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Art Renewal Center

The ARC is the foremost and only vetting service for representational art schools ensuring that the teaching curricula and quality of teacher and student work meet our strict standards to become ARC Approved™. Leading the revival of realism in the visual arts, the Art Renewal Center (ARC), a 501(c)(3), non-profit, educational foundation, hosts the largest online museum dedicated to representational art and includes works by the old masters, 19th century, and 21st Century Artists as well as articlesletters, and other online resources.

The foundation organizes two competitions for living artists whose work fits into the tradition of realism:

  • The International ARC Salon is open to all artists who work figuration and realism into their work.

  • The ARC Scholarship Competition, is a scholarship competition to help aspiring artists who study at ARC-recognised classical academies or ateliers.

Barcelona Academy of Art
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