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Song of April: thinking clearly of nudes -- Guest curator, Charles Yoder, is a painter, printer and teacher. He teaches printmaking at the School of Visual Arts, is the newly elected President of the Artists' Fellowship Inc. and is Chairman of the Art Committee of the Salmagundi Club. Mr. Yoder is also a mainstay "Commander of the Presses" at the monthly Salmagundi Club monotype parties.
Mr. Yoder selected 5 Curators' Choice nominees for April, (starred dates in the list): 1* Blue Roiling Man (drawing) by Tracey Padron of ELGIN, IL; 7* Morgan (graphite) by guy delaroque of L'Isle d'Abeau, France; 14* Mirrored Red (acrylic) by Tom Darrah of La Luz, NM; 16* Summer Idyl (oil) by Chanit Roston of NY; 27* Sleeping Male Nude (oil) by Michael Hennessy of New York, NY.
Artworks making their calendar debut: 6. Eleven artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Modern Woman By Window by Emily Stedman of New York, NY; Randy sitting by Peter Millward of Stamford, CT; Woman Standing by Carmiah Frank of NY; Sunburst by Jerry Ralya of Craftsbury Common, VT; Classical Torso by Larry Scaturro of Brooklyn, NY; November Pose by Robin Kappy of New York, NY; Brazil by Jean Marcellino of New York, NY; Turning by Alex Tolstoy of McLean, VA; Mirrored Red by Tom Darrah of La Luz, NM; Folds by Tom Morgan of Vancouver, CANADA; Barbra by Joe Moroni of Watertown, WI.
Art for this calendar comes from 14 states, France and Canada.
The 30 artworks for April, 2017 are by the following artists (in day order):
1* Tracey Padron, 2 Dennis Young, 3 Robert Markey, 4 Tim Woodhouse, 5 Bruce Erikson, 6 Mateus Costa, 7* guy delaroque, 8 Peter Millward, 9 Alex Tolstoy, 10 Ilene Skeen, 11 Sara Swan, 12 Tom Morgan, 13 Larry Scaturro, 14* Tom Darrah, 15 Jerry Ralya, 16* Chanit Roston, 17 Jeanne Sisson, 18 William Thierfelder, 19 Jacqueline Saunders, 20 Jean Marcellino, 21 Joe Moroni, 22 Robin Kappy, 23 Geoffrey Stein, 24 C. Charles Wang, 25 Gary Paul Stutler, 26 Peter Wong King, 27* Michael Hennessy, 28 Carmiah Frank, 29 Kathy Ostman-Magnusen , 30 Emily Stedman.
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 April 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 which 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.