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Photo Art Nudes Push the Envelope -- Guest curator, Ed Brennan, a Salmagundian since 1973, is an active and popular artist member and patron. His is former President and former Chairman. Over the years he has served on various committees, as well as holding the positions of Recording Secretary and Vice President. Mr. Brennan has taught the Tuesday Watercolor Class and has done several watercolor demonstrations at the Club and various other art institutions. Mr. Brennan prefers the challenge of watercolor. His ability to master this medium has brought him worldwide recognition. Mr. Brennan has exhibited his work internationally and his paintings can be found in private collections throughout the world.
Most recently, Mr. Brennan has been very happily productive in the monthly Salmagundi Monotype parties (popular with members and non-members alike), and also the Salmagundi Plein Air painting events.
Founded in 1871, the Salmagundi Club is one of the oldest art organizations in the United States. Housed in an historic brownstone mansion in Greenwich Village, New York City, the Club offers programs including art classes, exhibitions, painting demonstrations, and art auctions throughout the year for members and the general public.
To launch the month of August, Mr. Brennan selected October Shadow by Craig Sheely of Littlestown, PA.
Artworks making their calendar debut: 13. Eight artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: All Wet by Peter Wong King of Cochiti Lake, NM; Breasts and Arm by Richard Biemann of Sheboygan, WI; Turquoise by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI; Recline by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI; Self-portrait, Washington DC, 1965 by J. Wayne Higgs of Hughesville, MD; Serene Beauty by Peter Wong King of Cochiti Lake, NM; BW 7 by William Thierfelder of Bayport, NY; Backside by Richard Biemann of Sheboygan, WI.
Art for this calendar comes from 6 states, Panama and Mexico.
The 31 artworks for August, 2015 are by the following artists (in day order):
1 Craig Sheely, 2 William Thierfelder, 3 Tony Lee, 4 Gabriel Sanchez, 5 Richard Biemann, 6 Tony Lee, 7 Tony Lee, 8 Craig Sheely, 9 Craig Sheely, 10 Gabriel Sanchez, 11 Peter Wong King, 12 Joseph Mays, 13 Peter Wong King, 14 Craig Sheely, 15 Craig Sheely, 16 Peter Wong King, 17 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 18 Joseph Mays, 19 Gabriel Sanchez, 20 Joseph Mays, 21 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 22 Paul Callahan, 23 J. Wayne Higgs, 24 Tony Lee, 25 Peter Wong King, 26 J. Wayne Higgs, 27 Gabriel Sanchez, 28 Peter Wong King, 29 J. Wayne Higgs, 30 Tony Lee, 31 Richard Biemann.
Each of the artists selected for the calendar receives two (2) complimentary listings for each of their artworks selected
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.