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"Kirliam" by Tony Lee
May 2017 — BAREBRUSH presents PhotoArt N*des calendar for May 2017. Barebrush offers the best nude art gallery and nude art contest, online since 2006. A total of 499 artworks were entered by 10 artists world-wide. Barebrush guest curator, D.S. Wade, Curator & Artist, selected the art and chose the Curators’ Choice nominees. A total of 10 artists represent the 31 artworks for the 31 days in May. Three of the artworks were selected as nominees for the Curators’ Choice awards. Winners will be determined based on voting by the curators. Viewers can see the PhotoArt N*des calendar on the website.

The 10 artists for May 2017 are: 1* Tony Lee, 2 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 3 Kathy Ostman-Magnusen , 4 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 5 Dan McCormack, 6 Peter Le Grand, 7 Peter Le Grand, 8 Peter Le Grand, 9 Peter Le Grand, 10* Peter Wong King, 11 Dan McCormack, 12 Dan McCormack, 13 Peter Wong King, 14* William Thierfelder, 15 Ricardo Arnaldo, 16 Ricardo Arnaldo, 17 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 18 Joseph Mays, 19 Dan McCormack, 20 Tony Lee, 21 William Thierfelder, 22 Joseph Mays, 23 William Zuback, 24 Joseph Mays, 25 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 26 Tony Lee, 27 Tony Lee, 28 William Zuback, 29 Joseph Mays, 30 Peter Wong King, 31 William Zuback.

About the May 2017 Calendar

"Rooted 2" by Peter Wong King
Deep Spring Photo Nudes -- 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 three Curators’ Choice nominees for May, (starred dates in the list): 1* Kirliam (photography) by Tony Lee of , Panama; 10* Rooted 2 (photography) by Peter Wong King of Cochiti Lake, NM; 14* TINTERN 9 (digital) by William Thierfelder of Portland, OR.

"TINTERN 9" by William Thierfelder
Artworks making their calendar debut: 6. Fourteen artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Rooted 2 by Peter Wong King of Cochiti Lake, NM; Reclining Muse by Peter Wong King of Cochiti Lake, NM; Sacrifice by Tony Lee of , Panama; Woman in her Bath by Ricardo Arnaldo of Miami, FL; Sunrise, Discarded by Joseph Mays of Louisville, KY; Self Reflecting by Peter Wong King of Cochiti Lake, NM; Jake - Seated by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI; Robbie_J_6-27-15--08AC by Dan McCormack of Accord, NY; Abstract III by William Zuback of West Allis, WI; Corazon Herido by Tony Lee of , Panama; Unanswered by Joseph Mays of Louisville, KY; Woman Fantasizes in the Hot Sun by Ricardo Arnaldo of Miami, FL; Contemplation by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI; Tyranny by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen of Los Angeles, CA.

Art for this calendar comes from 8 states and Panama.

About the Barebrush Art Calendar Contests

Three artists, indicated by asterisks (*), are nominated for the Curators’ Choice Awards. Barebrush curators (past and present) vote on the Curators’ Choice nominees. The top artist receives an additional prize. 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 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.

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For the Editors:

Locations of Artists # More Info
New York
East/Central3FL, IL, KY
West5CA, NM, OR, WI

Price Ranges # More Info
7$500 - $5,000
1 Under $100
Price on Request
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