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A World of Thanks to the Nudes of Barebrush -- Guest curator, Charles Yoder, is a 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.
When asked for a personal statement about his art selection process, he replied:
" I'm looking for something that will grab my attention and change the way I look at the world. It can be in a big way or a small way but I want it to change me."
Mr. Yoder selected three Curators' Choice nominees for November, (starred dates in the list): 1* Tim/Tina (pastel) by Jean Marcellino of New York, NY; 13* COUPLE B0001 (color pencil) by Jon Rettich of New York, NY; 24* Sunburst (pastel) by Jerry Ralya of Craftsbury Common, VT.
Artworks making their calendar debut: 9. Nine artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: La decision by Bruce Erikson of Maineville, OH; Klein under Grape Arbor by Pacifico Palumbo of Colrain , MA; Legs Duboce by Gary Paul Stutler of Vallejo, CA; Survivor Daron by Peter Millward of Stamford, CT; Lavender light by Chanit Roston of , NY; Uplifted by Chanit Roston of , NY; Over Her Shoulder by Eddie Torres of New York, NY; Beach Boy by Paul Rybarczyk of Buffalo , NY; Perfectly Naked 1, 2 by Christopher Smith of Philadelphia, PA
Art for this calendar comes from 11 states and Canada.
The 30 artists represented in November, 2015, in day order are:
1* Jean Marcellino, 2 Kenneth Vonderberg, 3 Tom Morgan, 4 Lynne Levin, 5 Patricia McDermond, 6 Jean Marcellino, 7 Patricia McDermond, 8 Jacqueline Saunders, 9 Christopher Smith, 10 Peter Millward, 11 Chanit Roston, 12 Terry Hinkle, 13* Jon Rettich, 14 C. Charles Wang, 15 Jacqueline Saunders, 16 Rebecca Venn, 17 Donelli J. DiMaria, 18 Paul Rybarczyk, 19 Peter Millward, 20 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 21 Pacifico Palumbo, 22 C. Charles Wang, 23 Bruce Erikson, 24* Jerry Ralya, 25 Christopher Smith, 26 Bruce Erikson, 27 David Schulz, 28 Chanit Roston, 29 Eddie Torres, 30 Gary Paul Stutler.
Each of the artists selected for the calendar receives two (2) complimentary listings for each of their artworks selected
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 December 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.