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Inspired by Robert C. Jackson’s 2014 publication, Behind the Easel: The Unique Voices of 20 Contemporary Representational Painters, this exhibition surveys the state of realistic painting at the start ...

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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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An integral part of art education in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, painting en plein air was a core practice for avant-garde artists in Europe. Intrepid artists such as Jean-Baptiste-Camil ...

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The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization™, is hosting a special event. On March 2, 2013 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, three CAC artists will capture a scene in pastels with simultaneous demonstrati ...

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Official Portrait of Pope Benedict XVI by Igor Babailov Igor Babailov, Hon. RAA and ARC's Living Master, will take the 'Extreme Drawing Team' to Rome, Italy, March 31th - April 4, 2014 for 5 - days ...

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21 February, 2019

In honor of the tenth anniversary of the Hermitage Amsterdam, two anniversary exhibitions featuring a cross-section of masterpieces from the entire collection of the St Petersburg State Hermita ...

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Treasures of British Art presents a selection of paintings from the acclaimed traveling exhibition, providing a panoramic view of British cultural history seen through its art. Featured are examples b ...

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The National Museum, Sweden's largest and most distinguished art institution, is partnering with the Morgan Library & Museum - 225 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016 to bring more than seventy-five ...

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For more than five hundred years, the Alba family has formed part of one of the most important aristocratic lineages in Europe, not only because of its military, political, and social significance, bu ...

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

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We are pleased to present the dates for the 12th International ARC Salon's live exhibition, featuring many of the top placing works in the competition.May 12 - June 1, 2017 Salmagundi Club47 Fifth Ave ...

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The Detroit Institute of Arts announced today a series of statewide programs including two traveling exhibitions a year.A single-painting exhibition of one of the DIA's most popular paintings, "The Nu ...

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October 30, 2015 - January 21, 2016Rolland Gallery of Fine Art - 60 West Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 The secrets of the studio are passed between artists, in a gradual sharing of technique and ...

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20 February, 2020

Cultural identity in the United States has been long intertwined with its magnificent landscapes, from the dense forests of New England to the open terrain of the West. These landscapes extol the un ...

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On Aug 21, 2017 the first solar eclipse of this century will be visible in the U.S.In 1918, Howard Russell Butler, a portrait and landscape artist and graduate of Princeton University’s first school o ...

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TRAC2014, A Full HouseThe Representational Art Conference that took place at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Ventura, CA last week was an event for the history books.Several articles have come out post the ...

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The Representational Art Conference 2015 (TRAC2015) will take place from November 1 – 4th. It is the premier international art conference focused on the philosophical underpinnings of representational ...

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28 September, 2018

The Representational Art Conference 2019 (TRAC2019), run by California Lutheran University Arts Initiative, is one of the largest international events focused on representational art in the 21st Cen ...

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Art Renewal Center has been a loyal partner of The Representational Art Conference (TRAC) for several years now and since TRAC is going abroad for the first time this year, we want to celebrate ...

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9 January, 2014

The Representational Art Conference 2014 (TRAC2014) will focus on the aesthetic principles and values implicit in the representational art of the 21st Century. Presentations, panel discussions and ...

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28 February, 2014

The Representational Art Conference 2014 kicks off in Ventura, CA this coming Sunday. Kara Ross, ARC Director of Operations will be on a panel discussing the future of representational art on Wed 8: ...

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ARC Approved™ Studio Incamminati celebrates Founder and Artistic Director Nelson Shanks' one-man exhibitions at The State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg and the Russian Academy of Arts in ...

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ARC Approved Atelier, The Long Island Academy of Fine Art is happy to announce a portrait demonstration offered byARC Living Master Anthony Ryder . Mr. Ryder, an internationally recognized artist, ...

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ARC Living Master ™ Tony Pro has been working on this special project as a means of showing the real faces of contemporary cowboys, especially the faces of cowboys and ranchers in Long Valley. In al ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master Tony Pro for winning Best in Show in the September 2017 BoldBrush Painting Competition for his painting Her Day Out IV. To view all of the winners of the competit ...

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Her Day Out by Tony ProARC Living Master™ Tony Pro will soon be the executive director of the Coppini Academy of Fine Art in San Antonio, Texas.The schedule for classes with Pro will be posted to th ...

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In April 2012, PleinAir™ magazine made history with the first convention devoted to painting en plein air, and the largest gathering of artists painting in one outdoor location simultane ...

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

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14 February, 2017

Come paint with two-time ARC Salon Purchase Award winner and ARC Associate Living Master, Tina Garrett in Tuscany! This 5 day workshop is appropriate for all levels and is great for those who want to ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ and award winning artist, Tina Garrett, is holding a 5-Day Painting the Portrait from Life workshop at The Florence Studio in Italy. Beginners on ...

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As a needed distraction from these crazy times, ARC Associate Living Master Tina Garrett has opened her online Facebook group mentorship page to anyone who wants to watch a one-day live painting dem ...

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All levels are welcome to this 5-Day Flesh Tones Workshop for Oil Painters with ARC Associate Living Master, Tina Garrett. Tina started oil painting in 2012 and shares with her students the pra ...

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Timesless Treasures The Art of Stephen Gjertson by Annette LeSueur ARC Living Master™ Stephen Gjertson is one of a group of contemporary representational artists who call themselves "Classi ...

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

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The ARC Approved TIAC Academy is organizing a Painting Master Workshop with Golucho, one of the main representatives of New Realism. The workshop will take place at the European Museum of Modern Art ...

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Nick Alm, second place winner of the Figurative Category, winner of an ARC purchase award, the Poets Artists Award and the TIAC Art Prize was recently interviewed by The International ...

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On the occasion of Spring Break, ARC Approved TIAC Academy is organizing a Painting Master Workshop with Golucho, one of the main representatives of New Realism. The workshop will take place in Barc ...

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Three-week intensive figure painting workshop at ARC Approved™ Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier:Dennis Cheaney Figure Painting Workshop March 9-27, 2009In this intensive 10-day class, students ...

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Three new works have been added to the list of paintings to be exhibited in the traveling exhibition for the 2014/2015 ARC Salon. Today we are adding the Best Trompe L'oeil Runner Up, Dragon Fruit, by ...

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Cunning of the Conjurer by Joel Carson JonesThree new works have been added to the list of paintings to be exhibited in the traveling exhibition for the 2014/2015 ARC Salon. Today we are adding Best ...

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Three new works have been added to the list of paintings to be exhibited in the traveling exhibition for the 2014/2015 ARC Salon. Today we are adding the Third Place Figurative Winner, Incarnation, Ka ...

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Unprecedented Realist Auctions Coming to Sotheby'sAllan Banks, Stephen Gjertson, and Daniel Gerhartz have all been accepted into the very narrow club of living artists whose works are of sufficient ma ...

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The latest article by Kara Lysandra Ross was recently published in the Epoch Times as part of their new project, Art Speaks. It is the Epoch Times’ global art exploration project. The goal of Art Sp ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Thomas Kegler will be featured in a show at Burchfield Penney Art Center - 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, N.Y. 14222. The show is titled Fly Fishing and is "A Celebration ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Tom Kegler will be exhibiting his work, "Niagra Falls" at the Castellani Art Museum located at Niagara University, NY 14109 from Sunday May 7, 2017 until January of 2018. ...

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14 July, 2017

ARC Living Master Thomas Kegler has recently released an instructional dvd titled "Painting Niagra".In this all-new video release, Thomas gives you a rare behind-the-scenes look into his technical pro ...

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25 January, 2018

Celebrated as one of America's preeminent landscape painters, Thomas Cole was born in northern England at the start of the industrial revolution, immigrated to the United States in his youth, and tr ...

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ARC is happy to announce that we have just tripled the size of the Thomas Benjamin Kennington (1856-1916) gallery and added a biography of the artist. "Born in Grimsby England on April 7,1856, Thoma ...

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Portrait of Princess Wilhelmina by Theresa SchwartzeThis lecture and book presentation marks the recent publication of the first English-language monograph on the Dutch artist Thérèse Schwartze, writt ...

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Comprising more than 130 woodcuts, lithographs, wood engravings, and mezzotints, as well as numerous drawings, watercolors, wood blocks, and lithographic stones never before exhibited, "The Worlds of ...

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Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve is proud to announce its upcoming art exhibition, The Woolaroc Retrospective Exhibit and Sale, opening October 18, 2019, and continuing through December 29, 201 ...

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“The fairy world has returned!  They are real! But they call themselves vinetropes! Clean energy flows through their veins and they will change the course of history for all creatures on ea ...

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ARC Living Master™ Virgil Elliott is conducting a workshop at The Florence Studio, from June 6-17, 2016.Students will learn how to apply an opaque gray and white (grisaille) underpainting to a master ...

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23 October, 2014

The Proposal by David Gluck October 3 - 31, 2014SR Brennen Galleries - 124 West Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM, 87501Former ARC International Salon Winners Teresa Oaxaca, David Gluck, and Katherine Sto ...

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Francesca Anderson Fine Art will feature several new Ani artist's works for their upcoming exhibit, Trompe L'oeil. Specializing in Contemporary Realism and Portraiture, FA Fine art has been hosting ...

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To celebrate its 30th anniversary in autumn 2016, the Musée d'Orsay is looking at the entertainments and festivities of the Second Empire and at the different "stages" at which our modernity was inve ...

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The Representational Art Conference 2015 (TRAC2015) is the premier international art conference focused on the philosophical underpinnings of representational art in the 21st Century. This year TRAC w ...

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November 1 - 4, 2015Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach - 450 East Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001The Representational Art Conference 2015 (TRAC2015) is the premier international art conference focused on the ...

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The visual arts in America are witness to a resurgence of meaningful art that celebrates masterful imagery wrought by deliberate and effective skill and concept. This "renaissance of realism" reaches ...

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8 November, 2018

Renaissance artists transformed the course of western art history by making the nude central to their art. Drawing inspiration from classical sculpture and the study of the live model, these art ...

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15 March, 2019

This exhibition traces the development of the nude through some of the great masters of the Renaissance. Bringing together works by artists such as Titian, Raphael, Michelangelo, Leonardo, Dürer and ...

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2 December, 2019

Eleventh Street Arts presents The Red Show, an exhibition curated by Dale Zinkowski, featuring a selection of still life, figure, and portrait paintings by contemporary realist artists affiliated wi ...

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ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg will hold an exhibition of his paintings at the Highline Gallery from September 24 - October 12, 2016 at The Highline Loft Gallery - 508 West 26th Street, Suite 5G, New ...

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18 March, 2020

In these difficult times we wanted to remind our viewers that fine art is enduring. While being unable to visit physical museums, perhaps stuck inside your homes, consider relieving stress by immers ...

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In this five-day workshop at the ARC Approved Edinburgh Atelier of Fine Art, artists will learn to create alla prima portraits that evince the beauty and humanity of the model with freshness, sensit ...

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ARC Approved™ Laguna College of Design located on 2222 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, California 92651 is holding an exhibition from April 1 - 14, 2016 which will include a live tandem figure pain ...

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Teasha by Jeffrey WattsThe Watts Atelier released their new online program and already have more than 320 students signed up from every corner of the world. They started by releasing over 250 hours ...

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We thought our ARC fans would be happy to know that realist art and the art of the 19th century are continuing to make a strong come back to popularity.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, who for a lon ...

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The Masters Academy of Art is holding a Summer Scholarship Competition. The school is giving away scholarships for summer workshops as well as a grand prize of one full month of study for free. The ...

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The ARC Approved Atelier™, The Masters Academy of Art, is holding their 3rd Annual Head Start Competition.This competition is open only to people who are currently students who may be studying ...

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7 October, 2019

In a special collaboration with The Art Renewal Center, Haynes Galleries presents “The Magic of Realism,” a group exhibition of paintings that runs from October 10 to November 30, 2019 just outside ...

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8 November, 2019

In a special collaboration with The Art Renewal Center, Haynes Galleries presents "The Magic of Realism," a group exhibition of paintings that is running now through November 30, 2019 just ...

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The Polisher by Anthony WaichulisFebruary 21-22, 2015, 9:30am-3pm at the Ani Art Academy Waichulis 1100 Pittston Blvd. Bear Creek Twp., PA 18702Tel: 570-822-4111This two-day workshop, presented in p ...

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

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St. Jerome by Albrecht DurerFeaturing nearly 70 objects, this exhibition incorporates rarely-seen loans from major North American and European museums and works from Bowdoin College Museum of Art's ow ...

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

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The 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 11th, through Sunday, S ...

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"The Hunt of Odd Nerdrum", a 6 part documentary series, follows Nerdrum's son Öde and his former pupil Tuv around the world, tracking down Nerdrum's artistic inspiration. The se ...

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2 November, 2018

Over a year in the making, The Human Condition exhibition is a collaborative effort between Didi Menendez of PoetsArtists magazine, Ana Montoya of AnArte Gallery in San Antonio, and curating artist ...

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In their lifelong pursuit of figurative art, artists often focus on the "hows" of acquiring skills and knowledge, but not the "whys," "wheres" and "whats." &q ...

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The California Art Club spotlights quintessential images of the distinct land and lifestyle of California with the exhibition The Golden State, on view from January 14 to May 17 at its gallery at th ...

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The Florence Academy of Art has organized a gala evening in New York City for friends and patrons. It will take place at the Cipriani, 25 Broadway, on November 6. The Beaux Arts Ball theme comes from ...

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Inspired by The Da Vinci Initiative and to show their appreciation for the hard work art teachers do,  The Florence Academy of Art in Mölndal, Sweden has established the “Thank a ...

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The Florence Academy of Art will officially celebrate the opening of its first US branch on May 3, 2015. The FAA has begun full time courses and workshops in Drawing & Painting in its superbly renovat ...

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Patreon is a subscription website, and the Florence Academy is excited to use this platform for educating and inspiring artists about the craft of painting and sculpture. "The Florence Academy ...

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The Florence Academy of Art US opens this month and will be showing a two-person exhibition of still life, figurative, and cityscape paintings by FAA graduates, Carolyn Pyfrom and Peter van Dyck. The ...

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To continue to provide the highest level of instruction possible, The Florence Academy of Art recently inaugurated a new space in Florence, the Robert and Christine Emmons Center for Sculpture for The ...

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On January 5, the academy will begin full time courses in drawing & painting with places for 20 students. Intensive workshops begin in March. Academic Director, Jordan Sokol, and principal instructo ...

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During its 22-year history, The Florence Academy of Art, led by ARC Living Master™ , Daniel Graves, has served its mission to train students to become highly skilled painters and sculptors. Succe ...

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Starting January 2015, the Florence Academy New York Metro will offer a full time Certificate program in Drawing & Painting with places for 20 students. Self Portrait by Richard GreathouseIntensive ...

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Sponsored by Streamline Publishing. This award will be an article award given to an individual finalist to be included in the Fine Art Connoisseur printed magazine. In addition, Fine Art Connoisseur w ...

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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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Choose a painting, sculpture, vase, drawing, etc., from the past, and in one 500-700 word article, discuss its history, cultural context, style, and creation in a manner that is inviting and education ...

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presents Becoming an Artist: The Academy in 19th-Century France February 26 - April 29, 2010   Monday through Saturday, 11-6 PALITZ GALLERY Lubin House 11 East 61st Street ...

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Great News! Undergraduate and Graduate college credits are now available for the DVI's first online course, Introduction to Advanced Observational Drawing, through a partnership with The Heritage Inst ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative fall teaching season has begun, and they will be visiting a number of state conferences and hosting workshops. The Da Vinci Initiative sends ambassadors with atelier training t ...

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The first major collaborative exhibition between the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Center for British Art, this exhibition offers an unprecedented opportunity to display together treasured ...

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From September 1 - October 4, 2015, ARC Approved Atelier™ Lavender Hill Studios will present to the public a rare insight into the rigors of drawing and painting, as passed down by a long line of Mas ...

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Catalogue Raisonne Update: The Committee to Write the Catalogue Raisonne on William Bouguereau 1825-1905 has completed its work; the committee will accept no further additions to the publication.This ...

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