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Mitchell Bagnas Completes First Creative Project

Congratulations to Ani Art Academies Waichulis apprentice Mitchell Bagnas on the completion of his first creative project. His drawing “Jar of Hope” is inspired by the Ancient Greek myth of Pandora. As the mythology is told, Pandora was given a jar as a gift and was told not to open it. Pandora full of curiosity, opened the jar not knowing of its consequences. Evil spirits had poured out; they were called Disease, Famine, War, and Deceit. Pandora quickly closed the…

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Ani Art Academies Sri Lanka to Host Second Open House

Ani Art Academies Sri Lanka will hold an Open House Friday, January 25th, 2019 for prospective students and the local community. The event, which will be held at the school, will have opportunities for future students to meet with the head instructor and artist Timothy W. Jahn. During the event, students will learn about the Ani Art Academies program and scholarship opportunities. In addition, current apprentices’ work will be on display for those who attend. The Ani Art Academies Sri…

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Art Competitions 2019 List

Updated Art Competitions 2019 list. Do not miss the opportunity to enter. Many are open now, and some deadlines are coming up soon. You can find the list on the Ani Art Academy Student Community Facebook Page. If you are not a member, please request to be added to the group, you can find tons of useful information in that group.

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Happy Holidays from Ani Art Academies!

Ani Art Academies would like to wish you a wonderful holiday filled with joy, laughter, and goodwill. As the New Year approaches we look back upon a year that was filled with plentiful accomplishments, new challenges, and the reaching of milestones! We are so excited about thebusy year ahead of us and we look forward to all of the wonderful masterpieces and memories that will be created in 2019!

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Ani Art Academies Year End Apprentices Awards

Ani Art Academies would like to congratulate the Ani Apprentices who have received an award of Excellence and Distinction for their hard work over the past year. In recognition of their commitment, dedication, and performance to the Ani curriculum, the following artists were chosen: Ani Art Academy Waichiulis: Award of Excellence – Edward Ewald, Award of Distinction – Mitchell Bagnas. Ani Art Academy Anguilla: Award of Excellence – Carmel Gumbs, Award of Distinction – Brandon Lavon. Ani Art Academy Dominicana:…

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Ani Art Academies 4th Annual Drawing Competition Deadline Approaching

Ani Art Academies 4th Annual Drawing Competition is fast approaching. January 15th is the last day you can submit your artwork(s) for consideration. 10 artists will be awarded free entry into the most challenging and diverse competition for Representational Artists today: The ARC Salon. A celebrated panel of judges will carefully examine each work for the qualities that best represent an artist in true command of his or her talent! This year’s judges are: Pavan Chaggar (Art Aesthetics Magazine), Patrick…

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Holiday Alla Prima

Holidays are getting closer and closer! Apprentices at Ani Art Academy Waichulis enjoyed a day of holiday Alla Prima painting and drawing and listening to Christmas music. A thirty-minute Alla Prima will make a unique gift for your loved one. All of us at the Ani Art Academies wishes you to stay warm and Happy Holidays!

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Words of Gratitude from Ani Art Academies

Ani Art Academies thanks all veterans for the service that they have given and for the service that they continue to provide. Let us remember all the sacrifices made by our military so that we could have a safer life. No amount of appreciation will be sufficient enough to honor them. Please expect these words of gratitude from all the Ani Family. Have a Happy Veteran’s Day.

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Ani Art Academy Anguilla at Art Expo

Last month Ani Art Academy Anguilla Attended Art Expo at the Rodney McArthur Rey Auditorium. A booth with just a few artworks, some brochures, applications, and posters attracted prospective student, who were eager to learn about the academy’s curriculum. Instructors, Elizardo Mojica, and Taffari Crawford ad a great time speaking many high school students and their teachers.

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Chelsea Herron at IX Arts 2018

We are all so proud of Chelsea Herron. This year she showcased her work at IX Arts among hundreds of other artists. IX Arts is the organization behind a range of projects designed to enhance popular and critical appreciation of contemporary imaginative realism. Initially founded as the home of the annual IX show, since 2008 IX Arts has branched out into other areas. IX Arts has grown into an organization recognized internationally as a leader in the contemporary imaginative realist…

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