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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Sitting in the Light by Ilene Skeen Unconditional Self Knowing by Angelique Moselle Price 
STUDY 21 by William Thierfelder Study for Backstroke by Bill Teitsworth, NWS 
Nude by Mary Ann Martinez Figure 20051115_23 by Sandro La Ferla 
Light of Heaven by Angelique Moselle Price Blinder by Sima Schloss 
Swimmer by Bill Teitsworth, NWS All Curled Up by Jacqui Morgan 
Kirliam by Tony Lee Brute Strength by Penelope Przekop 
Feet Up by Merrill  Brace N*de St*dy -- WC1 by C. Charles Wang 
StickWoman 2 by Roger Cummiskey Eva y Mariela III by A. Galban 
Balanced Vulnerability by Angelique Moselle Price The Descent by Michael Seif 
Night Bloom by Mollie Kellogg Rita by Will Maller 
Maia by Jon Rettich Layers of Memory by Michael Seif 
Grief by Michael Hennessy Antonia - standing. by Roger Cummiskey 
Large Woman With Fan by Emily Stedman The sweetest smile by Jeremy Holton 
Untitled by Michael Parker STUDY 35 by William Thierfelder 
Ryan Dissolving by Jacqui Morgan Model by Robert Nizamov 
Torus by Michael Seif Audacious by Susan (SZN) Kraft 
Khajuraho Lovers by Suhas Tavkar Figure 2005_09_29_22 by Sandro La Ferla 
Looking for Love by Bill Foote Red Hat #7 by Donelli J. DiMaria 
N*de St*dy IV by C. Charles Wang Smiling Man by Emily Stedman 
Reflective Willingness by Angelique Moselle Price Shattered in Black and White by Penelope Przekop 
H2-O by Tony Lee Sleeping Jessica by Jean Marcellino 
AVIVAS  (mutiple) by Jon Rettich Despair by Cynthia Angeles 
Figure 2006_06_15_20 by Sandro La Ferla Model by Robert Nizamov 
Human Nature by Penelope Przekop Chuck Alert by Ilene Skeen 
Mysterious by Ilene Skeen side view by Sara Swan 
Nude 14 by Suhas Tavkar The Other Twin by Janet A. Cook 
Adela_Z_4-18-10--4AC by Dan McCormack Donna by Ilene Skeen 

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Figure 2006_06_16_21] by Sandro La Ferla Torso 2 by Sara Swan 
Primal Block Party, All 4 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  Eve's Fall by Cindy Sibilsky 
A Mom's Tattoo by Tai Lin Erik by Sara Swan 
STUDY 17 by William Thierfelder Corazón Herido by Tony Lee 
Bound by Judith Araujo-Volkmann Nude by Mary Ann Martinez 
States of Mind by Chanit Roston Intentional Openness by Angelique Moselle Price 
Blue Mood by Cynthia Angeles Identity Theft by R. Butler 
Woman Looking Two Ways by Carmiah  Frank Temps Tendu by Bill Foote 
STUDY 12 by William Thierfelder Niki after 2nd child by Jacqui Morgan 
We Two by Michael Seif Together by Merrill  Brace 
Sunlit Peaks and Valleys by Cindy Sibilsky Spring by Martin Danjue 
reclining 2 by Sara Swan El Cielo es el Límite by Tony Lee 
Rooted 2 by Peter Wong King Model by Robert Nizamov 
Model by Robert Nizamov Blue Nude by Ilene Skeen 
Kate_A_7-09-09--8BD by Dan McCormack Magical Flight by Chanit Roston 
December Night by Robin Kappy Woman Standing by Carmiah  Frank 
Simbiosis / Symbiosis by Tony Lee DANCING by A. Galban 
Flavors of Drapery by Jean Marcellino Modern Woman By Window by Emily Stedman 
Night Out New Hat by Sandy Ryan N*de St*dy 2009 A by C. Charles Wang 
With a twist by Sara Swan Tidal Rhythm detail by Christopher Smith 
Off Road Female by R. Butler Reclining Muse by Peter Wong King 
Absence by Matthew Smith Apollo in the Sky by Jacqui Morgan 
N*de St*dy 2009 D by C. Charles Wang Exposed in Chaos by Penelope Przekop 
Odalisque 57 by Jean Marcellino This is Liz_ detail by Christopher Smith 
Ryan's Ballet by Jacqui Morgan TINTERN'S MAN No. 8 by William Thierfelder 
Twisted Limbs by Gil Conradis Primal 1 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  
N*de St*dy 2010H by C. Charles Wang