Gallery Show

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My N*de Valentine was the first-ever “brick & mortar” gallery show for N*des-of-the-Month, the monthly, world-wide online art calendar contest. Hosted by at Rogue Space | Chelsea in New York City, there were 46 artists participating with art coming from the US as well as Australia, Panama, Russia, and Spain. The public was invited! Many came out to see this art in person. We sold out of the books at the show, but you can buy it online (below, limited time only).

Will we do it again? Well, that's the idea!


Thursday, February 10 through Sunday, February 13, 2011

Thursday, February 10, 6-9pm — Reception

Friday, February 11, 10am-6pm — Meet the Artists Gallery Hours

Saturday, February 12:

10am-6pm — Meet the Artists Gallery Hours

1-3pm — Artists’ Circle Discussion and Interviews

Sunday, February 13:

noon-5pm — Meet the Artists Gallery Hours

4pm — Awards Presentation


Rogue Space|Chelsea, 526 West 26th Street, 9th Fl, New York, NY 10001


100% to the artist, no commissions


Peoples’ Choice
Curators’ Choice Nominees
Best in Show

About Rogue Space|Chelsea

RogueSpace (“the gallery”) is a premier gallery and exhibition space. Located in the West Chelsea Building, the gallery is in the heart of the Chelsea art district which has become one of the most popular destinations for New York art lovers.

About is a worldwide monthly art calendar contest and exhibition. Each artist member gets a personal gallery page to show his or her work. Art for the calendars is selected by guest curators. Artists gain recognition for their work and win prizes. Online since 2006 with Barebrush N*des-of-the-Month. Barebrush founder and CEO, Ilene Skeen states:

Barebrush is absolutely committed to the guest curator approach and to helping artists find collectors and make connections with galleries. Artists succeed by getting people excited about their work. This includes dealers, collectors, other artists, and art professionals. I believe that Barebrush is supplying a unique service: validation of art of the nude by a wide variety of well-respected art professionals. In addition, it it evident that the public especially enjoys the monthly calendars. By demonstrating success at Barebrush, we move toward our goal of increasing the awareness, appreciation and acceptance of the art of the nude.

Ms. Skeen adds this message: “The underlying mission of Barebrush is about personal liberty. There’s a lot of censorship and antagonism towards the art of the nude in the US and even in New York. To me, the art of the nude is about our shared humanity and personal freedom. I hope that promoting it in a non-threatening and positive way will open people’s minds to the fact that it is important to stand up for all of our personal freedoms and the individual right to choose the art one holds dear.” is owned and operated by ILS Designs, LLC, New York, NY.


Gallery Guide

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Human Nature by Penelope Przekop Untitled by Michael Parker 
Temps Tendu by Bill Foote Eve's Fall by Cindy Sibilsky 
Torso 2 by Sara Swan Mysterious by Ilene Skeen 
Blinder by Sima Schloss Ryan's Ballet by Jacqui Morgan 
AVIVAS  (mutiple) by Jon Rettich Reclining Muse by Peter Wong King 
Kate_A_7-09-09--8BD by Dan McCormack Rooted 2 by Peter Wong King 
STUDY 35 by William Thierfelder Eva y Mariela III by A. Galban 
Model by Robert Nizamov Woman Standing by Carmiah  Frank 
Primal Block Party, All 4 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  Nude 14 by Suhas Tavkar 
Tidal Rhythm detail by Christopher Smith A Mom's Tattoo by Tai Lin 
Adela_Z_4-18-10--4AC by Dan McCormack Modern Woman By Window by Emily Stedman 
Figure 2006_06_15_20 by Sandro La Ferla Model by Robert Nizamov 
Reflective Willingness by Angelique Moselle Price Erik by Sara Swan 
STUDY 12 by William Thierfelder Untitled #3 from the Smoke Series by Matthew Smith 
Model by Robert Nizamov H2-O by Tony Lee 
Shattered in Black and White by Penelope Przekop Off Road Female by R. Butler 
El Cielo es el Límite by Tony Lee Figure 2005_09_29_22 by Sandro La Ferla 
We Two by Michael Seif DANCING by A. Galban 
Study for Backstroke by Bill Teitsworth, NWS Blue Mood by Cynthia Angeles 
Smiling Man by Emily Stedman Torus by Michael Seif 
Ryan Dissolving by Jacqui Morgan STUDY 17 by William Thierfelder 
Exposed in Chaos by Penelope Przekop Corazón Herido by Tony Lee 
Model by Robert Nizamov Woman Looking Two Ways by Carmiah  Frank 
Kirliam by Tony Lee Simbiosis / Symbiosis by Tony Lee 
reclining 2 by Sara Swan This is Liz_ detail by Christopher Smith 
Sitting in the Light by Ilene Skeen Night Bloom by Mollie Kellogg 
N*de St*dy IV by C. Charles Wang Maia by Jon Rettich 

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The Other Twin by Janet A. Cook Magical Flight by Chanit Roston 
N*de St*dy 2010H by C. Charles Wang Primal 1 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  
Chuck Alert by Ilene Skeen Bound by Judith Araujo-Volkmann 
The sweetest smile by Jeremy Holton Unconditional Self Knowing by Angelique Moselle Price 
Light of Heaven by Angelique Moselle Price Khajuraho Lovers by Suhas Tavkar 
Feet Up by Merrill  Brace Looking for Love by Bill Foote 
TINTERN'S MAN No. 8 by William Thierfelder Odalisque 57 by Jean Marcellino 
N*de St*dy 2009 A by C. Charles Wang The Descent by Michael Seif 
Large Woman With Fan by Emily Stedman N*de St*dy -- WC1 by C. Charles Wang 
Swimmer by Bill Teitsworth, NWS All Curled Up by Jacqui Morgan 
Flavors of Drapery by Jean Marcellino Apollo in the Sky by Jacqui Morgan 
Absence by Matthew Smith StickWoman 2 by Roger Cummiskey 
Night Out New Hat by Sandy Ryan Sunlit Peaks and Valleys by Cindy Sibilsky 
Red Hat #7 by Donelli J. DiMaria Figure 2006_06_16_21] by Sandro La Ferla 
Brute Strength by Penelope Przekop Figure 20051115_23 by Sandro La Ferla 
N*de St*dy 2009 D by C. Charles Wang Layers of Memory by Michael Seif 
Nude by Mary Ann Martinez Antonia - standing. by Roger Cummiskey 
Niki after 2nd child by Jacqui Morgan Twisted Limbs by Gil Conradis 
side view by Sara Swan Nude by Mary Ann Martinez 
Rita by Will Maller States of Mind by Chanit Roston 
Sleeping Jessica by Jean Marcellino Grief by Michael Hennessy 
Balanced Vulnerability by Angelique Moselle Price Donna by Ilene Skeen 
STUDY 21 by William Thierfelder Audacious by Susan (SZN) Kraft 
Intentional Openness by Angelique Moselle Price Blue Nude by Ilene Skeen 
December Night by Robin Kappy Despair by Cynthia Angeles 
With a twist by Sara Swan Together by Merrill  Brace 
Spring by Martin Danjue