The Salmagundi Club in New York City will soon showcase the winning artworks from the Art Renewal Center’s (ARC) 12th International Salon. Don’t miss this opportunity to view the best of representational art from around the globe.
The Salmagundi Club in New York City will be the first venue to host the Art Renewal Center’s “Live Traveling Exhibition” featuring selected works from its 12th Annual International Salon. The Salon is widely recognized as one of the best and most competitive representational art competitions; many of the world’s best artists have been selected for inclusion.
The 12th International ARC Salon boasts 1,006 finalist artworks by 640 artists representing 63 countries. Of these, the “Live Traveling Exhibition” features approximately 75 to 100 of the top entries. The Salmagundi Club will host the exhibition from May 12 through June 1 before it travels to the European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), where it will be on view from September 23 through November 27, 2017.
Awards are categorized by subject and medium, including best nude, best social commentary, best trompe l’oeil, best figure, best portrait, best still life, best imaginative realism, best landscape, and many more. Of course, all artists covet earning Best in Show honors, museum purchase awards, and other awards sponsored by magazines such as Fine Art Connoisseur and PleinAir.
Tenaya Sims’ outstanding work “Semillas” (“Seeds”) earned top distinction as Best in Show in 2016-17. Runner-up honors, titled The Bouguereau Award, were taken home by Nick Alm for his painting “The Performance.” The winner of The Da Vinci Initiative Award for the Young Aspiring Artist was awarded to 15-year-old Ray Wanda Totanes for her marvelous painting “Perception of Self.” The Oil Painters of America (OPA) also sponsors an award of $1,000, which was given to Michele Del Camp for his painting “The Argument.”
Many other awards were presented to deserving artists, and we encourage you to view the full list of recipients by visiting the ARC International Salon webpage.
To learn more about the “Live Traveling Exhibition,” visit here.
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