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"On two chairs" by Chanit Roston
December 2016 — BAREBRUSH presents N*des-of-the-Month for December 2016. Barebrush offers the best nude art gallery and nude art contest, online since 2006. A total of 918 artworks were entered by 80 artists world-wide. Barebrush guest curator, Sherry Camhy, Art Students League, selected the art and chose the Curators’ Choice nominees. A total of 31 artists represent the 31 artworks for the 31 days in December. Five of the artworks were selected as nominees for the Curators’ Choice awards. Winners will be determined based on voting by the curators. Viewers can see the N*des-of-the-Month calendar on the website.

The 31 artists for December 2016 are: 1* Chanit Roston, 2 Taehyub Lee, 3 Linda Streicher, 4 Peter Millward, 5 Robert Markey, 6 Chuck Miller, 7* Seonyoung Kim, 8 Joe Moroni, 9 Larry Scaturro, 10 Tom Darrah, 11 Donelli J. DiMaria, 12* Tom Morgan, 13 Robin Kappy, 14 Carmiah Frank, 15* Alex Tolstoy, 16 Mateus Costa, 17 C. Charles Wang, 18 Marie-Paule Martin, 19* Ilene Skeen, 20 Bruce Erikson, 21 Merrill Brace, 22 Damir May, 23 Elizabeth Sowell-Zak, 24 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 25 Lucinda Luvaas, 26 Lynne Levin, 27 Jerry Ralya, 28 Barrie Ripin, 29 Charles Schindler, 30 Judith Araujo-Volkmann, 31 Suhas Tavkar.

About the December 2016 Calendar

"Pink" by Seonyoung Kim
Spirit and Wisdom: Finding Peace of Mind for Year-End. #1 -- Guest curator, Sherry Camhy, is an artist, author and teacher. Her work is in the permanent collection of several museums and has been featured in art magazines as well as museum and gallery shows. As an artist-in-training, Ms. Camhy was class monitor to a world-famous anatomy teacher and author. Her latest contribution to art history is the publication of her lecture notes and drawings from his classes. About this gorgeous and impressive book, Robert Beverly Hale, she says,

Ever since I started teaching, I have attempted to carry on the tradition of his knowledge, wisdom and spirit in my art.

Look closely at each artwork in December to allow yourself to delight in that same spirit and wisdom from Sherry Camhy.

Ms. Camhy selected 5 Curators’ Choice nominees for December, (starred dates in the list): 1* On two chairs (oil) by Chanit Roston of , NY; 7* Pink (oil) by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NY; 12* Sleeping Beauty (oil) by Tom Morgan of vancouver, CANADA; 15* Turning (watercolor) by Alex Tolstoy of McLean, VA; 19* Colin, Intense at David K’s Studio (acrylic) by Ilene Skeen of New York, NY.

"Sleeping Beauty" by Tom Morgan
Artworks making their calendar debut: 6. Twelve artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Strengh of a Woman by Charles Schindler of , NY; Pink by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NY; Judith and Holofernes by Lucinda Luvaas of , CA; Torso by Carmiah Frank of , NY; Candy Reclining by Elizabeth Sowell-Zak of New York, NY; Colin, Intense at David K’s Studio by Ilene Skeen of New York, NY; Troso 5 by Joe Moroni of Watertown, WI; Sarahs Back by Barrie Ripin of Bethesda, MD; Blue by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI; connie by Taehyub Lee of manhattan, NY; N*de#20 by Suhas Tavkar of , NY; Exhausted Maenad by Bruce Erikson of Cincinnati, OH.

"Turning" by Alex Tolstoy
Art for this calendar comes from 13 states, Canada and Austria.

About the Barebrush Art Calendar Contests

"Colin, Intense at David Ks Studio" by Ilene Skeen
Five artists, indicated by asterisks (*), are nominated for the Curators’ Choice Awards. Barebrush curators (past and present) vote on the Curators’ Choice nominees. The top two artists receive additional prizes. Selection limits and prizes are determined dynamically based on the number of entries. See the call page for more information.

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/Central10CT, MA, MD, NJ, OH, PA, VA, VT
West6CA, NM, TX, WI
International2AUSTRIA, CANADA

Price Ranges # More Info
16$500 - $5,000
3 Over $5,000
Price on Request
3 Contact Barebrush
1 Not for Sale or Sold

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