” and Goethe’s Sturm und Drang poetry, wandering around 1800 became the expression of a modern awareness of life. As part of a reaction against the rapid ...

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The Eye of the Beholder will feature new works from ARC Living MasterTM Sergio Roffo, ARC Associate Living MasterTM Thomas Kegler, and Kathleen Dunphy. In this exhibition, Dunphy, Kegler and Roffo ...

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3 August, 2018

The Bennett Prize, created in 2018, awards $50,000 to a woman artist to create her own solo exhibition of figurative realist paintings, which will travel the country. The Prize will propel ...

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Florentine Renaissance painter Plautilla Nelli created the only early Last Supper by a woman artist and signed her massive 21 foot long masterwork with a call to action: 'Pray for the ...

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ARA Boston, an ARC Approved AtelierSM, has brought together some of the top figurative artists in the world to work for 5 days straight from a live model in competition for big cash prizes. Thi ...

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The Museo del Prado is presenting the first major exhibition on Lorenzo Lotto’s portraits. Co-organised with the National Gallery in London, it is benefiting from the sole sponsorship of Fundación B ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Charles Miano as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™! Charles Miano's art explores both Eastern and Western human values, using a classic foundation and contempor ...

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Relatively unknown, 19th century polychrome sculpture is one of the key facets of the history of sculpture. Until the beginning of this century, the only colours permitted in statuary were the white ...

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This is the first retrospective for nearly a century of the Manchester born painter Annie Swynnerton, a pioneering professional artist who challenged convention in art and life. Painting Light and ...

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Pastels are only rarely exhibited due to the fragility of the powdery pigment and the light sensitivity of the paper on which it rests. Drawn primarily from the MFA’s holdings, with select loans fro ...

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ARC Editor-in-Chief Sherry Ross is hosting a summer drawing contest for children (grades 6-12) going on now. The contest involves creating and drawing a new fantastical character inspired by he ...

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In conjunction with the museum exhibition, FLORA, in the Drents Museum, a sales exhibition will take place at Harms Collection. ARC Living Master™ Joke Frima is looking for untouched nature in he ...

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23 July, 2018

Gallery 901 is hosting an artist's meet and greet on June 28th from 10am - 12pm featuring sculpture artist and ARC Living Master™Angela Mia De la Vega.    Exalting the human spirit throug ...

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Presenting the full range of John Singer Sargent’s work — including his beloved portraits — “John Singer Sargent and Chicago’s Gilded Age” chronicles a never-told story about this celebrated America ...

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20 July, 2018

In the Fleurieu Biennale, ARC Associate Living Master™, Louise Feneley, received the distinction of 'Highly Commended' for her work 'The Wanderer's Lament'. Her work will be on display at the Sig ...

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ARC Living Master,  Stephen Gjertson, has recently been interviewed by Emilio Longo - Visual Arts Teacher and author of Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students and Artist-T ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Louise Feneley's painting 'Bouquet - Natura Morte' has received a 'Highly Commended' distinction in the Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize. &quo ...

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Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage is the first exhibition to bring together Church’s highly detailed compositions of sacred terrain in the Middle East and the Mediterranean. A leading painter ...

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Truth and Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters is the first major exhibition to juxtapose examples by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood with works that inspired its members, including Italia ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Gezien van de Riet will be participating in the exhibition, "69 Shades of Women’s Art". The exhibition displays the work of 69 different women artists and i ...

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The artists and alumni of ARC ApprovedSM Studio Incamminati are holding their annual exhibition and sale. 80 works from 53 artists will be on display. Many of the artists have won national and int ...

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In the dynamic world of 18th-century Europe, people, ideas, and artistic styles crossed national boundaries. Stretching the bounds of social mobility and geography, Giacomo Casanova traveled 40,000 ...

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ARC Living MasterTM Adrian Gottlieb is holding a solo exhibition titled "Reflections". The show runs from July 13 - August 17, 2018 at American Legacy Fine Arts, 949 Linda Vista Avenue, ...

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ARC Associate Living MasterTM Elizabeth Barden is very happy to have two of her paintings selected as finalists in Australia’s biggest small scale art award, the 2018 Lethbridge 10 000 Art Awards, ...

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Customs House Museum presents five contemporary realist painters who have lived and traveled across the globe, gaining inspiration from Venice, Tokyo, Montreal, Charleston, Virginia, North Carolina, ...

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Studios at Crescent Pond is holding an Open House event on Saturday July 7th and Sunday July 8th from 12 - 5pm est. Richard Whitney will be having classes at his studio every Friday night from ...

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ARC Living MasterTM Joke Frima is holding an exhibition titled "Flora" from July 1-October 28, 2018 in the Drents Museum located on 1 Brink, Assen, HS 9401, Netherlands.    &n ...

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ARC Living Master™ Sergio Roffo will be performing a live oil painting demonstration of a coastal scene and describing the process from beginning to completion.      The d ...

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Women Painting Women is a major exhibition of portraiture celebrating the talent of Australian female portrait artists and the women who sit for them. Among the artists is ARC Associate Living Maste ...

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In summer 2018, Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City is proud to be the exclusive presenter of the the Oil Painters of America Juried Salon Show. The OPA represents over 4,000 oil painters from ...

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26 June, 2018

Tales From A Studio is a Solo Exhibition by ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan from Mornington Peninsula. Sullivan’s work includes portraits of favorite muses and local identities, ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Jon Bøe Paulsen has been selected for a solo exhibition and will now be featured as an Artsy.net Light Space & Time promoted artist.  The exhibition is ...

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The Guide Artists is a monthly magazine dedicated to showcasing the best in international contemporary art. First published in 2017, the magazine has already presented some of the most recognizable ...

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ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes and ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg are being featured at MCA Museum in We The People – Contemporary American Figurative Art.  We the People h ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome John Seibels Walker as an ARC Living MasterTM. American painter, John Seibels Walker, was born in South Carolina in 1960. He received a B.A. in Studio Arts from The Univ ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Princeton Academy of Art as a new ARC ApprovedSM Atelier! Princeton Academy of Art presents a unique educational experience in the European Classical Tradition. ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Manchester Studios RVA as a new ARC ApprovedSM Atelier!     Manchester Studios RVA brings master artists and instructors in Classical Realism from around the wo ...

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The Garden State Comic Fest will be featuring artwork by ARC Living Master™ Greg Hildebrandt.  Greg will be painting at the booth all weekend. He will also be selling vintage tin signs, ...

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The MEAM (Museu Europeu d'Art Modern) will be displaying works from the ModPortrait  exhibition. The exhibition was originally shown at the Pablo Serrano Museum and has traveled to the MEAM whe ...

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The goal of the show is to assemble the finest display of approximately 200 representational oil paintings. The focus in the jurying process was to select paintings that show the highest quality in ...

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Have you been dreaming of really learning to draw and paint? LARA Summer Schools tutors teach you the fundamentals of good draughtsmanship and paint handling. Summer Schools are the perfect taster f ...

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Come inside, soak up the atmosphere and learn about the historic Salmagundi Club with a member docent led tour. This is a rare opportunity to see works by important American artists spanning from ye ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan will be displaying two works in the Hidden Faces exhibition of the 2018 Victorian Salon des Refusés. The exhibition will be held on June 11 – ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™,  Sergio Roffo, will be exhibiting his recent works in a solo show titled “Catching the Light”. The show will take place on June 9 – July 6, 2018 at the Guild of ...

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The International Guild of Realism is holding a members only juried exhibition with the deadline for entries on June 10, 2018. The 13th Annual Juried Exhibition will be held from October ...

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  ARC Allied Organization, The California Art Club, is holding an annual exhibition of contemporary-traditional fine art that spotlights work from more than 220 artists – more than a third of ...

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ARC Living Artist™ Clark Gussin is featured in the June 2018 issue of American Art Collector Magazine. Clark’s three paintings included in the “Where the Land Meets the Sea” article are title ...

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Studios at Crescent Pond is a place where lovers of art and nature meet. For nearly a quarter century, ARC Living MasterTM Dr. Richard Whitney and his artist wife, Sandy Sherman, have welc ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Louise Feneley as a new ARC Associate Living MasterTM. "Initially taught by her mother, a trained artist and teacher, she attended full time art school as soon as pos ...

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The ARC Approved AtelierSM Schuler School is holding their 59th Annual Student and Faculty show, once known as the Historic Hans Schuler Studio. Enjoy refreshments and tours around the historic buil ...

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ARC has recently posted an article by international author and lecturer Alexandra York titled "The Fourth "R" in Education; Reading, WRiting, ARithmetic and ARt".  The artic ...

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This year, the ModPortrait contest award ceremony and beginning exhibition will take place at the Pablo Serrano Museum of Zaragoza located on Paseo Maria Agustin 20, Zaragoza, Catalonia from Ma ...

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The Masters Academy of Art, ARC ApprovedSM Atelier, is holding a Kickstarter campaign to help fund expansion of the school and the artistic community, as well as provide greater ...

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OPA 27th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils is one of the finest display of reprsentational oil paintings. The jurying process strives to select paintings that show the highe ...

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ARC Living MastersTM Virgil Elliot and Joke Frima and ARC Associate Living MasterTM  Gezien van de Riet are participating in the Classical Art exhibition associated with the TRAC2018 ...

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The vitality and inventiveness of artists in eighteenth-century New Spain (Mexico) is the focus of this exhibition, which presents some 110 works of art (primarily paintings), many of which are unpu ...

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ARC ApprovedSM  Florence Academy of Art, US will be hosting two lectures that are free and open to the public.     The first lecture given by Peter Trippi takes place on May 18, 201 ...

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ARC Living MasterTM Donato Giancola will be holding an open studio on Saturday, May 19, 2018 10 am - 6 pm at Donato Arts located on 397 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217. Scores of works, new and ...

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Taught by the founders of the Edinburgh Atelier of Fine Art, Scotland, instructors Ewan McNaughton and Lea Vaughn take students through the stages of painting in the tradition of the old masters in ...

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The 2018 ARC Scholarship Competition has begun! Students attending or enrolled in ARC Approved Ateliers are welcome to submit their works free of charge. For more information and to apply, please c ...

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Giorgos Rorris was born in Kosmas, Arcadia Kinourias in 1963. He studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts under Panagiotis Tetsis and Yiannis Valavanidis. He continued his studies at the É ...

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ARC Living ArtistTM Clark Gussin will be exhibiting his oil painting "Block, Tackle, and Defend" in the 60th Stockton Art League Juried Exhibition. The exhibition runs from May 17-July ...

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Opening Saturday, May 12th, 2018 from 5-8pm at Arcadia Contemporary Los Angeles, California 9428 Washington Blvd, Culver City CA 90232. A group of fifteen American representational artists have c ...

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There's still time to pre-order the 13th International ARC Salon Catalog!   We are expecting the catalog in stock and ready to ship by November 10th of 2018. This year the ...

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7 May, 2018

ARC Associate Living Master™ Roger Dale Brown will be the Keynote Speaker at Plein Air South in 2018.  This event was designed to build community and share knowledge among the plein air painte ...

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Rees Atelier is a large facility located just outside of downtown Mesa, Arizona.  With its 16 foot ceilings, large group working space, student lounge, and numerous student studio spaces, it is ...

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The Florence Academy of Art U.S. (FAA) is excited to present ‘On Paper, An exhibition of Drawings’, held at the FAA U.S.’s Mana Contemporary location. This exhibition opens on Sunday, April 29th and ...

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