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July 2019

New ARC Living Master

Published July 14, 2019

ARC is pleased to welcome Ricardo Jose Mujica as an ARC Living Master™!

Born and raised in New York City, Ricardo Jose Mujica studied art at the High School of Art and Design under Max Ginsburg and Irwin Greenberg, Parsons in Paris under Keith Long, and at Parsons School of Design /New School for Social Research under Kes Zapkus, Stuart Diamond, and Randall Enos, where he won a full Presidential Scholarship.

To see his gallery on ARC, please click here

14th ARC Salon People's Choice Award

Published July 12, 2019

Congratulations to Aliakbar Beigi for winning the 14th International ARC Salon Competition’s People’s Choice Award with his work of "Kindness".

For the first eight days after the ARC Salon Competition results posted to the ARC website, we asked our viewership to vote for their favorite works. Each visitor was able to vote for up to ten works but could only vote once for any given work. 6,194 votes were cast by 3,241 individual voters.

To see the full results visit the people’s choice award page.

Paint/Sculpt-Out

Published July 12, 2019

The California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization, and The Old Mill Foundation will mark the 20th anniversary of their gallery partnership with a celebratory “Paint/Sculpt-Out” at the historic site on Sunday, July 14, from 1 to 4 p.m.

The public is invited to attend this free family-friendly event and watch the artists at work. Children will be provided with supplies for creating their own paintings inspired by The Old Mill and its nearly two-acres of gardens.

The two nonprofit organizations joined forces in 1999 to provide a dedicated venue – the California Art Club Gallery at The Old Mill – for presenting rotating themed exhibitions that showcase contemporary-traditional fine art created by the Club’s artist members, which include many of the country’s most revered representational painters and sculptors.

During the July 14 event, artists associated with the century-old arts organization will be creating new artwork for the display, 20th Anniversary Exhibition: California Art Club Gallery at The Old Mill, which will unveil in September.

For further information about the Paint/Sculpt-Out, contact the California Art Club at (626) 583-9009 or visit californiaartclub.org.

For more events, please visit the ARC Calendar.

 

New ARC Associate Living Master

Published July 11, 2019

ARC is pleased to welcome Sheri Farabaugh as an ARC Associate Living Master™!

"I began painting after careers in tax accounting and biochemistry; I guess that’s just about as far from art as you could get. But a love of drawing and painting as a child and teen stayed with me until time permitted, and from the moment I took my first class as an early retiree, I was committed to learning everything I could about painting."

To view Sheri's gallery, please click here.

Charles Gilbert Kapsner News

Published July 5, 2019

After a decade of work, ARC Associate Living Master™ Charles Gilbert Kapsner is nearing completion on a memorial to Minnesota's veterans.

"Kapsner has put a lot of Minnesota models — human or otherwise — into the five epic murals he's spent the past decade painting for the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, where 7,300 former service members are buried just north of Little Falls."

To read the full news article, please click here.

Tiepolo in Milan: The Lost Frescoes of Palazzo Archinto

Published July 2, 2019

The Frick Collection presents a selection of paintings, drawings, prints, and photographs related to Giambattista Tiepolo’s first significant project outside of Venice, a series of ceiling frescoes for Palazzo Archinto in Milan that were destroyed during World War II.

Tiepolo in Milan includes more than fifty objects from collections in the United States and Europe to tell the story of this important commission.

The exhibition is open until July 17, 2019 at the The Frick Collection 1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021.

For more information, please click here.

Visit the ARC calendar for more events.

Vote for the People’s Choice Award

Published July 1, 2019

Vote for your favorite!

Visit the People’s Choice Award section on the ARC Salon results page and click on the vote button below the works of your choice to cast your votes. Cast up to 10 votes for 10 of your favorite works. This option will be available for the first seven days results are live on the ARC website. Users need to login or create a free account in order to vote and for us to keep track of voters to ensure each individual only casts their 10 vote limit once.

VOTING DATES: JULY 1 - 8, 2019

The winner of the People’s Choice Award will be revealed on July 12th.

14th ARC Salon Results Announced

Published June 30, 2019

The Art Renewal Center is pleased to present the winners and finalists of the 14th International ARC Salon Competition! This year the ARC received over 4,300 entries from 73 countries. Our finalists represented here today constitute approximately 35% of works submitted, just over 1500 works. ARC has acquired 16 new works for the ARC collection, valued at over $125,000.

Our highest award, Best in Show, went to Gregory Mortenson, for his figurative entry of 'Standing Proud', where Mortenson depicts a young girl he met while working on a humanities project in Haiti. About the work, Mortenson said, "This young girl is growing up in an orphanage in Haiti. She has survived an earthquake and a hurricane and is still standing proud." With her feet firmly planted on rocky soil, this contemporary depiction of human strength meets the viewer eye to eye.

To view the full results visit the 14th ARC Salon Results Pages.


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