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In this workshop, ARC Living Master Chad Fisher will teach students how to create a finished clay portrait from life using traditional fine art techniques. Emphasis will be placed on large shapes, ana ...

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Scott Kennedy, is now an ARC Living Artist™. Scott was a finalist in the International 2008/09 ARC Salon™ Competition for this painting,  A Quiet Thought Click here t ...

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Scott Burdick recently posted an excellent video entitled The Banishment of Beauty. You can view this four part video on YouTube at: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 ...

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The Salmagundi Club is holding their "Annual Exhibition", which showcases its club members' finest works of art in all media - oil, watercolor, pastel, graphics, sculpture, photography and ...

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

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Dear Sharon,Thank you very much for your package received today including a cheque for $500.00 for Shane Wolf's fourth place prize, and the two scholarship certificates for Teresa Oaxaca and Shane Wol ...

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For anyone who has not yet heard, winners of the 2016 ARC Scholarship Competition have now been announced.To view the full list of winners, click here. Third Place Winner - ZiJustin Matthew TecsonLagu ...

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Throughout his career, John Singer Sargent created portraits of artists, writers, actors, and musicians, many of whom were his close friends. Because these works were rarely commissioned, he was free ...

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Sargent, Whistler, and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano brings to life the Venetian glass revival of the late nineteenth century and the artistic experimentation the city ins ...

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6 October, 2022

Celebrated as the leading society portraitist of his era, John Singer Sargent influenced a generation of American painters. His personal captivation with Spain resulted in a remarkable body of work th ...

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22 February, 2024

Celebrated for his striking portrait paintings, this exhibition sheds new light on John Singer Sargent’s acclaimed works. It explores how he worked like a stylist to craft the image of the sitters he ...

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Join the ARC Approved® Swedish Academy of Realist Art on YouTube Live from SARA Academy and meet SARA co-founder Hans-Peter Szameit, rector Lena Olsson and students Ashlym Miles and Alexander Hedström ...

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ARC Living Master Ann James Massey is participating in the 2022 Spring Exhibition of the San Diego Museum of Art Artists Guild.  The exhibition is online and features a variety of artwork that is ...

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Samsara Academy of Art is holding a Drawing and Painting competition. Artists and students can send a drawing or painting and get a chance to win a scholarship to attend a workshop at Sams ...

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We would like to announce that in addition to all the winners and finalists, this year's Salon Catalogue will contain a reprinting of the introduction to the William Bouguereau Catalogue Rais ...

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The countdown begins! We are only five days away from announcing the winners of the Art Renewal Center 2011/2012 International Salon Competition. A.R.C. quickly realized the importance of a growin ...

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The Salmagundi Club is hosting the exhibition “Figuratively Speaking,” on view February 2-19, 2021. This will be an exhibition of figurative work and the human form in all of its permutations. The ...

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

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The Salmagundi Club is pleased to announce its 2022 open New York Figurative exhibition. This will be an exhibition of figurative work and the human form in all of its permutations: portraiture, clo ...

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The Salmagundi Club is accepting entries for their 2022 Annual Painting, Sculpture and Graphics exhibition. This exhibition of original oils, watercolors, pastels, colored pencils, acrylics, mixed med ...

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In 1917 the Artists and Patrons of the Salmagundi Club decided to purchase the brownstone building at 47 Fifth Avenue as their permanent home. Some of the greatest artists in American history contri ...

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From the sacred to the irreverent, see the exhibition that Artnet News called a “visual buffet.” Visit the Dallas Museum of Art to discover the history and development of art in Flanders during the fi ...

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Saints, Sinners, Lovers, and Fools offers a look into the specific subjects and styles adopted by artists in the Southern Netherlands between the 15th and 17th centuries, providing important connectio ...

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

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This exhibit explores works in the Dallas Museum of Art’s collection by the Renaissance German artist Albrecht Durer. Durer left a profound mark on the course of art history through his contribution ...

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17 February, 2016

The Society of Animal Artists (SAA) has joined in a coordinated effort with the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation (SKB) to create the single most comprehensive artist training workshop in the history of ...

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The ARC Approved Atelier, Miami International Fine Arts (MIFA), is holding an open house exhibition of works showcasing the figurative art movement in Florida. The exhibition ru ...

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6 January, 2016

Ryan Brown, head of the ARC Approved™ Center for Naturalist Study and Academic Painting, is teaching a special 5 day intensive workshop. Participants will discover how to paint realistic portraits wit ...

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The Florence Academy of Art is proud to offer for the first time at its location in Florence, Italy, a workshop in Russian figure drawing.The Russian Academic Figure Drawing Intensive, taught by art ...

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ARC Approved Princeton Academy of Art is holding a Russian Academic Figure Drawing workshop on June 17th & 18th from 10:30am – 5:30pm. The workshop explores the human figure as a construction ...

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The ARC ApprovedSM; Princeton Academy of Art will be holding a week long Russian Academic Drawing Workshop focusing on portrait and figure from May 6-10, 2019. ARC Living Master™; Gilberto Geraldo ...

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Russia and the Arts is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see masterpieces from the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow.The exhibition focuses on the great writers, artists, actors, composers and pat ...

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The Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens was inspired by the art and literature of classical antiquity. Presented amidst the antiquities collection at the Getty Villa, this exhibition juxtaposes the ar ...

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The Public Grand Opening of the 15th ARC Salon Exhibition will take place at Sotheby’s NY, 1334 York Avenue, New York City, NY, Saturday, July 17th between 11am – 3pm. 28 works from the show will be ...

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For anyone who missed the Grand Opening of the ARC Salon Exhibition, you can still look forward to attending the “Art and Beauty Behind Fashion” event, this coming Saturday, July 24th, from 6pm – 9p ...

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The Royal Society of Portrait Painters is holding their annual competition. Submissions to the competition will be accepted Oct 16, 2017 - Jan 19, 2018.   The Society of Portrait Painters wa ...

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This annual exhibition is an occasion for the public to enjoy the Society’s artist members’ most recent works and to discover new talents selected amongst thousands of applications for this show. It i ...

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The collection of Fred and Sherry Ross has expanded again, this time with a combination of 19th century and contemporary works:Emerald Dreams by Morgan WeistlingDawn of Hope by Daniel GerhartzEve by C ...

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20 October, 2022

A major international event, this exhibition honors the exceptional, innovative and inspiring artist, Rosa Bonheur on the bicentenary of her birth. She was known as an icon of the emancipation of wome ...

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18 October, 2012

Ron A. Cheek, Director of the ARC Approved™ Texas Academy of Figurative Art, is currently having an exhibition of his work at Texas A&M University, August 30–October 21, 2012. To read a review of the ...

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The below is a quote from the article titled Perhaps it is Time to Make Really Wonderful Paintings Again, by Dick Davison “It is very satisfying, therefore, to realize that throughout [the recent h ...

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The Groninger Museum presents Romanticism in the North: From Friedrich to Turner, the first international survey exhibition of northern European Romantic landscape painting. Dramatic scenes of ...

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The ROI Annual Exhibition has a well earned reputation for attracting talented young exhibitors, alongside much admired, more established member artists. ARC Living Master Ana Schmidt will be among th ...

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12 October, 2022

ARC is pleased to welcome Rogue Classical Atelier as a new ARC Approved® Atelier! Rogue Classical Atelier was established in 2007 and is a bustling educational atelier with two locations in the Southe ...

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A pioneer in many fields, Savery (1576 – 1639) introduced several new themes to Dutch painting. He made the Netherlands’ first floral still life, and was the most notable painter of the legendary (ext ...

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DVI is thrilled to announce that Robert Pool, co-author of the best-selling book Peak, has written an article about the DVI and the atelier training method. He will also be including atelier trainin ...

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ARC Living Master℠ Robert Liberace will be teaching a two-week studio workshop in Dedham Vale, one of the UK’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, about an hour from London. Rob, internationally know ...

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ARC Living Master™, Robert Liberace is holding a solo exhibition of his work at the Principle Gallery located on 208 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.The exhibition runs from August 18 - Septe ...

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ARC Living Master™ Robert Liberace will bring to life the beauty and poetry of Venetian red chalk drawing as he works on a live portrait while describing the key features of this technique and how the ...

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ARC Approved™ Southern Atelier presents Robert Liberace:A Special Reception, Portrait Unveiling and DVD Release SigningWednesday, May 20, 2009 - 6:30PMThe event is open to the public and compli ...

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Rising Voices invites visitors to experience figurative work through the eyes of women. Ultimately, this show highlights and recognizes the achievements of women painters that have been too long ove ...

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The finalists and winner of The 2019 Bennett Prize along with the Bennett Prize's Founders, Steven A. Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt will hold a special artist panel on May 7, 2021. Moderat ...

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16 March, 2023

Unleashing a bolt of artistic energy into the Philadelphia art scene, Rising Voices 2 features over 40 realist paintings by some of the nation’s most promising women artists. The exhibition features t ...

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ArtNet News has recently published an article highlighting ARC's role in the resurgence of interest in Realist art. This article has come out in connection to the seven paintings currently on sale at ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master Richard Whitney for winning “Best of Show” in the Copley Society of Art Pop-up Portrait Exhibition in Boston for his painting "Miriam". To s ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard Whitney painted a portrait of Dr. Ricardo Azziz that was recently unveiled at Georgia Regents University in Augusta, Georgia. Dr. Azziz was the former President of G ...

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11 October, 2017

Congratulations to ARC Living Master Richard Whitney for receiving the Lotte Jacobi Living Treasure Award.  This award goes out to New Hampshire artists in any discipline that have made a signifi ...

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21 February, 2018

Richard Whitney recently unveiled a portrait of retiring Chief Justice Linda Dalianis at the New Hampshire Supreme Court.  Chief Dalianis is the first woman Justice and Chief Justice in New Ham ...

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Emilio Longo, Visual Arts Teacher and founder of Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers has recently conducted a podcast interview with ARC Living Master, Richar ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard Whitney was awarded an Honorary Doctorate for lifetime achievement by the University of New Hampshire at commencement last May before a crowd of 25,000.Whitney graduated Phi ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Richard T. Scott will be displaying his painting, "Hearts of Men" at an exhibition titled "Fourth Wall", which will also feature works by several other artists inclu ...

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Sculpture by Richard MacDonaldARC Living Master™ Richard MacDonald, specializing in sculptures of ballerinas and acrobats and closely linked to the Cirque du Soleil and the Royal Ballet of London, w ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard MacDonald will be exhibiting a retrospective exploration of his figurative sculpture from November 1 - December 2, 2013.A life long passion for dance led Richard MacDonald ...

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Gary Christensen, author of The Richard F. Lack Catalogue Raisonné, will present an illustrated lecture on the woodcuts and etchings of Richard Lack. The lecture will be held on January 9, 2016 at The ...

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Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers, founded and directed by Emilio Longo, have recently published a video which documents the late Minnesotan artist-teacher, R ...

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7 September, 2023

Emilio Longo, Founder and Director of Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers (SBA) has recently published a video which documents father of the contemporary atelie ...

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Public Tribute, Memorial Service and Exhibition:Sunday, November 1, 20092:00 to 5:00 p.m.The Landscape Arboretum3675 Arboretum DriveChaska, Minnesota 55318952-443-1400"Richard F. Lack is one of the ...

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28 September, 2009

Richard Lack founded Classical Realist styleMARY ABBE, Star TribuneTwin Cities artist Richard F. Lack, who launched a national renaissance in traditional drawing and painting, died Tuesday at Methodis ...

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14 April, 2015

Gary Christensen will be conducting an overview of the Classical Realist painter Richard Lack, his life and artworks. The lecture will begin in 1943 when Lack was fifteen and continue through his last ...

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1 December, 2015

Gary Christensen, Author of The Richard F. Lack Catalogue Raisonné, will present an illustrated lecture on the paintings of Richard Lack. Lack's interior genre paintings will be presented and will inc ...

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Richard F. Lack was one of the most prolific artists of the last half of the twentieth century–a master of portraiture, still life and florals, landscapes, interior and outdoor genre, etching, pastels ...

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Richard F. Lack passed away on September 22, 2009. The Art Renewal Center® has decided to make the Richard Lack biography by ARC Master Stephen Gjertson available through the ARC Store for those w ...

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Thoughts on Richard LackI'm so very sad to hear this. Richard more than any other single artist and teacher picked up the torch when Ives Gammell passed away in 1981. I know the entire community of tr ...

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A new artwork has been added to the Edmund Blair Leighton Gallery on ARC.Ribbons and Laces for Very Pretty Faces, 1904 is now heading the E. B. Leighton Gallery, courtesy of Kara Ross with commentary ...

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"Return to Florence" is an award-winning documentary about American & British art students in Florence, Italy. Filmed at the Charles H. Cecil Studios, an ARC Approved Atelier, we share their experien ...

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Sherry Ross is sponsoring a free giveaway of her fantasy novel, Return of the Vinetropes, on Amazon. Click on this link to enter the contest to win a free copy of her book. The contest ends Jan ...

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

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Joshua Liner Gallery is hosting Resolve, an exhibition of twenty-five emerging and established artists whose work is rooted in classical art traditions and training. Including ARC Living Masters A ...

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10 September, 2014

Portrait of Mark Abouzeidby Jamie CorethREPRESENT is an exciting debut exhibition showcasing some of today's most promising representational and figurative artists from all over the world but who ha ...

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This display presents for the first time watercolor during the Renaissance as a unified art form, highlighting its versatility and pivotal role in understanding, interpreting and documenting the nat ...

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1 October, 2021

From the late 1400's to the present day, people sitting for portraits were keen to be presented in the most favorable manner possible. All aspects of the composition – the facial expression, symboli ...

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Completed when he was just twenty-three years old, Rembrandt's Judas Returning the Thirty Pieces of Silver has long been recognized as the artist's first masterpiece. The painting will be shown in the ...

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The Art Institute of Chicago is holding an exhibition of Rembrandt portraits.  Rembrandt added new dimensions to the genre, constructing identities through props, lighting, and ambiguous setti ...

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Rembrandt created a series of unusually meticulous drawings depicting emperors and courtiers from Mughal India. This exhibition explores 20 of the Dutch master’s careful studies of imperial Mughal p ...

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This exhibition features 20 etchings and engravings by Rembrandt, drawing from the Museum’s permanent collection, as well as loans from the Rembrandt collection of the University of San Diego. In a ...

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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, Sep ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Jane Jones will be among the artists exhibiting in this invitational national exhibition featuring art displaying mastery of the illusionary properties of glass and silver ...

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Van Eyck’s 'Arnolfini Portrait' informed the Pre-Raphaelites’ belief in empirical observation, their ideas about draughtsmanship, color and technique, and the ways in which objects in a picture coul ...

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Kara Lysandra Ross, ARC Chief Operating Officer, has written “Rediscovering Victorian Painter George Elgar Hicks”, a new article published in The Epoch Times.A Cloud With a Silver Lining by George E ...

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Join ARC Associate Living Master Charles Miano and Gage Academy of Art on Thursday, July 30, 2020 on a journey of expression as he teaches the secret fundamentals of Red Chalk Drawing. Follow along ...

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Mario Robinson, an ARC Living Master will be at Ann Long Fine Art on Thursday 20 September 2007 from 6-8pm at a show of recent work.Click here to see some of the works from the show.Contact:Ann Long ...

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The Florence Academy of Art is hosting an online exhibition dedicated to recent graduates from 2018 and 2019. Fifty drawings, paintings and sculpture by recent graduates of The Florence Academy of A ...

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28 September, 2022

This exhibition features original works by 13 students of the ARC Approved® Rob Gutteridge School of Classical Realism (RGCR), resurrecting the lost skills of the traditional atelier approach to art: ...

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16 September, 2021

ARC Living Master Joke Frima will be participating in the Realistisch Bekeken Expo, taking place at Presbytery Munte, Munteplein 6, 9820 Munte (Merelbeke) Belgium. The expo runs from September 17 - ...

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29 November, 2017

Realism Without Borders is a beautiful and rare exhibition including works by top International artists from Sweden, America, Russia, France, Italy and Ukraine. Curated by Vaness ...

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Celebrate the long-standing artistic tradition of depicting the world realistically by some of the finest artists in the country. The exhibition of traditional paintings and drawings by members of the ...

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Held in a 19th century library in the heart of the Hudson River Valley, "Realism on the Hudson" is a carefully curated small works show featuring an array of contemporary realist paintings and drawing ...

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Realism Live, the world’s largest online realism art training event, will begin this Thursday. Twenty-four of today’s most accomplished artists are ready to help you take your art to the highest level ...

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28 August, 2020

REALISM LIVE,  The World’s First Virtual Realism Art Conference is taking place online over three days, on October 22, 23, and 24, with a beginners’ day on October 21. Realism L ...

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4 January, 2017

ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg is holding a solo exhibition of his work titled "Realism and Reality".A workshop, including a live demo and talk, will coincide with the reception of the exhibition on ...

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