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Sculpture by Richard MacDonaldARC Living Master™ Richard MacDonald, specializing in sculptures of ballerinas and acrobats and closely linked to the Cirque du Soleil and the Royal Ballet of London, w ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard MacDonald will be exhibiting a retrospective exploration of his figurative sculpture from November 1 - December 2, 2013.A life long passion for dance led Richard MacDonald ...

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Gary Christensen, author of The Richard F. Lack Catalogue Raisonné, will present an illustrated lecture on the woodcuts and etchings of Richard Lack. The lecture will be held on January 9, 2016 at The ...

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Public Tribute, Memorial Service and Exhibition:Sunday, November 1, 20092:00 to 5:00 p.m.The Landscape Arboretum3675 Arboretum DriveChaska, Minnesota 55318952-443-1400"Richard F. Lack is one of the ...

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28 September, 2009

Richard Lack founded Classical Realist styleMARY ABBE, Star TribuneTwin Cities artist Richard F. Lack, who launched a national renaissance in traditional drawing and painting, died Tuesday at Methodis ...

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14 April, 2015

Gary Christensen will be conducting an overview of the Classical Realist painter Richard Lack, his life and artworks. The lecture will begin in 1943 when Lack was fifteen and continue through his last ...

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1 December, 2015

Gary Christensen, Author of The Richard F. Lack Catalogue Raisonné, will present an illustrated lecture on the paintings of Richard Lack. Lack's interior genre paintings will be presented and will inc ...

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Richard F. Lack was one of the most prolific artists of the last half of the twentieth century–a master of portraiture, still life and florals, landscapes, interior and outdoor genre, etching, pastels ...

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Richard F. Lack passed away on September 22, 2009. The Art Renewal Center® has decided to make the Richard Lack biography by ARC Master Stephen Gjertson available through the ARC Store for those w ...

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Thoughts on Richard LackI'm so very sad to hear this. Richard more than any other single artist and teacher picked up the torch when Ives Gammell passed away in 1981. I know the entire community of tr ...

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A new artwork has been added to the Edmund Blair Leighton Gallery on ARC.Ribbons and Laces for Very Pretty Faces, 1904 is now heading the E. B. Leighton Gallery, courtesy of Kara Ross with commentary ...

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"Return to Florence" is an award-winning documentary about American & British art students in Florence, Italy. Filmed at the Charles H. Cecil Studios, an ARC Approved Atelier, we share their experien ...

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Sherry Ross is sponsoring a free giveaway of her fantasy novel, Return of the Vinetropes, on Amazon. Click on this link to enter the contest to win a free copy of her book. The contest ends Jan ...

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ARC Editor-in-Chief Sherry Ross is hosting a summer drawing contest for children (grades 6-12) going on now. The contest involves creating and drawing a new fantastical character inspired by he ...

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Joshua Liner Gallery is hosting Resolve, an exhibition of twenty-five emerging and established artists whose work is rooted in classical art traditions and training. Including ARC Living Masters A ...

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10 September, 2014

Portrait of Mark Abouzeidby Jamie CorethREPRESENT is an exciting debut exhibition showcasing some of today's most promising representational and figurative artists from all over the world but who ha ...

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Completed when he was just twenty-three years old, Rembrandt's Judas Returning the Thirty Pieces of Silver has long been recognized as the artist's first masterpiece. The painting will be shown in the ...

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The Art Institute of Chicago is holding an exhibition of Rembrandt portraits.  Rembrandt added new dimensions to the genre, constructing identities through props, lighting, and ambiguous setti ...

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Rembrandt created a series of unusually meticulous drawings depicting emperors and courtiers from Mughal India. This exhibition explores 20 of the Dutch master’s careful studies of imperial Mughal p ...

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The IlluXCon Main Show and Weekend Salon, as well as select programming throughout the length of the show will be held at The Allentown Art Museum (AAM), Wednesday, September 11th, through Sunday, Sep ...

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ARC Associate Living Master™ Jane Jones will be among the artists exhibiting in this invitational national exhibition featuring art displaying mastery of the illusionary properties of glass and silver ...

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Van Eyck’s 'Arnolfini Portrait' informed the Pre-Raphaelites’ belief in empirical observation, their ideas about draughtsmanship, color and technique, and the ways in which objects in a picture coul ...

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Kara Lysandra Ross, ARC Chief Operating Officer, has written “Rediscovering Victorian Painter George Elgar Hicks”, a new article published in The Epoch Times.A Cloud With a Silver Lining by George E ...

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Join ARC Associate Living Master Charles Miano and Gage Academy of Art on Thursday, July 30, 2020 on a journey of expression as he teaches the secret fundamentals of Red Chalk Drawing. Follow along ...

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Mario Robinson, an ARC Living Master will be at Ann Long Fine Art on Thursday 20 September 2007 from 6-8pm at a show of recent work.Click here to see some of the works from the show.Contact:Ann Long ...

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29 November, 2017

Realism Without Borders is a beautiful and rare exhibition including works by top International artists from Sweden, America, Russia, France, Italy and Ukraine. Curated by Vaness ...

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28 August, 2020

REALISM LIVE,  The World’s First Virtual Realism Art Conference is taking place online over three days, on October 22, 23, and 24, with a beginners’ day on October 21. Realism L ...

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4 January, 2017

ARC Living Master™ Max Ginsburg is holding a solo exhibition of his work titled "Realism and Reality".A workshop, including a live demo and talk, will coincide with the reception of the exhibition on ...

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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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ARC Living Master™ Shaun Downey will be exhibiting five new paintings for this exhibition, which also features work by William Lazos and Chris Temple.The exhibition takes place at the Bau-Xi Gallery - ...

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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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Raphael was one of the greatest artistic figures working in the Western classical tradition. In celebration of the 500th anniversary of his death, the National Gallery presents 25 prints and drawing ...

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More than 50 contemporary and traditional artists associated with the historic California Art Club, an ARC Allied Organization, celebrate the enduring appeal of the Golden State. The exhibition high ...

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If you are in support of the 21st century realist art movement, we urge you to take a few moments to complete this simple six question survey. As the Da Vinci Initiative, ARC's sister organization,& ...

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ARC Living Master™, John Buxton and ARC Living Master™, Joseph McGurl will be exhibiting at the 12th annual Quest for the West Art Show and Sale.The show runs from September 10 - October 8 ...

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2 September, 2015

The 10th Anniversary Quest for the West celebration show, sale, and auction is being held at Eiteljorg Museum, 500 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Among the fifty artists at the show will b ...

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23 August, 2018

ARC Living Master™ John Buxton will be exhibiting this year at the Quest for the West show. Visitors have the opportunity to meet the artists in an intimate setting and purchase art in a luck-of- ...

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The Quent Cordair Gallery Arts Cruise sails in 5 months. This Western Caribbean cruise with 24 full hours of fine Arts, leisurely paced over the 6 days and 7 is nearly full. The Arts Program features ...

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Following in the footsteps of nineteenth-century artists who celebrated the out-of-doors as a place of leisure, renewal, and inspiration, this exhibition explores horticultural developments that res ...

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Studio Incamminati has partnered with Project HOME to provide foundational drawing classes to the homeless. Participants in the program develop the empowering life skills needed as they transition fro ...

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10 June, 2015

Taking Flight by Morgan WeistlingThe National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum hosts its prestigious invitational art exhibit of over 300 Western paintings and sculpture by the finest contemporary W ...

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8 June, 2017

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum located on 1700 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73111 hosts its annual exhibition of more than 300 paintings and sculpture by some of the finest contemp ...

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23 January, 2019

The ARC ApprovedSM Florence Academy of Art U.S. is holding its newest exhibition, 'PRISM', which is curated by Stephen Bauman and Edmond Rochat. The exhibition will feature a range of subj ...

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The ARC Approved Princeton Academy of Art will be holding their very first Open House on Friday, November 30th from 6-8pm.      Hors d'oeuvres & beverages will be served, studen ...

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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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This major exhibition of more than 120 paintings by masters including Rossetti, Ford Madox Brown, William Holman Hunt, and Millais will highlight Liverpool's significant role in the Pre-Raphaelite m ...

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6 February, 2018

The Manchester Art Gallery recently took down John William Waterhouse's "Hylas and the Nymphs", claiming that the removal was meant to "prompt conversation about how we display and in ...

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The 2007 4th Annual ARC Salon Catalogs are available for Preorder. See Contemporary Realism at it's best! The 4th Annual Salon proved a difficulty for our judges as the quality was so impressive that ...

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Pre-order your copy of the 12th International ARC Salon Catalogue today!This catalogue will include images of all finalist works by all 640 artists. This book will also serve as our official exhibiti ...

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With an approximate 2200 entries this year by over 1,000 artists, the 2013/2014 ARC Salon competition was steeper then ever. This year we have accepted 685 finalists, which are the top 31% of works ...

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"Well Fred your philosophy statement was just too good . In fact at times, tears could come. It is so close to being perfect that any kind of critique would be nit-picking. As a full time profession ...

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16 September, 2011

"I just read parts of your 2001 lecture 'Good Art, Bad Art: Pulling Back the Curtain'. I was impressed... The simple distinction of art about art, and art about life, is clear and concise. Well done ...

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31 August, 2011

"Finding your website, and reading your philosophy and purpose, and genuinely understanding what you are doing, and why, is a welcome relief and encouragement to a person suffocating in contemporary " ...

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9 November, 2018

Power and Piety presents exquisite paintings, sculpture, silver pieces, furniture and decorative devotional objects made in the Spanish and Portuguese colonies of the Americas from the late 17th to ...

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During the Hellenistic period from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. until the establishment of the Roman Empire in 31 B.C., the medium of bronze drove artistic innovation. Sculptors move ...

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This exhibition presents a selection of paintings by two leading Mornington Peninsula-based portrait artists - ARC Associate Living Master™ Vicki Sullivan and Fiona Bilbrough. The paintings by Sulliva ...

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The ARC Allied Organization, Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists, is holding a show called "Portraits of Heroes". 14 CSOPA members bring their professional skills to honor workers in h ...

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Gary Christensen, author of The Richard F. Lack Catalogue Raisonné, will present illustrated lectures on the works of Richard Lack.Lack's portraits will be presented chronologically and will include t ...

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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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Portrait Painting with David Gray Workshop runs from 4/1/2019 - 4/5/2019 at the ARC ApprovedSM Edinburgh Atelier of Fine Art. David's signature style reveals a personal and contemporary expression ...

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ARC Living Master™ Richard Wheeler Whitney, has completed a portrait of Governer Mitt Romney which will remain in the collection of the Massachusetts State House in Boston, Massachusetts.Portrai ...

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We wanted to share with our ARC Fans a recent portrait by ARC Living Master™ Cesar Santos, of the Art Renewal Center Chairman Fred Ross. About the portrait, Mr. Ross said the following: “My fami ...

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26 April, 2019

Portrait Now! 2019 displays the best contributions from the 7th edition of the The Carlsberg Foundation’s Portrait Award competition. Artists in the competition come from the Nordic countries, Russ ...

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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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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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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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Pre-Raphaelite painter and women’s rights campaigner Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827–1891) was an early female participant in the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Landscape was Bodichon’s preferred genre ...

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Figurative Realism curated by Dirk Dzimirsky PoetsArtists Magazine is calling for entries for the December 2018 issue. This is the magazine's 100th issue and will be dedicated to Figurative Rea ...

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PoetsArtists Magazine has extended the deadline of the Painting the Figure now competition until April 15, 2018.  Information about the competition can be found here.      The ...

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PoetsArtists + 33 Contemporary invite visitors to explore “Painting the Figure Now”, a new exhibition curated by David Hummer and Didi Menendez, with guest curator F. Scott Hess, opening at Waus ...

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Marie Spartali Stillman was one of the few professional female artists working in the second half of the 19th century. She was an important presence in the Victorian art world and closely affiliated w ...

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1 July, 2020

ARC Associate Living Master Tom Kegler is holding a solo exhibition of work at Meibohm Fine Arts, 478 Main Street, East Aurora NY 14052 from June 26 - August 8, 2020.  The gallery is open by ap ...

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ONLY 4 MORE DAYS LEFT TO ENTER. The distinguished art dealer John Pence is judging the competition and the deadline is August 31, 2012. Merchandise and promotional opportunities will be aw ...

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2 July, 2020

The first global virtual plein air experience brought to you by the creators of the PleinAir Convention and PleinAir Magazine. A virtual pleinair painting event that can be experienced in the safety ...

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7 May, 2018

ARC Associate Living Master™ Roger Dale Brown will be the Keynote Speaker at Plein Air South in 2018.  This event was designed to build community and share knowledge among the plein air painte ...

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During the second half of the eighteenth century, the practice of using oil paint on paper while working outdoors became popular among landscape artists. Artists from Germany and Scandinavia often t ...

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1st Place - $1,000 Prize Esker Park Weymouth by Vincent Crotty The winners of the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly competition, which is organized by PleinAir Magazine, have been announced. The winners wil ...

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The winners for the June/July PleinAir Salon Competition, which is organized by PleinAir Magazine, have been revealed. The winners will receive cash prizes, plus all winners and category wi ...

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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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This award is sponsored by Streamline Publishing. One artist, who paints in a plein air style, will be chosen to have a feature article done on their work in Plein Air Magazine. This award will be c ...

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Join over 700 hundred painters of all levels for the 3rd Annual Plein Air Convention & Expo. The program is focused around three of painting's most popular media - oil, water-based, and pastels. The ...

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The Plein Air Convention & Expo is the world’s largest plein air event. It’s like the Woodstock of outdoor painting. By attending the 2018 Plein Air Convention, you’ll make personal connections ...

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PleinAir magazine is centered around the worldwide outdoor painting movement. Published bi-monthly, the magazine focuses on the highest-quality painters who do studio and outdoor landscape, figure in ...

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The National Gallery of Art, located on 6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW in Washington, DC is exhibiting the works of Joachim Wtewael. A masterful storyteller, Wtewael was a virtuoso draftsman a ...

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Please help ARC support our approved ateliers and provide scholarships for students who study the techniques of the past, thereby acquiring the tools needed to create great contemporary works. Help ...

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15 October, 2014

Greater amounts are of course welcome, but even a $1 donation will help the DVI Kickstarter come up with greater frequency within Kickstarter Searches. If even a small portion of our subscribers we ...

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February 1, 2015 - May 3, 2015National Gallery of Art - 6th St. and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC The first major retrospective exhibition ever presented on the imaginative Italian Renaissa ...

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26 February, 2019

ARC Associate Living Master™, Tina Garrett, is holding her first ever solo oil painting show, "Pieces of Me” featuring an intimate look into the unbounded inspiration Tina finds in her wide ran ...

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The Pre-Raphaelites and 19th-Century England's Other Visionaries: Fantasy Artists Ahead of Their Time? with Peter Trippi - Sunday afternoon, July 22, 2012. The Allentown Art Museum - 31 North Fifth ...

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Peter Trippi, Editor of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, will lecture at the ARC Approved™ Atelier:The Harlem Studio of Art508 East 117th StreetNew York CityJune 11, 2007 6-8:30pm.There will be time ...

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2 November, 2015

ARC Living Master™ Peter Fiore will be exhibiting a new series of his oil paintings. The show runs from November 7 - 29, 2015 and is being held at the Travis Gallery, 6089 Lower York Road (Route 202 ...

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27 October, 2017

ARC Living Master Peter Fiore recently gave an interview with Antrese Wood for The Savvy Painter Podcast.To listen to this podcast, please click here. https://savvypainter.com/podcast/light-art-p ...

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ARC Living Master™ Peter Fiore has a solo show of his work open this month at the Travis Gallery, 6089 Lower York Road Route 202, New Hope, PA 18938. The exhibition, Subjects Emerge, will run from N ...

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4 November, 2014

ARC Living Master™ Peter Fiore is having a solo show of 35 paintings running until November 30, 2014 at the Travis Gallery in New Hope, PA.Opening night for the exhibit will be on Saturday, No ...

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ARC Living Master™ Peter Fiore is holding a solo exhibition entitled "Pine Variations" at the Delaware Valley Arts Center’s Alliance Gallery located on 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg, NY 12764.The ...

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Since 2007, the biennial Percival Portrait Painting Prize is an open competition for Australian artists. The competition showcases the outstanding and innovative work currently being produced by Au ...

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Having begun in 2007, "The Percivals" is an open competition for artists. While showcasing the outstanding and innovative work currently being produced by Australian artists, the competiti ...

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Congratulations to Jesser Valzacchi, for his painting "Remnants of the Past in Contemporary Freedom", for winning of the first ever People's Choice Award. For the first seven days after th ...

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15 November, 2012

Congratulations to Paul Oxborough who has been honored in the November issue of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine in a "Today's Master" feature article. This is the same issue that features an article on ...

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Paul W. McCormack5-Day Watercolor Portrait in Watercolor WorkshopOctober 8-12, 2007Take this opportunity to learn from nationally recognized portrait artist and ARC Master, Paul W. McCormack.Students ...

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