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An integral part of art education in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, painting en plein air was a core practice for avant-garde artists in Europe. Intrepid artists such as Jean-Baptiste-Camil ...

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Last year marked the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo Da Vinci and it has been a year of celebration and recognition. The ultimate Renaissance Man was not only a great painter. His interes ...

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20 February, 2020

Cultural identity in the United States has been long intertwined with its magnificent landscapes, from the dense forests of New England to the open terrain of the West. These landscapes extol the un ...

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In this 3 day workshop, students will explore the principles of landscape painting. The workshop will focus on the concepts of composition, light organization, aerial and linear perspective, color m ...

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19 February, 2020

Baroque in Britain From the Restoration of Charles II in 1660 to the death of Queen Anne in 1714, the late Stuart period was a time of change for Britain. This exhibition will explore how art and a ...

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Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers has recently published an interview with former president of The ASCR and close friend of Richard Lack, Gary Christensen. ...

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ARCALM Stephen Jesic's painting of "Morning Reflections" has won the Grand Prize in International Artist Magazine’s Challenge #115, Wildlife. It is currently published in th ...

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Congratulations to ARC Associate Living Master Gayle Madeira for winning the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Medal of Honor Award in Oil/Acrylics for her painting "Young American&q ...

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All levels are welcome to this 5-Day Flesh Tones Workshop for Oil Painters with ARC Associate Living Master, Tina Garrett. Tina started oil painting in 2012 and shares with her students the pra ...

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10 February, 2020

The Art Renewal Center has recently added a list of representational art galleries to the website. Some of these businesses focus solely on Contemporary Realism and others carry a wide variety of wo ...

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The deadline for ARA Boston's scholarship competition is fast approaching. The scholarship awards a student their first full year of training tuition free and ends on February 14, 2020. The Academy ...

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6 February, 2020

Outdoor Painters of Minnesota has been selected to mount a members' exhibit of landscape paintings in the newly renovated third floor gallery of the Minnesota State Capitol. This exhibit, "Minn ...

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Open to participants aged 16-20, LARA's Easter Scholarship Competition will end Monday, February 10, 2020. LARA is offering two young people the chance to win a place in their Easter School | Drawi ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Gezien van de Riet has been features in the Realism Today Newsletter as Realism Ambassador of the week. "The beauty of nature always mesmerizes me. To capture that ...

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All sorts of animals bring joy, laughter, security and comfort to countless lives daily. They are our best friends, comforters and confidants, whether in a quiet hospital ward, at home, out in natur ...

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Teaching Artists Exhibition ARC Living Artist Robert Dale Williams will have two paintings, "Maternity" and "Recordare" in the "Teaching Artists" exhibition at the Yor ...

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In this five-day workshop at the ARC Approved Edinburgh Atelier of Fine Art, artists will learn to create alla prima portraits that evince the beauty and humanity of the model with freshness, sensit ...

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Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 123rd Annual Open Juried Exhibition is being held at the National Arts Club, 15 Grammercy Park South, New York, NY, 10003 from January 7 - 31, 2020. The Catharine ...

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Due to the high volume of visitors attending the show at the European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), the ARC Salon Exhibition has been extended from the original Feb 2nd ending date! The show will now ...

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Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource for Art Students & Artist-Teachers has recently republished a panel discussion titled: On the Cutting Edge of Post Modern Art which took place in November, ...

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The American Society of Marine Artists is presenting their 3rd National Marine Art Conference from March 4- 8, 2020 in Williamsburg and Jamestown, Virginia. A highlight of the Conference will be th ...

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The Princeton Academy of Art is offering a course that will introduce students to the Academic method of conceptualizing and sculpting the human figure, which relies heavily on composition, construc ...

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Living Master Golucho is teaching at MEAM, Barcelona, from April 6th to 10th.   As a member of ARC community, enjoy a 20% discount for Instinct & Intuition, a ...

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Patreon is a subscription website, and the Florence Academy is excited to use this platform for educating and inspiring artists about the craft of painting and sculpture. "The Florence Academy ...

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16 January, 2020

The Festival Forma Vera will be bringing together the great traditions of the Atelier and Christian, classical education. Participants will engage with the history and philosophy of atelier train ...

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ARC Approved MIFA is hosting a five day portrait painting workshop with Jesus E Villarreal which explores techniques and methods used during the 19th century academies. Concentrating for the whol ...

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LARA, an ARC Approved Atelier, is holding a Scholarship Competition which will offer two young people the chance to learn a new skill, discover the world of atelier training, and boost their art por ...

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This 5 day workshop with artist Brett F Harvey is ideal for any skill level and focuses on foundational ideas about sculpting the human figure. Students will work from live models to create a series ...

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The California Art Club spotlights quintessential images of the distinct land and lifestyle of California with the exhibition The Golden State, on view from January 14 to May 17 at its gallery at th ...

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Neill Slaughter will be presenting a lecture at the Salmagundi Club on John Singer Sargent, Joaquín Sorolla, and Anders Zorn. These artists became internationally renowned during their lifetimes as ...

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The ARC Approved TIAC Academy is organizing a Painting Master Workshop with Golucho, one of the main representatives of New Realism. The workshop will take place at the European Museum of Modern Art ...

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3 January, 2020

"I have worked with Mandy Theis for the last five years in the development and founding of the Da Vinci Initiative which focuses on training K – 12 art teachers in public and private schools in ...

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Teresa Oaxaca will be teaching a two-day portrait workshop on February 8th & 9th, 2020 from 10:30am-5:30pm at the Princeton Academy of Art. In this workshop, students will paint from a live mod ...

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27 December, 2019

The Art Renewal Center is pleased to welcome the Glasgow Academy of Fine Art as a new Approved Atelier! The primary goal at the Glasgow Academy of Fine Art is to offer students the highest quality ...

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18 December, 2019

ARC is pleased to welcome the Samsara Academy of Art as a new ARC Approved Atelier! The Samsara Academy of Art is India's first atelier dedicated to teaching drawing and painting with methods deriv ...

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The Florence Classical Arts Academy is offering a one year portrait course running from February 3 - July 24, 2020. This course is a long and an intensive program where students can choose to focus ...

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ARC Living Master Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso is a premier portrait artist whose art historical knowledge is surpassed only by the skill of her brushwork. This exhibition features Dellosso’s tribute ...

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On the occasion of Spring Break, ARC Approved TIAC Academy is organizing a Painting Master Workshop with Golucho, one of the main representatives of New Realism. The workshop will take place in Barc ...

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12 December, 2019

ARC Living Master Sergio Roffo is holding an open studio on December 14, 2019. The studio is located on 222 Clapp Rd, Scituate, MA and will be open from 10am to 3pm. No appointment is necessary. ...

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Jon deMartin, Master Artist, will lead students on an artistic journey in the birthplace of the Renaissance. In the tradition of the Italian Renaissance the workshop emphasize drawing as the root ...

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ARC Living Master Virgil Elliott recently gave an interview conducted by Carl Olson as a podcast on the The Artful Painter web site. The 1 hour and 55 minutes interview touches upon the philosophica ...

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On-Track Studios, home of the ARC Approved Cumberland Atelier, is holding an open house. This beautiful building is located in a country setting with views all around. Visitors will have the opportu ...

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Alexandra York, head of American Renaissance for the Twenty-first Century (ART), an ARC Allied Organization, has a new book, Soul Celebrations and Spiritual Snacks, just released in time for the ho ...

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2 December, 2019

Eleventh Street Arts presents The Red Show, an exhibition curated by Dale Zinkowski, featuring a selection of still life, figure, and portrait paintings by contemporary realist artists affiliated wi ...

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On December 6, 2019, only one week away from this Friday, the Art Renewal Center will be holding the 14th International ARC Salon Exhibition Grand Opening and Award Ceremony. The event will be held ...

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The Dutch Museum Møhlmann, founded 21 years ago, organizes an annual exhibition with works by about 100 artists. The work of ARC Associate Living Master, Gezien van de Riet, and ARC Livin ...

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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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26 November, 2019

ARC Associate Living Master Arina Gordienko's diptych 'Gemini Sublimation' is the Third Prize Winner in the People & Figures Challenge of the International Artist Magazine world-wide competition ...

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21 November, 2019

ARC is pleased to welcome Gabriela Gonzalez Dellosso as an ARC Living Master! Gabriela Gonzalez is a narrative artist, using representational figurative subjects. She received her BFA from the Scho ...

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21 November, 2019

Marty Welsh and Richard Greathouse, instructors at the ARC Approved Cumberland Atelier, will be presenting a talk about their experiences studying art abroad and the significance of understanding th ...

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19 November, 2019

ARC is pleased to welcome the Sydney Art School as a new ARC Approved Atelier! Sydney Art School is accredited by the Australian Government to award qualifications at certificate & diploma leve ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Josh Tiessen is holding an open house to celebrate a decade of work. The studio will display a preview of his newest works. Draw ballots for Tiessen's coffee t ...

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ARC Living Master Angela Mia De La Vega was recently commissioned by the Women That Soar Awards Show to sculpt the award sculpture that will be awarded to all of their honorees going forward. ...

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The International Figure Painting Competition is one of a series of competitions held by NTD Television. It is a platform for artists all around the world, to showcase their talents and jointly revi ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Svetlana Cameron has recently been featured in Artists and Illustrators magazine. In the article, she discusses a Renaissance approach to drawing, including the principl ...

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Van Gogh and His Inspirations is an original exhibition organized by the CMA that brings together a collection of over 30 works by artists who influenced Van Gogh’s aesthetic thinking. These works j ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Urban Larsson is holding a private studio exhibition and sale on November 14, 16, 17, 23 and 24, 2019. Several still lifes, figurative and landscapes will be o ...

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8 November, 2019

In a special collaboration with The Art Renewal Center, Haynes Galleries presents "The Magic of Realism," a group exhibition of paintings that is running now through November 30, 2019 just ...

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This focused exhibition, consisting of just under a dozen works, showcases the finest of the Bowes’s collection of Spanish painting. The exhibition will feature artists such as Juan de Borgoña, El G ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Jason Patrick Jenkins will be holding a solo exhibition at Masterpieces Custom Framing, 238 Haverford Ave, Narberth, PA 19072. There will be a reception a ...

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In its 29th year running, the Abend Gallery Annual Holiday Miniatures Show is an exhibition for everyone. This year, continuing the tradition, Abend Gallery will showcase work from over 50 artists, ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Arina Gordienko is participating in the event 'Something More Than Realism...XIII' with her painting 'Rare Bird'. The exhibition is curated by Jose Enrique Gonzales. The ...

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The Da Vinci Initiative Atelier is presenting a show of drawing and painting works completed by art teachers during just 30 days of atelier training, as well as some instructor work. Support and enc ...

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ARC Living Artist Charlene Lane will be among the exhibiting artists at the Artists Council Exhibition 2019. The Artists Council celebrates the culmination of its first year as an independent non-pr ...

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"Impressionist Sketches from Minnesota and Abroad", a solo exhibition of works by ARC Living Master Mary Pettis, will display a selection of over twenty-five small oil sketches of various ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome ARTDATAintel as a new Allied Organization. ARTDATAintel is a comprehensive, Intelligence database that helps collectors make smarter, more informed art investments while i ...

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23 October, 2019

Hands on Creativity is a much-anticipated annual event that takes place at Plaza Art. During Hands on Creativity weekends, Plaza attendees can participate in free art demonstrations, talk to artist ...

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22 October, 2019

Daniela Astone, Director of the Intermediate Program at the ARC Approved Florence Academy of Art, has organized an important exhibition of living figurative artists. Together with the curator, Carlo ...

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18 October, 2019

IX is the first, ground-breaking art show, symposium, and celebration dedicated solely to imaginative realism—bringing artists, students, collectors, and art fans together for an annual gathering in ...

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Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve is proud to announce its upcoming art exhibition, The Woolaroc Retrospective Exhibit and Sale, opening October 18, 2019, and continuing through December 29, 201 ...

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16 October, 2019

ARC Living Artist Robbie Fitzpatrick is holding a solo exhibition, "Moments of Light," at the Brazosport Center for the Arts and Sciences, 400 College Blvd, Clute, Texas 77531. This exhibi ...

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The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the Musée d’Orsay, Paris are co-organizing James Tissot: Fashion & Faith, the first major reassessment of the artist’s career in over 20 years. In San ...

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Oil Painters of America, an ARC Allied Organization, is holding their 2019 Eastern Regional Exhibition at the Beverly McNeil Gallery, 605 28th St S Birmingham, Alabama. ARC Associate Livi ...

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Mystic Seaport Museum will host a major monographic exhibition devoted to the watercolors of J.M.W. Turner. This exhibit is organized in cooperation with Tate. Mystic Seaport Museum will be the only ...

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ARC Living Master Joke Frima and artist Gerard Huysman will be holding an exhibition of their art from October 12 - November 10, 2019 at the Galerie Mokum, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 334, 1012 GM Amsterd ...

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Don't miss this unique opportunity to study with Odd Nerdrum from November 4-9, 2019 at TIAC Studio, Via Luna 8r, Florence, Italy. TIAC is kindly offering the ARC community a special discount of 10 ...

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7 October, 2019

In a special collaboration with The Art Renewal Center, Haynes Galleries presents “The Magic of Realism,” a group exhibition of paintings that runs from October 10 to November 30, 2019 just outside ...

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The ARC Approved Chiaroscuro Academy of Art is now called Miami International Fine Arts. MIFA envisions artists that embrace creative expression supported by the highest level of craftsmanship. T ...

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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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Michelangelo: Mind of the Master presents an unprecedented opportunity for museum visitors to experience the brilliance of Michelangelo’s achievements on an intimate scale through more than two doze ...

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27 September, 2019

ARC is pleased to welcome Tatiana McWethy as an ARC Living Artist™! Tatiana McWethy was born in the Ukraine in the town of Berditchev in 1967. At an early age she won prizes for her art in Hungary, ...

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24 September, 2019

ARC Associate Living Master Jon Bøe Paulsen is part of the Portrait Now 2019 juried exhibition for the second time with the self portrait "Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggar Man". The Nordic port ...

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The Frick Collection presents the first-ever exhibition on the Florentine sculptor Bertoldo di Giovanni (ca. 1440–1491), a renowned student of Donatello, a teacher of Michelangelo, and a great favor ...

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ARC Living Master Gilberto Geraldo will be holding a Portrait Drawing Master Class at the Princeton Academy of Art. The master class will begin with a portrait drawing demo done by Gilberto. Studen ...

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The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization, will be celebrating their gallery’s 20th year at The Old Mill. To commemorate this historic milestone, this exhibition features paintings of The ...

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Since its first public appearance in 1863, Elihu Vedder’s The Questioner of the Sphinx, has been a mystery. It is the first of a group of bizarre and visionary paintings, drawings, and boo ...

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Painter Rob Reed and Writer and Film-maker John Rogers join ARC Living Master Ana Schmidt during her solo exhibition to discuss what makes urban waste ground such an interesting and inspiring place ...

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11 September, 2019

William Blake was a painter, printmaker and poet who created some of the most iconic images in British art. Inside the exhibition will be an immersive recreation of the small domestic room in which ...

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The ARC Scholarship Fund Distributes $30,500 in Direct Scholarships to Aid Students at ARC Approved™ Art Academy and Atelier Schools. As those familiar with ARC and its mission know, the organizatio ...

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TIAC Academy will host Odd Nerdrum Painting Workshops from November 4-9, 2019 at TIAC Studio, Via Luna 8r, Florence, Italy. TIAC has decided to extend the special 10% discount for one more month to ...

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6 September, 2019

ARC is pleased to welcome Juan Carlos Martinez as an ARC Living Master™. Juan Carlos Martinez is an award-winning artist, an art educator, and a specialist in traditional portraiture and figurative ...

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30 August, 2019

ARC Living Master™ Ana Schmidt is holding a solo exhibition at Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1. 'City of Shards' will showcase new works by Schmidt, who will be present during the exhibition t ...

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29 August, 2019

ARC is pleased to welcome Ana Schmidt as a new ARC Living Master™! Ana Schmidt is a figurative painter known for her realistic depictions of urban landscapes. In the artist´s paintings the presen ...

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28 August, 2019

ARC Living Master™ Joke Frima was featured in the June/July issue of International Artist Magazine. "Equality and Diversity", which won a purchase award in the 14th International ARC Salo ...

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Paul Ingbretson, head of the ARC ApprovedSM Ingbretson Academy of Drawing and Painting has recently released a video about Cognitive Science and Truth in Painting. "Hitting the note is not a m ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan has been selected as a finalist in the Kennedy Art Prize. The Kennedy Prize is an annual Australian art award of $25,000 for the theme of beauty. The pr ...

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ARC is pleased to welcome Matthew James Collins as a new ARC Associate Living Master™. Matthew James Collins was nurtured in an artistic family. His enthusiasm for art was encouraged from ...

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20 August, 2019

We will be announcing the results of the 20th ARC Scholarship Competition on September 10, 2019. Please be sure to come back and visit the ARC Scholarship Page in September to see the w ...

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ARC Associate Living Master Elizabeth Barden has been selected as a finalist for the $30,000 Portia Geach Memorial Art Award, for the 6th time, with her portrait ‘Jaya-ism’.  The Por ...

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Royal Birmingham Society of Artists biennial Portrait Prize Exhibition is the UK's most prestigious portrait competition outside of London. Featuring 55 works in a range of media, this exhibiti ...

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