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Spirit and Wisdom: Finding Peace of Mind for Year-End. #1 -- Guest curator, Sherry Camhy, is an artist, author and teacher. Her work is in the permanent collection of several museums and has been featured in art magazines as well as museum and gallery shows. As an artist-in-training, Ms. Camhy was class monitor to a world-famous anatomy teacher and author. Her latest contribution to art history is the publication of her lecture notes and drawings from his classes. About this gorgeous and impressive book, Robert Beverly Hale, she says,
Ever since I started teaching, I have attempted to carry on the tradition of his knowledge, wisdom and spirit in my art.Look closely at each artwork in December to allow yourself to delight in that same spirit and wisdom from Sherry Camhy.
Ms. Camhy selected 5 Curators' Choice nominees for December, (starred dates in the list): 1* On two chairs (oil) by Chanit Roston of , NY; 7* Pink (oil) by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NY; 12* Sleeping Beauty (oil) by Tom Morgan of vancouver, CANADA; 15* Turning (watercolor) by Alex Tolstoy of McLean, VA; 19* Colin, Intense at David K's Studio (acrylic) by Ilene Skeen of New York, NY.
Artworks making their calendar debut: 6. Twelve artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Strengh of a Woman by Charles Schindler of , NY; Pink by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NY; Judith and Holofernes by Lucinda Luvaas of , CA; Torso by Carmiah Frank of , NY; Candy Reclining by Elizabeth Sowell-Zak of New York, NY; Colin, Intense at David K's Studio by Ilene Skeen of New York, NY; Troso 5 by Joe Moroni of Watertown, WI; Sarahs Back by Barrie Ripin of Bethesda, MD; Blue by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI; connie by Taehyub Lee of manhattan, NY; N*de#20 by Suhas Tavkar of , NY; Exhausted Maenad by Bruce Erikson of Cincinnati, OH.
Art for this calendar comes from 13 states, Canada and Austria.
The 31 artists represented in December, 2016, in day order are:
1* Chanit Roston, 2 Taehyub Lee, 3 Linda Streicher, 4 Peter Millward, 5 Robert Markey, 6 Chuck Miller, 7* Seonyoung Kim, 8 Joe Moroni, 9 Larry Scaturro, 10 Tom Darrah, 11 Donelli J. DiMaria, 12* Tom Morgan, 13 Robin Kappy, 14 Carmiah Frank, 15* Alex Tolstoy, 16 Mateus Costa, 17 C. Charles Wang, 18 Marie-Paule Martin, 19* Ilene Skeen, 20 Bruce Erikson, 21 Merrill Brace, 22 Damir May, 23 Elizabeth Sowell-Zak, 24 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 25 Lucinda Luvaas, 26 Lynne Levin, 27 Jerry Ralya, 28 Barrie Ripin, 29 Charles Schindler, 30 Judith Araujo-Volkmann, 31 Suhas Tavkar.
Five artists, indicated by asterisks (*
), are nominated for the Curators Choice Awards
. The top two artists as voted by Barebrush Curators, receive prizes. Winners announced December 20th.
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.