13th International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition: Compete to win $100,000 in cash awards and exclusive promotional opportunities.
The Art Renewal Center (ARC), a non-profit institution leading the revival of realism in the Visual Fine Arts, is now accepting entries for the 13th International Art Renewal Center Salon competition, the largest, most prestigious realist art competition in the world. Entrants will compete for over $100,000 in cash awards and exclusive opportunities with magazines, galleries and museums. More than twenty awards will be presented to artists, including Best in Show, Da Vinci Initiative Award for the Young Aspiring Artist, Museum of European Art Modern (MEAM) Purchase Award, among others; as well as first, second, and third place in each of the following categories:

  • Animals Drawing Figurative
  • Imaginative Realism Landscape Plein Air Paintings
  • Portraiture Sculpture Still Life

All winners, honorable mentions, and finalists will have their entries accompanied by their name displayed on the ARC website and will be featured in the 13th International ARC Salon Catalogue, which all entrants receive free of charge. Additionally, all winners and honorable mentions will receive an Award Certificate.
WHEN: Entry period August 1 – November 15, 2017
COST: $63 fee for first submission; $48 for each additional entry
WHERE: Click here to apply online –


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