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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 MAY 2017
—INCLUDING 5 NOMINEES FOR THE CURATORS’ CHOICE AWARDS
paintings, drawings & sculptures of the nude
SELECTED FROM OVER 750 ARTWORKS, 40 ARTISTS WORLD-WIDE

 

 


"Vendemiaire" by Bruce Erikson
May 2017 — BAREBRUSH presents N*des-of-the-Month for May 2017. Barebrush offers the best nude art gallery and nude art contest, online since 2006. A total of 755 artworks were entered by 40 artists world-wide. Barebrush guest curator, D.S. Wade, Curator & Artist, selected the art and chose the Curators’ Choice nominees. A total of 31 artists represent the 31 artworks for the 31 days in May. 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 31 artists for May 2017 are: 1* Bruce Erikson, 2 Jacqueline Saunders, 3 Pacifico Palumbo, 4 Marie-Paule Martin, 5 Larry Scaturro, 6 Ilene Skeen, 7* Jean Marcellino, 8 Dennis Young, 9 Jeanne Sisson, 10 Alex Tolstoy, 11 Peter Wong King, 12 Tracey Padron, 13 Mateus Costa, 14 Jon Rettich, 15 Sara Swan, 16 Kathy Ostman-Magnusen , 17 Gary Paul Stutler, 18* Peter Millward, 19 Jerry Ralya, 20 Richard White, 21* Seonyoung Kim, 22 Robert Markey, 23 Joe Moroni, 24 Elizabeth Sowell-Zak, 25* Emily Stedman, 26 Tom Morgan, 27 Robin Kappy, 28 Merrill Brace, 29 Chanit Roston, 30 Michael Hennessy, 31 C. Charles Wang.

About the May 2017 Calendar


"Henry Leaning on His Cane" by Jean Marcellino
Spring Mysteries -- Guest Curator, DS Wade, is an independent curator, art administrator and artist. Ms. Wade, a native of the Midwest, has juried and curated shows in Michigan and New York, including shows for Rogue Productions, NYC, The Box Factory, St Josephs, MI, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, and First Street Gallery, NYC. As an artist, Ms. Wade has exhibited in many states across US.

"I am looking for most are sound compositions in all genres that compel me me to examine the works more closely....compositional elements tell a story about the artist and their creative vision."

Ms. Wade selected five Curators’ Choice nominees for May, (starred dates in the list): 1* Vendemiaire (oil) by Bruce Erikson of Cincinnati, OH; 7* Henry Leaning on His Cane (pastel) by Jean Marcellino of New York, NY; 18* Reclining nude couple (color pencil) by Peter Millward of Stamford, CT; 21* Bule (oil) by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NY; 25* Jeremiah (watercolor) by Emily Stedman of New York, NY.


"Reclining nude couple" by Peter Millward
Artworks making their calendar debut: 9. Six artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Vendemiaire by Bruce Erikson of Cincinnati, OH; Bule by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NY; Sleeping Male Nude by Michael Hennessy of New York, NY; Reclining nude couple by Peter Millward of Stamford, CT; Friday Morning in Gowanus by Robin Kappy of New York, NY; Jeremiah by Emily Stedman of New York, NY.


"Bule" by Seonyoung Kim
Art for this calendar comes from 12 states and Canada.

About the Barebrush Art Calendar Contests


"Jeremiah" by Emily Stedman
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
10
DOWNSTATE 10
East/Central15CT, DE, IL, MA, NY, OH, PA, VA, VT
West5CA, NM, WI
International1CANADA



Price Ranges # More Info
Fine
11$100-$500
Important
16$500 - $5,000
Price on Request
2 Contact Barebrush
NFS/SOLD
2 Not for Sale or Sold



Contact information:

ILENE SKEEN
ILS Designs
8437 Tuttle Ave #105
Sarasota, FL 34243

Phone: 917-806-7992
Email: iskeen@barebrush.com
Website: www.barebrush.com

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