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Artist Brian O’Neill featured in MUSE exhibition

Artist Brian O’Neill featured in MUSE exhibition

The highly anticipated MUSE exhibition featuring artist Brian O’Neill will be opening this Friday, April 4th. The exhibit is a collaborationbetween the artist, the Rochester City Ballet, and the Arts and Cultural Council for Greater Rochester. The collection will portray RochesterCity Ballet dancers in a variety of famous area landmarks and in the studio. “MUSE” will be the last public exhibition at the Arts and Cultural Council before they relocate to the Kodak Center for Performing Arts.O’Neill says the move…

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A Packed House on 57th Street…Again!

A Packed House on 57th Street…Again!

Just last month, the highly anticipated “Heroes, Villains, Myths and Legends” exhibit opened its doors Saturday, March 15th hosted by RehsContemporary Galleries Inc., New York City. The gallery confirmed many sales as crowds of people flowed in and out of the exhibitthroughout the day. This year’s exhibit is the second significant concentration of works from The Ani Art Academies’ instructors, currentapprentices, alumni, and associates in NYC. The “Heroes, Villains, Myths and Legends” show is currently on display until April 11,…

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Core Drawing Techniques in Realism with Brian O’Neill Workshop

Core Drawing Techniques in Realism with Brian O’Neill Workshop

Artist and Ani alumni Brian O’Neill will be teaching a 5 day workshop July 16th to July 20th, 2014 on the Core Techniques in Realism. Opento the public, this workshop will focus on rudimentary drawing exercises to aid in the artist’s ability to render value from the darkest dark tothe lightest light with a full range of values and seamless transitions. The workshop is open to all levels of skill and experience from thebeginner to a seasoned artist and offers…

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Ani Art Academy Anguilla participates in Regional Fashion Expo

Ani Art Academy Anguilla participates in Regional Fashion Expo

This past Saturday, Ani Art Academies Anguilla participated in the Anguilla Fashion Expo, a 3-day event open to all the Caribbean Islands tonetwork and learn about emerging trends in the fashion industry. The event was topped off by a regional fashion show. Head instructor Timothy Jahn and his apprentices participated in the event by exhibiting their drawings. Spectators were able to view thebeautiful charcoal drawings displayed on easels on the beach. In addition, Tim gave a drawing demonstration while apprentices…

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Successful open House at Ani Art Academy Anguilla and Ani Art Academies Dominicana

Successful open House at Ani Art Academy Anguilla and Ani Art Academies Dominicana

In an effort to share the early success of the apprentices, Ani Art Academy Anguilla and Ani Art Academies Dominicana held their secondopen house last week. With over 300 people in attendance in Anguilla and guests traveling from Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic (over an hour and a halfaway), the night was a tremendous success for both academies and the ever-growing accomplishments of the apprentices. Not only did thestudents display their drawings headed to New York City, but they…

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“Heroes, Villains, Myths & Legends” Launches March 15, 2014!

“Heroes, Villains, Myths & Legends” Launches March 15, 2014!

Launching March 15th, 2014 Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc. and the Ani Art Academies proudly present “Heroes, Villains, Myths &Legends“! We hope that you can join us for our first big exhibit of 2014 at Rehs Contemporary in New York City. This spectacular event willbring together the largest concentration of Ani Art Academies and associates work yet! Last year’s show, “The Big Gamble”, featured about42 works of art by 33 artists. This year, the gallery will have more than 60 participating…

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Ani Art Academies Anguilla will host 2nd Open House in January 2014

Ani Art Academies Anguilla will host 2nd Open House in January 2014

For the second consecutive time, apprentices of the Ani Art Academies Anguilla will have their artwork displayed at the highly anticipated“Heroes, Villains, Myths and Legends” exhibit at Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc. in New York City this March. This year, eight artists,Romaro Richardson, Shanicia Richardson, Canita Ruan, Elena Green, Elizardo Mojica, Emily Garlick, and Lynne Garlick from the Academy willhave their beautiful black and white charcoal drawings in the gallery on the well-known 57th Street. Last year, the gallery hosted The…

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Ani Art Academies Dominicana announces first Open House of 2014!

Ani Art Academies Dominicana announces first Open House of 2014!

Ani Art Academies Dominicana is proud to announce our first open house of 2014! Please come and join us to see what we’ve been workinghard on, including the works that are about to be shipped to NYC! Ani Arte Academias Dominicana se enorgullece en anunciar su primera apertura del 2014! Por favor ven y unete a nosotros para ver en loque hemos estado trabajando fuertemente, incluyendo las obras que están a punto de ser enviado a Nueva York! Please let…

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Construction on a second Academy has begun in the Dominican Republic

Construction on a second Academy has begun in the Dominican Republic

This past week, construction has begun on a second studio at the Ani Art Academies Dominicana! This is the first Academy to have a secondstudio built on campus. The new studio will expand enrollment to a total of 65 easels that will be made available for prospective students.Ani Art Academies Dominicana is under the head instruction of artist Edward Dillon. Please stay tuned for more updates on the development of the new Ani Art Academy Dominicana!

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Ani Art Academy Apprentices Receive 2013 ARC Scholarships

Ani Art Academy Apprentices Receive 2013 ARC Scholarships

The Ani Art Academies is very pleased to announce four of our apprentices from the Ani Art Academy Waichulis are winners of the 2013 Art Renewal Center’s Annual Scholarship Competition. Each year, The ARC Scholarship Fund awards emerging realist artists funds to help them continue their studies at ARC Approved Ateliers andSchools. Out of a worldwide competition, 23 emerging artists were recipients of the scholarship which is hailed by the ARC as one of theirmost important programs. First-place winners received…

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