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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.