Press

  • Vincent Giarrano Solo Show
    October 12-November 12
    Opening Reception
    October 12, 5-8

  • Art Renewal Awards
    13th International ARC Salon

    The Art Renewal Center is pleased to announce the winners and finalists of the 13th International ARC Salon, the largest and most prestigious competition in the western world for realist artists in the categories of painting, sculpting, and drawing. There were over 3,750 entries from 69 countries in 2017. Our finalists represent approximately 28% of entries. This year a new category for Plein Air Painting was introduced. Congratulations to Carol Arnold, Julie Beck, Kelly Birkenruth, Todd Casey, Neal Hughes, Anne McGrory, Jim McVicker, and Carlo Russo!

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  • Embracing A Lifetime Passion, Susan Powell Fine Art

    She’s a writer’s dream. Each time she opens her mouth, she unknowingly and unwittingly utters a memorable quote. Something you want to lead with. Something you can run with. Something that’s real. read more

  • Vincent Giarrano – City Life
    August ​5 – September 16

    Join us and meet the artist at an opening party on Friday, August 5, 5 – 8 pm

    The exhibit City Life, will run from Friday, August 5 to Friday, September 16. Vincent Giarrano is nationally acclaimed and has exhibited his paintings at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., The National Portrait Gallery, London, England, and the Fort Wayne Museum of Fine Art, Contemporary Realism Biennial. In 2016, he received  a Third Place Award for his painting Tribeca at the American Museum of American Art, in Youngstown, Ohio.

    30 new oils by realist Vincent Giarrano highlight contemporary life in NYC with urban portraits of SoHo, the East Village, and Brooklyn.

    “The city has an energy, an edge, and a mood that I find fascinating.  I enjoy painting people from different walks of life; established professionals, socialites, young people just starting out. I love the gritty side of NYC, and enjoy the character of it; cast iron buildings, graffiti, messy interiors, etc. Those things speak about real life. The truth and sincerity of life is what I’m interested in painting,” says artist Vincent Giarrano.