Introduction

12th Annual ARC Salon (2016-2017)

MEAM/Salmagundi

12th International ARC Salon Exhibition

The Art Renewal Center (ARC) is proud to announce the 12th International ARC Salon Exhibition, which will consist of 83 Contemporary Realist works selected from an original 3,100 entries from 63 countries. The most prestigious realist art competition in the Americas and perhaps the world, the International ARC Salon offers over $100,000 in cash awards and international recognition through partnerships with prestigious magazines, galleries, museum exhibitions, and a strong online presence. The ARC Salon Exhibition will be on view at the Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Ave., New York, NY from May 12th – June 1st, 2017 with the public opening event on Saturday, May 13th from 11am to 3pm. Entry is free. The exhibition will then be on view again at the MEAM Museum, Barcelona, Spain from September 23 – November 27, 2017 with the opening event starting at 7pm on September 22nd and artist forum on September 23rd starting at 11am. The MEAM competition is organized by the Foundation of the Art and the Artists, which is, along with the ARC Salon, the other most important competition for representational art in the Western world.

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Salmagundi Club

May 12 - June 1, 2017

Salmagundi Club

47 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10003

Public Opening

Saturday, May 13th, 2017 11am – 3pm

On May 12th the exhibit will only be open to the public from 2 to 4:30pm

Atelier Education Day

Friday, May 19th, 2017 10am – 2pm

General Opening Hours

1pm to 8pm Monday through Friday

10am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday

MEAM

Sept 22 - Nov 27, 2017

European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM)

C/ Barra de Ferro 5

08003, Barcelona, Spain

ARC Award Ceremony and Figurativas Opening Ceremony

September 22nd, 2017 – Starts 7pm

Artists Forum

September 23rd, 2017 – Starts 11am

General Opening Hours

10am to 8pm Tuesday through Sunday

Best in Show ($8,000)
ARC Purchase Award ($28,000)

Tenaya Sims

Semillas

2016

251.46 x 177.8 cm | 99 x 70 in

Oil and 23k gold leaf on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($24,000)

Julie Bell

White Velvet

2016

91.44 x 106.68 cm | 36 x 42 in

Oil on wood

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($20,000)

Joshua LaRock

Laura in Black

2015

50.8 x 40.64 cm | 20 x 16 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($15,500)

Sandra Kuck

Shona

60.96 x 78.74 cm | 24 x 31 in

Oil on canvas

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($15,000)

Gregory Mortenson

Polka Dots

2014

71.12 x 55.88 cm | 28 x 22 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($9,000)

Seth Haverkamp

House and Home

2015

83.82 x 60.96 cm | 33 x 24 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($7,029)

Tina Garrett

String of Pearls

2015

76.2 x 101.6 cm | 30 x 40 in

Oil

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($5,000)

Michael C. Hayes

Haven

2015

45.72 x 91.44 cm | 18 x 36 in

Oil on panel

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($4,900)

Adam Clague

Knitter's Gift

2014

76.2 x 76.2 cm | 30 x 30 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($2,200)

Andrea Bills

Waiting for Alice

2015

38.1 x 50.8 cm | 15 x 20 in

Charcoal and white pastel

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($1,680)

Carmen Ruiz Segura

Don Quijote

2015

50 x 40 cm | 19 1/2 x 15 1/2 in

Acrylic on canvas

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($1,200)

Victoria Steel

The Threads of Discord

2015

26.67 x 43.18 cm | 10 1/2 x 17 in

Charcoal and white pastel on paper

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($1,100)

Barbara Fox

Carra

2016

25.4 x 17.78 cm | 10 x 7 in

Charcoal

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

ARC Purchase Award ($750)

Meghan Sours

Renewal

2016

40.64 x 30.48 cm | 16 x 12 in

Charcoal and chalk on toned paper

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is in the Collection of the Art Renewal Center.

Linda Adair

Courting Death

2016

60.96 x 45.72 cm | 24 x 18 in

Oil on board

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Jing An

Strange Tales of a Lonely Studio - Lian Suo

2015

180 x 125 cm | 70 3/4 x 49 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Olena Babak

Envisage

2016

66.04 x 45.72 cm | 26 x 18 in

Charcoal on toned paper

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

MEAM Purchase Awar

Mathias Bader

Sitting Man (Fulco)

2016

120 x 100 cm | 47 x 39 1/4 in

Water based clay

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM

Julie Bell

Abby

2016

40.64 x 30.48 cm | 16 x 12 in

Oil on linen panel

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Rubén Belloso Adorna

The Twilight of Venus

2015

100 x 121 cm | 39 1/4 x 47 1/2 in

Pastel on wood

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Matthew Bober

Reflection

2015

30.48 x 22.86 cm | 12 x 9 in

Oil on panel

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Lucas Bononi

Consolidation

2016

71.12 x 101.6 cm | 28 x 40 in

Oil on board

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Jason Brady

Melancholia

2015

48.26 x 63.5 cm | 19 x 25 in

Charcoal and white chalk on paper

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Maudie Brady

Laura

2016

180 x 45 cm | 70 3/4 x 17 1/2 in

Finished clay

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Maudie Brady

Wounded Faun

2016

100 x 80 cm | 39 1/4 x 31 1/4 in

Polymer resin and fiberglass with patina

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Jane Chapin

Hugging the Shore

2014

55.88 x 71.12 cm | 22 x 28 in

Oil on canvas

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Casey Childs

Non-Fiction

2015

76.2 x 101.6 cm | 30 x 40 in

Oil on aluminum

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Marta Crawford

The Thinker

2015

60.96 x 45.72 cm | 24 x 18 in

Charcoal on paper

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Taffari Crawford

Under Heaven

2015

20.32 x 40.64 cm | 8 x 16 in

Charcoal on paper

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Anni Crouter

Neck and Neck

2014

60.96 x 121.92 cm | 24 x 48 in

Acrylic on canvas

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Emanuela De Musis

Fritter and Waste

2015

91.44 x 55.88 cm | 36 x 22 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Emanuela De Musis

Miss Rachel

2015

106.68 x 60.96 cm | 42 x 24 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Michael DeVore

The Attributes of Art

2015

40.64 x 76.2 cm | 16 x 30 in

Oil on panel

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Bruno Di Maio

Savoy Cabbage in a Box

2013

50 x 60 cm | 19 1/2 x 23 1/2 in

Oil on canvas

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Jordi Diaz Alama

Hamelín's Throne. Kings of Our Contemporaneity

2015

195 x 195 cm | 76 3/4 x 76 3/4 in

Mixed technique

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Michael Dumas

Sparrow's Rest

2016

25.4 x 58.42 cm | 10 x 23 in

Oil on birch

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

MEAM Purchase Awar

Dirk Dzimirsky

Happy Birthday, Tristesse

2016

48 x 32 cm | 18 3/4 x 12 1/2 in

Carbon and charcoal on paper

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

Joke Frima

Eternal Return

2016

50 x 90 cm | 19 1/2 x 35 1/4 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Bruno Galuzzi Corsini

Sword in Hand, Greed of Command

2015

182.88 x 152.4 cm | 72 x 60 in

Oil on canvas

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Daniel Gerhartz

To Capture Beauty

2016

152.4 x 101.6 cm | 60 x 40 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Wei Han

Green Clothes

2013

130 x 90 cm | 51 x 35 1/4 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Catherine Haverkamp

In the Hourglass

2015

91.44 x 60.96 cm | 36 x 24 in

Oil on board

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Michael C. Hayes

Exodus

2016

50.8 x 76.2 cm | 20 x 30 in

Oil on panel

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Jeff Hein

Ju Ju

2015

30.48 x 30.48 cm | 12 x 12 in

Oil on canvas on masonite

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Cornelia Hernes

The Storyteller

2016

165.1 x 114.3 cm | 65 x 45 in

Chalk and charcoal on paper

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Silvia Juez Linares

The Power of the Human Nature

2016

170 x 100 cm | 66 3/4 x 39 1/4 in

Clay finish in resin

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Miki K. T. Chart

Ascolta, ti Ricorderà

2015

50.8 x 55.88 cm | 20 x 22 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Grace Kim

Indian Peahen

2015

22.86 x 27.94 cm | 9 x 11 in

Oil on canvas

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Joshua LaRock

Bather

2015

40.64 x 25.4 cm | 16 x 10 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Jeffrey Larson

Laundry

2015

91.44 x 116.84 cm | 36 x 46 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Vanessa Lemen

Letters to a Young Poet

2016

40.64 x 30.48 cm | 16 x 12 in

Oil on board

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Shana Levenson

Sibling Bond

2016

91.44 x 60.96 cm | 36 x 24 in

Oil on dibond

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Robert Liberace

5th Circle

2015

91.44 x 121.92 cm | 36 x 48 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Robert Liberace

Winter

2016

91.44 x 71.12 cm | 36 x 28 in

Oil on canvas

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

He Lihuai

The Heart of the Gem

2015

41 x 30 cm | 16 x 11 3/4 in

Oil on copper

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Joseph McGurl

The Romance of Land and Sea, Cuttyhunk Island

2016

60.96 x 91.44 cm | 24 x 36 in

Oil on canvas

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Joseph McGurl

Transfiguration

2016

50.8 x 91.44 cm | 20 x 36 in

Oil on panel

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Nicole Moné

Blowing Smoke (Portrait of Aaron Shikler)

2014

91.44 x 60.96 cm | 36 x 24 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Kevin Moore

The Transcendence

2015

66.04 x 50.8 cm | 26 x 20 in

Oil on panel

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Katsu Nakajima

Stream of the Shadow

2016

38 x 91 cm | 14 3/4 x 35 3/4 in

Oil on canvas

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Nicholas O'Leary

Snow Storm

2016

30 x 24 cm | 11 3/4 x 9 1/4 in

Oil on canvas panel

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Mary Pettis

Minnehaha Falls in Winter

2015

50.8 x 76.2 cm | 20 x 30 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Mica Pillemer

Fate Casting Judgment upon the Earth

2015

137.16 x 101.6 cm | 54 x 40 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Laura Pritchett

Patience (Cocoons Are Temporary)

2015

60.96 x 60.96 cm | 24 x 24 in

Oil

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Lorena Pugh

Perched

2016

76.2 x 121.92 cm | 30 x 48 in

Oil

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Aurelio Rodriguez Lopez

En Busca de la Memoria

2014

80 x 80 cm | 31 1/4 x 31 1/4 in

Pastel on wood

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Sergio Roffo

Moored In Calmness

2016

60.96 x 91.44 cm | 24 x 36 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Katie Runde

Suzanne

2015

81.28 x 63.5 cm | 32 x 25 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Kenneth Salaz

Annunciation

2015

81.28 x 121.92 cm | 32 x 48 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Dave Santillanes

The Coming Rain

2014

81.28 x 60.96 cm | 32 x 24 in

Oil

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Roger Schmidt

Kate in Lace

2015

81.28 x 66.04 cm | 32 x 26 in

Charcoal and chalk on prepared panel

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Dmitry Sevryukov

Still life

2016

60 x 50 cm | 23 1/2 x 19 1/2 in

Oil

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Duffy Sheridan

The Whale Watcher

2016

101.6 x 60.96 cm | 40 x 24 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Kyle Sims

Self Reflections

2016

76.2 x 91.44 cm | 30 x 36 in

Oil

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Nik Anikis Skušek

I am My Word

2015

70 x 50 cm | 27 1/2 x 19 1/2 in

Oil on canvas

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Tina Spratt

Slumber

2016

30.48 x 60.96 cm | 12 x 24 in

Soft pastel

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Matthew Stewart

The Teeth of Scatha the Worm

2016

60.96 x 81.28 cm | 24 x 32 in

Oil on panel

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Heather Theurer

Crimson Ribbon

2015

91.44 x 45.72 cm | 36 x 18 in

Oil on artists board

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Alessandro Tomassetti

Animal Nitrate

2015

65 x 50 cm | 25 1/2 x 19 1/2 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Kazuo Torigoe

XXII II MMXVI

2016

18 x 18 cm | 7 x 7 in

Oil on copper plate

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Ray Wanda Totanes

Perception of Self

2015

40.64 x 30.48 cm | 16 x 12 in

Oil

  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Hsin-Yao Tseng

Away from the City

2015

50.8 x 40.64 cm | 20 x 16 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Bruno Vepkhvadze

Ara Martis (Altar of Mars)

2013

120 x 61 cm | 47 x 24 in

Oil on canvas

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Hongzheng Wang

Life No. 1

2014

180 x 130 cm | 70 3/4 x 51 in

Oil on linen

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Stephen Yavorski

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2016

15.24 x 20.32 cm | 6 x 8 in

Charcoal and white chalk on paper

  • Exhibiting at the MEAM
  • Exhibiting at Salmagundi

This work is on loan from a private collection.