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Vidya Birkhoff featured in Interviewing the Caribbean

Ani Anguilla Artist, Vidya Birkhoff can be found in Interviewing the Caribbean Magazine’s Spring 2019 issue. Interviewing the Caribbean was founded in 2015 as an online journal that celebrates Caribbean artists everywhere. This issue focuses on Caribbean femininity and masculinity.  Vidya Birkhoff grew up in Trinidad surrounded by traditional paintings and sculptures created by her grandfather. She longed to one day follow in his footsteps, but life led her into a professional career in corporate America. She started experimenting with…

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Big Turnout at Ani America

Ani Art Academy America hosted its first exhibition titled, “Equinox” on April 27th. Equinox was curated by Ani Art Academy Dean, Kevin Moore. This exhibition featured artists from all the Ani Art Academy schools including work from Ani Alumni. The turnout was a huge success with viewers filling up the entire school. The Equinox exhibit will be on display until May 25th at Ani Art Academy America in Red Bank, NJ. For more information on Ani Art Academy America please…

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Bonnie Grace Evans Takes First Place in Drawing

Bonnie Grace Evans drawing “Still Waiting” was awarded First Place in the Drawing Category of the Wyoming Valley Art Leauge/ Circle Centre for the Arts, Spring Juried Exhibit. The award ceremony was held on April 19th, 2019 at the Wyoming Valley Art League in Wilkes Barre, PA. Ani Art Academy Alumni, Terese Rogers also participated in this exhibit. For more information on Bonnie Grace Evans or the Wyoming Valley Art League please follow the links below:www.facebook.com/wvartleague/www.wyomingvalleyartleague.org/?fbclid=IwAR2G9xV2jFSEK3UbjlV0hLb0prdfD4yyp9yZZGRbkXyhuP2QwzfWJY4z1kIwww.aniartacademies.org/artist-gallery?artistid=1294

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Ani Sri Lanka’s First Drawings

We are very excited to share the first creative projects from Ani Art Academy Sri Lanka. Congratulations to Nimali Yoggya Perera for herdrawing, Water Lily, and to Ravindu Sathsara for his drawing, Bug on a Bricked Wall. From Southern Sri Lanka, Yoggya has been a hobbyist ofdrawing since childhood. During her free time, she would spend it drawing on paper. Art was her favorite subject in school but stopped at fourteen to focus her studies on Human Resources and IT.…

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Bonnie Grace Evans Completes First Creative Project

Ani Waichulis student Bonnie Grace Evans has recently completed her first creative project. Her drawing “Still Waiting”, was inspired by the action of staying where one is or delaying action until a particular time or event. Still Waiting, is a reminder that there are some situations in life that we have control over and others that we do not. Having the courage to face our obstacles, make difficult decisions, meet change, and sometimes alter our goals is critical to realize…

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Equinox 2019

Ani Art Academy America is proud to announce their upcoming exhibitions titled, Equinox. The group exhibition will have drawings and paintings from students and alumni of Ani Art Academies. Equinox is curated by Ani America Dean Kevin Moore. The show opening is Saturday, April 27th from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Ani Art Academy America in Red Bank, New Jersey. For updates on Equinox, you may follow the Facebook event below: www.facebook.com/events/1997633110531306/

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4th Annual Ani Art Academies Drawing Competition Winners

Ani Art Academies would like to congratulate the winners of our 4th Annual Drawing Competition! A prestigious panel of judges includingPavan Chaggar, Kara Lysandra Ross, Patrick Wilshire, Richard Gandy, Deanne Pool, Robert Pool, John Manzari, and Tim Reynolds examinedeach drawing for the qualities that best represent an artist in true command of his or her talent. We are thrilled to announce that the 1st place winner is awarded to Mitchell Bagnas for his drawing, Jar of Hope. Mitchell will be…

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International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we would like to bring attention to the female graduates of Ani Art Academies Waichulis. Someof these graduates are Erika Baez, Helen Crispino, Chelsea Herron, Emma Hirst, Sharon L. Hourigan, Terese Rogers, Victoria Steel, Leah Waichulis, and Kierstin C. Young. After graduating from Ani Art Academy, these women have gone on to start very fruitful careers in art. Erika Baez currently lives and works in Honolulu, Hawaii where her primary focus is on still…

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CALL FOR ENTRIES – 14TH INTERNATIONAL ART RENEWAL CENTER SALON COMPETITION

The Art Renewal Center is now accepting entries to the 14th International ARC Salon Competition. When talking about competitions and exhibitions dedicated to 21st Century Realism, The International ARC Salon is the largest in the world in terms of entries, and the most diverse in terms of categories and international participation. This makes the International ARC Salon Competition the most influential and far-reaching competition for Contemporary Realism in the world, offering over $100,000 in cash awards and international recognition through…

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Artists Selected for Infected By Art Vol.7

Ani Art Academy Waichulis artists, Chelsea Herron and Joseph Dillon have been selected to have their artwork published in “Infected by Art Vol. 7”. The Infected by Art’s book contest connects artists to a global audience through its online submission and viewing process. The very best imaginative realism artworks, i.e. science fiction, fantasy, and horror created by professional and emerging artists from all of the worlds are selected. If you would like to see more information on Infected by Art,…

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