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Nudes Spring to Life -- Guest curator for the April 2014 calendars is Charles Yoder, painter, printer and teacher. He teaches printmaking at the School of Visual Arts, is Vice 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 five Curators' Choice nominees for April, all impressive, beautifully envisioned and executed oils: Sleeping Woman by David Schulz of Middletown, CT; In the Garden by Bruce Erikson of Maineville, OH; Rolling by Janet A. Cook of New York, NY; Gizelle by Neal Smithwillow of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico; and Dionysos by Christian Beels of New York, NY.
Artworks making their calendar debut: 7. Five artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Female Form 3 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen of New York NY; Friday Morning at Spring by Robin Kappy of New York, NY; Tom in Red Chair by Pacifico Palumbo of Colrain, MA; Coy Stephanie by Jacqui Morgan of New York City, NY; and Rolling by Janet A. Cook of New York, NY.
The art for this calendar comes from 11 states as well as Denmark, England, Mexico and Russia.
The 30 artists represented in April, 2014, in day order are:
1* David Schulz, 2 C. Charles Wang, 3 Peter Wong King, 4 Jacqui Morgan, 5 Pacifico Palumbo, 6* Bruce Erikson, 7 Kathy Ostman-Magnusen , 8 Marsha Karagheusian, 9* Janet A. Cook, 10 Jeanne Sisson, 11 Serge Lis, 12 Harald Grote, 13 Jean Marcellino, 14* Neal Smithwillow, 15 Terry Hinkle, 16 Chuck Miller, 17 Larry Scaturro, 18 Sara Swan, 19 Christopher Smith, 20 Lynne Levin, 21 Marie-Paule Martin, 22* Christian Beels, 23 William Jobling, 24 Jacqueline Saunders, 25 William Thierfelder, 26 Eddie Torres, 27 Robin Kappy, 28 Gary Paul Stutler, 29 John Luce Lockett, 30 Kasper Holten.
Each of the artists selected for the calendar receives two (2) complimentary listings. Five artists, indicated by asterisks (*
), are nominated for the Curators Choice Awards. Curators’ Choice nominees receive 8 additional complimentary listings. The top three artists receive additional prizes.
Viewers can also vote for “My Favorite N*de,”
a poll which includes all of the art in the calendar. The top three artworks in My Favorite N*
de win one (1) complementary listing for their artists. Winners announced May 1st.
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.