Gallery Show

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My N*de Valentine was the first-ever “brick & mortar” gallery show for N*des-of-the-Month, the monthly, world-wide online art calendar contest. Hosted by Barebrush.com at Rogue Space | Chelsea in New York City, there were 46 artists participating with art coming from the US as well as Australia, Panama, Russia, and Spain. The public was invited! Many came out to see this art in person. We sold out of the books at the show, but you can buy it online (below, limited time only).

Will we do it again? Well, that's the idea!

Dates

Thursday, February 10 through Sunday, February 13, 2011


Thursday, February 10, 6-9pm — Reception

Friday, February 11, 10am-6pm — Meet the Artists Gallery Hours

Saturday, February 12:

10am-6pm — Meet the Artists Gallery Hours

1-3pm — Artists’ Circle Discussion and Interviews

Sunday, February 13:

noon-5pm — Meet the Artists Gallery Hours

4pm — Awards Presentation

Location

Rogue Space|Chelsea, 526 West 26th Street, 9th Fl, New York, NY 10001

Sales

100% to the artist, no commissions

Awards

Peoples’ Choice
Curators’ Choice Nominees
Best in Show

About Rogue Space|Chelsea

RogueSpace (“the gallery”) is a premier gallery and exhibition space. Located in the West Chelsea Building, the gallery is in the heart of the Chelsea art district which has become one of the most popular destinations for New York art lovers.

About Barebrush.com

Barebrush.com is a worldwide monthly art calendar contest and exhibition. Each artist member gets a personal gallery page to show his or her work. Art for the calendars is selected by guest curators. Artists gain recognition for their work and win prizes. Online since 2006 with Barebrush N*des-of-the-Month. Barebrush founder and CEO, Ilene Skeen states:

Barebrush is absolutely committed to the guest curator approach and to helping artists find collectors and make connections with galleries. Artists succeed by getting people excited about their work. This includes dealers, collectors, other artists, and art professionals. I believe that Barebrush is supplying a unique service: validation of art of the nude by a wide variety of well-respected art professionals. In addition, it it evident that the public especially enjoys the monthly calendars. By demonstrating success at Barebrush, we move toward our goal of increasing the awareness, appreciation and acceptance of the art of the nude.

Ms. Skeen adds this message: “The underlying mission of Barebrush is about personal liberty. There’s a lot of censorship and antagonism towards the art of the nude in the US and even in New York. To me, the art of the nude is about our shared humanity and personal freedom. I hope that promoting it in a non-threatening and positive way will open people’s minds to the fact that it is important to stand up for all of our personal freedoms and the individual right to choose the art one holds dear.”

Barebrush.com is owned and operated by ILS Designs, LLC, New York, NY.

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Adela_Z_4-18-10--4AC by Dan McCormack Intentional Openness by Angelique Moselle Price 
Twisted Limbs by Gil Conradis Eva y Mariela III by A. Galban 
H2-O by Tony Lee Night Bloom by Mollie Kellogg 
Exposed in Chaos by Penelope Przekop Erik by Sara Swan 
Model by Robert Nizamov Maia by Jon Rettich 
This is Liz_ detail by Christopher Smith Nude 14 by Suhas Tavkar 
Red Hat #7 by Donelli J. DiMaria Torso 2 by Sara Swan 
Ryan's Ballet by Jacqui Morgan A Mom's Tattoo by Tai Lin 
The sweetest smile by Jeremy Holton N*de St*dy -- WC1 by C. Charles Wang 
Bound by Judith Araujo-Volkmann Nude by Mary Ann Martinez 
The Descent by Michael Seif Primal 1 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  
Sleeping Jessica by Jean Marcellino Figure 2006_06_16_21] by Sandro La Ferla 
Primal Block Party, All 4 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  Woman Looking Two Ways by Carmiah  Frank 
Blue Mood by Cynthia Angeles STUDY 21 by William Thierfelder 
Odalisque 57 by Jean Marcellino Untitled by Michael Parker 
Apollo in the Sky by Jacqui Morgan Corazón Herido by Tony Lee 
Model by Robert Nizamov N*de St*dy IV by C. Charles Wang 
Antonia - standing. by Roger Cummiskey Figure 20051115_23 by Sandro La Ferla 
Temps Tendu by Bill Foote Kate_A_7-09-09--8BD by Dan McCormack 
Despair by Cynthia Angeles Reflective Willingness by Angelique Moselle Price 
Niki after 2nd child by Jacqui Morgan Human Nature by Penelope Przekop 
Blue Nude by Ilene Skeen All Curled Up by Jacqui Morgan 
Spring by Martin Danjue Rooted 2 by Peter Wong King 
N*de St*dy 2009 D by C. Charles Wang Eve's Fall by Cindy Sibilsky 
Torus by Michael Seif Shattered in Black and White by Penelope Przekop 
Untitled #3 from the Smoke Series by Matthew Smith Model by Robert Nizamov 
Unconditional Self Knowing by Angelique Moselle Price Rita by Will Maller 

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Smiling Man by Emily Stedman Sitting in the Light by Ilene Skeen 
Simbiosis / Symbiosis by Tony Lee N*de St*dy 2009 A by C. Charles Wang 
December Night by Robin Kappy Identity Theft by R. Butler 
Mysterious by Ilene Skeen StickWoman 2 by Roger Cummiskey 
Looking for Love by Bill Foote Ryan Dissolving by Jacqui Morgan 
Blinder by Sima Schloss Brute Strength by Penelope Przekop 
DANCING by A. Galban Swimmer by Bill Teitsworth, NWS 
States of Mind by Chanit Roston TINTERN'S MAN No. 8 by William Thierfelder 
We Two by Michael Seif Light of Heaven by Angelique Moselle Price 
With a twist by Sara Swan STUDY 12 by William Thierfelder 
AVIVAS  (mutiple) by Jon Rettich Night Out New Hat by Sandy Ryan 
Model by Robert Nizamov Large Woman With Fan by Emily Stedman 
Grief by Michael Hennessy Modern Woman By Window by Emily Stedman 
Tidal Rhythm detail by Christopher Smith reclining 2 by Sara Swan 
Balanced Vulnerability by Angelique Moselle Price N*de St*dy 2010H by C. Charles Wang 
side view by Sara Swan Sunlit Peaks and Valleys by Cindy Sibilsky 
Layers of Memory by Michael Seif STUDY 35 by William Thierfelder 
Figure 2006_06_15_20 by Sandro La Ferla Reclining Muse by Peter Wong King 
Audacious by Susan (SZN) Kraft STUDY 17 by William Thierfelder 
Off Road Female by R. Butler Nude by Mary Ann Martinez 
Kirliam by Tony Lee Woman Standing by Carmiah  Frank 
Together by Merrill  Brace Feet Up by Merrill  Brace 
Magical Flight by Chanit Roston Study for Backstroke by Bill Teitsworth, NWS 
Chuck Alert by Ilene Skeen Flavors of Drapery by Jean Marcellino 
Khajuraho Lovers by Suhas Tavkar The Other Twin by Janet A. Cook 
Donna by Ilene Skeen Figure 2005_09_29_22 by Sandro La Ferla 
Absence by Matthew Smith