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 Barebrush.com 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!

Dates

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

Location

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

Sales

100% to the artist, no commissions

Awards

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 Barebrush.com

Barebrush.com 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.”

Barebrush.com is owned and operated by ILS Designs, LLC, New York, NY.

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AVIVAS  (mutiple) by Jon Rettich Odalisque 57 by Jean Marcellino 
Model by Robert Nizamov Sleeping Jessica by Jean Marcellino 
Model by Robert Nizamov With a twist by Sara Swan 
STUDY 17 by William Thierfelder A Mom's Tattoo by Tai Lin 
Night Out New Hat by Sandy Ryan Figure 2005_09_29_22 by Sandro La Ferla 
STUDY 12 by William Thierfelder N*de St*dy -- WC1 by C. Charles Wang 
Rooted 2 by Peter Wong King Ryan's Ballet by Jacqui Morgan 
N*de St*dy 2009 A by C. Charles Wang The sweetest smile by Jeremy Holton 
Red Hat #7 by Donelli J. DiMaria Sitting in the Light by Ilene Skeen 
Untitled by Michael Parker Maia by Jon Rettich 
Eva y Mariela III by A. Galban Balanced Vulnerability by Angelique Moselle Price 
N*de St*dy 2010H by C. Charles Wang Mysterious by Ilene Skeen 
Figure 2006_06_16_21] by Sandro La Ferla Erik by Sara Swan 
N*de St*dy 2009 D by C. Charles Wang Audacious by Susan (SZN) Kraft 
Tidal Rhythm detail by Christopher Smith Kate_A_7-09-09--8BD by Dan McCormack 
Absence by Matthew Smith Sunlit Peaks and Valleys by Cindy Sibilsky 
Nude 14 by Suhas Tavkar Blue Mood by Cynthia Angeles 
Blinder by Sima Schloss Blue Nude by Ilene Skeen 
Layers of Memory by Michael Seif Flavors of Drapery by Jean Marcellino 
Modern Woman By Window by Emily Stedman Rita by Will Maller 
Magical Flight by Chanit Roston reclining 2 by Sara Swan 
Feet Up by Merrill  Brace Donna by Ilene Skeen 
Eve's Fall by Cindy Sibilsky Despair by Cynthia Angeles 
Woman Looking Two Ways by Carmiah  Frank Ryan Dissolving by Jacqui Morgan 
Corazón Herido by Tony Lee Shattered in Black and White by Penelope Przekop 
Smiling Man by Emily Stedman December Night by Robin Kappy 
Grief by Michael Hennessy All Curled Up by Jacqui Morgan 

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Reflective Willingness by Angelique Moselle Price Antonia - standing. by Roger Cummiskey 
Primal 1 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  StickWoman 2 by Roger Cummiskey 
Reclining Muse by Peter Wong King Light of Heaven by Angelique Moselle Price 
Study for Backstroke by Bill Teitsworth, NWS Human Nature by Penelope Przekop 
Model by Robert Nizamov H2-O by Tony Lee 
Adela_Z_4-18-10--4AC by Dan McCormack The Other Twin by Janet A. Cook 
Untitled #3 from the Smoke Series by Matthew Smith Bound by Judith Araujo-Volkmann 
The Descent by Michael Seif Swimmer by Bill Teitsworth, NWS 
Twisted Limbs by Gil Conradis Figure 20051115_23 by Sandro La Ferla 
Woman Standing by Carmiah  Frank Together by Merrill  Brace 
Primal Block Party, All 4 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  Looking for Love by Bill Foote 
Nude by Mary Ann Martinez STUDY 21 by William Thierfelder 
Nude by Mary Ann Martinez This is Liz_ detail by Christopher Smith 
States of Mind by Chanit Roston Night Bloom by Mollie Kellogg 
Kirliam by Tony Lee Exposed in Chaos by Penelope Przekop 
Temps Tendu by Bill Foote STUDY 35 by William Thierfelder 
Apollo in the Sky by Jacqui Morgan Chuck Alert by Ilene Skeen 
El Cielo es el Límite by Tony Lee Torus by Michael Seif 
Figure 2006_06_15_20 by Sandro La Ferla Off Road Female by R. Butler 
side view by Sara Swan Torso 2 by Sara Swan 
Niki after 2nd child by Jacqui Morgan Intentional Openness by Angelique Moselle Price 
Identity Theft by R. Butler Simbiosis / Symbiosis by Tony Lee 
Khajuraho Lovers by Suhas Tavkar We Two by Michael Seif 
DANCING by A. Galban Unconditional Self Knowing by Angelique Moselle Price 
Large Woman With Fan by Emily Stedman N*de St*dy IV by C. Charles Wang 
Brute Strength by Penelope Przekop TINTERN'S MAN No. 8 by William Thierfelder 
Spring by Martin Danjue