Best-of-the-Rest

A Juried Selection by David H. Reuss, Fine Art & Illustration

March 2017

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   1*
Cristiana by Mateus Costa
2
The Revelation of Pride by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen
3
heather locklear by Tim Woodhouse
4
Poised by Dennis Young
5
Joe by Seonyoung Kim
6
Silhouettes by Alex Tolstoy
7
GH   DANNY CLIFT MARK GABY TARIQ A359 by Jon Rettich
8
Brother Zawada by Jerry Ralya
9
Study for Flaming June by Bruce Erikson
10
Two Bulbs by Alex Tolstoy
11
Old Elliott and the hopeful fountain by Ilene Skeen
12
Under the light by Mateus Costa
13
Painting 141 - Lexii by Richard White
14
Glass city by Chanit Roston
15*
Three Views of Desi, 2015 by Jacqueline Saunders
16
Annunciation by Robert Markey
17
Sleeping by Tracey Padron
18
tatoo man by Taehyub Lee
19
Portrait of Paul by William Zuback
20
God the Father by Jean Marcellino
21
Power At Work No.2 by Elizabeth  Sowell-Zak
22*
Marco by Dan Simoneau, ISAP
23
La Casita by Tony Lee
24
Market and Powell - San Francisco by Dan Simoneau, ISAP
25
Soprano by Neal Smithwillow
26
Crane at dawn by Peter Wong King
27
AlterEgo by Darlene Kuhne
28
standard of beauty by Taehyub Lee
29
Red Beauty by Peter Wong King
30
Spotty Catches Spring Fever by Pacifico Palumbo
31
STUDY 25 by William Thierfelder
 

The Naked Power of Not Nude Art -- Guest Curator, David H. Reuss, is an Executive Member of the Society of Illustrators. He has been a member of the Salmagundi Club since 1997 where he teaches painting and drawing. 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. About his aesthetics in art he says:

Strength is what appeals mostly to me in art. The work can be any medium, style, subject or size, however in the end the work must have power.

Mr. Reuss selected 3 Curators' Choice nominees for March, (starred dates in the list): 1* Cristiana (graphite) by Mateus Costa of Cheltenham, PA; 15* Three Views of Desi, 2015 (watercolor) by Jacqueline Saunders of Burke, VA; 22* Marco (watercolor) by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI.

Artworks making their calendar debut: 13. Thirteen artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: standard of beauty by Taehyub Lee of manhattan, NY; Sleeping by Tracey Padron of ELGIN, IL; Crane at dawn by Peter Wong King of Cochiti Lake, NM; Marco by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI; STUDY 25 by William Thierfelder of Portland, OR; Red Beauty by Peter Wong King of Cochiti Lake, NM; AlterEgo by Darlene Kuhne of Arvada, CO; Joe by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NY; La Casita by Tony Lee of , Panama; Under the light by Mateus Costa of Cheltenham, PA; Cristiana by Mateus Costa of Cheltenham, PA; Power At Work No.2 by Elizabeth Sowell-Zak of New York, NY; Two Bulbs by Alex Tolstoy of McLean, VA.

Art for this calendar comes from 15 states, Panama and Mexico.

The 31 artists represented in March, 2017, in day order are: 1* Mateus Costa, 2 Kathy Ostman-Magnusen , 3 Tim Woodhouse, 4 Dennis Young, 5 Seonyoung Kim, 6 Alex Tolstoy, 7 Jon Rettich, 8 Jerry Ralya, 9 Bruce Erikson, 10 Alex Tolstoy, 11 Ilene Skeen, 12 Mateus Costa, 13 Richard White, 14 Chanit Roston, 15* Jacqueline Saunders, 16 Robert Markey, 17 Tracey Padron, 18 Taehyub Lee, 19 William Zuback, 20 Jean Marcellino, 21 Elizabeth Sowell-Zak, 22* Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 23 Tony Lee, 24 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 25 Neal Smithwillow, 26 Peter Wong King, 27 Darlene Kuhne, 28 Taehyub Lee, 29 Peter Wong King, 30 Pacifico Palumbo, 31 William Thierfelder.

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 March 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.

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


Winners below:

(winner, day, prize)

Curators' Choice

1st:
Jacqueline Saunders (15)
 
Honorable Mention:
Mateus Costa (1)
Dan Simoneau, ISAP (22)

 

Congratulations all!

 

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