| || || || || ||1*||2|
Looking Lively -- Coli Mihai Caranica is an independent curator, photographer and gallery assistant in Bucharest, Romania. She studied at the New York Institute of Photography.
Ms. Caranica selected three Curators' Choice nominees for April, (starred dates in the list): 1* painting 63 (oil) by Richard White of Coventry, CT; 6* Figure with Leaves (pastel) by Sara Swan of Los Angeles, CA; 19* Swirlbone (charcoal/carbon) by Gary Paul Stutler of Vallejo, CA.
Artworks making their calendar debut: 7. Six artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Survivor by John Luce Lockett of Northampton, England; Within these Walls Series (II) by Victoria Coyle of South Wales, United Kingdom; Dans les nudes by Neal Smithwillow of San Miguel de Allende, MEXICO; Balance by Larry Scaturro of Brooklyn, NY; Amanda Emergent by Jean Marcellino of New York, NY; Sonia by Barrie Ripin of Bethesda, MD.
Art for this calendar comes from 12 states, Mexico, Canada, France, United Kingdom and England.
The 30 artists represented in April, 2016, in day order are:
1* Richard White, 2 Richard Bulman, 3 Peter Millward, 4 Neal Smithwillow, 5 Jean Marcellino, 6* Sara Swan, 7 Lynne Levin, 8 Peter Millward, 9 Tom Morgan, 10 Ione Citrin, 11 guy delaroque, 12 Bruce Erikson, 13 Larry Scaturro, 14 Robert Markey, 15 Ed Hicks, 16 Patricia McDermond, 17 Patricia McDermond, 18 Robert Copelan, 19* Gary Paul Stutler, 20 Joe Moroni, 21 C. Charles Wang, 22 J. Wayne Higgs, 23 Christopher Smith, 24 Tom Morgan, 25 Barrie Ripin, 26 Donelli J. DiMaria, 27 Patrick McGauley, 28 Victoria Coyle, 29 Ilene Skeen, 30 John Luce Lockett.
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 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.
Click here for more about Coli Mihai Caranica
Thank you all for your interest and participation in barebrush.com, dedicated to the art of
*Curators' Choice nominee, selected by the Guest Curator.