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Winter Enrollment Intensive Program - January 31, 2022 Summer Intake Intensive - April 12, 2022 - September 30, 2022 (with a 2 week break in August) This course is a long and intensive program o ...

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3 December, 2021

Bozzetti are artist’s sketches. In oil or in drawing media, these small works often embody the grand idea of a composition – the generative moment. Bozzetti are an imaginative and beautiful part of ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Svetlana Cameron is exhibiting at the National Pastel Society of Russia juried show. The exhibition is open from December 2 - 5, 2021 at the "Exposed" Art Cente ...

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Lucy and Catherine Madox Brown are usually referred to as the daughters of the British painter Ford Madox Brown, but both were talented, professional artists in their own right. This exhibition expl ...

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December 4th, 2021 from 12:00 to 3:00 PM Are you curious about how ARC Approved Academy Realist Art Boston's online atelier works? Take a “tour” through a typical online atelier class format. You w ...

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The Southern Atelier is proud to present their apprenticeship program under the direction of ARC Associate Living Master Charles Miano, designed as a 4-level program with a completely unique 2-fold ...

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24 November, 2021

ARC Associate Living Master Narelle Zeller and her sister Colleen Stapleton shine their mirrors back at us with an exhibition showcasing their extraordinary talent with the brush in their own differ ...

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19 November, 2021

Depicting a rich cross section of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish life and culture, this exhibition brings together 27 paintings acquired through the generosity of the Lee and Juliet Folger Fund over ...

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The Academy of Fine Art Germany has recently received accreditation from the Ministry of Science and Art in Hessen. They are now the first German institution offering a state-recognized education ...

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Learn more about Studio Incamminati's Advanced Fine Art (Diploma), BFA (withRowan University), Master Classes and Workshops, Continuing Education, and Art Education programs. It's never too la ...

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Realism Today has recently published "How to View the ARC Salon Exhibition in Spain, or at Home". "The 15th International ARC Salon Exhibition has now closed at Sotheby’s NY, but if ...

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In the first ever show to focus solely on Hals’s portraits of men posing on their own, The Laughing Cavalier will be showcased alongside other great male portraits by Hals in order to ...

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9 November, 2021

"Watershed", a solo exhibition of more than 50 original plein air and studio oil paintings by Mary Pettis, will showcase the beauty, relevance, and character of the St. Croix National Scen ...

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In the second half of the eighteenth century, the blossoming of a new printmaking technique—aquatint—vastly expanded possibilities for creating and disseminating images across Europe. Aquatints offe ...

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4 November, 2021

Brooklyn-based sculptor Justin Ryan Kendall has a large collection of plaster casts for drawing. His goal is to make casts available to students, teachers, and lovers of art and art history - all at ...

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Animalia is Beautiful Bizarre Magazine’s twelfth international curated exhibition, and third at Haven Gallery in Long Island, New York. It brings together over 80 of the world’s best two and three d ...

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3 November, 2021

European society and culture changed dramatically in the mid-18th century. This was an age of opportunity and change, enlightenment and innovation, but also materialism, exploitation and injustice. ...

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Now in it's sixth year, VRFA Gallery's Americans in Paris presents Art Nouveau, with 75 new dazzling works created for VRFA gallery boasting brilliant gold, petina green, textures, figures and scene ...

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The American Artists Professional League is holding their 93rd Grand National Exhibition and virtual show honoring the finest in representational and traditional realism art. The Awards Judge will ...

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28 October, 2021

ARC Living Master Anna Wypych has recently been interviewed by John Dalton on his podcast "gently does it". To listen to the podcast, please click here. ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Kazuya Ushioda as an ARC Associate Living Master! "I decided to become a painter when I was in high school. The high school I went to was in Mashiko-cho, famous for c ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Rosemarie Armstrong as an ARC Living Artist. "Rosemarie is a painter of landscapes and seascapes; her paintings convey the constant transformation of the natural worl ...

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The Guild of Boston Artists is proud to present Sisters of the Brush and Palette: Woman Artists of the Guild. In this moment rich with discourse concerning diversity and gender equity in every indus ...

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The Southern Atelier is proud to present their apprenticeship program under the direction of ARC Associate Living Master Charles Miano, designed as a 4-level program with a completely unique 2-fold ...

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This year the San Antonio Museum of Art celebrates its 40th anniversary, and to mark the occasion their fall exhibition, 40 Years, 40 Stories: Treasures and New Discoveries from SAMA’s Col ...

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22 October, 2021

ARC Associate Living Master Elizabeth Barden is a finalist in the The Lester Prize competition. The Lester Prize focuses on portraiture and all of humanity's traits. Capturing what it means to be ‘ ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Frederick Brosen as an ARC Associate Living Master! "Frederick Brosen’s watercolors have been featured in over 30 solo museum and gallery exhibitions across the count ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Gezien van de Riet will be exhibiting "Autumn Dome" in the 23rd Independent Realists Exhibition. Over 500 works of art by 120 artists will be on display. The e ...

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Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master Vicki Sullivan for winning the 2021 Annie Davison Oliver award for her painting "Wild One". The prize is given every year at the MSWPS (Melbo ...

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On the morning of the crowning event of the 15th ARC Salon Competition, the Official Award Ceremony and Grand Opening at the Museum of European Modern Art (MEAM), it was with shock and great sadness ...

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Pursuit of Beauty: The May Family Collection offers a look at the exemplary Dallas-based collection of American art that was built over nearly 60 years by Thomas and Eleanor May and their children C ...

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Laguna College of Art + Design’s BFA program in Drawing + Painting is proud to present THE ART OF NELLIE GAIL MOULTON, a retrospective exhibition of paintings and drawings created by Nellie ...

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In Venice, shortly after 1500, Titian began to produce great paintings in which women were depicted in a new light. Informed by contemporary love, poetry and literature, Titian and his contemporarie ...

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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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This PoetsArtists International Exhibition is curated by Didi Menendez and David Hummer with guest curators Steven Alan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt. ARC Living Master Anna Wypch is among ...

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The Musée Jacquemart-André will celebrate the creative genius of Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510) and the activity of his workshop, by exhibiting around forty works by the master, along with several pa ...

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For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design explores the ways in which artists have represented themselves and their country. This is the first exhibition to highlight the unique form ...

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Fine Art Connoisseur recently published an article by Peter Trippi about the International ARC Salon and the Contemporary Realism: Important 21st Century Works auction that was held at Sotheby's NY ...

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Women artists played a vibrant yet overlooked role in Italy around 1600. The first exhibition solely dedicated to Italian women artists at the Wadsworth, "By Her Hand" explores how importa ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Diana Kirkpatrick as a new ARC Associate Living Master. "A quote from Jordan Sokol sums up Diana's approach to portraiture; 'I like to use portraiture as a way of exp ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Benjamin Orozco Lopez as an ARC Associate Living Master. Benjamín Orozco López was inclined towards art since his childhood, in which he was always surrounded by the instr ...

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The Southern Atelier is proud to present their apprenticeship program under the direction of ARC Associate Living Master Charles Miano, designed as a 4-level program with a completely unique 2-fold ...

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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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15 September, 2021

ARC is pleased to welcome Dan Simoneau as a new ARC Living Artist. "Dan Simoneau was born and raised in Lewiston, Maine, where he began formal art classes at 11 and, at 13, joined the Androsco ...

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The ARC Scholarship Fund has awarded $30,000 in direct scholarships to aid students at ARC Approved™ art academy and atelier schools. This year our top prize, The Brian Yoder Memorial Award, has bee ...

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To all artists planning on entering the 16th International ARC Salon Competition; after careful consideration we have decided to push back our entry period by four months. The new entry dates w ...

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Come and join us for the 15th International ARC Salon Exhibition at the Museum of European Modern Art (MEAM) in Barcelona, Spain this fall. The show will run from October 8th, 2021 – December 12th, ...

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7 September, 2021

Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers (SBA), founded and directed by Emilio Longo, have recently published their first newsletter. As Mr. Longo explains, & ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Gezien van de Riet will be showing her painting "Little Oak in the Dunes" at this exhibition. The exhibition runs from Galerie Autrevue, 4 Woudsterweg, Heerenv ...

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3 September, 2021

ARC Living Master Ana Schmidt has been selected to exhibit two of her paintings, "This is not Graffiti" and "View from Window" at the International Art Exhibition NordArt 2021. ...

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The article Bargue Encore, by Peter Trippi, has recently been added to the ARC website. "For anyone interested in traditional art instruction, 19th century culture, or even just superb pr ...

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26 August, 2021

Brooklyn-based sculptor Justin Ryan Kendall is making affordable plaster drawing casts available to students, teachers, and lovers of art and art history. With an ever-expanding collection of casts, ...

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The ARC Scholarship Competition is devoted to supporting students whose works reflect the concept of traditional and contemporary realism. We received entries from students from around the world thi ...

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The American Artists Professional League (AAPL) is pleased to announce the 93rd consecutive Grand National Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club of New York. The in-person Exhibition and virtual show ho ...

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12 August, 2021

After four decades of unbroken use as a museum and exhibition space, the Neue Pinakothek (rebuilt in its current form in the 1970s) has had to shut its doors for extensive renovation and modernizati ...

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Nathaniel Skousen, winner of the PoetsArtists Magazine award in the 15th International ARC Salon, has recently had an interview published in PoetsArtists. "I am always venturing out of my crea ...

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Francisco Goya (Spanish, 1746–1828), José Guadalupe Posada (Mexican, 1852–1913), and Enrique Chagoya (American, born 1953) examine their respective cultures through printmaking to establish a visual ...

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5 August, 2021

As much admired as he is controversial, Napoleon Bonaparte is a complex figure. On the occasion of the bicentenary of his death, the Rmn - Grand Palais, La Villette and Re Re / Adonis are offering a ...

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On July 24th, at Sotheby’s NY, the Art Renewal Center’s 15th ARC Salon Exhibition hosted Fashion Week San Diego’s “Art and Beauty Behind Fashion” event, where nine FWSD designers debuted 9 cout ...

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This exhibition explores how, both as an artist and an individual, Henry Scott Tuke navigated the shifting social, artistic and sexual dynamics of late Victorian and Edwardian Britain. Tackling ques ...

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28 July, 2021

We are excited to announce that 21 out of 28 lots have sold in the groundbreaking online auction, Contemporary Realism: Important 21st Century Works, hosted on sothebys.com. These 21 works ...

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A solo exhibition of ARC Living Master Mario Andres Robinson will be on display at the Paul R. Jones Museum, 2308 6th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 from May 7 - July 30, 2021. Jones Museum director ...

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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 15th ARC Salon Exhibition is now open and on view to the public at Sotheby’s NY. Bids are now being accepted for the online auction, Contemporary Realism: Important 21st Century Works, ...

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The California Art Club will present its 110th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition, one of the country’s most anticipated displays of contemporary-traditional fine art, at the Hilbert Museum of California ...

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The ARC Allied Organization American Artists Professional League is holding their first Studio Auction, taking place July 8 through 18, 2021. Over 50 artists are presenting works from their Studios ...

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Galerie d’Orsay is holding a new exhibition of works by ARC Living Master Ken Salaz, celebrating the serenity and sublime beauty of Walden Pond. The exhibition opens to the public on ...

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On July 1, Sugarlift will open the exhibition Flora Nova: Painting Nature Now, which features recent work by five gifted artists who each regard the natural world in a unique and compelling way. Gue ...

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VMFA presents Virginia Arcadia: The Natural Bridge in American Art. Explore the artistic legacy of an iconic natural wonder. Depicted and celebrated for centuries, the Natural Bridge is the Shenando ...

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Congratulations to ARC Living Master Jon Boe Paulsen for winning 1st Place - Overall Category for his painting "Dead Ringer" in Light Space & Time Gallery’s “555 Special” summer online ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome the American Artists Professional League as a new Allied Organziation! From its establishment in 1928, The American Artists Professional League (AAPL) has been a non-profi ...

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The ARC is pleased to present a groundbreaking, first ever, online auction for Important 21st Century Realism hosted at Sothebys.com, including 28 lots from the Art Renewal Center’s (ARC) 15th&nbs ...

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The Southern Atelier is proud to present their apprenticeship program, under the direction of ARC Associate Living Master Charles Miano, designed as a 4-level program with a 2-fold course of study. ...

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Through an outstanding group of portraits, this major loan exhibition will introduce visitors to the various new and complex ways that artists portrayed the elite of Medicean Florence, representing ...

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This juried exhibition features students of ARC Approved Aristides Atelier at Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, a traditional drawing and painting atelier founded by Juliette Aristides, a student of a ...

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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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Come enjoy incredible artwork created by the 2020 and 2021 graduates of Studio Incamminati’s Advanced Fine Art Program. This work represents the culmination of four years of study in a program that ...

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Georgetown Atelier is a classical drawing and painting program, which also recognizes the critical role that imaginative realism plays within the classics. Georgetown Atelier was founded in 2008 by ...

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The Magrath Sculpture Atelier at the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle enters its 8th year, having weathered the pandemic with hybrid classes focused on core skills that included master cast studies, h ...

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Fictional worlds of magic and adventure come to life through fantasy illustration. Myths, legends, fables, romance, and epic battles involving swords and sorcery occur in a world unfamiliar to us. T ...

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In collaboration with Musée National Gustave Moreau, Paris, this exhibition reveals for the first time 34 watercolours created by Gustave Moreau between 1879 and 1885, on loan from a private collect ...

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ARC Living Artist Stuart Dunkel is holding an solo exhibition of his work at the Rehs Gallery titled "Infestation". Dunkel has painted hundreds of mice, an infestation of sorts, that has ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Gezien van de Riet is exhibiting "November Clouds Above the Kennemer Dunes" in the Møhlmann Collection: Selected Works exhibition. The Møhlmann Museum is a priv ...

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23 works from the 15th International ARC Salon Exhibition have been selected for inclusion in the Lunar Codex, “Nova Collection”. Art images will be laser-etched on a nickel microfiche, to ...

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The Salon des Refusés was initiated by the S.H. Ervin Gallery in 1992 in response to the large number of works entered into the Archibald Prize which were not selected for display in the official ex ...

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4 June, 2021

ARC Associate Living Master Michelle Jung is having a solo exhibition of her seascapes called, "Making Waves". The exhibition takes place at at the Santa Paula Art Museum, 117 North 10th ...

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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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This juried exhibition features the work of painters and sculptors who are members of the Booth Artists’ Guild, a group that meets monthly for educational programs. ARC Living Master Sivananda Nyaya ...

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Four new available casts available from The Fountainhead Gipsoteca. Sculptor Justin Kendall’s goal is to help introduce people to the tradition of classical sculpture by producing affordable plaster ...

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27 May, 2021

ARC Living Master Julio Reyes will be unveiling 12 new works in "Tender Mercies", his solo exhibition at Arcadia Contemporary. "'Tender Mercies' is an intimate collection of egg temp ...

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20 May, 2021

The Florence Academy of Art is holding a special virtual exhibition of over 150 works created by 80 women graduates of the FAA since 1994. Their diverse and highly personal visions are formed from a ...

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Building Skill-based Techniques for the K-12 Classroom The Master of Arts in Studio Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The MA program consists of 30 ...

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Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine has published an 8 page spread on the 15th International ARC Salon titled "A Truly Global Salon" in their June 2021 edition. Duffy Sheridan's First Place Fig ...

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Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master Arina Gordienko for winning an Honorable Mention at the IBPC-2021 (International Biennial Portrait Competition) at Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art in ...

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Betsy James Wyeth devoted much of her adult life to supporting the work of the three artists in the family that she became part of: Andrew Wyeth, whom she married in 1939; his father, Newell Convers ...

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ARC Approved Laguna College of Art + Design (LCAD) is proud to present its 2021 BFA Fine Arts Exhibition, a group exhibition highlighting representational paintings, drawings, and sculptures pro ...

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'Body and Soul', organized in collaboration with the Castello Sforzesco Museum in Milan, seeks to bring to light the main themes and ideas developed in Italy during the second half of the Quattrocen ...

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Studio Incamminati continued their much-anticipated Facebook Live series with Instructors painting live for a 4-hour session in their skylight studios. This year, they invited philanthropists, art c ...

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12 May, 2021

Hosted by the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA), "Art-A-Whirl®" is the largest open studio tour in the country. This year, as a result of the COVID pandemic, it will be held v ...

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The Art Renewal Center Scholarship Competition begins on May 1, 2021 and runs until May 31, 2021. From the contest participants, we will select a group of students, no less than 10 to receive betwe ...

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