This year the ARC received over 4,300 entries from 73 countries, and we are so excited to see the wonderful works of ÀNI Art Academies Apprentices, Alumni, and Affiliates taking awards and honorable mentions across various categories in the 14th Annual ARC Salon Competition. ARC Purchase Award: Barbara Fox for her drawing Parting with Illusions. Finalists in Figurative category: Jason Brady for his drawing Half Believing. Kevin Moore for his painting Yellow Dress. Finalists in Imaginative Realism category: Edward Dillon for this painting Mirage, Brian O’Neill for his painting Pause. Honorable Mentions in Drawing category: Patricia Alonzo Diaz for her drawing Time Is Not a Limit, Domingo Antonio Rosario for his drawing The Home Stretch, Mitchell Bagnas for his drawing Jar of Hope, Barbara Fox for the drawings Parting with Illusions and She Found Joy in the Ordinary, Carmel Gumbs for his drawing Priceless, Aekarat Sakda for his drawing Dajala, Robyn Cotter for her drawing Ataraxia, Bonnie Grace Evans for her drawing Still Waiting, Edward Ewald for his drawing 56, Lynne Garlick for her drawing Received with Love, Roger Long for his drawing A World of Unlimited Possibilities, Kelvin Lugo Belen for his drawing Espejos del Alma, Achara Phetkhongthong for her drawing Harmony. Honorable Mention in Still Life category: Chelsea Herron for her painting Voyager, Deborah Lloyd for her painting Little Robot, Rodney O’Dell Davis for his painting A Gift from Aphrodite.