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Ani Art Academy Anguilla Construction Underway!

Construction on the Ani Art Academy Anguilla formally began in early April this year. The facility, which will serve the local community, is being built to hold up to 25 students and includes a large open main studio with an adjoining teachers studio/office, flat file storage and computer room, a large materials storage, and an outdoor covered kitchen and dining area. The design is classically Caribbean with hip roofs, pastel colors, and wood shutters. After 2 weeks of excavation to…

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An Art Academy for Anguilla in the making

Taken from The Anguillian, Publishing date: 07.01.2011 09:25n: The breath-taking Little Bay area, on the north coast of Anguilla, home to the luxury Ani Villas, is to have another project, starting at the endof this month, as 2011 unfolds. It is an Art Academy, the brainchild of Tim Reynolds of New Jersey and owner of the Ani Villas.The art school for Anguilla was announced at a cocktail reception on December 30, hosted by Mr. Reynolds and his wife, Caroline. It…

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Kate Sammons selected for CAC 100th

We are so very proud to announce that Kate Sammons will be featured among this year’s picks for the California Art Club’s 100th AnnualGold Medal Juried Exhibition. Her work, ‘Seashell’ 10×8” Oil, will be featured alongside a most impressive salvo of talent at the PasadenaMuseum of California Art. This prestigious exhibition is curated by a panel of museum professionals and top artists to feature more than130 California fine artists working in contemporary-traditional representation.Founded in 1909, the California Art Club is…

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Brian O’Neill earns honors in Blossoms Exhibition

We are proud to announce that Ani Artist Brian O’Neill has earned honors in the celebrated Blossoms, the Art of Flowers II Exhibitionsponsored by The Susan Kathleen Black Foundation. His work, Casting Call (Pastel on Paper, 16×20 inches), will be among approximately 75of this year’s finest floral works for an extended Museum tour to run through 2013.Flowers were a favorite theme of artist Susan Kathleen Black (1948–2000). The mission of the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation is arteducation. The concept of…

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Ani announces plans for seven disc training DVD series

One year after the release of Anthony Waichulis’ initial training video, First Steps, Ani Academies has taken Waichulis’ DVD concept and rolledit into a far more ambitious endeavor: to offer the entire Ani Art Academies training program within a seven-disc DVD series. Two companion books and custom learning materials are also being produced for this effort.The first recently completed DVD in this series, The Language of Drawing Volume I, revisits much of the information presented in Waichulis’own First Steps video,…

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Jahn and Anderson win PSOA Scholarships

We are proud to announce that two of our artists, Erin Anderson and Timothy Jahn, have received the 2011 Portrait Society of America’s Art ofthe Portrait Conference Scholarships.The Art of the Portrait is an annual conference offering new programs each year, a rotating faculty and the popular Face-off groupdemonstration combine in a celebration of the traditions of fine art portraiture and figurative works. Attendees enjoy workshops,demonstrations, special guest lectures, discounted art materials, a Gala Banquet, portfolio critiques, book signings, trips…

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