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Emma Hirst work featured in Studio Gallery Exhibit

Emma Hirst work featured in Studio Gallery Exhibit

Ani Art Academies Emma Hirst will have her work on display in the show entitled “Tiny” at Studio Gallery in San Francisco, California. Thisshow will include three of Emma’s charcoal drawings, “Crayon Ponyfish,” “Pretty,” and “Strand and Vessels”. The show is currently open andwill run until December 23, 2012. Studio Gallery will also be celebrating their 9th anniversary with a party open to all on Sunday,December 2nd, 2012 from 2:00-6:00 PM. Be sure to check out the “Tiny” show if…

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Ani Art Academy Waichulis Artist of the Month: Terese Rogers

Ani Art Academy Waichulis Artist of the Month: Terese Rogers

Terese Rogers, a life-long resident of Northeastern Pennsylvania, has graduated from the Ani-Waichulis Art Academy, after a nearly six-yearapprenticeship with Living Master Anthony Waichulis, At a luncheon in her honor, Terese explained that her last day at the studio embodiedwhat she’d come to love most about the last years: Students at different phases of the curriculum, and at various stages of exercises, drawings, and paintings, Anthony Waichulis walkedthrough the studio before stopping at Terese’s easel to analyze her latest painting,…

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The November/December issue of Fine Arts Connoisseur (FAC) offers a double whammy for the Ani Art Academies

The November/December issue of Fine Arts Connoisseur (FAC) offers a double whammy for the Ani Art Academies

First, FAC presents a wonderful feature covering the 2012 Art Renewal Center Salon competition. Winners of this year’s Salon are featuredthroughout the article, including the stunning drawing by Ani Art Academies Waichulis artist Roger Long (http://aniartacademies.org/imagegallery/artist/413). The article gives recognition to each of the winners in the six-judged categories of this highly celebrated Salon. On behalf of the Ani Art Academies, we would like to offer our congratulations to all the winners! Good Luck for next year! Second, FAC brings…

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Ani Art Academies’ Founder Tim Reynolds Featured in Bloomberg News Article

Ani Art Academies’ Founder Tim Reynolds Featured in Bloomberg News Article

Ani Art Academies’ founder Tim Reynolds was the subject of a recent article for the Bloomberg News regarding the success and future of theAni Art Academies. The article traces Reynolds’ career from selling industrial buildings after graduating from Claremont McKenna College tobecoming one of the founders of Wall Street trading firm, Jane Street Capital LLC. Many diverse areas of Reynolds life are also discussed.The feature discusses Mr. Reynolds’ love for art, how the Academies became a reality, and his partnership…

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Ani Art Academy Apprentices receive 2012 ARC Scholarships

Ani Art Academy Apprentices receive 2012 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 2012 Art Renewal Center’s Annual Scholarship Competition.Each year, The ARC Scholarship Fund awards emerging realist artists to help them continue their studies at ARC Approved Ateliers andSchools. Out of a worldwide competition, 16 emerging artists were recipients of the scholarship, which is hailed by the ARC as one of theirmost important programs. First placed winners received $3,500…

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Ani Art Academy Waichulis Artist of the Month: Edward Dillon

Ani Art Academy Waichulis Artist of the Month: Edward Dillon

Edward Dillon took every course Professor Anthony Waichulis offered at Luzerne County Community College, in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania. Heeven requested a cast-drawing class for him and some of his classmates, a plea Waichulis consented to by heading a semester-longworkshop free of charge.But in 2007, however, a year after his graduation, Ed called Anthony Waichulis to vent his frustration with the shortcomings he faced in hisartwork since their last class together. He’d been practicing gesture, figurative, and portrait drawing, irritated by his…

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Rehs Contemporary to host The BIG Gamble in 2013!

Rehs Contemporary Galleries in New York will be hosting an exciting 2013 exhibit featuring Timothy W. Jahn, Anthony Waichulis, and a salvoof amazing talent from The Ani Art Academies family. The exhibit, carrying the intriguing title of “The Big Gamble”, will be the first significant concentration of works in the New York area from The Ani Art Academies’ former alumni and current apprentices. While Howard Rehs of Rehs Contemporary remains fairly tight-lipped regarding additional details and full artist roster, he…

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Anthony Waichulis featured in Historic Contemporary American Realism Exhibit in China

Anthony Waichulis featured in Historic Contemporary American Realism Exhibit in China

Opening on September 14, 2012, the Beijing World Art Museum will host the first major exhibit of American Realism in China. This exhibit of100 paintings by 49 American artists will travel to 6 cities in China. This will be the first tour of Contemporary American Realism in China,and marks an important moment in the resurgent field of realist painting. The China museum tour will open at the Beijing World Art Museumon September 14, 2012, and travel to Dalien, Tianjin, Wuhan,…

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Ani Art Academies APVM feature and additional footage

In late 2010, American Painting Video Magazine (APVM) presented a feature on The Ani Art Academies educational project. Project developers Tim Reynolds, Timothy Jahn, and Anthony Waichulis shared with viewers the inspiration behind this immense endeavor and their enthusiasm for the future of The Ani Art Academies. Mr. Klein has allowed us to share the APVM Ani Art Academies feature In January 2011, Michael Klein also released some additional unseen footage of Anthony Waichulis at work in the studio. It…

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Ani Apprentices and Alumni Receive Awards for the Art Renewal Center 2011/2012 International Salon Competition

Ani Apprentices and Alumni Receive Awards for the Art Renewal Center 2011/2012 International Salon Competition

On July 4th The Art Renewal Center announced the winners of the 8th Annual Art Renewal Center’s International Salon competition. TheARC’s 2011/2012 International Salon competition showcases some of the best realist endeavors being created today. We are very proud toshare that15 Ani Art Academy Apprentices and Alumni were included in this renowned international Salon.We would like to congratulate all of our artists who received honors, awards, and much deserved recognition. We are all so extremelyproud. Below is a list of…

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