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​​​Manchester Studios, RVA

Richmond, Virginia, USA

​​​​​​​​​Since returning from her studies at The Florence Academy of Art in 2016, Constance Ramsey Bowden has founded Manchester Studios RVA and has welcomed the finest instructors in realist drawing,  painting, and sculpting from all over the world for workshops from 3 days to 2 weeks.

She has also achieved personal international recognition for her own work, having been selected as a Finalist for the 14th and 15th Art Renewal Center International Salon for three of her portrait sculptures.  

Manchester Studios RVA is a 2700 square-foot studio with 24-foot ceilings and massive banks of light-filled windows; a haven of creativity where instructors and students can gather to share knowledge and advance skills in a relaxed and uplifting space.


Manchester Studios RVA is honored to have receved the highly sought- after distinction of being an ARC Approved Studio.

1300 West Main Street

Richmond VA 23220 US

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Two of Constance Bowden's Portrait Sculptures have been accepted as FINALISTS in the 14th Art Renewal Center International Salon Competition and one was accepted as a FINALIST in the 15th! 

Here is Constance in Barcelona, December 2019 at the opening of the International ARC Salon Exhibition at the MEAM with dear friends and fellow artists Sanne Van Tongeren, Joanna Allen, Eudald Gorriz and Maudie Brady. A Night to Remember!

Classical Realism Workshops