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 competitions in the world. Entrants will compete for over $100,000 in cash awards and exclusive opportunities with magazines, galleries and museums. In addition, winning works will be included in a traveling exhibition.

Award categories include:
• Best in Show
• The William Bouguereau Award – Emotion, Theme and the Figure
• ARC & Fashion Week San Diego 2018 Award
• The Da Vinci Initiative Award for the Young Aspiring Artist
• Fine Art Connoisseur Award
• PleinAir Magazine Award
• Collections Magazine Award
• PoetsArtists Award
• Aristides Publication Prize for Drawing

Artists can submit their work until November 15, 2017 and may enter to win in one or all nine of the following categories:

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


WHEN: Entry period August 1 – November 15, 2017

COST: $65 entry fee

WHERE: Click here to apply online –