For Immediate ReleasePress Release
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"The Young Actress" by David Schulz
New York, June 2014 — BAREBRUSH presents Best-of-the-Rest calendar for June 2014. Barebrush offers the best art gallery and art contest, online since 2006. A total of 254 artworks were entered by 45 artists world-wide. Barebrush guest curator, Leon Yost, NoHo Gallery, selected the art and chose the Curators’ Choice nominees. A total of 25 artists represent the 30 artworks for the 30 days in June. Viewers can see the Best-of-the-Rest calendar on the website and vote in the monthly poll for their favorite. Winners of the poll are determined by the public vote.

The 25 artists for the 30 days of June 2014 in day order are: 1* David Schulz, 2 Rebecca Venn, 3 Roger Cummiskey, 4 Jacqueline Saunders, 5 Pacifico Palumbo, 6 Rebecca Venn, 7 Jean Marcellino, 8 Ivy Klenetsky, 9 William Zuback, 10* Peter King, 11 Darlene Kuhne, 12 Terence Kelly, 13 Susan (SZN) Kraft, 14 Paul Rybarczyk, 15 Ione Citrin, 16* Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 17 Cynthia Angeles, 18 Peggy Dean, 19 Robert Copelan, 20 Guadalupe Herrera, 21 Donelli J. DiMaria, 22 Pacifico Palumbo, 23 Jon Rettich, 24 Ivy Klenetsky, 25 Neal Smithwillow, 26 Guadalupe Herrera, 27 Elizabeth Sowell-Zak, 28 Ivy Klenetsky, 29 Jacqui Morgan, 30 Terry Tayler.

About the June 2014 Calendar

"Goddess and Woman" by Peter King
June Art: Non-Nude Genres: Launching Summer -- #3 -- 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 3 Curators’ Choice nominees for June, (starred dates in the list): 1* The Young Actress (oil) by David Schulz of Middletown, CT; 10* Goddess and Woman (photography) by Peter King of Cochiti Lake, NM; 16* Movement Number One (photography) by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI.

"Movement Number One" by Dan Simoneau, ISAP
Artworks making their calendar debut: 6. Fifteen artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: John the Artist by Jean Marcellino of New York, NY; COLORADO QUARRY by Elizabeth Sowell-Zak of New York, NY; Movement Number One by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI; Buying beads by Neal Smithwillow of San Miguel de Allende, MEXICO; The Young Actress by David Schulz of Middletown, CT; Desert Rose by Donelli J. DiMaria of Santa Fe, NM; "Breather" by Terry Tayler of Wauconda, IL; Opus #639 by Robert Copelan of Lynchburg, VA; Autumn Magic II by Cynthia Angeles of Washington, DC; Forbidden Fruit by Ione Citrin of Los Angeles, CA; Moments with Alyssa by Jacqueline Saunders of Burke, VA; Portrait, Detail by Ivy Klenetsky of Freehold, NJ; Secret Garden Chicago II by Rebecca Venn of Kenosha, WI; Flock of Wings by Guadalupe Herrera of Houston, TX; VENICE REFLECTIONS by Jacqui Morgan of New York City, NY.

Art for this calendar comes from 12 states, Spain, United Kingdom and Mexico.

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 “The People’s Choice” the poll which includes all of the art in the calendar. The top three artists in “The People’s Choice” 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, DC, IL, MA, NJ, VA
West9CA, CO, NM, TX, WI
International3MEXICO, Spain, UNITED KINGDOM

Price Ranges # More Info
14$500 - $5,000
1 Over $5,000
1 Under $100
Price on Request
3 Contact Barebrush
4 Not for Sale or Sold

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