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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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Red Hat #7 by Donelli J. DiMaria Figure 20051115_23 by Sandro La Ferla 
Nude by Mary Ann Martinez Light of Heaven by Angelique Moselle Price 
Blue Mood by Cynthia Angeles Smiling Man by Emily Stedman 
The Descent by Michael Seif Apollo in the Sky by Jacqui Morgan 
This is Liz_ detail by Christopher Smith El Cielo es el Límite by Tony Lee 
AVIVAS  (mutiple) by Jon Rettich Sleeping Jessica by Jean Marcellino 
Rooted 2 by Peter Wong King DANCING by A. Galban 
side view by Sara Swan Kirliam by Tony Lee 
Looking for Love by Bill Foote STUDY 21 by William Thierfelder 
Mysterious by Ilene Skeen Modern Woman By Window by Emily Stedman 
Spring by Martin Danjue Primal Block Party, All 4 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  
Swimmer by Bill Teitsworth, NWS The Other Twin by Janet A. Cook 
December Night by Robin Kappy Sitting in the Light by Ilene Skeen 
Twisted Limbs by Gil Conradis Identity Theft by R. Butler 
Balanced Vulnerability by Angelique Moselle Price N*de St*dy 2010H by C. Charles Wang 
Study for Backstroke by Bill Teitsworth, NWS Model by Robert Nizamov 
We Two by Michael Seif Tidal Rhythm detail by Christopher Smith 
STUDY 17 by William Thierfelder Absence by Matthew Smith 
Kate_A_7-09-09--8BD by Dan McCormack Blinder by Sima Schloss 
Layers of Memory by Michael Seif Untitled by Michael Parker 
Ryan Dissolving by Jacqui Morgan Figure 2005_09_29_22 by Sandro La Ferla 
Brute Strength by Penelope Przekop Woman Standing by Carmiah  Frank 
reclining 2 by Sara Swan Exposed in Chaos by Penelope Przekop 
Despair by Cynthia Angeles STUDY 12 by William Thierfelder 
Niki after 2nd child by Jacqui Morgan Sunlit Peaks and Valleys by Cindy Sibilsky 
Night Out New Hat by Sandy Ryan Adela_Z_4-18-10--4AC by Dan McCormack 
The sweetest smile by Jeremy Holton Torus by Michael Seif 

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N*de St*dy -- WC1 by C. Charles Wang Unconditional Self Knowing by Angelique Moselle Price 
Nude by Mary Ann Martinez A Mom's Tattoo by Tai Lin 
Temps Tendu by Bill Foote Grief by Michael Hennessy 
States of Mind by Chanit Roston Eva y Mariela III by A. Galban 
Ryan's Ballet by Jacqui Morgan Intentional Openness by Angelique Moselle Price 
N*de St*dy IV by C. Charles Wang H2-O by Tony Lee 
Night Bloom by Mollie Kellogg Model by Robert Nizamov 
Corazón Herido by Tony Lee Untitled #3 from the Smoke Series by Matthew Smith 
Antonia - standing. by Roger Cummiskey Primal 1 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  
Large Woman With Fan by Emily Stedman STUDY 35 by William Thierfelder 
Figure 2006_06_15_20 by Sandro La Ferla Nude 14 by Suhas Tavkar 
Blue Nude by Ilene Skeen Odalisque 57 by Jean Marcellino 
N*de St*dy 2009 A by C. Charles Wang Maia by Jon Rettich 
Model by Robert Nizamov Model by Robert Nizamov 
Reclining Muse by Peter Wong King With a twist by Sara Swan 
Chuck Alert by Ilene Skeen All Curled Up by Jacqui Morgan 
Together by Merrill  Brace Reflective Willingness by Angelique Moselle Price 
Magical Flight by Chanit Roston Human Nature by Penelope Przekop 
Flavors of Drapery by Jean Marcellino Eve's Fall by Cindy Sibilsky 
Rita by Will Maller Off Road Female by R. Butler 
Figure 2006_06_16_21] by Sandro La Ferla StickWoman 2 by Roger Cummiskey 
Feet Up by Merrill  Brace Torso 2 by Sara Swan 
Shattered in Black and White by Penelope Przekop Audacious by Susan (SZN) Kraft 
Bound by Judith Araujo-Volkmann N*de St*dy 2009 D by C. Charles Wang 
Erik by Sara Swan Simbiosis / Symbiosis by Tony Lee 
Woman Looking Two Ways by Carmiah  Frank Khajuraho Lovers by Suhas Tavkar 
Donna by Ilene Skeen