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May Array of Nudes -- With a background in the corporate world, working for high-end international companies in Paris, Sebastien Aurillon came to NY almost a decade ago to become an art consultant for galleries and artists alike. Currently, Mr. Aurillon is gallerist for Azart Gallery, Artemisia Gallery and MZ Urban Art in Chelsea27 Artspace. Mr. Aurillon also works privately for artists, mostly helping them to promote their work.
Mr. Aurillon selected three Curators' Choice nominees for May, (starred dates in the list): 1* Pedro Emergent (pastel) by Jean Marcellino of New York, NY; 3* At Ease (pastel) by Kenneth Vonderberg of Milwaukee, WI; 20* Turntable (charcoal/carbon) by Gary Paul Stutler of Vallejo, CA.
Artworks making their calendar debut: 12. Thirteen artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Hair Pull by Eddie Torres of New York, NY; Springtime by William Jobling of Clarence, NY; Starechair by Gary Paul Stutler of Vallejo, CA; Pedro Emergent by Jean Marcellino of New York, NY; Perfectly Naked 5, 6 by Christopher Smith of Philadelphia, PA; JULIETTE by guy delaroque of 38080 L'Isle d'Abeau, France; Persian Rug #1 by Donelli J. DiMaria of Santa Fe, NM; Daydreaming by Darryl King of Pensacola, FL; Hermine by Ione Citrin of Los Angeles, CA; Gloria seated on a stool by Lue Isaac of Seattle, WA; Mardi Gras(the baby's out of the cake) by Stephanie Fuller of New York, NY; Turntable by Gary Paul Stutler of Vallejo, CA; Break Dancer by Jacqueline Saunders of Burke, VA.
Art for this calendar comes from 12 states, Denmark and France.
The 31 artists represented in May, 2015, in day order are:
1* Jean Marcellino, 2 Mark Lightfoot, 3* Kenneth Vonderberg, 4 Kathy Ostman-Magnusen, 5 William Jobling, 6 William Thierfelder, 7 Kasper Holten, 8 Rebecca Venn, 9 Patricia McDermond, 10 Jean Marcellino, 11 Donelli J. DiMaria, 12 Peter Millward, 13 Ione Citrin, 14 Gary Paul Stutler, 15 Darryl King, 16 Eddie Torres, 17 Donelli J. DiMaria, 18 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 19 guy delaroque, 20* Gary Paul Stutler, 21 Christopher Smith, 22 Lue Isaac, 23 Jacqui Morgan, 24 Jerry Ralya, 25 Darryl King, 26 Patricia McDermond, 27 Peter Millward, 28 Pacifico Palumbo, 29 Jacqueline Saunders, 30 J. Wayne Higgs, 31 Stephanie Fuller.
Each of the artists selected for the calendar receives two (2) complimentary listings.
Three artists, indicated by asterisks (*
), are nominated for the Curators Choice Awards
. Curators’ Choice nominees receive 8 additional complimentary listings. All the Barebrush curators have an opportunity to view and judge the art. The top artist receives an additional prize. Winners announced June 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.