Best-of-the-Rest

A Juried Selection by Della Clason Sperling, Art Historian
Best of the Rest JAN 2016

January 2016

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Uma by Mateus Costa
2
Kennetta by Marie-Paule Martin
3
THINKING by Taehyub Lee
4
Stone House by Alex Tolstoy
5
Self Portrait by Jean Marcellino
6
The Dome by Alex Tolstoy
7
Eye contact by Peter Wong King
8
ZEE by Tom Morgan
9
WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK NORTH-EAST OF FOUNTAIN   A606 by Jon Rettich
10
purple by Seonyoung Kim
11
indian by Seonyoung Kim
12
Portrait of Rico by Jean Marcellino
13
Profetino by Jean Marcellino
14
Jenne Stepping Out by Jean Marcellino
15
Miranda Kerr by Justin Austin
16
reflection by Andrew Lukish
17
Sri Lankan Tea Picker by Robert Markey
18
Cherry Blossoms by Richard Bulman
19
Same by Donelli J. DiMaria
20
Catalyst on a Rock by Ilene Skeen
21
Mavis in Yellow Print Dress by Patricia McDermond
22
"Boy with Glads" by Pacifico Palumbo
23
Power At Work, NO.6 by Elizabeth  Sowell-Zak
24
Peter by Jean Marcellino
25
The Poet by Mateus Costa
26
Floating Leaves II by Cynthia Angeles
27
Sex Under the Arbor by Ilene Skeen
28
Aviva wearing a black bra by Peggy Dean
29
Mavis in Stripes by Patricia McDermond
30
Thoughts of Love by Susan (SZN) Kraft
31
Abstract Self Portrait by Darlene Kuhne
      

The Silvery Light of Winter, 2016 -- Happy New Year -- Guest curator, Della Clason Sperling is an art enthusiast in fields as disparate as late nineteenth century Victorian Painting, Feminist Issues, and Outsider Art. She received her doctorate in art history from Columbia University in 1993. Ms. Sperling has served as curator, researcher, and writer for several art exhibitions. Most recently, Ms. Sperling worked on "The Legacy of Ferdinand A. Brader," at the Canton (Ohio) Museum of Art, for which she both lectured and published, and was co-juror of the 72nd May Show at the North Canton/'s Little Art Gallery.

Ms. Sperling selected Uma (graphite) by Mateus Costa of Cheltenham, PA to launch the new year, 2016.

Artworks making their calendar debut: 6. Thirteen artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Self Portrait by Jean Marcellino of New York, NY; The Poet by Mateus Costa of Cheltenham, PA; THINKING by Taehyub Lee of manhattan, NY; purple by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NY; Thoughts of Love by Susan (SZN) Kraft of Redwood City, CA; Same by Donelli J. DiMaria of Santa Fe, NM; Sri Lankan Tea Picker by Robert Markey of Ashfield, MA; Peter by Jean Marcellino of New York, NY; Kennetta by Marie-Paule Martin of New York City, NY; "Boy with Glads" by Pacifico Palumbo of Colrain , MA; Abstract Self Portrait by Darlene Kuhne of Arvada, CO; Mavis in Stripes by Patricia McDermond of Peekskill, NY; Cherry Blossoms by Richard Bulman of Bellingham, WA.

Art for this calendar comes from 10 states and Canada.

The 31 artists represented in January, 2016, in day order are: 1 Mateus Costa, 2 Marie-Paule Martin, 3 Taehyub Lee, 4 Alex Tolstoy, 5 Jean Marcellino, 6 Alex Tolstoy, 7 Peter Wong King, 8 Tom Morgan, 9 Jon Rettich, 10 Seonyoung Kim, 11 Seonyoung Kim, 12 Jean Marcellino, 13 Jean Marcellino, 14 Jean Marcellino, 15 Justin Austin, 16 Andrew Lukish, 17 Robert Markey, 18 Richard Bulman, 19 Donelli J. DiMaria, 20 Ilene Skeen, 21 Patricia McDermond, 22 Pacifico Palumbo, 23 Elizabeth Sowell-Zak, 24 Jean Marcellino, 25 Mateus Costa, 26 Cynthia Angeles, 27 Ilene Skeen, 28 Peggy Dean, 29 Patricia McDermond, 30 Susan (SZN) Kraft, 31 Darlene Kuhne.

Each of the artists selected for the calendar receives two (2) complimentary listings for each of their artworks selected.

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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