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August Delight in Photo Art -- Guest Curator, David H. Reuss, is an Executive Member of the Society of Illustrators where he serves as the Membership Chairman, Special Events Chairman and the Treasurer. He has been a member of the Salmagundi Club since 1997 where he teaches painting and drawing. Mr. Reuss is also Club Treasurer. Mr. Reuss has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts and a Master of Professional Studies from Pratt Institute in Arts and Cultural Management. With over twenty years experience in illustration and fine art his work encompasses an array of subjects, mediums and clients.
Mr. Reuss selected 3 Curators' Choice nominees for August, (starred dates in the list): 1* Vanity (photography) by Tony Lee of , Panama; 14* Red Gaea's Roots (photography) by Anthony Gordon of Toronto, CANADA; 24* After Dying Gaul (photography) by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI.
August 2014 is the 96th Barebrush Nudes-of-the-Month calendar, completing the eighth year of celebrating contemporary art.
Artworks making their calendar debut: 12. Twelve artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: reposed by Peter King of Cochiti Lake, NM; Nude Descending a Staircase # 4 by Richard Biemann of Sheboygan, WI; Vera_J_2-23-14--02AC by Dan McCormack of Accord, NY; After Dying Gaul by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI; Ithaca_J_8-15-09--8AB by Dan McCormack of Accord, NY; Racism by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI; Reflective by Andrew Cromwell of Toronto, CANADA; Vera_V_7-27-12--09AC by Dan McCormack of Accord, NY; Adela_Z_4-18-10--4AC by Dan McCormack of Accord, NY; Harmony by Anthony Gordon of Toronto, CANADA; Bask by Anthony Gordon of Toronto, CANADA; Water bouquet by Bare Ass Art Studio-Gabe Edwards of Lutz, FL.
Art for this calendar comes from 6 states, Panama, Canada, Russian Federation and Mexico.
The 31 artists represented in August, 2014, in day order are:
1* Tony Lee, 2 Dan McCormack, 3 William Zuback, 4 Tony Lee, 5 Anthony Gordon, 6 Serge Lis, 7 Anthony Gordon, 8 Andrew Cromwell, 9 Andrew Cromwell, 10 William Zuback, 11 Serge Lis, 12 Peter Wong King, 13 Joseph Mays, 14* Anthony Gordon, 15 Dan McCormack, 16 Joseph Mays, 17 Tony Lee, 18 Dan McCormack, 19 Gabriel Sanchez, 20 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 21 Peter Wong King, 22 William Zuback, 23 Troy Cooper, 24* Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 25 Bare Ass Art Studio-Gabe Edwards, 26 Richard Biemann, 27 William Zuback, 28 Richard Biemann, 29 Dan McCormack, 30 Bare Ass Art Studio-Gabe Edwards, 31 BlindWolf Photography, T. F. McDonald.
Each of the artists selected for the calendar receives two (2) complimentary listings for each artwork included in this calendar. Three artists, indicated by asterisks (*
), are nominated for the Curators Choice Awards
. Curators’ Choice nominees receive 8 additional complimentary listings. The top artist receives an additional prize.
Viewers can also vote for “My Favorite PhotoArt N*de,”
a poll which includes all of the art in the calendar. The top three artworks in My Favorite PhotoArt N*
de win one (1) complementary listing for their artists. Winners announced September 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.