For Immediate ReleasePress Release
New York | ILENE SKEEN | 917-806-7992 |
30 paintings, drawings & sculptures of the nude
—30 artists US and international



"Betty" by Jean Marcellino
New York, June 2014 — BAREBRUSH presents N*des-of-the-Month for June 2014. Barebrush offers the best nude art gallery and nude art contest, online since 2006. A total of 633 artworks were entered by 95 artists world-wide. Barebrush guest curator, Leon Yost, NoHo Gallery, selected the art and chose the Curators’ Choice nominees. A total of 30 artists represent the 30 artworks for the 30 days in June. Five of the artworks were selected as nominees for the Curators’ Choice awards. Winners will be determined based on voting by the public and the curators.

The 30 artists for the 30 days of June 2014 in day order are: 1* Jean Marcellino, 2 Seonyoung Kim, 3 Robert Markey, 4 William Thierfelder, 5 Paul Rybarczyk, 6 Rebecca Venn, 7 Jon Rettich, 8 Terence Kelly, 9 Marsha Karagheusian, 10* Michael Bailey, 11 John Luce Lockett, 12 Joe Moroni, 13 Donna Ellery, 14 Christian Beels, 15 Marie-Paule Martin, 16 Emily Stedman, 17* Larry Scaturro, 18 Janet A. Cook, 19 Ione Citrin, 20* Christopher Smith, 21 Bruce Erikson, 22 Chuck Miller, 23* David Schulz, 24 Neal Smithwillow, 25 Tom Morgan, 26 Carmiah Frank, 27 Terry Hinkle, 28 Kasper Holten, 29 Alan Appel, 30 Jacqui Morgan.

About the June 2014 Calendar

"Into the Light" by Michael Bailey
June Art Nudes: Launching Summer #1 -- Guest Curator, Leon Yost is a photographer and President of NoHo Gallery in Chelsea. NoHo Gallery stands as one of the oldest and most respected artist-led galleries in New York. The guiding philosophy through the years has been to exhibit art works of high quality in all media, diverse in style and content. The Barebrush 3rd "Brick and Mortar" invitational show is scheduled at the NoHo Gallery, August 12-16, 2014. Art selected for the June 2014 calendars (and not previously exhibited at a Barebrush gallery show) is eligible for the August show at NoHo Gallery.

Mr. Yost selected 5 Curators’ Choice nominees for June, (starred dates in the list): 1* Betty (oil) by Jean Marcellino of New York, NY; 10* Into the Light (drawing|graphite) by Michael Bailey of Cottonwood, AZ; 17* Crouching Man (sculpture|wood) by Larry Scaturro of Brooklyn, NY; 20* Perfectly Naked 13, 14 (sculpture) by Christopher Smith of Philadelphia, PA; 23* Folded Woman (charcoal/carbon|drawing) by David Schulz of Middletown, CT.

"Crouching Man" by Larry Scaturro
Artworks making their calendar debut: 8. Eight artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Dionysos by Christian Beels of New York, NY; Torso 6 by Joe Moroni of Watertown, WI; The gentle ride of the Muse by Kasper Holten of Copenhagen, Denmark; Siesta by Carmiah Frank of , NY; Gizelle by Neal Smithwillow of San Miguel de Allende, MEXICO; Paris No.4 by Chuck Miller of Corsicana, TX; Swan Song by John Luce Lockett of Northampton, England; Falling with Phaethon’s horses by Janet A. Cook of New York, NY.

"Perfectly Naked 13, 14" by Christopher Smith
Art for this calendar comes from 12 states, United Kingdom, England, Mexico, Canada and Denmark.

About the Barebrush Art Calendar Contests

"Folded Woman" by David Schulz
Each of the artists selected for the calendar receives two (2) complimentary listings. Five 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 three artists receive additional prizes. The public may also vote for “My Favorite N*de,” the poll which includes all of the art in the calendar. The top three artists in “My Favorite N*de” receive one (1) complementary listing. Winners announced July 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/Central7CT, KY, MA, MO, OH, PA, VT
West5AZ, CA, TX, WI
International5CANADA, Denmark, England, MEXICO, UNITED KINGDOM

Price Ranges # More Info
14$500 - $5,000
3 Over $5,000
Price on Request
2 Contact Barebrush
1 Not for Sale or Sold

Contact information:
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Phone: 917-806-7992
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