Best-of-the-Rest

A Juried Selection by Jeffrey L. Berman, PSA, Salmagundi Club
Best of the Rest MAR 2014

March 2014

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      1*
Circus #1 by Joseph Mays
2
Tree Frog by Justin Austin
3
Hannah by Marie-Paule Martin
4
portrait of flower by Taehyub Lee
5
Railroad by Serge Lis
6
Prince by Dan Simoneau, ISAP
7
Disco Inferno J by Troy Cooper
8
Daydreams by Richard Bulman
9
Margeurite by Stephanie Fuller
10
Moments with Alyssa by Jacqueline Saunders
11*
Pinocchio by Donelli J. DiMaria
12
Herd of Paints by Guadalupe Herrera
13
The Ecstasy of Cha Cha by Ilene Skeen
14
#58 by Richard White
15
Sleeping Boy by Jean Marcellino
16
Red Hibiscus (NFS) by Rebecca Venn
17
"Daddy's Little Girl" by Pacifico Palumbo
18
"Swimming at Ally Pond Lake" by Pacifico Palumbo
19*
Lady in Red by Terence Kelly
20
Father & Daughter by Roger Cummiskey
21
"Valley Stream Picnic" by Pacifico Palumbo
22
Connie by Seonyoung Kim
23
Ballet 2 teal dynamic by Peter Wong King
24
Great Dogs of Venice Beach by Darlene Kuhne
25
Secret Garden Chicago II by Rebecca Venn
26
Abstract Toes by BlindWolf Photography, T. F. McDonald
27
Flamenco #1 by Donelli J. DiMaria
28
Gerber Dasies by Pacifico Palumbo
29
Mama Mia  (My Mother) by Pacifico Palumbo
30
The Player by Neal Smithwillow
31
Forbidden Fruit by Ione Citrin
     

Colorful Season of Art -- Guest curator, Jeffrey L. Berman, is a master pastellist, digital artist, painter, photographer, and art teacher. His affiliations include the Pastel Society of America (signature member, teacher), Audubon Artists (executive board), Art Students League (life member, teacher), the Salmagundi Club (resident artist, teacher). Founded in 1871, the Salmagundi club is one of the oldest art organizations in the United States. Housed in an historic brownstone mansion in Greenwich Village, New York City, the Club offers programs including art classes, exhibitions, painting demonstrations, and art auctions throughout the year for members and the general public.

Mr. Berman selected three Curators' Choice nominees for March: a striking photograph, Circus #1 by Joseph Mays of Louisville, KY, a delightful oil, Pinocchio by Donelli J. DiMaria of Santa Fe, NM; and the smashing impressionistic Lady in Red by Terence Kelly of Manchester, England.

Artworks making their calendar debut: 4. Three artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Circus #1 by Joseph Mays from Louisville, KY; Tree Frog by Justin Austin from Graham, NC; and Margeurite by Stephanie Fuller from New York, NY.

The art for this calendar comes from 12 states as well as Mexico, the Russian Federation, Spain and the United Kingdom.

The 31 artists represented in March, 2014, in day order are: 1* Joseph Mays, 2 Justin Austin, 3 Marie-Paule Martin, 4 Taehyub Lee, 5 Serge Lis, 6 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 7 Troy Cooper, 8 Richard Bulman, 9 Stephanie Fuller, 10 Jacqueline Saunders, 11* Donelli J. DiMaria, 12 Guadalupe Herrera, 13 Ilene Skeen, 14 Richard White, 15 Jean Marcellino, 16 Rebecca Venn, 17 Pacifico Palumbo, 18 Pacifico Palumbo, 19* Terence Kelly, 20 Roger Cummiskey, 21 Pacifico Palumbo, 22 Seonyoung Kim, 23 Peter Wong King, 24 Darlene Kuhne, 25 Rebecca Venn, 26 BlindWolf Photography, T. F. McDonald, 27 Donelli J. DiMaria, 28 Pacifico Palumbo, 29 Pacifico Palumbo, 30 Neal Smithwillow, 31 Ione Citrin.

Each of the artists selected for the calendar receives two (2) complimentary listings for each artwork included in this calendar. Three artists, indicated by asterisks (*), are nominated for the Curators Choice Awards. Curators’ Choice nominees receive 8 additional complimentary listings. The top artist receives an additional prize. Viewers can also vote for “The People's Choice,” a poll which includes all of the art in the calendar. The top three artworks in The People's Choice win one (1) complementary listing for their artists. Winners announced April 1st.

The Barebrush Provenance for each artwork is viewable by clicking on the calendar thumbnail (above) or on the caption under the artwork from each artist’s Barebrush Gallery page. The Barebrush program of retiring artworks that have been selected for three calendars is designed to encourage all artists to show their best new work and keep their online galleries fresh and interesting.

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*Curators' Choice nominee, selected by the Guest Curator.

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Winners below:

(winner, day, prize)

Curators' Choice

1st:
Joseph Mays (1), +16 points
 
Honorable Mention:
Donelli J. DiMaria (11)
Terence Kelly (19)

 

The Peoples Choice!

Results for your Favs:
1st:
Marie-Paule Martin (3)
2nd:
Troy Cooper (7)
3rd:
Dan Simoneau, ISAP (6)

 

Congratulations all!

 


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