Best-of-the-Rest

A Juried Selection by David H. Reuss, Illustrator
Best of the Rest AUG 2014

August 2014

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     1*
In Shadow/Chris by Eddie Torres
2
Esther by Seonyoung Kim
3
Sofia by Svetlana Kanyo
4
Kim by Seonyoung Kim
5
Desi on Friday, 2 by Jacqueline Saunders
6
Cloaked in Light by Anthony Gordon
7
"Playing with Poseiden" by Stephanie Fuller
8
Nick the amazing by Jacqui Morgan
9*
Jack by Seonyoung Kim
10
In Shadow/Rod by Eddie Torres
11
Gaze by Eddie Torres
12
A Love I by William Zuback
13
Woman of Color by Justin Austin
14
Goddess and Woman by Peter Wong King
15
In Shadow/Felix by Eddie Torres
16
Jenne's Closeup by Jean Marcellino
17
Her by Geoffrey Stein
18
Pinocchio by Donelli J. DiMaria
19
Marie Claire by Stephanie Fuller
20*
Three Rubber Ducks #2 by Donelli J. DiMaria
21
Dog Portraits by Donna Ellery
22
Dancers daughter by Neal Smithwillow
23
Pensive by Geoffrey Stein
24
Hanging On by Rebecca Venn
25
Paul by William Zuback
26
Death of Beauty by Donelli J. DiMaria
27
Navigating Freedom by Stephanie Fuller
28
In Shadow/DC by Eddie Torres
29
Winter Hibiscus(SOLD) by Rebecca Venn
30
Twisted Heart by BlindWolf Photography, T. F. McDonald
31
Three Days, Three Men by Jacqueline Saunders
      

August Best Delight -- Guest Curator, David H. Reuss, is an Executive Member of the Society of Illustrators where he serves as the Membership Chairman, Special Events Chairman and the Treasurer. He has been a member of the Salmagundi Club since 1997 where he teaches painting and drawing. Mr. Reuss is also Club Treasurer. Mr. Reuss has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts and a Master of Professional Studies from Pratt Institute in Arts and Cultural Management. With over twenty years experience in illustration and fine art his work encompasses an array of subjects, mediums and clients.

Mr. Reuss selected 3 Curators' Choice nominees for August, (starred dates in the list): 1* In Shadow/Chris (drawing) by Eddie Torres of New York, NY; 9* Jack (oil) by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NY; 20* Three Rubber Ducks #2 (oil) by Donelli J. DiMaria of Santa Fe, NM.

August 2014 is the 96th Barebrush Nudes-of-the-Month calendar, completing the eighth year of celebrating contemporary art.

Artworks making their calendar debut: 11. Ten artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Winter Hibiscus by Rebecca Venn of Kenosha, WI; Pinocchio by Donelli J. DiMaria of Santa Fe, NM; Navigating Freedom by Stephanie Fuller of New York, NY; Desi on Friday, 2 by Jacqueline Saunders of Burke, VA; Goddess and Woman by Peter King of Cochiti Lake, NM; In Shadow/Chris by Eddie Torres of New York, NY; Dog Portraits by Donna Ellery of Mc Indoe Falls, VT; Twisted Heart by BlindWolf Photography, T. F. McDonald of Lexington, KY; In Shadow/DC by Eddie Torres of New York, NY; Three Days, Three Men by Jacqueline Saunders of Burke, VA.

Art for this calendar comes from 7 states, Canada and Mexico.

The 31 artists represented in August, 2014, in day order are: 1* Eddie Torres, 2 Seonyoung Kim, 3 Svetlana Kanyo, 4 Seonyoung Kim, 5 Jacqueline Saunders, 6 Anthony Gordon, 7 Stephanie Fuller, 8 Jacqui Morgan, 9* Seonyoung Kim, 10 Eddie Torres, 11 Eddie Torres, 12 William Zuback, 13 Justin Austin, 14 Peter Wong King, 15 Eddie Torres, 16 Jean Marcellino, 17 Geoffrey Stein, 18 Donelli J. DiMaria, 19 Stephanie Fuller, 20* Donelli J. DiMaria, 21 Donna Ellery, 22 Neal Smithwillow, 23 Geoffrey Stein, 24 Rebecca Venn, 25 William Zuback, 26 Donelli J. DiMaria, 27 Stephanie Fuller, 28 Eddie Torres, 29 Rebecca Venn, 30 BlindWolf Photography, T. F. McDonald, 31 Jacqueline Saunders.

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 September 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:
Seonyoung Kim (9), +16 points
 
Honorable Mention:
Donelli J. DiMaria (20)
Eddie Torres (1)

 

The Peoples Choice!

Results for your Favs:
1st:
Donelli J. DiMaria (20)
2nd:
Eddie Torres (11)
2nd:
William Zuback (12)
3rd:
Anthony Gordon (6)
3rd:
Jacqui Morgan (8)
3rd:
Neal Smithwillow (22)

 

Congratulations all!

 

 

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