February Festives -- Guest curator, Sherry Camhy, is an artist, author and teacher. Her work is in the permanent collection of several museums and has been featured in art magazines as well as museum and gallery shows. Ms. Camhy was curator for "The Silverpoint Exhibition" (National Arts Club 2014). Her book, Art of the Pencil was published by Watson-Guptill, and Ms. Camhy is now the author of the Drawing Magazine column, "Material World." In addition to teaching at the Art Students League and several colleges, Ms. Camhy teaches in her studio in West Chelsea and also runs workshops, with two coming up: silverpoint in May (New York) and painting in July (France).
Ms. Camhy selected a Pitern, a striking oil by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NY. to launch the month. Overall, the February calendar is peopled by interesting faces, lively colors and surprising compositions. Each thumbnail beckons the viewer to take a closer look. Click on the thumbnail to see the larger image and the detail information.
Artworks making their calendar debut: 13. Six artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: "Direct Hit" by Patrick McGauley of San Rafael, CA; Masquerade by Marie-Paule Martin of New York City, NY; Green by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NY; Fifth Ave & 57th Street, NYC by Jacqui Morgan of New York City, NY; Untitled (Blue Head) by Geoffrey Stein of New York, NY; Bocce On A Sunday Afternoon by Pacifico Palumbo of Colrain, MA.
Art for this calendar comes from 11 states, Panama and Mexico.
The 28 artists represented in February, 2015, in day order are:
1 Seonyoung Kim, 2 Richard Bulman, 3 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 4 Jon Rettich, 5 William Zuback, 6 Marie-Paule Martin, 7 Mateus Costa, 8 Peter Millward, 9 Tony Lee, 10 Donelli J. DiMaria, 11 Rebecca Venn, 12 Patrick McGauley, 13 Geoffrey Stein, 14 Neal Smithwillow, 15 Seonyoung Kim, 16 Jean Marcellino, 17 Justin Austin, 18 Hector Olvera, Etor, 19 Cynthia Angeles, 20 Jean Marcellino, 21 Jon Rettich, 22 Gil Conradis, 23 Rebecca Venn, 24 Jacqui Morgan, 25 Peggy Dean, 26 Richard White, 27 Pacifico Palumbo, 28 Richard Bulman.
Each of the artists selected for the calendar receives two (2) complimentary listings for each artwork included in this calendar.
Viewers can 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 March 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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