Best-of-the-Rest

A Juried Selection by Sherry Camhy, Art Students League

December 2016

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    1*
COLLAGE NO. 1 by William Thierfelder
2
standard of beauty by Taehyub Lee
3
Philosopher Dragon by Robert Markey
4
Sculpture by Robert Buckley
5
Shadow of a Dream by Dan Simoneau, ISAP
6*
un done by Tim Woodhouse
7
Sleeping by Tracey Padron
8
Orchid by Alex Tolstoy
9
The Dying Swan by Jerry Ralya
10
Maria by Seonyoung Kim
11
Stuck in Immovable Growth by Penelope Przekop
12
Duke and True by Jon Rettich
13
Starving Artist by Donelli J. DiMaria
14
Thames by Marie-Paule Martin
15
The Two by Jean Marcellino
16
Mavis in Coordinated Black Prints by Patricia McDermond
17*
Clay Head #1 by Will Ellis
18
Hugh the Marquis by Mateus Costa
19
Self Again by Jean Marcellino
20
Catalyst on a Rock by Ilene Skeen
21
My Portrait by Darlene Kuhne
22
La Casita by Tony Lee
23
Midnight by William Zuback
24
River God by Richard Bulman
25
Cup match by Neal Smithwillow
26
Blue Boy by Donald Kolberg
27
Red Horse by Pacifico Palumbo
28
Big Sur by Chanit Roston
29
Close Up by Peter Wong King
30
Power At Work, No.11 by Elizabeth  Sowell-Zak
31
JUNO (self portrait) by Damir May

Spirit and Wisdom: Finding Peace of Mind for Year-End. #3 -- 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. As an artist-in-training, Ms. Camhy was class monitor to a world-famous anatomy teacher and author. Her latest contribution to art history is the publication of her lecture notes and drawings from his classes. About this gorgeous and impressive book, Robert Beverly Hale, she says,

Ever since I started teaching, I have attempted to carry on the tradition of his knowledge, wisdom and spirit in my art.
Look closely at each artwork in December to allow yourself to delight in that same spirit and wisdom from Sherry Camhy.

Ms. Camhy selected 3 Curators' Choice nominees for December, (starred dates in the list): 1* COLLAGE NO. 1 (mixed media) by William Thierfelder of Portland, OR; 6* un done (charcoal/carbon) by Tim Woodhouse of , TX; 17* Clay Head #1 (sculpture) by Will Ellis of New York, NY.

Artworks making their calendar debut: 5. One artist is making a calendar debut, Robert Buckley of Roosevelt Island, NY.

Thirteen artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Power At Work, No.11 by Elizabeth Sowell-Zak of New York, NY; Big Sur by Chanit Roston of , NY; The Two by Jean Marcellino of New York, NY; JUNO (self portrait) by Damir May of Vienna, AUSTRIA; Catalyst on a Rock by Ilene Skeen of New York, NY; Close Up by Peter Wong King of Cochiti Lake, NM; Red Horse by Pacifico Palumbo of Colrain , MA; Mavis in Coordinated Black Prints by Patricia McDermond of Peekskill, NY; Shadow of a Dream by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI; Cup match by Neal Smithwillow of San Miguel de Allende, MEXICO; Thames by Marie-Paule Martin of New York City, NY; Midnight by William Zuback of West Allis, WI; My Portrait by Darlene Kuhne of Arvada, CO.

Art for this calendar comes from 13 states, Panama, Mexico and Austria.

The 31 artists represented in December, 2016, in day order are: 1* William Thierfelder, 2 Taehyub Lee, 3 Robert Markey, 4 Robert Buckley, 5 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 6* Tim Woodhouse, 7 Tracey Padron, 8 Alex Tolstoy, 9 Jerry Ralya, 10 Seonyoung Kim, 11 Penelope Przekop, 12 Jon Rettich, 13 Donelli J. DiMaria, 14 Marie-Paule Martin, 15 Jean Marcellino, 16 Patricia McDermond, 17* Will Ellis, 18 Mateus Costa, 19 Jean Marcellino, 20 Ilene Skeen, 21 Darlene Kuhne, 22 Tony Lee, 23 William Zuback, 24 Richard Bulman, 25 Neal Smithwillow, 26 Donald Kolberg, 27 Pacifico Palumbo, 28 Chanit Roston, 29 Peter Wong King, 30 Elizabeth Sowell-Zak, 31 Damir May.

Three artists, indicated by asterisks (*), are nominated for the Curators Choice Awards. The top artist as voted by Barebrush Curators, receives a prize. Winner announced December 20th.

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.

Click here for more about Sherry Camhy

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


Winners below:
(winner, day)

Curators' Choice

1st:
Tim Woodhouse (6)
 
Honorable Mention:
Will Ellis (17)
William Thierfelder (1)

 

Congratulations all!

 

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