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ARC Living Master™ Jeremy Lipking is holding a solo exhibition for the first time in four years at Arcadia Contemporary, Town Plaza, 9428 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232.The show runs un ...

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To read the full interview, click here."Taking inspiration from 19th and 20th century artists such as Anders Zorn, John Singer Sargent, and William Bouguereau, Lipking paints his subjects in natural ...

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ARC Living Master™ Jeremy Lipking will be giving a painting demonstration as part of The Representational Art Conference which will be held from October 14 - 17, 2012 in Ventura, CA. There has been a ...

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Jeffrey R. Watts, Director of the ARC Approved™ Watts Atelier is now an ARC Approved Living Artist™. Jeff's oil paintings have won numerous awards including First Place Portrait category ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ James Van Fossan will be having a solo exhibition of his work, December 28th, 5 – 8pm. About his work Van Fossan said the following:Rosibel by James Van Fossan "W ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ James Van Fossan will be making a grand debut of his painting entitled, Drama Magnifico, which will be accompanied with an original score written and performed by Van Foss ...

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ARC Allied Organization™, Suggested Donation, has conducted an interview with ARC Living Master™ and Dinotopia creator, James Gurney.To listen to the Podcast, please click here. Small Wonder by James ...

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13 February, 2015

Song in the Garden by James Gurney ARC Living Master™ James Gurney will be exhibiting original oil paintings from Dinotopia: A Land Apart From Time, Dinotopia: The World Beneath, and Dinotopia: Jou ...

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Classic books with original sketch by James Gurney are now available, including the all famous Dinotopia books!To view the books and one of a kind sketches that are currently available, please click ...

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The Art Institute of Chicago has been loaned the painting "The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries" by Jacques-Louis David from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Related paintin ...

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ARC Living Master™ Jacob Collins will be having a one man show at the Adelson Galleries, The Crown Building, 730 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY from April 28 - May 30, 2015.To view more ...

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Jacob Collins And The Water Street AtelierOctober 17, 2008 - November 30, 2008Opening reception: Friday, October 17, 2008, from 6 to 9 PMTo See More Images, Click Here.Atlanta Art Gallery10 to 5 Tue ...

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15 August, 2017

The Indianapolis Museum of Art’s collection of watercolors by Turner and his contemporaries was founded more than a century ago. Its wide renown, however, is due to the singular efforts of Kurt F. Pan ...

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Contemporary Imaginative Realist art and rarely seen fantasy works by Golden Age illustrators will be displayed during the IX Preview Weekend. The weekend will also include after-hours events, perform ...

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20 June, 2017

IX Arts, an ARC allied organization, has launched the IX Gallery, the first online-only gallery dedicated exclusively to contemporary imaginative realism. IX Gallery’s Inaugural Show, featuring more t ...

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Thank you to IX Arts for sponsoring the Imaginative Realist Category in the 12th International ARC Salon Competition. IX Arts is dedicated to the promotion, recognition, and elevation of imaginative ...

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21 October, 2016

October 19 - 23, 2016The world's largest exhibition of Imaginative Realism, IX will showcase over 2000 artworks from over 200 international artists. There will be lectures, demonstrations , workshops, ...

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The jury submission period for the Main Show of IX 10 is now open and will run through midnight, November 30th.The show will take place October 18-22, 2017 in Reading, PA at the GoggleWorks Center for ...

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18 October, 2017

IX is the first, ground-breaking art show, symposium, and celebration dedicated solely to imaginative realism. The show brings artists, students, collectors, and art fans together for an annual gather ...

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This exhibition presents about 100 paintings and 50 graphic works. The best examples of Aivazovsky paintings: seascapes, battle scenes and graphics works will be on display. The exhibition will displa ...

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"...Once again the quality of work submitted to this year's competition was overwhelming.... Since it's inception 6 years ago, the ARC Salon™ has evolved considerably. One of the most significa ...

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18 December, 2008

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ARC Living Master™ Orley Ypon will be featured with ten works in a two man show with Romulo Galicano. Both artists hail from Cebu, in the Philippines. The works showcase their talents not only in ...

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Make plans now to see the 7th Annual IGOR Exhibition. The final jury is now completed and all notifications have been made to all IGOR entrants. This will be by far their largest exhibition ever i ...

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Image by Duffy Sheridan ARC Director of Operations, Kara Lysandra Ross, will be a guest judge at the International Guild of Realism Juried Exhibition, in Carmel, CA. The Exhibition will run ...

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This is IGOR's annual art show, which is a combination museum exhibition and selling event. This time it will be held at the Tempe Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ. Of the 350 entries submitted b ...

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The International Guild of Realism (IGOR), an ARC Allied Organization™, has just concluded their 9th Annual Exhibition at Robert Lange Studios in Charleston, SC.IGOR has produced a short slide show ...

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We are happy to announce the Art Renewal Center's 2013-2014 Salon. This will be our 10th annual competition in which some of the best contemporary realist artists in the world compete for recognitio ...

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The 2007 4th Annual ARC Salon Results are in.his year the ARC Salon™ has continued its rapid growth in popularity since the 1st ARC Salon in 2004. More artists are submitting works and on average, eac ...

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Old Roping Warrior by Mary Ross BuchholzThe InSight Gallery kicks off the season with their annual Fall Group Show featuring ARC Living Master™ Hsin-Yao Tseng, as well as new works from all sixt ...

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18 December, 2015

The work of Ingres undoubtedly constitutes an important forerunner to the late 19th- and early 20th-century artistic revolutions. The exhibition to be shown at the Museo del Prado in 2015, which has b ...

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Rêve de printemps (Dream of Spring) by William Bouguereau was donated by Melvin and Bren Simon on May 30, 2013. The donation had been in the works since 2008. This is the first significant work by the ...

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Laguna College of Art and Design, and ARC Approved Atelier, is proud to present "In Search of the Real ll: LCAD Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition", a collection of original works from their est ...

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The Epoch Times has recently published an article for the old but not as talked about Frick Museum. Although it is much smaller then the Metropolitan Museum of Art, it is home to many important old m ...

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We have just finished redoing the Charles Amable Lenoir gallery on ARC! Lenior is one of William Bouguereau's best known students. Click here to take a look at the new images, many in high resolutio ...

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You may have already noticed a few improvements in the way this website shows new updates. First, in the right column (you have to scroll down a bit to see it) there's a list of the new artworks, ...

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The New York Botanical Gardens, located located off Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road (Exit 7W), New York, NY will be celebrating American Impressionism with several events from May 14 - September 1 ...

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On June 19th, ARC Living Master™ James Gurney was the Artist in Residence at the New York Botanical Gardens. A large plein-air invitational day was held with leading artists like Ricky Mujica, G ...

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The National Portrait Gallery has been awarded £23,582 to fund the cataloguing of the papers and important letters of George Frederick Watts (1817-1904). "The letters represent a broad cross-secti ...

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A series of auctions featuring 19th century art will be taking place in three major New York City auction houses in the next two weeks.Christie’s will hold their 19th Century auction on October 28, 20 ...

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Dans Une Ville de Campagne Alger by Frederick Arthur BridgmanOn November 6th, Sotheby’s New York will have an auction of important 19th century European paintings.This sale will consist of 110 lots ...

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Laguna College of Art and Design’s Fine Arts department offers students a carefully crafted curriculum offering an efficient learning experience in representational drawing, painting and sculptu ...

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Procession by Michael C. Hayes The annual IlluXCon symposium, founded in 2008, now draws artists and attendees from all over the world. This year the symposium will take place in Altoona, PA ...

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27 September, 2012

Sands of Gorgoroth by Mark ZugThe annual IlluXCon symposium, founded in 2008, now draws artists and attendees from all over the world. It is an annual symposium for Imaginary Realism and illus ...

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Dante on the Banks of the River Styx by Marc FishmanThe entry period starts today, October 9th, and the submission period will end at midnight EST on October 31st, with the judges' results being rep ...

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16 September, 2014

IlluXcon is the ground-breaking art show, symposium, and celebration dedicated solely to imaginative realism. This event, beginning on September 17th through Sunday September 21st, brings artists, ...

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The IX symposium is the world's largest exhibition of imaginative realist art. Featuring over 150 artists, the show is a visual feast for all fans of imaginative painting. The artists who will be e ...

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IlluXcon, a five day event held at the Allentown Museum, is the world’s largest exhibition of imaginative realist art. Featuring over 150 artists and well over 1000 original pieces of artwork, the ...

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23 August, 2013

September 11 - 15, 2013The IlluXCon Main Show and Weekend Salon, as well as select programming throughout the length of the show will be held at The Allentown Art Museum (AAM), Wednesday, September ...

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The International Guild of Realism (IGOR) has just announced a “call for entries” with a deadline of May 20, 2013 for their member's to submit work for the upcoming 8th Annual IGOR Exhibition at the ...

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16 October, 2013

The Waiting Game by Ed CopleyOil on Linen 24 x 18 inches This is the International Guild of Realism’s annual art show, which is a combination museum exhibition and selling event. This time it is he ...

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The International Guild of Realism (IGOR), an ARC Allied Organization, is holding an exhibition scheduled from May 19 - July 26, 2015 at the prestigious R.W. Norton Art Gallery in 4747 Creswell Ave Sh ...

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The International Guild of Realism is holding the 10th Annual Juried Exhibition hosted by the Principle Gallery located on 208 King Street, Alexandria, VA. The show will take place from August 18 - ...

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8 August, 2013

Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ Jon Bøe Paulsen for his "Portrait of Two Souls” being accepted at International Guild of Realism’s annual art show, this time at the Tempe Center for ...

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26 February, 2015

Girl with Pearl Earrings by Vala OlaThe International Guild of Realism (IGOR), an ARC Allied Organization, is accepting entries from its members for its Masterworks Museum Exhibition, the tour of w ...

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HRH Prince Andrew The Duke of Yorkby Igor BabailovSSMAC Club of New York honored HRH Prince Andrew, The Duke of York with his portrait painted by ARC Living Master™ and ARC Approved Atelier™ head, I ...

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Portrait of Pope John Paul II by Igor BabailovARC Living Master Igor Babailov was recently featured in Fine Art Connoisseur for receiving the commission to create an official likeness of Pope Franci ...

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The 9th Annual Exhibition of the International Guild of Realism will be hosted by Robert Lange Studios and unveil 75 artworks from 70 award winning artists from around the world. IGOR has been an ex ...

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The International Guild of Realism has secured a top-ranking art gallery in Carmel, California to host their 12th Annual Juried Exhibition, which will be held from September 23rd through October 23r ...

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The International Guild of Realism has secured a top-ranking art gallery in Carmel, California to host their 12th Annual Juried Exhibition, which will be held from September 23rd through October 23rd, ...

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12 October, 2015

ARC Allied Organization™, the International Guild of Realism, recently held a series of events to celebrate their 10th Annual Exhibition.From August 26th – 28th IGOR held a "Rendezvous in Alexandria, ...

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10 August, 2017

Mission San Buenaventura by Linda DuPasThe California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization, is holding an exhibition of member works in the California Art Club Gallery at The Old Mill - 1120 Old Mill ...

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I just want to express my gratitude at finding this website, it gives me great hope for the future of art. I can't express how much I wish for this vision of the renewal of art to be made manifest. I ...

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2 October, 2008

Dear Art Renewal Center I cannot express how much your website has influenced me!! I have been listening to all the podcasts and greatly enjoy them. I became interested in William Bouguereau in my tee ...

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Representational Painter and Journalist, Brandon Kralik, writes about The Florence Academy of Art's new U.S. Campus in his featured blog on the Huffington Post. Kralik speaks with the Florence Acade ...

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One of the most prominent artists of his era, Hubert Robert is perhaps best known today as “Robert of the Ruins,” the nickname bestowed on him by the eighteenth-century philosopher, critic, and encycl ...

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The first monographic exhibition devoted to the Hubert Robert since 1933, the exhibition presents an exceptional and varied selection of some 140 works including drawings, paintings, sketches, engra ...

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Listen to Myself, by Hsin-Yao Tseng, which was a finalist in the Figurative Category in the 2014/2015 ARC Salon Competition has sold. The painting, part of the first Live ARC Salon, is currently on d ...

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28 September, 2015

ARC Living Master™ Hsin-Yao Tseng's solo show "Disconnect" is a collection of paintings which offers moments to reflect on our current lifestyle and the ever persistent changes technology imposes on o ...

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An exhibition of new paintings by ARC Living Master Hsin-Yao Tseng and George Bodine will be taking place at the Waterhouse Gallery from October 14 - 31, 2017.   The Waterhouse Gallery ...

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16 December, 2009

Priority Shipping Special !! 1/2 Off USPS Priority Mail or Free UPS Ground on all domestic orders over $100 until December 31st!All ARC Prints are 15% OFF Your favorite artwork is on sale! Clic ...

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ARC Store Fine Art Prints, Books and DVDs make your gift a special one.Take advantage of 10% Holiday Discounts at the ARC Store and bring art into the lives of the ones you love.Browse the ARC StoreO ...

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14 April, 2011

The Finding of Moses by Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema The Finding of Moses, 1904 by Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema has sold at Sotheby's for $35,922,500, setting a world record for the artist, the period and ...

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The Spellbinder by John BuxtonARC Living Masters™ John Buxton and Peter Fiore will be exhibiting their work at the 17th annual History Meets the Arts show. The show will take place at Gettysburg Co ...

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Art historian Sandra de Laszlo joins ARC Aprroved Atelier™ Lavender Hill Studios to give a fascinating talk on the extraordinary career of Philip de Laszlo (1869-1937). The lecture titled, From Pest ...

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Hirschl & Adler Bouguereau Show Celebrate the publication by ARC and ACC of the Bouguereau Catalog Raisonné April 1st - April 30th 2011 Hirschl & Adler Galleries is featuring a small show of eight ...

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Franz Xaver Winterhalter, the 19th century's most renowned portraitist of European aristocracy, captured the elegance and opulence of his distinguished sitters with an unrivaled brilliance. The compre ...

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Hieronymus Bosch is viewed worldwide as the most intriguing and exciting Netherlandish artist of the late Middle Ages. The exhibition includes the lion's share of his surviving paintings and drawings ...

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Drawing by 16 year old Sarah Katie Li, charcoal on paper The Da Vinci Initiative has started a major fundraising campaign through Kickstarter to bring skill-based training in the visual arts to publ ...

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UPCOMING WORKSHOPSight-sized Portrait PaintingIn addition to our successful still life painting workshop, the Harlem Studio is offering, for the first time, a portrait painting workshop taught by the ...

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Hard Times: An Artist's View Salmagundi Club 47 5th Avenue NYC July 26- August 18, 2010 212-255-7740 This outstanding show of contemporary realists opened at the Thomas Kearns McCarthey Ga ...

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Two paintings by ARC Living Master ™ Han Wu Shen (Shen Hanwu) came up for sale at Sotheby's Hong Kong on April 6th, 2014. The first, Cooking Dinner, sold near the high estimate at 475,000 HKD (61,23 ...

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Looking at the Big Dipperby Han Wu ShenARC Living Master™ Han Wu Shen held an exhibition called "Red Guard Movement - 50th Anniversary” which ran from March 22 - April 10, 2016 in Hong Kong. It ...

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We wanted to follow up with our readers that the four paintings by ARC Living Master™ Han-Wu Shen which recently appeared in the Sotheby’s Hong Kong 20th Century Chinese Art April 6th auction all sold ...

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Innocent World by Han Wu ShenTwo Shen paintings recently came to auction at the major October 6, 2013 Sotheby's Hong Kong Contemporary Chinese Art Sale. Both paintings sold well. The first, titled I ...

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ARC Director of Operations, Kara Lysandra Ross, has just had her most recent article Gustave Jean Jacquet: Validating his Rightful Place in Art History published in the Epoch Times. "Gustave Jea ...

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Caillebotte was among the most critically noted impressionist artists during the height of their activity in the late 1870s and early 1880s. Some 45 paintings from 1875 to 1882—the period in which Cai ...

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The Guild of Boston Artists, an ARC Allied Organization™, is formally introducing their new artists in this exhibition. The artists will be divided into two groups to speak about their work on Satu ...

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The Guild of Boston Artists, an ARC Allied Organization is proud to present this year's Annual Regional Juried Exhibition. Each year, the exhibition provides a significant opportunity for talented New ...

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The winner of our $1,000 competition is Joshua LaRock a former winner of an ARC Scholarship and a past student of the Water Street Atelier, an ARC Approved Atelier school. He happened to have n ...

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Three Great Paintings by ARC Living Masters All Sold at Sotheby’s Mid-Season Event for American Paintings, October 10, 2007All Three Painting Sold Above the High EstimatesEmerald and Rose by Allan Ba ...

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Greg Hildebrandt, the first place still life winner in ARC's last International salon competition will be having a retrospective of his work at the Metropolis Gallery, 36 W 37 St, Fl 6, New York, NY 1 ...

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Shown Here: 'Yseult' by Frank Dicksee on a Computer BagAny artwork from the ARC Museum can be printed on our new selection of specialty items.Click here to see the possibilities! ...

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Dear ARC For your information, Sarah Katie Li, winner of a Certificate of Merit in the 2011 Portrait of Canada Competition is a third year student at the Angel Academy of Art. She is 17 years old ...

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17 September, 2015

The ARC Approved™ Grand Central Atelier will be exhibiting works from artists in the school. The Still Life Show will open on Friday, September 18 and runs through October 15, 2015 and will take pla ...

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ARC Approved Grand Central Atelier will be holding their Inaugural Group Show in their new gallery space at Eleventh Street Arts, 4606 11th Street, Long Island City, NY.It will consist of over 50 wo ...

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A work-in-progress by Patrick Byrnes ARC Approved™ Grand Central Atelier will be holding a group show of floral sketch paintings. The “Ai Fiori: Alla Prima Floral Sketch” exhibition will feature w ...

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Residents is a group exhibition featuring new work by the nine resident artists of the ARC Approved™ Grand Central Atelier.The event is being held at the Eleventh Street Arts - 46-06 11th St., Long Is ...

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The ARC Approved™ Grand Central Atelier is holding an exhibition titled "New Arrivals" at Eleventh Street Arts located on 46-06 11th St., Long Island City, NY 11101.Running from September 22 th ...

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This group exhibition features portraits, figures, casts, still lifes and landscapes by over 45 artists training in the core program at GCA and highlights works by several graduates.The exhibition tak ...

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