Richard Lack Lecture 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 series of paintings in 1998. Lack was a master of all genres: portraiture, still life and florals, landscapes, interior and outdoor genre, etching, pastels, and imaginative paintings.
ARC Associate Living Master™ Jane Jones is holding a solo show titled “Glorious Survivors”. Every canvas tells a story, and each flower she paints represents survival, not only as a plant, but for what that strength portrays about the human condition. The show takes place at the Bonner David Gallery – 7040 E. Main St., Scottsdale, AZ 85251 from January 19 – February 1, 2017. There will be a special artist reception: Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 6-9 p.m.
DVI in Fine Art Connoisseur http://www.fineartconnoisseur.com/ An article about The Da Vinci Initiative, ARC’s sister organization, dedicated to K-12 art teachers and students, was published in the most recent, October, issue of Fine Art Connoisseur, titled Equipping the Next Generation.
New ARC Allied Organization The Guild of Boston Artists is a non-profit association of painters and sculptors whose purpose is to promote, nurture and encourage traditional art adhering to the highest standards of quality and presentation. Since its founding in 1914, the Guild has sought to provide a center for the interchange of ideas between artists and the community. To learn more please visit: http://www.artrenewal.org/pages/allied_organizations.php Reflection by Anita I. Johnson
Congratulations to Debra Keirce ARC Living Artist™ Debra Keirce has won Best in Show at the 2015 Prairie Winds 16th National Annual Miniature Show for her 2.5 inch high painting titled “Vanilla”. The work will be on display at the Prairie Winds Art Center – 112 West 3rd St., Grand Island, NE 68801 from May 1- 31, 2015. To see more about this and other events, please click here. http://www.artrenewal.org/pages/events.php