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"The Dance II" by William Zuback
December 2016 — BAREBRUSH presents PhotoArt N*des calendar for December 2016. Barebrush offers the best nude art gallery and nude art contest, online since 2006. A total of 358 artworks were entered by 16 artists world-wide. Barebrush guest curator, Sherry Camhy, Art Students League, selected the art and chose the Curators’ Choice nominees. A total of 14 artists represent the 31 artworks for the 31 days in December. Three 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 PhotoArt N*des calendar on the website.

The 14 artists for December 2016 are: 1* William Zuback, 2 Kathy Ostman-Magnusen, 3 Tony Lee, 4 William Thierfelder, 5 Peter Le Grand, 6 Ricardo Arnaldo, 7 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 8 Craig Sheely, 9 Craig Sheely, 10* Craig Sheely, 11 Dan McCormack, 12 Gabriel Sanchez, 13 Joseph Mays, 14* Joseph Mays, 15 J. Wayne Higgs, 16 Gabriel Sanchez, 17 William Thierfelder, 18 Dan Simoneau, ISAP, 19 William Zuback, 20 William Thierfelder, 21 Joseph Mays, 22 Dan McCormack, 23 Tony Lee, 24 Peter Wong King, 25 Peter Wong King, 26 Peter Wong King, 27 Peter Le Grand, 28 Guenter Knop, 29 Tony Lee, 30 Dan McCormack, 31 Guenter Knop.

About the December 2016 Calendar

"The Observer" by Craig Sheely
Spirit and Wisdom: Finding Peace of Mind for Year-End. #2 -- 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 3 Curators’ Choice nominees for December, (starred dates in the list): 1* The Dance II (photography) by William Zuback of West Allis, WI; 10* The Observer (photography) by Craig Sheely of Littlestown, PA; 14* Simple Machines (photography) by Joseph Mays of Louisville, KY.

"Simple Machines" by Joseph Mays
Artworks making their calendar debut: 8. One artist is making a calendar debut, Peter Le Grand of 4817 N. Leavitt St., Chicago, IL.

Nine artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Liebe Und Leben #9 by Joseph Mays of Louisville, KY; CHAIR 5 by William Thierfelder of Portland, OR; Blond Dreaming in the Water by Ricardo Arnaldo of Miami, FL; Hands and Feet by Peter Wong King of Cochiti Lake, NM; Lucia+Sarah_11-10-07--2BE by Dan McCormack of Accord, NY; In Memory by Guenter Knop of , NY; The rug-be by Gabriel Sanchez of Mexico City, MEXICO; The Long Hallway by Peter Wong King of Cochiti Lake, NM; The Dance II by William Zuback of West Allis, WI.

Art for this calendar comes from 9 states, Panama and Mexico.

About the Barebrush Art Calendar Contests

Three artists, indicated by asterisks (*), are nominated for the Curators’ Choice Awards. Barebrush curators (past and present) vote on the Curators’ Choice nominees. The top artist receives an additional prize. 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/Central5FL, IL, KY, MD, PA
West4NM, OR, WI
International2MEXICO, Panama

Price Ranges # More Info
6$500 - $5,000
8 Under $100
Price on Request
6 Contact Barebrush

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