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For Immediate ReleaseArt Press Release
Calendar of Contemporary Art | ILENE SKEEN | 917-806-7992 | iskeen@barebrush.com
BAREBRUSH PRESENTS
NUDES OF THE MONTH FOR APRIL 2017
—INCLUDING 5 NOMINEES FOR THE CURATORS’ CHOICE AWARDS
paintings, drawings & sculptures of the nude
SELECTED FROM OVER 790 ARTWORKS, 44 ARTISTS WORLD-WIDE

 

 


"Blue Roiling Man" by Tracey Padron
April 2017 — BAREBRUSH presents N*des-of-the-Month for April 2017. Barebrush offers the best nude art gallery and nude art contest, online since 2006. A total of 795 artworks were entered by 44 artists world-wide. Barebrush guest curator, Charles Yoder, Salmagundi Club, selected the art and chose the Curators’ Choice nominees. A total of 30 artists represent the 30 artworks for the 30 days in April. Five of the artworks were selected as nominees for the Curators’ Choice awards. Winners will be determined based on voting by the Barebrush.com curators. Viewers can see the N*des-of-the-Month calendar on the website.

The 30 artists for April 2017 are: 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.

About the April 2017 Calendar


"Morgan" by Guy Delaroque
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.


"Mirrored Red" by Tom Darrah
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.


"Summer Idyl" by Chanit Roston
Art for this calendar comes from 14 states, France and Canada.

About the Barebrush Art Calendar Contests


"Sleeping Male Nude" by Michael Hennessy
Five artists, indicated by asterisks (*), are nominated for the Curators’ Choice Awards. Barebrush curators (past and present) vote on the Curators’ Choice nominees. The top two artists receive additional prizes. Selection limits and prizes are determined dynamically based on the number of entries. See the call page for more information.

Winning art is historic and is viewable in the calendar archives (dating from 2006). Winning art becomes a permanent part of the history of Barebrush.com. In addition, each artwork's detail page show the date and curator of each calendar win as part of its Barebrush Provenance. 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.

The goal of Barebrush is to increase the public awareness, acceptance and appreciation of the art of the nude. Online since 2006.

Images available upon request. Press releases are available at barebrush.com.

 

For the Editors:

Locations of Artists # More Info
New York
8
DOWNSTATE 8
East/Central12CT, DE, IL, MA, NY, OH, PA, VA, VT
West8CA, NM, OR, TX, WI
International2CANADA, France



Price Ranges # More Info
Fine
13$100-$500
Important
9$500 - $5,000
Major
1 Over $5,000
Special
2 Under $100
Price on Request
2 Contact Barebrush
NFS/SOLD
3 Not for Sale or Sold



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Email: iskeen@barebrush.com
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