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Spring Energy: clearly thinking of art without nudes -- Guest curator, Charles Yoder, is a painter, printer and teacher. He teaches printmaking at the School of Visual Arts, is the newly elected President of the Artists' Fellowship Inc. and is Chairman of the Art Committee of the Salmagundi Club. Mr. Yoder is also a mainstay "Commander of the Presses" at the monthly Salmagundi Club monotype parties.
Mr. Yoder selected 3 Curators' Choice nominees for April, (starred dates in the list): 1* Postcard from Manhattan (digital) by Ilene Skeen of New York, NY; 10* Three Views of Desi, 2015 (watercolor) by Jacqueline Saunders of Burke, VA; 27* Medium Rare (acrylic) by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI.
Artworks making their calendar debut: 6. Seven artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Birds at sunset by Peter Wong King of Cochiti Lake, NM; Bruce the Artist by Jean Marcellino of New York, NY; "An Italian Sunday Picnic" by Pacifico Palumbo of Colrain , MA; waltrus by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NY; Medium Rare by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI; Self Again by Jean Marcellino of New York, NY; Three Views of Desi, 2015 by Jacqueline Saunders of Burke, VA.
Art for this calendar comes from 14 states and Panama.
The 30 artists represented in April, 2017, in day order are:
1* Ilene Skeen, 2 Jon Rettich, 3 Tim Woodhouse, 4 Kathy Ostman-Magnusen , 5 Bruce Erikson, 6 Dennis Young, 7 Jeanne Sisson, 8 Alex Tolstoy, 9 Richard White, 10* Jacqueline Saunders, 11 Robert Markey, 12 William Thierfelder, 13 Tim Woodhouse, 14 Tracey Padron, 15 Seonyoung Kim, 16 Jon Rettich, 17 Jean Marcellino, 18 Mateus Costa, 19 Alex Tolstoy, 20 Elizabeth Sowell-Zak, 21 Elizabeth Sowell-Zak, 22 Mateus Costa, 23 Jean Marcellino, 24 Tony Lee, 25 Darlene Kuhne, 26 Pacifico Palumbo, 27* Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 28 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 29 Pacifico Palumbo, 30 Peter Wong King.
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 April 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.