Press Release

December 2019: Peace of Mind and Sweet Art for the Holidays

Keywords:  art calendars, contemporary art online, art market

Can you think of art as eye candy? For the holidays, think candy cane: eye popping design, evokes childhood, leaves a sweet aftertaste. For the sweetest in contemporary art, take a look at Barebrush.

Ilene Skeen is pleased to launch the December 2019 Art of the Day Calendar -- Where today's art sweetens your life.

From an exquisite neck to an underwater fantasy....

The Barebrush December calendar features 31 artworks of various media. Jourdi, an exquisite oil painting by Bruce Erikson from Cincinnati launches the month and Poseidon, a fantasy watercolor by Marie-Paule Martin from New York City, closes out the year.

Barebrush December Art of the Day features 31 artworks by contemporary artists, nine appearing on Barebrush for the first time by contemporary artists: Craig Sheely (15), Ilene Skeen (6), Jon Rettich (8, 11), Peter Millward (12), Peter Wong King (21), Robert Markey (19, 26), and Tony Lee (18).

November 2019 is now completely visible on the Barebrush website. Be sure to look at the completed November calendar. December will be revealed day by day.

Each day has its individual art. Just click on the calendar link at the end of this sentence and you will realize that all will be revealed in time...


Barebrush showcases contemporary art. The monthly art calendars began September 2006. Thousands of artworks are available for your viewing pleasure. Over 1,000 artworks are priced to buy now. Art lovers may contact the artist directly or Barebrush can also act as agent between buyer and seller.

The goal of Barebrush is to delight art lovers in the variety, expertise and emotional impact of affordable art of all genres and media created by dedicated, contemporary art professionals. Online since 2006. All calendars are still accessible in the Barebrush Calendar Archives.

About Ilene Skeen

Ilene Skeen, BS Ed, MA, MBA, is the founder of Barebrush and a member of the Salmagundi Club of New York City since 1999. She is also an artist, author, speaker, retired systems designer and anthropologist.

Contact information:
ILS Designs
3450 Wood Owl Circle
Bradenton, FL 34210

Phone: 917-806-7992

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Art of the Day

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

JOHN SEATED by Jon Rettich
Jon Rettich

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