For Immediate ReleasePress Release
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"Melancolia" by Tony Lee
New York, May 2014 — BAREBRUSH presents PhotoArt N*des calendar for May 2014. Barebrush offers the best nude art gallery and nude art contest, online since 2006. A total of 244 artworks were entered by 18 artists world-wide. Barebrush founder and CEO, Ilene Skeen selected the art and guest curator, D.S. Wade, Curator & Artist, chose the Curators’ Choice nominees. A total of 18 artists represent the 31 artworks for the 31 days in May. Viewers can see the PhotoArt N*des calendar on the website and vote in the monthly poll for their favorite. Winners of the poll are determined by the public vote.

The 18 artists for the 31 days of May 2014 in day order are: 1* Tony Lee, 2 Bare Ass Art Studio-Gabe Edwards, 3 Tony Lee, 4 Gabriel Sanchez, 5 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 6 Troy Cooper, 7* William Zuback, 8 Michael Seif, 9 Troy Cooper, 10 Richard Biemann, 11 Richard Biemann, 12 Gabriel Sanchez, 13 BlindWolf Photography, T. F. McDonald, 14* Anthony Gordon, 15 Richard Biemann, 16 Andrew Cromwell, 17 Dan McCormack, 18 Peter King, 19 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 20 William Zuback, 21 Gabriel Sanchez, 22 Sergey Jeliseieff, 23 Sergey Jeliseieff, 24 Paul Rybarczyk, 25 Joseph Mays, 26 Mike Rudahl, 27 William Thierfelder, 28 William Thierfelder, 29 Joseph Mays, 30 Dan McCormack, 31 Anthony Gordon.

About the May 2014 Calendar

"Luminous Circles" by William Zuback
May Days of 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. This is her third time curating for Barebrush. She noted,

"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* Melancolia by Tony Lee of Panama; 7* Luminous Circles by William Zuback of West Allis, WI; 14* Harmony by Anthony Gordon of Toronto, Canada.

"Harmony" by Anthony Gordon
Artworks making their calendar debut: 8. One artist is making his calendar debut, Andrew Cromwell of Toronto, CANADA with Reflective.

Thirteen artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Poping out by Gabriel Sanchez of Mexico City, MEXICO; Two of a kind by Gabriel Sanchez of Mexico City, MEXICO; Jake - Back by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI; Exhalation by Michael Seif of Watertown, MA; Dancer by Richard Biemann of Sheboygan, WI; Lydia in Gold 3 by BlindWolf Photography, T. F. McDonald of Lexington, KY; Soothing by Bare Ass Art Studio-Gabe Edwards of Lutz, FL; Gaea in Green by Anthony Gordon of Toronto, Canada; Door 1 by Joseph Mays of Louisville, KY; Waft in Patchouli by Peter King of Cochiti Lake, NM; Luminous Circles by William Zuback of West Allis, WI; GARAGE STUDIO 6 by William Thierfelder of Bayport, NY; Door 8 by Joseph Mays of Louisville, KY.

Art for this calendar comes from 7 states, Canada, Mexico, Panama and Russia.

About the Barebrush Art Calendar Contests

Each of the artists selected for the calendar receives two (2) complimentary listings. Three artists, indicated by asterisks (*), are nominated for the Curators’ Choice Awards. Curators’ Choice nominees receive 8 additional complimentary listings. Barebrush curators (past and present) vote on the Curators’ Choice nominees. The public is also invited to vote. The top artist receives an additional prize. The public may also vote for “My Favorite PhotoArt N*de,” the poll which includes all of the art in the calendar. The top three artists in “My Favorite PhotoArt N*de” receive one (1) complementary listing. Winners announced June 1st.

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/Central5FL, KY, MA, VA
West5NM, WI
International5Canada, CANADA, MEXICO, Panama, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Price Ranges # More Info
3$500 - $5,000
1 Under $100
Price on Request
8 Contact Barebrush
1 Not for Sale or Sold

Contact information:
ILS Designs, LLC
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New York, NY 10018
Phone: 917-806-7992
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