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ARC Associate Living Master™ Eric Armusik has recently begun a Kickstarter campaign to help fund an epic 24 month painting project.The artist is undertaking the challenge of painting a near-life ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Eric Armusik has recently been featured in an article in the Epoch times."Armusik realized he wanted to paint from real life, with real people who gave him a sense o ...

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The Epoch Times, a newspaper which supports the return of skill-based training techniques to the arts as a whole and the preservation of artistic heritage won 16 awards at the annual New York Press ...

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"Art Students Tackle Heroes, Villains, Myths, and Legends.Poseidon meets Mr. Potatohead in Rehs collaboration with Ani Art Academies.Inspired by the top-grossing films of the past five years, Howard ...

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Bacchanal by Nick Alm“Every year the Art Renewal Center, a non-profit educational foundation dedicated to the re-appreciation of traditional art and training techniques, hosts a prestigious internat ...

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2012-2013 ARC SalonImaginative Realism First Place"Leap" by Julie Bell The article on the 2012/2013 International ARC Salon by Kara Lysandra Ross was published yesterday in the Epoch Times. The art ...

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We are now accepting entries for the Art Renewal Center 2011/2012 International Salon Competition. This year we are offering the largest cash amount ever in awards totaling an unprecedented $50,000. ...

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Caroline of Ansbach, Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, and Charlotte of Mecklenberg-Strelitz — three German princesses who married into the British royal family in the 18th century — are the focus of a stunning ...

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We are happy to reintroduce the important 19th century female battle artist, Elizabeth Thompson, AKA Lady Butler, to the ARC website with many new images and biography. She was one of the most fam ...

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November 23, 2013 - March 2, 2014 Guild Hall - 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937The First Communion by Elizbeth NourseThis exhibition celebrates the acquisition of The First Communion, a maste ...

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Pastel portraiture flourished in 18th-century Europe owing to the medium's distinctive optical properties-its brilliant colors and warm glow. The powdery nature of pastel crayons allowed artists to ba ...

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Due to the strong response to the special advertising section in Fine Art Connoisseur, for the upcoming November/December issue that will feature the 2012/2013 ARC Salon Winners, we would like to an ...

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The third in a series of 15 plus articles by ARC COO, Kara Lysandra Ross, has been published in the Epoch Times. This article focuses on some of the female artists of the 19th century. "As you will re ...

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Luke Fildes (1843-1927) BritishStudy of a plaster cast of a sculptural fragment, 1863 The second in a series of 15 plus articles by ARC COO, Kara Lysandra Ross, has been published in the Epoch Times. ...

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27 August, 2013

ARC Associate Living Master™ Ed Copley was recently interviewed on The Terry Gilberg Show KFYI Fox News Radio. Watson and the Sharkby John Singleton CopleyTo view the interview on YouTube, ...

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GoodArt post by Fred Ross:When my son was 6 years old, his arts and crafts teacher in first grade had the children paint abstractly, and Gregory painted something that was rather colorful but as instr ...

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Sign up for this Da Vinci Initiative workshop with Charles Miano & Mandy Hallenius at The Southern Atelier in Sarasota, FL. Although appropriate for anyone wanting to increase their technical drawin ...

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Recently the Da Vinci Initiative Partnered with the ARC Approved™ Ani Art Academy Waichulis in PA to bring a free skill-based workshop to K-12 art educators. About the workshop Waichulis said: "I a ...

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25 March, 2015

Recently, the Da Vinci Initiative partnered with the Washington Art Education Association (the Board of Art Education for the State of Washington) to offer a free weekend retreat for art teachers. The ...

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There is still time to register for Da Vinci Initiative Summer Workshops!The Southern Atelier in Sarasota, FL will be hosting a Drawing for Educators workshop with Charles Miano from June 12-14, 2015. ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative is working with the State Art Education Associations, Boards of Art Education in the 50 states, to set up three DVI-sponsored skill-based retreats each year. For the 2014-201 ...

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19 June, 2015

Clock hours, undergraduate and graduate college credits are available for the DVI’s first online course, Introduction to Advanced Observational Drawing, through a partnership with The Heritage Institu ...

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20 October, 2017

The Da Vinci Initiative offers online instruction through video courses. The most recent online course is Charles Bargue in the 21st Century. This course takes you from start to finish in creating a d ...

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We are happy to announce that The Da Vinci Initiative's first online course, Introduction to Advanced Observational Drawing, has been officially released. All individuals who pre-ordered the cours ...

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We are happy to announce that The Da Vinci Initiative's first online course, Introduction to Advanced Observational Drawing, has been officially released. This class is an advanced observational dr ...

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The Board of Art Education in the State of Washington, the Washington Art Education Association (WAEA), has just officially endorsed The Da Vinci Initiative. The Da Vinci Initiative has been working ...

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"The stone has been thrown. The splash is being made and as the repercussions arc across the surface of the representational revolution, they are intercepted as inspiration, as ideas, and The Da Vin ...

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An article about The Da Vinci Initiative, ARC’s sister organization, dedicated to K-12 art teachers and students, was published in the most recent, October, issue of Fine Art Connoisseur, titled "Equi ...

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Register now for DVI workshops this winter. Each workshop is geared towards art educators and will be held at Gage Academy, home of the Juliette Aristides Atelier, in Seattle, Washington. The first ...

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February 22-23, 2015 at the Ani Art Academy WaichulisBear Creek Twp., PA This two-day workshop will explore several aspects of visual perception and language development to uncover an incredibly eff ...

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2 April, 2015

The Da Vinci Initiative recently partnered with The Washington Art Education Association to send Mandy Hallenius, DVI President, to Washington D.C. to lobby for art education funding as part of Arts ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative, an ARC Allied Organization™, focusing on K-12 art education, was honored to have co-founder Mandy Hallenius invited as the the keynote speaker at the Idaho Art Education A ...

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This exhibition highlights the extensive artistic and aesthetic exchanges between Dutch and French painters from the reign of Napoleon to the beginning of the twentieth century. Starting in the Firs ...

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Running through September 21st, Dürer's Women features over fifty of works from the Cleveland Museum of Art's distinguished collection of Dürer's prints and considers the artist's multivalent depict ...

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This exhibition highlights more than 150 master drawings from the Thaw Collection, one of the world’s finest private collections containing over 400 works on paper. Assembled over the last ...

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15 September, 2016

ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes will be among the artists exhibiting drawings in the show "Drawn To Greatness", which runs from September 17 - September 29, 2016.The opening reception takes place on Se ...

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ARC Living Master™ Gordon Hanley is holding an exhibition of 37 drawings in 24ct. gold and silver on paper at the Richard Randall Gallery - Mt. Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Brisbane, Australia from Augus ...

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More than 90 drawings and 27 paintings by such renowned Golden Age masters as Aelbert Cuyp, Pieter Jansz Saenredam, and Rembrandt van Rijn reveal the many ways Dutch artists used preliminary drawings ...

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26 May, 2015

Curated by artist Colleen Barry, NUDE convenes twenty-five leaders of contemporary realism for a drawing show that celebrates the human form. Exhibited works will display a cross-section of styles, re ...

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The Florence Academy of Art announces “Drawing on the Masters", an art auction fundraiser to benefit The Florence Academy of Art education programs.   Drawing on the Masters takes pla ...

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Although appropriate for anyone wanting to increase their technical drawing skills, this weekend workshop is geared for art teachers. Participants will be introduced to a 19th century drawing curricul ...

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For more than a decade, Studio Incamminati, School for Contemporary Realist Art, has been a leader in the growing contemporary realist art movement. Founded by the late Nelson Shanks and his wife Leon ...

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ARC Living Artist™ Dr. Sivananda Nyayapathi is an accomplished artist who has exhibited in national and international juried competitions. This exhibition will showcase his portraits, still lives and ...

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26 October, 2016

ARC Associate Living Master™ Doug Zider will be holding a solo show of paintings and prints called "My Long Island" at the Kaiser Gallery, Molloy College - 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, New ...

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9 June, 2016

Motor Scooter by Jeffrey LarsonARC Living Master™ Jeffrey Larson is holding an exhibition featuring oil paintings of exquisitely rendered domestic views, figures, and objects. This is the firs ...

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On April 1st and 2nd, The Da Vinci Initiative (DVI) hosted its first district wide workshop at the Florence Academy of Art, Jersey City. DVI President, Mandy Hallenius, worked with Florence Academy In ...

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   A GoodArt post by Fred Ross:I do not dismiss Impressionism.Impressionism is a valid technique for making works of art. But it is only one of a number of possible techniques.Depending ...

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This show, which was organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, will run from Feb. 20 through Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2013 at the New Hampshire Institute of the Arts . This exh ...

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Is open now through February 9, 2014 at The Arkell Museum - 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie, New York 13317 Dinosaur Parade by James Gurney"Inspired by a deep and abiding interest in archaeology, lo ...

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"Although Social Realist painters emerged in countries throughout America and Europe at the time, each with their own distinguishing factors, in England, Frank Holl was very prominent for this type ...

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In the 15th century, Luca della Robbia invented a glazing technique for sculpture characterized by brilliant opaque whites and deep cerulean blues. The exhibition features about 50 objects, some never ...

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"WILMINGTON, Del. --The Delaware Art Museum lost its accreditation and its ability to receive loaned works from many museums Wednesday, one day after the museum sold one of its most famous Pre-Rapha ...

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First Place WinnerSulphur Springs Minature ShowGuinness by Debra KeirceARC Living Artist™ Debra Keirce has recently been accepted as a member of the prestigious Copley Society of Art, which is the old ...

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28 February, 2017

ARC Living Artist™ Debra Keirce is exhibiting her painting "Victory" in the show "Map Your World". The exhibition takes place on February 17 - March 12, 2017 at the Franklin Park Arts Center - 36441 B ...

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David Jermann has been approved as an ARC Living Artist™.Visit the David Jermann GalleryCompote with Fruitby David Jermann ...

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The Fat of the Land, by David Cheifetz, which won an honorable mention in the landscape category in the 2014/2015 ARC Salon Competition has now sold. The painting is a part of the first live exhibiti ...

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Finding the Gold by David BowersARC Living Master™ David Bowers is being featured in a solo show that opens April 11, 2014Palm Avenue Fine Art - 10 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota, Florida 34236To view ...

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David Bowers is now an ARC Living Master™. ...Bowers' paintings incorporate modern themes and ideas. There is always a message in his work. For him the idea is the most challenging and rewarding ...

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18 November, 2014

Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ David Bowers for winning Best in Show for his painting, “After the Bath” at the 9th Annual International Guild of Realism (IGOR) exhibition.The IGOR exhib ...

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ARC Living Master™ David Bowers has recently had an article published in Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine."I am often inspired by an image that I see and my painting materializes from that image. It will ...

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Dear Mr. Ross,My husband hasn't start complaining yet... But if he does, you will be guilty as charged! For since I discovered your wesite, less than a week ago, I've been spending hours and hou ...

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30 September, 2016

Congratulations to ARC Living Master™ Daniel Greene for winning the Founder's Award in the 2016 Pastel Society of America's competition for his painting "Wool Spindles, Silk and Moire". This is the ...

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ARC Living Master™ Daniel Greene will discuss his creative journey in art in addition to his evolution over a career that spans 65 years. Daniel Greene is one of America’s leading figure, portra ...

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ARC Living Master™ Daniel Greene will be having solo exhibition of new paintings entitled “At the Auction” from April 2 - 25, 2015. The paintings depict the moments of drama that occur in the high- ...

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GAMESA showing of works by ARC Master Daniel GreeneGallery Henoch555 West 25th StreetNYC, NY 10001917-305-0003October 11- November 3, 2007 ...

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Portrait of Jessie by Daniel GreeneCongratulations to ARC Living Masters™ Daniel Greene and Nelson Shanks for having their work featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal. The article titl ...

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ARC Allied Organization™, Suggested Donation, conducted an interview with ARC Living Master™ and head of the ARC Approved™ Florence Academy of Art, Daniel Graves. To listen to the podcast, please cli ...

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Daniel Graves, founder and director of the Florence Academy of Art will have his first one-man exhibition at Eleanor Ettinger Gallery March 8, 2007 - April 1, 2007. ...

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Daniel Graves and the Florence Academy of Art, an ARC Approved™ Atelier, has received the Excellence in Art Education Award 2008 from the Portrait Society of America. The Excellence in Art Educatio ...

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ARC Living Master tm Daniel Gerhartz is holding an exhibition of thirty-one paintings. It is the artist's first major retrospective. It includes many new, never before seen works. "H ...

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20 February, 2008

ARC Living Master, Daniel E. Green will be teaching at the Bravura Academy in southern Spain Nov 9-15, 2008 Click here for more info.Mr. Green is the first place winner in the Landscape category of t ...

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Dana Levin, Director of the ARC Approved Atelier: The New School of Classical Realism, has been approved as an ARC Living Artist™Visit the Dana Levin GalleryHydrangea and Winterberriesby Dana Le ...

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by Dan ThompsonARC Approved™ Southern Atelier in Sarasota, Florida, presents ARC Living Master™ Dan ThompsonJanuary 14-17, 2011 - 9:30-4PMThis workshop is designed for drawing or painting ...

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Dan Thompson, artist, teacher and co-founder of Grand Central Academy of Art has been approved as an ARC Master.Look for Dan's ARC Masters Gallery in the upcoming weeks.Dan will be teaching a 10-day w ...

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Dan Thompson, color theorist, will give a live portrait demonstration on American Artist On-Line Magazine, Wednesday, June 13 at 3pm PST/ 12pm ESTPlease register prior to the chat at www.myamericanart ...

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Damien Bartoli (1947 – 2009)The Art Renewal Center® has some extremely sad news to report. Damien Bartoli, the Bouguereau biographer, who worked with ARC Chairman, Fred Ross M.A. and Dr. Ve ...

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The Art Renewal Center® has some extremely sad news to report. Damien Bartoli, the Bouguereau biographer, who worked with ARC Chairman, Fred Ross M.A. and Dr. Vern Swanson to produce the first c ...

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The Dahesh Museum purchased Frederick Lord Leighton's Star of Bethlehem on Friday, November 8, 2013, at the Sotheby's auction of 19th-Century European art. The Museum owns three other paintings by t ...

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Encountering the Orient: Masterworks from the Dahesh Museum of Art will run from March 27 to April 15, 2013. This exhibition re-examines 19th-century European Orientalism to give a fuller understandi ...

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A painting by Leonardo da Vinci that was lost for centuries has been authenticated by distinguished scholars and conservators at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, ...

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"It's no secret that art instruction in public schools is hurting-not only for funding, but for applicable skills.The problem often starts at the top. Students may have the desire to learn to draw, ...

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DaVinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience announces its New York City debut at the Triad Theater. Mark Rodgers, Curator of the DaVinci Machines and Michelangelo Exhibitions for North America, ...

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Four museum exhibitions will be closing on May 19th, 2013. The first is The Panoramic River: the Hudson and the Thames at the Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY which focuses on British late 18th cent ...

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ARC Approved™Atelier Kewaunee Academy presents KAFA Artistic Director Craig Blietz on 4 consecutive Saturdays:“Portrait Painting” August 8, 15, 22, 29-9am-4pmFor workshop information and regist ...

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Abby by Julie BellCurated by IX Arts, an ARC Allied Organization™, Inner Visions brings together over 70 artists covering the gamut of contemporary imaginative realism, showcasing the remarkable ...

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The Arts in Rome Cultural Association, an ARC Approved Atelier, has launched a prize competition for artists, with the aim of promoting and enhancing Contemporary Figurative Art. The main prize is a ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan has placed as a finalist in three categories in one of the largest competitions for realist art in Australia.The A.M.E. Bale Travelling Scholarship and A ...

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ARC Living Artist™ Sivananda Nyayapathi won the fourth place award in the 2014 Portrait Society of America members only competition for his painting "Cycle of Life".To view more of Sivananda's ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Sergio Roffo has recently won the Award of Merit in the Annual Juried Exhibition held by the Guild of Boston Artists.The exhibition of works opened May 9th and will contin ...

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Special congratulations to ARC Living Master Richard Whitney for landing a major portrait commission from governor Mitt Romney, who is now the Republican candidate for president. About the work, Whitn ...

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ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg has recently won the Grand Prize at the Portrait Society of America Painting Competition for his painting “Pat-Shirtless”.To read the entire Fine Art Connoisseur articl ...

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Last week at the National Arts Club in NYC, Associate Living Master Mary Jane Q Cross's work “Breath of Heaven”, was included in the Allied Artists of America catalog as receiving the Florence and ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™, Mary Jane Q Cross, has recently won Best in Show in the IGOR Annual Exhibition for her painting titled "Gently Letting Go".Accompanying the 48 x 36 inch oil painting Cr ...

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ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes, Best in Show winner of the 2009/2010 ARC Salon, and Second Place Figurative Winner and Purchase Award Winner in the 2011/2012 ARC Salon, is being featured in thre ...

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ARC would like to congratulate ARC Associate Living Master™ Jon Boe Paulsen for winning first place in the 10th Artavita art contest. His winning work will be exhibited at World Wide Art, Los Angel ...

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ARC Associate Living Master ™ John Pototschnik recently won "Best of Show" in the Plein Air Southwest Salon. About the award, Pototschnik said the following:"What can I say? While attending the openi ...

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Magnum Opus by James Van FossanCongratulations to ARC Associate Living Master™ James Van Fossan, who received the First Place prize at the Collection Beaux-Arts Realiste based in Montreal, Canada fo ...

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Irena Korosec, head of the ARC Approved™ Bohemiarte School and Gallery, won first place in the 2014 art competition held by the Portrait Society of Canada.The competition is the only professional on-l ...

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ARC Living Artist™ George Hartley won "Best of Show" in the 10th Annual "Art at the Meetinghouse" Regional Art show. The show is being held at the Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St, ...

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ARC Living Artist™ Debra Keirce has won Best in Show at the 2015 Prairie Winds 16th National Annual Miniature Show for her 2.5 inch high painting titled “Vanilla”.The work will be on display at the P ...

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