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In Spring, Love Loves May -- Guest curator, Linda DiGusta, is private dealer, curator, arts writer and editor. Ms. DiGusta's credits include Fridge Art Fair New York, Fridge Miami, Art Showcase Magazine, Huffington Post Arts and Cognoscenti Magazine.
Ms. DiGusta selected three Curators' Choice nominees for May, (starred dates in the list): 1* L'extase (oil) by Bruce Erikson of Cincinnati, OH; 11* Ring (oil) by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NY; 17* Duality of the s-curve (charcoal/carbon|drawing|ink) by Lindsay Rabson of Merrick, NY.
Artworks making their calendar debut: 12. Eight artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Personal space I by Christian Beels of New York, NY; African Drum #2 by Donelli J. DiMaria of Santa Fe, NM; Duality of the s-curve by Lindsay Rabson of Merrick, NY; Sketchbook nude by Darryl King of Pensacola, FL; Sexy Me by Ed Hicks of Hazlet, NJ; Antigone's Dilemma: Beseeching by Christopher Smith of Philadelphia, PA; The Clock by Ione Citrin of Los Angeles, CA; Esther by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NY.
Art for this calendar comes from 12 states, Mexico and Canada.
The 31 artists represented in May, 2016, in day order are:
1* Bruce Erikson, 2 Tim Woodhouse, 3 Jerry Ralya, 4 Darryl King, 5 Neal Smithwillow, 6 Thomas Andrew Wilson, 7 Lynne Levin, 8 Jacqueline Saunders, 9 Christopher Smith, 10 Donelli J. DiMaria, 11* Seonyoung Kim, 12 Patricia McDermond, 13 C. Charles Wang, 14 Jean Marcellino, 15 Bruce Erikson, 16 Richard White, 17* Lindsay Rabson, 18 Jon Rettich, 19 Peter Millward, 20 Ed Hicks, 21 Jean Marcellino, 22 Pacifico Palumbo, 23 Christian Beels, 24 Tina Johnston, 25 Ilene Skeen, 26 Ilene Skeen, 27 Seonyoung Kim, 28 Harald Grote, 29 Ione Citrin, 30 Tom Morgan, 31 Marie-Paule Martin.
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 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.