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29 November, 2012

Just wanted to thank you all again for the wonderful work you do and the incredible display of work your site contains. Every visit to your site is a little present I can give myself.Best wishes,Thom ...

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10 April, 2013

Le Gouter by William BouguereauI just read your article on William Bouguereau - written many years ago, but perfectly relevant today. It affected me enough to write this email. WB played a major r ...

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17 October, 2013

My name is Abigail Camden and I am a senior in high school with a passion for fine art. I am currently on a search for schools to attend next year and I’m feeling a bit discouraged. Coming across ...

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13 February, 2014

Hello,I just wanted to say I greatly appreciate your creation of this extraordinary renaissance, revival and renewal of quality in the art world. I do not have the words to describe how exceptional ...

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24 March, 2014

Read a recently added letter about whether or not the use of photography in art is a tool, a hindrance, or a cheat."Photography is probably the most controversial subject among realist painters toda ...

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30 November, 2015

"Mr. Fred Ross, I just came across your website a few days ago and it is amazing!!! I also just read your piece Why Realism? and it speaks volumes. As an artist for over 30 years, I just could not un ...

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ARC is proud to announce the arrival of the newest addition to the website, the ARC Exhibition Page. Click to see the Exhibition Page In an attempt to better assist in art education, we though ...

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We would like to officially welcome Mikel Olazabal as an ARC Associate Living Master™. His art covers a wide variety of themes, having the description of the figures and the narration of t ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome James Van Fossan as an ARC Associate Living Master™! "I have gravitated towards the natural, the heroic and most importantly, the human. As long as the subject mat ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome ARC Associate Living Master™ Donald Clapper! Clapper's work has received national as well as international recognition and has been featured in many museums and p ...

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Pears in Plasticby Dario CampanileBorn April 21, 1948 in Rome, Italy. Dario started painting in oil at age 14. He spent time concentrating on painting in classical style influenced by Caravaraggio a ...

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ARC would like to welcome Lance Richlin to the Art Renewal Center Approved Artist™ and Living Master's™ Gallery.Lance is an American artist and teacher. He is the author of a book on portrait drawing ...

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We would like to welcome John Pototschnik to the Art Renewal Center's Artist and Living Master's Gallery™.Many may remember his work from the recent 2011/2012 International ARC Salon, where he won t ...

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We would like to welcome Bryan Larsen to the ARC Website. Bryan has been drawing and painting since childhood. As a young person he was also fascinated with math and science and always found creativ ...

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Jason Patrick Jenkins was born and raised in Newfoundland, Canada, and discovered drawing in a time before he can remember. About his work he has said the following:"I want to contribute to a revival ...

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Spring Covering by Sergio RoffoItalian-born artist, Sergio Roffo, was born in 1953 and immigrated to the United States in 1961. He has been inspired by the work of such American traditional painters ...

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Roger Dale Brown is avid about traveling, studying, teaching, and competing in national painting competitions. These experiences expand his knowledge of history, nature, and architecture, which insp ...

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Vicki Sullivan is an Australian Realist painter who focuses on portraiture.She is a member of Portrait Artists Australia and the Melbourne Society of Women Sculptors and Painters founded in 1902, ha ...

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Born in 1972 in Moscow, Russia, Olga Rybakova learned how to paint in an art studio as a childhood. Rybakova drew nature in the open air and drew animals at the zoo winning an art competition while ...

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Veil of Expressions 2by Marcos DamascenaMarcos Damascena was born in Poções Bahia in 1981 and rooted in São Paulo, where he began his artistic career studying with what was considered the biggest na ...

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John Rowe has created work for such companies as Disney, National Geographic, and Harper Collins, along with numerous private and public commissions.“A great painting much like a great movie, book o ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Jerry Luisi as an ARC Associate Living Master™. "The subject matter of all my art is primarily the human figure. My work is a reflection of my basic view of the positive na ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Mary Ross Buchholz as a new Associate Living Master™! Drinking Buddies by Mary Ross BuchholzMary Ross Buchholz is from a pioneering, ranching family heritage and those time- ...

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Wildfire by Xiang ZhangARC is pleased to welcome Xiang Zhang as an Associate Living Master!Born in the year of the Horse, Xiang Zhang grew up in China. After graduating from The Central Academy of D ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Eric Armusik as an ARC Associate Living Master™.Born in 1973, fine artist Eric Armusik grew up in the northeastern coal region of Pennsylvania. Once one of the largest coal m ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Jane Jones as an Associate Living Master™!Harmony by Jane Jones"The flowers in her paintings all come from her gardens, or a local orchid grower, and are infused with the cry ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Svetlana Cameron as our newest Associate Living Master™! “Svetlana Cameron (b. 1978) is a Russian-born British portrait artist dedicated to the revival of traditional fine a ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Richard T Scott as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™!Working between New York and Paris, Richard is a painter, writer, and designs coins for the United States Mint. He ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Tina Garrett as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™!In the few short years since Tina's introduction to oil she has studied intently the Selective Start Method described ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Edward Little as our newest Associate Living Master™!Edward Little is a professional artist and designer with over thirty five years' experience. Focusing on the dramatic e ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Doug Zider as our newest Associate Living Master™!"I live a stone's throw from the water of The Great South Bay. The bay itself runs along the southern coast of central Long ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Gabriel Picart as an ARC Associate Living Master™.Gabriel Picart was born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1962, where he still lives and works. He considers himself a realist painter ...

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We are pleased to welcome David Cheifetz as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™.David is an internationally acclaimed and collected artist. A former architect, David began learning to paint in 200 ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Gezien van de Riet as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™!"The beauty of nature always mesmerizes me. To capture that beauty requires long and close observation. In that ...

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Storm Approaching by Heidi PalmerARC is pleased to welcome Heidi Palmer as an ARC Associate Living Master™!"Light, air, and the meaning of time are the three elements that I try to address in my paint ...

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Bella by Carla D'aguannoCarla D'aguanno began her career as a movie poster artist and then as an illustrator of young adult and romance covers for several New York publishing companies. After she marr ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Barden as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™!Elizabeth Barden is a fine artist with an established studio practice. Her work is in several collections includin ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Leszek Piotrowski (Lesstro) as an ARC Associate Living Master™. Spices of Arabia by Leszek PiotrowskiThe technique and subjects of Lesstro's paintings and drawings are ...

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ARC is happy to welcome ARC Associate Living Master™ Ed Copley!Copley developed his depth of understanding technique through restoring old master paintings and now incorporates this knowled ...

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We would like to Welcome a new Associate Living Master™, Jon Bøe Paulsen, to the ARC Artist and Living Master's Gallery. This Norwegian artist has exhibited in many locations from Norway to England to ...

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Over the last 15 years Garin has been working primarily in the "Public Art Realm" as a Muralist creating large scale commissioned works for municipalities in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington ...

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An Elderly Woman from Southern Iraqby Ali Ghassan Al-Zobaede The Art Renewal Center is pleased to welcome Ali Ghassan Al-Zobaede as an ARC Associate Living Master™!Born in Babel, Iraq, Ali Ghassan A ...

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Renowned artist, Thomas Kegler, is a self-taught painter, producer, and certified teacher residing in Western New York. He is a Senior Fellow and instructor for the Hudson River Fellowship. Kegler' ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Arina Gordienko as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™. Arina Gordienko is an internationally acclaimed artist who is often known under her artist's name of 'ARINA ...

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Curiosity by Terje Adler MorkARC is pleased to welcome Terje Adler Mork as our newest ARC Associate Living Master™!Terje Adler Mork was born in Odda, Norway in 1949. He has a background within ...

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Zimou Tan was born and raised in Canton, China and apprenticed to Chinese Master Artist Le, YiFeng at age 12. At age 14 he immigrated to America with his family. Mr. Tan graduated from the Academy of ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Denise Antaya as a new Associate Living Master.  "We are surrounded by beauty. I often wonder if people see the world as I do. Do they see the magic that is all around ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Mark Heine as an ARC Associate Living MasterTM. "I am a storyteller. My art is the expression of a carefully chosen moment, captured from a larger narrative. This story is c ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Lee Alban as an ARC Associate Living MasterTM. Lee's career is characterized by an interest and ability to realistically represent a variety of subject matter and is marked ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Josh Tiessen as a new Associate Living MasterTM.   Josh Tiessen is a young international award-winning artist from Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada. Considered one of ...

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Yuehua was born in 1959 in Beijing, China. Yuehua's mother was an art teacher and she taught him how to draw. He participated in art activities in school. His dream was to enter the Academy of Fine ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Laurence Saunois as an Associate Living Master. "I was born near Paris, but I went regularly to spend school holidays on my grandfather's small farm in the south ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Robert Caldwell as an ARC Associate Living Master. "Robert’s passion for art and nature can be seen in his highly detailed, realistic paintings and drawings. Rob ...

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Located in the Netherlands just 30 minutes from Amsterdam, Classic Art Atelier teaches the methods and techniques that are passed on through the centuries from the Renaissance to the late nineteenth c ...

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Figure Drawing by Sergey ChubirkoThe mission of the Russian Academy of Art, Florence is to teach the fundamental principles, methods and techniques of classical art diligently transmitted over the c ...

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29 September, 2014

The Academy of Realist Art has opened a new branch of their already successful ARC Approved™ school. Set in the heart of the beautiful historic city of Edinburgh, Scotland, The Academy of Realist Ar ...

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The Texas Academy of Figurative Art - TAFA is now an ARC Approved™ Atelier. Click here to view the TAFA Gallery in the ARC Approved™ Ateliers and Schools section. Falling Man by Ron Ch ...

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The Southern Atelier, is now an ARC Approved™ Atelier.This is our first atelier in Florida and we are happy to welcome Charles Miano and The Southern Atelier to this most selective group.Click ...

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The Paris Academy of Art is an art institute dedicated to high-level realist painting and drawing techniques. The Academy is open to all those who, regardless of age, nationality or background, wan ...

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Barcelona Academy of ArtCast Program Barcelona Academy of Art aims at teaching drawing, painting and sculpting using a complete curriculum and teaching methods stemming from the classic- realistic t ...

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The Center for Academic Study and Naturalist Painting (CAS) in Springville, Utah is now an ARC Approved™ Atelier. Click here for the CAS Gallery in the ARC Approved™ Ateliers and Schools ...

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Art Renewal Center former scholarship winner Andrew Ameral, is now the Director of a new ARC Approved™ Atelier based in San Francisco, CA. The Golden Gate Atelier offers a complete clas ...

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Artist Jeremiah Stermer has been approved as an ARC Approved Living Artist™Visit the Jeremiah Stermer Gallery ...

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ARC Approved™ Ani Art Academy Waichulis has recently opened a new branch of the school.Ani Art Academy America, located in Red Bank, NJ provides cost-free comprehensive art education to disabled vet ...

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The Rob Gutteridge School of Classical Realism is a new school, created by Rob Gutteridge in 2016 in Adelaide, the capital city of the state of South Australia, Australia. It provides atelier training ...

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The Beaux-Arts Atelier of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, is our first school whose primary focus is classical architecture. They offer a one-year intensive program in the study of ar ...

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Old Masters Atelier, Hialeah, Florida began as a place for those who love beauty and the great traditions of drawing and painting. Their program continues as a vibrant community where students acquire ...

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The Little Mermaidby Arantzazu Martinez ARC Living Master Arantzazu Martinez™ and ARC Associate Living Master™ Mikel Olazabal have opened the first ARC Approved Atelier™ in Spain. Motivated by exp ...

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Located in Miami, Florida, Chiaroscuro Studio of Art offers top level instruction in realistic painting and drawing. Their curriculum is based on the teaching method used by the famous classical-reali ...

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We are happy to announce the addition of a new ARC Approved Atelier™.Wrapped Silver Goblet byInstructor Sadie ValeriThe Sadie Valeri Atelier offers art classes in traditional realistic painting and dr ...

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We are pleased to welcome the Barcelona Atelier of Realist Art as our newest ARC Approved Atelier™.Located in the heart of Barcelona, Spain, the Barcelona Atelier of Realist Art is one of the few art ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the Magrath Sculpture Atelier as our newest ARC Approved Atelier™. The Magrath Sculpture Atelier at Gage Academy of Art is a multi-year, part-time Atelier designed to conf ...

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Great Lakes Academy of Fine Art, run by ARC Living Master™ Jeffrey Larson, is a small apprenticeship-style program dedicated to the training of classical drawing and painting. Its full-time, four-year ...

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Ravenswood Atelier was established in 2008 by two Florence Academy alumni and former instructors, Matthew and Magdalena Almy. The school offers a four-year apprenticeship program centered around the ...

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Atelier Dualis is a small independent educational institution located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It is a novel approach to arts education combining the fine art training program developed by renowned ...

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27 September, 2017

The Barnes Atelier of Art teaches academic methods of drawing and painting to aspiring professional realist artists. The studio based in Barnes, in southwest London, provides an excellent learnin ...

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The Art Renewal Center is pleased to welcome Arts in Rome as our newest ARC Approved AtelierTM. Arts in Rome is the New School of Figurative Art in Rome, a project that harmonises modern and ancien ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the Academy of Fine Art Germany as our newest approved atelier! The Academy of Fine Art Germany offers a three year program that follows the concept and training whic ...

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The Atelier in The High School at Bradford Christian Academy, was established in 2015 at Bradford Christian Academy by Sandra Galda, who brought atelier training to the school’s art offerings. The ...

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"Poetry" by Alma-TademaThe Atlantic Poetry Guild exists to help revive the significance of traditional poetry in our culture. They conduct public readings of the great poets, to restore their work t ...

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The Society of Animal Artists was formed in 1960 by Patricia Allen Bott and Guido Borghi following a successful exhibition at the Bronx Zoo titled, appropriately, 'Animals in the Bronx Zoo'. Almos ...

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American Art Collector, which celebrated its milestone 100th issue in February 2014, is a monthly national magazine written to bring together galleries, living representational artists and active ar ...

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American Fine Art Magazine is a bimonthly fine art publication providing comprehensive coverage on the market for 19th- and 20th-century historic American art. Unlike other fine art publications tha ...

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International Artist magazine is known as the publication written by artists for artists around the world. Launched in 1998 as a tool to help artists share their advice, the publication includes pra ...

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Streamline art video is a division of Streamline Publishing, Inc., which publishes Fine Art Connoisseur and PleinAir Magazines. The division was founded on the premise that art education is the foun ...

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Suggested Donation is a series of podcasts devoted to the arts in all forms. Hosted by two Contemporary Realist painters, Tony Curanaj and Edward Minoff, the conversations provide an insight into th ...

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National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, a new ARC Allied Organization™, encourages the development of excellence in art through its annual "Best of America" juried competition and exhibit as well ...

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Prayer for Winter's End by Coulter PrehmARC is pleased to welcome Renaissance Life as our newest Allied Organization™!Renaissance Life is a 501c3 organization whose primary aim is to facilitate creati ...

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Sophiaby Jeanine JacksonThe Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists, CSOPA, is a (501 (c) 3) nonprofit arts education organization, that serves local artists and patrons in and around Connecticu ...

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The Guild of Boston Artists is a non-profit association of painters and sculptors whose purpose is to promote, nurture and encourage traditional art adhering to the highest standards of quality and ...

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ARC is pleased to announce the addition of a new Allied Organization!The Sculptor's Funeral is the only podcast dedicated to student and professional figurative sculptors living and working today. H ...

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Oil Painters of America (OPA) is dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in representational art. Their primary mission is to advance the cause of traditional, representational fine art by ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the South African Portrait Society as our newest Allied Organization.South African Portrait Society was created with the main purpose to enhance "Fine Art Portraiture" in Sou ...

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The International Arts & Culture Group (TIAC) is a community of professionals devoted to the arts. TIAC champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural programs that create and enrich art ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative, part of a 501C3, nonprofit, educational foundation, is a mission for visual literacy in our contemporary world. With a focus on K-12 public and private schools, the goal o ...

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In 2007 Western Art Collector became the first magazine to provide nationwide coverage of upcoming shows and auctions showcasing Western art. With the goal of bringing together galleries, living Wes ...

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The European Museum of Modern Art – MEAM, Barcelona, Spain exhibits some of the finest Contemporary Figurative Art. It is owned by The Foundation of Arts and Artists and the purpose is to promote and ...

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ARC is pleased to present a new Allied Organization, the American Society of Traditional Artists. ASTA was formed to showcase the talent of the many professional fine artists of today through the ...

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The California Art Club, established in 1909, is one of the oldest, largest and most active fine art organizations in America. Its founding members were a handful of professional artists who m ...

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There has been a neglect of critical appreciation of representational art well out of proportion to its quality and significance; it is that neglect that this conference seeks to address. By its n ...

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