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The Academy of Realist Art, Boston announces its second annual scholarship competition for promising artists with a love for the academic style of painting and drawing.This ARC Approved Academy help ...

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5th International 2009/2010 ARC Salon Competition ResultsThe Art Renewal Center is proud to present the award winners and finalists in our fifth International ARC Salon®: Competition. This year we ...

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Plein Air Magazine, the master mind behind the The 2nd Annual Plein Air Convention and Expo are now taking reservations to participate in what they are calling the largest artist gathering in history. ...

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This year, we are holding our 20th ARC Scholarship Competition. At ARC, we view our scholarship program as one of the most important. In order for future generations to produce great art, we must no ...

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ARC is pleased to present the winners and finalists of the 2014/2015 International Salon Competition. With an approximate 2,500 entries this year by over 1,050 artists, the competition was steeper tha ...

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Good morning Fred. I just posted on my facebook page your Portrait Society speech a number of years ago on academic art and relevance. It stirred up some great debate and today I reread the speec ...

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22 December, 2008

To everyone at Art Renewal,What a pleasure it is to see realism making such a comeback. When I was in school there was such a lack of traditional teaching methods and technical training. I wasn't even ...

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Established in 1982 by Paul Ingbretson, the Ingbretson Studio of Drawing and Painting provides a direct link to the Nineteenth Century Boston School approach to painting, which includes instructio ...

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Thank you to the Florence Academy of art for sponsoring the Fully From Life Category in the 14th International ARC Salon Competition.  The Florence Academy of Art, one of the Art Renewal ...

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Thank you to Academy of Realist Art, Boston for sponsoring the Portraiture Category in the 14th International ARC Salon Competition. The Academy of Realist Art, Boston was established in the histor ...

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Thank you to Studio Incamminati for sponsoring the Drawing Category in the 14th International ARC Salon. For more than a decade, Studio Incamminati, School for Contemporary Realist Art, has bee ...

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Thank you to the PleinAir Magazine and Plein Air Convention & Expo for sponsoring the Plein Air Paintings Category in the 14th International ARC Salon Competition.  PleinAir Magazine i ...

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Thank you to Laguna College of Art and Design for sponsoring the Imaginative Category in the 14th International ARC Salon Competition. Laguna College of Art and Design's Fine Arts department offers ...

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Thank you to BoldBrush for sponsoring the Figurative Category in the 14th International ARC Salon. BoldBrush is a free online art guild for visual artists. They offer a free daily member newsl ...

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Dear Mr. Ross,I too am staggered by the art of Bouguereau and for the past two weeks have been obsessed with coming to grips with and redefining the "new" nature of late 19th century art and his ...

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"Thank you for your wonderful website. I enjoyed reading the “Philosophy” section of your website immensely, and was truly educated by what I found there. I have always been awestruck and moved by ...

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Thank you for the gift of Bouguereau. Without your efforts I would know nothing about the greatest painter of human beings in history. The world is a better place because of your work.Fred SimonJanuar ...

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I would like to first thank you all for providing such a huge gallery to study from and look at. I have been very pleased to see classical realism being pushed and even advertised over the years chec ...

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27 February, 2018

The 9th Annual Group Show will feature new works by some of the finest Texas artists living and working today including ARC Associate Living Master Mary Ross Buchholz. The artist reception will b ...

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The ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figurative Art is holding their Spring Gallery Night Reception on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 from 5 - 9 pm. Works by the students and faculty of TAFA will be on view ...

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The Texas Academy of Figurative Art, an ARC Approved™ School and a sponsor of this year's ARC Salon, is holding an exhibition of new work by the artists of the school titled "Balance and Beauty" ...

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ARC Master, Ted Seth Jacobs is leading a Three Month Intensive Portrait Program at the Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier in Belmont CaliforniaNovember 10, 2008-February 14, 2009Learn More and Register ...

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Drawing the Human BodySix Week Residency ProgramWith ARC Master Ted Seth JacobsNovember 5 - December 14, 2007Click here for more information. ...

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ARC Master, Ted Seth Jacobs is leading a Three Month Intensive Portrait Program at the Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier in Belmont CaliforniaNovember 10, 2008-February 13, 2009Three-month intensive p ...

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ARC Master, Ted Seth Jacobs is leading a Master Residency Workshop at the Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier in Belmont California January 14-February 22, 2008Follow the light and learn the style of hu ...

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ARC Master Virgil Elliot has updated his Technical Column on ARC." Since I wrote my previous technical column, several important discoveries have been made that serious oil painters should know ab ...

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Rachel-Lucille by Director Rob ZellerTeaching Studios of Art, with locations in Oyster Bay and Brooklyn, NY is now Arc Approved™Teaching Studios of Art faculty includes Rob Zeller, Patricia Watw ...

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The Baroque Portrait with Adam Miller at TSA's Oyster Bay studio December 15th - 17th, 2011 This unique workshop is designed to help artists of any level of skill and experience draw and p ...

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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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Texas Academy of Figurative Art, an ARC Approved Atelier, is holding their Spring Gallery Night on March 24, 2018. Work by students and teachers will be on display. The show is being held at 415 ...

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The Texas Academy of Figurative Art is pleased to sponsor the first, second and third place awards for the Portraiture Category in the ARC Salon. TAFA was founded in 2007, and is the only fine art aca ...

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The Texas Academy of Figurative Art will be hosting a free educational event this weekend at TAFA Studios & Gallery, 415 South Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104 On May 1st, 6:30 to 8 pm, there will ...

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The ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figurative of Art is holding an open studio and will display the recent work of TAFA artists. The event takes place on March 19 from 4 - 9 pm. The Texas Academy of ...

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8 September, 2017

The Texas Academy of Figurative Art is holding their gallery night on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 5-9 pm.Works by recent TAFA graduates will be exhibited.Texas Academy of Figurative Art is locate ...

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The fourth collaboration between Rehs Contemporary and the ARC Approved™ Ani Art Academies takes its title from the fascinating perceptual phenomenon known as Synesthesia. Each work in this unique col ...

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Following her success in the Pastel 100 and Strokes of Genius competitions last year, ARC Associate Living Master Svetlana Cameron was invited to be a featured artist in the special 20th anniversary ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Svetlana Cameron has had her conte and pastel portrait “Daniel” is published in the 8th volume of Strokes of Genius. A celebration of creative drawing, the Strokes o ...

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Two portraits by ARC Associate Living Master™ Svetlana Cameron are going on public display at the famous Bankside Gallery in hames Riverside, 48 Hopton Street, London. SE1 9JH from June 6-18, 2017.Th ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Svetlana Cameron is holding a solo show titled "Laa Tinvaal". Included in the show is a new portrait of the President of Tynwald, Clare Christian OBE.The exhibition is bei ...

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Did you know that...The Foundation for the Art Renewal Center, a 501(c) 3 educational foundation was founded in 1999 to present responsible opposing views to the modernist art establishment.As a non-p ...

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All prints on ARC are now 15% off. To take advantage of this discount, please type in the coupon code box at checkout arcfriends. To browse though our archives of over 75,000 works to find the perfec ...

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New this year, the “Summer Drawing Scholarship Competition” offers an opportunity for young fine art students and practicing artists to apply for a space in the Barnes Atelier summer drawin ...

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This year, The Barnes Atelier will be breaking down their atelier drawing program process into 4 unique and intensive workshop weeks. Taking place between July 30 - August 24, 2018, each week-long w ...

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Detail of Sleeping Venus by Patricia WatwoodARC Allied Organization Suggested Donation is a series of podcasts devoted to the arts in all forms. Hosted by two Contemporary Realist painters, Tony C ...

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Pursuits - A Modern Vanitasby Anthony J. WaichulisARC Allied Organization™, Suggested Donation, conducted an interview with ARC Living Master™ and head of ARC Approved Ani Art Academies, ...

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16 September, 2015

ARC Allied Organization™ Suggested Donation, conducted an interview with Sadie Valeri of the ARC Approved™ Sadie Valeri Atelier.To listen to the interview, please click here. ...

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ARC Allied Organization™ Suggested Donation has interviewed ARC Living Master™ Jacob Collins. “Jacob is a seminal force in the realist movement. He has taught and mentored countless artists, and ins ...

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Norwegian Waterfall in Hemsedal by Johan Christian Dahl The Wadsworth Atheneum will present for the first time an exhibition of 19th century Norwegian paintings, showcasing works of the seminal Scandi ...

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The Legion of Honor, located on 100 34th Ave in San Francisco, CA will be exhibiting one of Raphael's most beguiling and enigmatic paintings - "Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn". The masterpiece, pr ...

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Join us for informal, afternoon studio talks by artists about artists.GCA's South Studio4:00pm - 5:30pmRefreshments will be servedRichard Cameron talks about THE NEOCLASSICAL DIVIDETuesday, November 1 ...

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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 Approved Atelier: Studio IncamminatiPhiladelphia, PA Artistic Director: ARC Master, Nelson Shanks 2008 Summer Workshops on are now available. Click here to view the Studio Incamminati Workshops. ...

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For more than a decade, Studio Incamminati has been a leader in the growing contemporary realist art movement. Founded by the late Nelson Shanks and his wife Leona, it is now recognized nationally a ...

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Studio Incamminati Portrait Competition ARC Approved Atelier Studio Incamminati, founded by Nelson Shanks one of the master portrait artists of our time, invites artists to its first-ever portrait ...

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Studio Incamminati will be holding an open house event from 12:30 - 4:30 pm on March 14, 2015. See the curriculum come to life during a live-model painting demonstration and take guided tours includ ...

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Get a firsthand look at what it means to study at ARC Approved™ Atelier, Studio Incamminati, in Philadelphia. Open HouseOct. 11 - 12Click Here for more info. ...

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See Studio Incamminati firsthand at Open House. Learn about the Professional Program and talk to representatives from Chestnut Hill College, Studio Incamminat's partner in the new Integrated Art Stu ...

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Studio Incamminati, an ARC Approved Atelier™, recently hosted the "Dream Stream", a Facebook Live Broadcast of three artist demos.For those who missed watching the broadcast or would like to view it a ...

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In the continuing effort to better serve its students, in addition to receiving accreditation, ARC Living Master™ Nelson Shanks' Studio Incamminati has created an innovative partnership with the nea ...

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The ARC Approved™ Studio Incamminati is broadcasting a four-hour demo featuring Instructors Lea Colie Wight, Darren Kingsley and Kerry Dunn. While a small live audience watches the demo, Facebook user ...

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The artists and alumni of Studio Incamminati are holding their annual exhibition and sale at Freeman's located on 1808 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA. The show and sale will take place from June 23 - ...

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The artists and alumni of Studio Incamminati are celebrating the school's 10th anniversary with an exhibition at the prestigious National Arts Club in New York City. Enjoy more than 50 works from acco ...

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The artists and alumni of Studio Incamminati are holding an exhibition at Manitou Galleries, Santa Fe, NM, one of the West's foremost galleries. The exhibition features more than 50 works of art by 31 ...

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The Epoch Times, which is a large international newspaper available in 35 countries and 19 languages recently published an article titled Studio Incamminati Celebrates 10 Years of Teaching Realist P ...

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ARC Approved Studio Incamminati will be holding two special events this week.On Thursday, Oct 19, Studio Incamminati artists demonstrate Alla Prima painting. In addition, visitors can discover the sto ...

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ARC ApprovedSM Studio Incamminati, School for Contemporary Realist Art, celebrates 17 years of creating art and artists with a gala celebration in an artfully eclectic setting. Enjoy cock ...

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ARC 2012/2013 SalonSecond Place Figurative Fumiko by Joe DoldererApplications for Studio Incamminati’s acclaimed Professional Program are now being accepted for the 2013-2014 school year. ARC Livi ...

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Still Life with Japanese Fanby Dian Paramita, 2nd year studentIn addition to the ARC Scholarship Competition, Studio Incamminati will be hosting their own Scholarship event. Studio Incamminati offer ...

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The artists and alumni of Studio Incamminati are holding their annual exhibition and sale featuring more than 30 works of art.All proceeds benefit the Studio Incamminati scholarship fund, helping the ...

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March 15 - March 16, 201412:30 - 4:30 p.m.See the Studio Incamminati curriculum come to life during a live painting demonstration by faculty, alumni and students. Take guided tours including the pri ...

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Loni by Nelson Shanks More than 40 pieces of art from the instructors, fellows and alumni of Studio Incamminati will be making a collective national debut, when the prestigious SR Brennen Galleries ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Josh Tiessen is holding a solo show titled "Streams in the Wasteland".     Comprising over four years of painting, this series explores the theme of ...

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ARC Living Masters™ Steven Hanks and Angela De la Vega are holding a dual exhibition at the S.R. Brennan Galleries 73-111 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260.There will be a champagne reception on Friday ...

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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 is pleased to welcome the St. Petersburg Art Academy in Florence as our newest ARC Approved AtelierSM! The State Academy of St. Petersburg I. E. Repin has recently opened an official branch in ...

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Mysteries abound in Italian Renaissance drawings. Sometimes even the simplest question—“Who drew it?”—is up for debate. Featuring spectacular drawings from the Getty collection and rarely-seen works ...

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Congratulations to Duffy Sheridan for winning Best Figurative work in the International Guild of Realism's 7th Annual Juried Exhibition for his painting Decoration Red & Gold, 38 x 42 inches, ...

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ARC Approved™ Southern Atelier in Sarasota, Florida survived a devastating fire this fall.Director Charles Miano rose to the challenge by continuing studies en plein air.Click here to make a don ...

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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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Announcing the Sotheby's New York's Major 19th Century European painting sale is here. The Pre-Sale is up now through November 3rd and the auction is November 4th. The Sale includes a selection of ...

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The Signal by John William GodwardSotheby’s New York is about to have its bi-annual major 19th century painting sale on May 9th. The sale will include five William Bouguereau paintings, two by Jeh ...

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Blessures D'Amourby BouguereauConsisting of a total of 87 lots, this sale includes major works by William Bouguereau, John William Godward, Frederick Lord Leighton, Peder Monsted, Jean Beraud, Danie ...

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On February 1, 2019, Sotheby's, New York will be holding an auction for important 19th Century European art.  The auction includes several works by William Bouguereau, Frederick Arth ...

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Bois de Boulogne by Jean BeraudThe Sotheby's New York auction of 19th Century European Art which took place on May 18, 2016, concluded with a strong total of $14.3 million, and the highest percentag ...

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This is the first UK exhibition of the Spanish Impressionist, Sorolla, in over a century. Known as the 'master of light' for his iridescent canvases, this is a rare opportunity to see the most compl ...

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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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16 November, 2015

Maxwell Alexander Gallery- 6144 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232This exhibit features the work of ARC Living Master™ Julio Reyes, Candice Bohannon and Aron Wiesenfeld.The show runs from Novembe ...

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Three instructors from Studio Incamminati will be exhibiting work in this show at the Haynes Galleries - 1600 Division Street, Suite 140, Nashville, Tennessee 37203. The exhibition runs until Febr ...

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Today we are adding an Honorable Mention in the Still Life Category by Richard Hall, two Honorable Mentions in the Drawing Category by Stephen Bauman and Albert Ramos Cortes, a Rehs Award Finalist by ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Artist™ Sivananda Nyayapathi for winning First Place and Member’s Choice Award in the Portrait Society of Atlanta's 2013 Winter Juried Exhibition for his painting "Kirtan ...

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Sivananda Nyayapathi has recently been elevated from ARC Living Artist to ARC Associate Living Master! An ARC Associate Living Master™ shows significant skill in all of the building blocks of great ...

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ARC Living Artist™ Sivananda Nyayapathi will be among the artists in the Richeson75 juried exhibition.The Richeson75 competitions are meant to offer a venue in which established and emerging artists m ...

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The exhibition Lawrence Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity explores the fascination of the artist Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema with the representation of domestic life in antiquity and how this interest wa ...

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The California Arts Club, an ARC Allied Organization, is holding an exhibition that will showcase a range of paintings that capture the blooming of colorful flowers and budding of leaves that transf ...

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DVI Presentation at NJ Educators ConferenceARC will be planning several lectures and educational events during the time the show will be in New York including a speech by ARC Chairman Fred Ross, and ...

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October 29th through December 19th, 2015Shepherd W & K Galleries58 East 79th StreetNew York, NY 10075Catalog available at:www.shepherdgallery.comFrom October 29th through December 19th, 2015, the Shep ...

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ARC Living Master Shaun Downey will be holding a solo exhibition at Arcadia Contemporary entitled "Reflections". The exhibition runs from December 8 - 21, 2018 at Arcadia Contemporary loc ...

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7 November, 2018

ARC Living Master™ Mary Pettis will unveil her 5 newest signature paintings. Hosted in downtown Minneapolis at Orchestra Hall, the exhibition will be presented during the performance of Beethov ...

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Now you can share your favorite images on ARC with all your friends on Facebook...We are very excited to announce the implementation of a share button for every artist page and every painting ...

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Shane Wolf, former ARC Scholarship Winner will be featured in a solo show of over 60 framed drawings. All of the works showcased have been drawn completely from live models.The show will run from Ap ...

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