N*des-of-the-Month

A Juried Selection by Ilene Skeen, Barebrush.com
Nudes of the Month DEC 2015

December 2015

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  1*
Dans les nudes by Neal Smithwillow
2
Leg Up by Alex Tolstoy
3
Unscathed by Chanit Roston
4
Portrait of Leigh by Patricia McDermond
5
the glance by Andrew Lukish
6
Alina by Mateus Costa
7
Luna by Tina Johnston
8
Alek and Beth, March 2013 by Peter Millward
9
Payton by Paul Rybarczyk
10
Study 1612 by Richard White
11
Ruby from England by Jean Marcellino
12
SEATED GOLD by Lynne Levin
13
Yoga Stretch by Darlene Kuhne
14
Alexis in kimono by Christian Beels
15*
Clio and Calliope Collaborating (Inspired by the Promise of New Love) by Bruce Erikson
16
pray by Seonyoung Kim
17
Sexy Me by Ed Hicks
18
Harmony by Jerry Ralya
19
Mya 6 by Tom Morgan
20
Antigone's Dilemma: Deposed by Christopher Smith
21
Behind Bars by Justin Austin
22*
One Taken One Left by Marie-Paule Martin
23
Green Stockings series#4 by William Jobling
24
Work #945 by Robert Copelan
25
Reclining female nude life drawing, 1988 by J. Wayne Higgs
26
5 Minute Sketch 7 (Detail) by C. Charles Wang
27
Alicia Looking Up @ PAFA by Thomas Andrew Wilson
28
Reclining nude by Richard Biemann
29
"Some Day He'll Come Along by Pacifico Palumbo
30
Beauty by Lue Isaac
31
"Good Morning Chelsea" by Patrick McGauley
  

Two-for Tuesdays, Happy Holidays -- Ilene Skeen is the founder of Barebrush and a member of the Salmagundi Club since 1999. Ms. Skeen last selected art for the Barebrush August 2013 calendars.

Ms. Skeen selected three Curators' Choice nominees for December, (starred dates in the list): 1* Dans les nudes (oil) by Neal Smithwillow of San Miguel de Allende, MEXICO; 15* Clio and Calliope Collaborating (Inspired by the Promise of New Love) (oil) by Bruce Erikson of Maineville, OH; 22* One Taken One Left (watercolor) by Marie-Paule Martin of New York City, NY.

Artworks making their calendar debut: 31. One artist is making a calendar debut, Andrew Lukish of New York City, NY.

Art for this calendar comes from 14 states, Mexico and Canada.

The 31 artists represented in December, 2015, in day order are: 1* Neal Smithwillow, 2 Alex Tolstoy, 3 Chanit Roston, 4 Patricia McDermond, 5 Andrew Lukish, 6 Mateus Costa, 7 Tina Johnston, 8 Peter Millward, 9 Paul Rybarczyk, 10 Richard White, 11 Jean Marcellino, 12 Lynne Levin, 13 Darlene Kuhne, 14 Christian Beels, 15* Bruce Erikson, 16 Seonyoung Kim, 17 Ed Hicks, 18 Jerry Ralya, 19 Tom Morgan, 20 Christopher Smith, 21 Justin Austin, 22* Marie-Paule Martin, 23 William Jobling, 24 Robert Copelan, 25 J. Wayne Higgs, 26 C. Charles Wang, 27 Thomas Andrew Wilson, 28 Richard Biemann, 29 Pacifico Palumbo, 30 Lue Isaac, 31 Patrick McGauley.

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 January 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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Thank you all for your interest and participation in barebrush.com, dedicated to the art of the nude.


*Curators' Choice nominee, selected by the Guest Curator.

Winners below:
(winner, day, prize)

Curators' Choice

1st:
Bruce Erikson (15), +16 points
Honorable Mention:
2nd:
Neal Smithwillow (1)
3rd:
Marie-Paule Martin (22)

Congratulations all!

 

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