AERA on TV and Online

TV series created by Pat Harrison aka Rainer HillebrandThe first two programmes presenting AERA artists have been broadcast on a German TV channel. Once a month a new member will have his or her work put in front of a wide audience. German subtitles have been added to make it accessible to viewers who are less fluent in English. The productions will not only be shown on the German TV channel several times over but they have also been entered into their free public media library.

You can view the 20 minute videos under the following links.

Eric Armusik

Jill Poyerd

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AERA on TV

The managers of a German TV channel have agreed to staging a series of programmes about AERA. Once a month we will be presenting the work of one or more of our members to a wide audience. German subtitles will be added to make it accessible to viewers who are less fluent in English.

The German TV channel NRWision which is also available online covers the following audiences:

a) German viewers for this channel approx. 4 million

b) available in other countries such as via Zattoo with 20 M subscribers in Switzerland, Germany, Denmark and Spain

c) also available via on-demand media in other countries such as telekom entertain with 1.6 M subscribers in Germany

d) via Apps for Kodi and Amazon Fire TV

e) any of AERA´s productions will be shown on the German TV channel several times over while also being entered into their free public media library

The series will start in October aiming to promote realist art.

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New Members August 2018

We are pleased to be able to present our latest list of new members to our Association Embracing Realist Art (AERA). Just browse through the members list and take a look at their biographies. Joined since January 2018 we can now welcome our new friends:

Sarah Corner
Sinisha Kashawelski
Nicholas St.John Rosse
Michele Ashby
Jill Poyerd

In the meantime we have also set up a new members only website which allows us to exchange views, ideas and exhibition events.

Realist art is a wonderful means of communication without the lengthy explanations which often accompany modern art. Let us continue in our efforts to employ this universal visual language to convey beauty, to capture a moment in time, or even to warn or accuse or whatever other task we set ourselves.

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The Future of Figurative Art

Yemi Tubi has kindly forwarded an invitation to me about a scholarship you can apply for to attend the Figurative Art Convention & Expo (FACE).

You can download the document and its links here.
FACE Scholarship

In that context I also found the following video with a discussion which centres around the question of art teaching.

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Invitation to Attend Artinuum Academy in Hamburg this September

artist Ernesto Heen

Ernesto Heen

Ernesto Heen is inviting you to join the painting and drawing studios of the Artinuum Academy in Hamburg from 15 to 19 September 2018.

The academy sessions will be led by the international fine art painter and director of the Drawing in Sculpture Programme at the FAA in Florence, Simone Moritz and in cooperation with the Freie Kunstakademie Hamburg. The events will take place in their Hamburg studios.

Please find out more on the website when you click here.

Ernesto is happy to help with any question you have around this event and looks forward to meeting you in Hamburg!

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Loving Traditional Realism

In future this site will publish interesting information about realist artists, their views and their work on a more regular basis. Let us begin with a short video clip by our founder member Charles Harris who explains why traditional realism is so important today.

In just under three minutes Charles tells us about the route art has taken from the old masters to modern times and what we can do to revive it.

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New Members January 2018

We are pleased to be able to present our January list of new members to our Association Embracing Realist Art (AERA). Just browse through the members list and take a look at their biographies. Joined since September 2017 we can now welcome our new friends:

Linda Adair
Kay Boyce
John Cooney
James Earley
Virgil Elliot
Ralf Heynen
Joe Hush

It is very encouraging to see how many artists now follow in the footsteps of the old masters learning the skills and developing new ways of creating, based on the old traditions.

Realist art is a wonderful means of communication without the lengthy explanations which often accompany modern art. Let us continue in our efforts to employ this universal visual language to convey beauty, to capture a moment in time, or even to warn or accuse or whatever other task we set ourselves.

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Figurative Art Convention and Expo

News Flash

The Art Renewal Centre will be holding a figurative art convention in Miami in two weeks time. If you have a chance of going you will be able to meet with a number of excellent artists. Their website will give you details about the programme and costs.

Merken

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New Members September 2017

We are pleased to be able to present more new members to our Association Embracing Realist Art (AERA). Just browse through the members list and take a look at their biographies. Joined since May 2017 we can now welcome our new friends:

Angerer der Ältere (the Elder) – Germany
Robyn Collier – Australia
David Johnson – UK
Paul Kelley – Canada

It is promising to see how many artists are striving to follow in the footsteps of the old masters learning the skills and developing new ways of creating, based on the old traditions.

Realist art has so much more to tell without the lengthy explanations which often accompany abstracts. Let us continue in our efforts to employ this universal visual language to convey beauty, to capture a moment in time, or even to warn or accuse or whatever other task we set ourselves.

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